5 Mittelland Route
5 Mittelland Route
5 Mittelland Route
5 Mittelland Route
5 Mittelland Route
5 Mittelland Route
5 Mittelland Route
5 Mittelland Route

Cycling in Switzerland

Mittelland Route

Mittelland Route

Romanshorn–Lausanne

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Mittelland Route

Mittelland Route

The pleasant ride along the varied Mittelland Route is mostly on traffic-free paths, along lakes and rivers, through wide plains and peaceful valleys, towns and villages, industry and agricultural land.
Surprising insight in to the fascinating everyday life of Switzerland’s Mittelland, an exciting, easy ride on a mostly traffic-free route from the Bodensee to Lac Léman.

The gently rolling hills of Oberthurgau as companions to the Thur and Töss, unpredictable waters in fir-cone country. Winterthur, alternating between agglomeration and recreational area: spectacle and noise around the airport, reed beds at the Chatzen and Büsisee lakes. Yellow irises, cement factory, engaging River Aare towns in cantons Aargau and Solothurn. Everything crowded into the long urban ribbon at the foot of the Jura. Aare and traffic, towns and people, factories and warehouses.

The three-lakes region, once enormous marshlands, now agricultural land. But swaying reeds and gentle waves along shallow shores are still to be found. The tiny hill of Mormont, watershed of European oceans, undulating wheat fields of hilly Canton Vaud, then the wild stream of the Venoge to the silvery, small «sea» of Lac Léman.
The pleasant ride along the varied Mittelland Route is mostly on traffic-free paths, along lakes and rivers, through wide plains and peaceful valleys, towns and villages, industry and agricultural land.
Surprising insight in to the fascinating everyday life of Switzerland’s Mittelland, an exciting, easy ride on a mostly traffic-free route from the Bodensee to Lac Léman.

The gently rolling hills of Oberthurgau as companions to the Thur and Töss, unpredictable waters in fir-cone country. Winterthur, alternating between agglomeration and recreational area: spectacle and noise around the airport, reed beds at the Chatzen and Büsisee lakes. Yellow irises, cement factory, engaging River Aare towns in cantons Aargau and Solothurn. Everything crowded into the long urban ribbon at the foot of the Jura. Aare and traffic, towns and people, factories and warehouses.

The three-lakes region, once enormous marshlands, now agricultural land. But swaying reeds and gentle waves along shallow shores are still to be found. The tiny hill of Mormont, watershed of European oceans, undulating wheat fields of hilly Canton Vaud, then the wild stream of the Venoge to the silvery, small «sea» of Lac Léman.
375 km | 7 Stages
Asphalted: 289 km
Natural surface: 86 km
2800 m | 2800 m
medium

Arrival | return travel

Arrival / return travel Romanshorn
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Diversion, Bischofszell
Diversion, Bischofszell
Duration
until may 2023
Reason
Construction & maintenance work
The route is being diverted. Please follow the local signposts. See map for details.
Data source: SwitzerlandMobility / Cantonal office
Diversion, Bischofszell
Diversion, Bischofszell
Duration
until may 2023
Reason
Construction & maintenance work
The route is being diverted. Please follow the local signposts. See map for details.
Data source: SwitzerlandMobility / Cantonal office
Diversion, Bassersdorf
Diversion, Bassersdorf
Duration
30.05.2022 - 28.10.2022
Reason
Construction & maintenance work
The route is being diverted. Please follow the local signposts. See map for details.
Data source: SwitzerlandMobility / Cantonal office

Arrival | return travel

Arrival / return travel Lausanne
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Accommodation

