MTBSuisse operates biking vacations in and around Val Ferret, a valley on the southern side of the Rhone Valley in the Valais canton. Situated in the south west corner of Switzerland which borders France and Italy, Valais’ amazing views are less than a 2 hour drive from the Geneva airport.
This area is really the heart of the Swiss Alps and many of the highest mountains in the range can be found within its borders. With 38 mountain peaks towering above 4,000 meters including the world-famous 4,476 meter Matterhorn, the Valais canton offers endless stunning views to enjoy and amazing paths to ride.
The summer transforms the many popular ski resorts into outdoor recreational centers for nature lovers looking to hike, climb and cycle through the multitude of glaciers, forests and mountain passes that define the terrain. Sections of famous treks like the Tour Mont Blanc pass through the area, providing outdoor enthusiasts with some of the best trails in the world.