Cycling in Switzerland

Requirements and fitness


Requirements are divided into physical fitness and technique. They are defined differently for each form of non-motorized traffic. These definitions are to be understood as guidelines and may vary from information given on the signalization.

 Grades of Difficulty for Non-Motorized Traffic for Leisure and Tourism (1.33 MB)

Hiking time

The calculation of the hiking time (in hours and minutes) is based on the altitudes or terrain models of swisstopo and a calculation model by the Swiss Hiking Trail Federation. The timings may differ from those on the signposts.