Jugendherberge Romanshorn
Jugendherberge Romanshorn
Romanshorn
Park-Hotel Inseli
Park-Hotel Inseli
Romanshorn
Camping Seehorn
Camping Seehorn
Egnach
Landgasthof Seelust
Landgasthof Seelust
Egnach
Strohhotel Bodensee
Strohhotel Bodensee
Arbon
B&B Marlenes Paradiesli
B&B Marlenes Paradiesli
Steinebrunn
Rehalp
Rehalp
Bischofszell
Hotel & Taverne zur Linde
Hotel & Taverne zur Linde
Bischofszell
Hotel Pension „Im Dorf“
Hotel Pension „Im Dorf“
Zuzwil SG
Hotel Schwanen
Hotel Schwanen
Wil SG
Hotel Münchwilen
Hotel Münchwilen
Münchwilen TG
Gasthof Gyrenbad swiss historic hotel
Gasthof Gyrenbad swiss historic hotel
Turbenthal
Depot195
Depot195
Winterthur
B&B Hueb 14
B&B Hueb 14
Winterberg ZH
Solarhaus Foren
Solarhaus Foren
Lindau
Hotel Restaurant Pöstli
Hotel Restaurant Pöstli
Bassersdorf/Balterswil
«Cow meets City» Bed&Breakfast
«Cow meets City» Bed&Breakfast
Watt bei Regensdorf
Gasthof Hirschen
Gasthof Hirschen
Regensdorf
Jugendherberge Baden
Jugendherberge Baden
Baden
Hotel Blume
Hotel Blume
Baden
Hotel-Restaurant Linde
Hotel-Restaurant Linde
Baden
Landgasthof Linde
Landgasthof Linde
Fislisbach
BnB Im Schlössli
BnB Im Schlössli
Gebenstorf
Blue Wall BnB
Blue Wall BnB
Gebenstorf
Casa Scaletto Gross + Partner
Casa Scaletto Gross + Partner
Turgi
Bar Restaurant Hotel Gotthard
Bar Restaurant Hotel Gotthard
Brugg AG
Hotel Rotes Haus Brugg AG
Hotel Rotes Haus Brugg AG
Brugg
Jugendherberge Brugg
Jugendherberge Brugg
Brugg AG
bed&breakfast Schinznach-Dorf
bed&breakfast Schinznach-Dorf
Schinznach Dorf
Restaurant Gasthof Bären
Restaurant Gasthof Bären
Schinznach Dorf
Haus Oase Bed & Breakfast
Haus Oase Bed & Breakfast
Veltheim AG
Mercure Hotel Krone
Mercure Hotel Krone
Lenzburg
Hotel Aarehof
Hotel Aarehof
Wildegg
Bed and Breakfast Lenzburg
Bed and Breakfast Lenzburg
Lenzburg
B&B Hochuli
B&B Hochuli
Küttigen
Hotel Traube Garni
Hotel Traube Garni
Küttigen
B&B zur Föhre
B&B zur Föhre
Rombach
Hotel Restaurant Ascott
Hotel Restaurant Ascott
Rombach
Hotel Bären
Hotel Bären
Suhr
Bed & Breakfast Tuch & Laube
Bed & Breakfast Tuch & Laube
Aarau
zum graf bed & breakfast
zum graf bed & breakfast
Aarau
Hotel Kettenbrücke
Hotel Kettenbrücke
Aarau
Landhotel Hirschen
Landhotel Hirschen
Erlinsbach
Gugenhof
Gugenhof
Stüsslingen
Rita’s Spycherli B&B
Rita’s Spycherli B&B
Stüsslingen
B&B Alegria
B&B Alegria
Lostorf
Landgasthof Kreuz
Landgasthof Kreuz
Obergösgen
Neumatt Hof
Neumatt Hof
Hauenstein
Gasthof Löwen
Gasthof Löwen
Wisen
Bed and Breakfast Olten
Bed and Breakfast Olten
Olten
Schibli’s Bed and Breakfast
Schibli’s Bed and Breakfast
Olten
Hotel Amaris
Hotel Amaris
Olten
Hotel Restaurant Bar Astoria
Hotel Restaurant Bar Astoria
Olten
Hotel Arte Kongresszentrum
Hotel Arte Kongresszentrum
Olten
Holiday Inn Express Aarburg-Oftringen
Holiday Inn Express Aarburg-Oftringen
Oftringen
Landgasthof Kreuz
Landgasthof Kreuz
Kappel SO
Hotel Bed&Breakfast Alte Gärtnerei
Hotel Bed&Breakfast Alte Gärtnerei
Härkingen
Gasthof zum Wilden Mann
Gasthof zum Wilden Mann
Aarwangen
Family Backpacker Aarwangen
Family Backpacker Aarwangen
