The Cyclotour du Léman is a cycling event in Switzerland with a choice of five distances, including the full 176km cycle around Lake Léman.
The Cyclotour du Léman takes cyclists on a beautiful route around Lake Léman that winds through vineyards and apple orchards against a backdrop of a shimmering lake and towering mountains. It must be amongst the most beautiful cycling events in the world. 3500+ cyclists take part annually.
Nearest Airport: Geneva International Airport
There are four distances to choose from ranging from the 180km Tour du Lac to the 60km ride from Geneva to Lausanne through the La Côte wine region.
Lausanne to Lausanne – 176km Tour du Lac
The full 180km cycle around lake Léman from Lausanne to Lausanne, known as the “Tour du Lac” locally, departs from Lausanne near to the lake front home of the International Olympic Committee.
At 180km the route is long enough to make it a great sportive challenge whilst at the same time the modest elevation profile means that Cyclotour du Léman is a perfect early season sportive if you are training for sportive such as La Marmotte or L’Etape du Tour.
Evian to Lausanne – 112km Cycling Through France and Switzerland
The 110km route from Evian-les-Bains in France, home of the eponymous mineral water, takes cyclists through both France and Switzerland and is a beautiful way to discover the region.
Most people start in Lausanne and catch the ferry across Lac Léman to Evian. After a stunning ferry ride across Lac Léman with views of Mont Blanc and the Portes de Soleil ski region cyclists arrive in Evian to set off on the Cyclotour du Léman.
176 Km Tour of the Lake Lausanne – Lausanne
Start time : from 06:00 to 07:30
112 Km Evian-Lausanne
Start time: from 07:50 to 09:00
- The official jersey
- The transfer by boat (juste for Evian to Lausanne tour)
- Refreshments on the course
- Medical and technical assistance
- The pasta party on arrival from 11h to 15h