Aarwangen
BnB Hopfengrün, Langenthal
BnB Hopfengrün, Langenthal
Langenthal
Hotel Bären
Hotel Bären
Solothurn
Hotel Ambassador
Hotel Ambassador
Solothurn
Restaurant und Hotel Baseltor
Restaurant und Hotel Baseltor
Solothurn
Klosterhotel - Porta Secunda
Klosterhotel - Porta Secunda
Solothurn
Hotel Roter Turm
Hotel Roter Turm
Solothurn
Jugendherberge Solothurn
Jugendherberge Solothurn
Solothurn
B&B Maison Aimée
B&B Maison Aimée
Solothurn
Hotel Roter Ochsen
Hotel Roter Ochsen
Solothurn
Hotel an der Aare
Hotel an der Aare
Solothurn
TCS Camping Solothurn
TCS Camping Solothurn
Solothurn
Kulturhof Weyeneth
Kulturhof Weyeneth
Nennigkofen
B&B Aarhof
B&B Aarhof
Bellach
Airporthotel
Airporthotel
Grenchen
Restaurant-Camping 'Strausak' Staad
Restaurant-Camping 'Strausak' Staad
Grenchen
Wolke 4 Guesthouse
Wolke 4 Guesthouse
Büren an der Aare
Seeland Camp / Campingplatz mit Schwimmbad
Seeland Camp / Campingplatz mit Schwimmbad
Meinisberg
Bei Käsers
Bei Käsers
Meienried
Hotel + Tropenpflanzen-Restaurant Florida AG
Hotel + Tropenpflanzen-Restaurant Florida AG
Studen BE
Hotel Restaurant Linde
Hotel Restaurant Linde
Studen BE
Hotel Mercure Plaza Biel
Hotel Mercure Plaza Biel
Biel/Bienne
B&B Stadtzentrum
B&B Stadtzentrum
Biel/Bienne
City Hotel Biel Bienne
City Hotel Biel Bienne
Biel/Bienne
Studio Jussi
Studio Jussi
Nidau
Lago Lodge
Lago Lodge
Nidau
Restaurant-Hotel St. Petersinsel
Restaurant-Hotel St. Petersinsel
Erlach
Camping 'mon plaisir'
Camping 'mon plaisir'
Erlach
Camping des Pêches
Camping des Pêches
Le Landeron
Ibis 3 Lacs Neuchâtel
Ibis 3 Lacs Neuchâtel
Thielle
TCS Camping Gampelen Neuenburgersee
TCS Camping Gampelen Neuenburgersee
Gampelen
B&B im Tipi
B&B im Tipi
Ins
BeachIN
BeachIN
Ins
Romantik Hôtel de l’Ours
Romantik Hôtel de l’Ours
Sugiez
Hôtel de la Gare
Hôtel de la Gare
Sugiez
Hôtel Restaurant Cave Bel-Air
Hôtel Restaurant Cave Bel-Air
Praz (Vully)
Auberge La Sauge
Auberge La Sauge
Cudrefin
Camping de Cudrefin
Camping de Cudrefin
Cudrefin
TCS Camping Salavaux Plage
TCS Camping Salavaux Plage
Salavaux
Château Salavaux
Château Salavaux
Salavaux
Camping de Chevroux
Camping de Chevroux
Chevroux
La Ferme de la Corbière
La Ferme de la Corbière
Estavayer-le-Lac
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Bookable offers

5 Mittelland-Route For Families
5 Mittelland-Route For Families
5 Mittelland Route Romanshorn - Lausanne
5 Mittelland Route Romanshorn - Lausanne
34 Alter Bernerweg
34 Alter Bernerweg
46 Tour Du Léman Charme
46 Tour Du Léman Charme
1 Rhone Route: Stroll Tour
1 Rhone Route: Stroll Tour
La Route Verte
La Route Verte
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Places

Romanshorn
Romanshorn
Amriswil
Amriswil
Bischofszell
Bischofszell
Wil SG
Wil SG
Fischingen
Fischingen
Turbenthal
Turbenthal
Girenbad
Girenbad
Winterthur
Winterthur
Kloten
Kloten
Dielsdorf
Dielsdorf
Baden
Baden
Brugg AG
Brugg AG
Lenzburg
Lenzburg
Staffelegg
Staffelegg
Aarau
Aarau
Hauenstein
Hauenstein
Olten
Olten
Aarwangen
Aarwangen
Langenthal
Langenthal
Solothurn
Solothurn
Grenchen
Grenchen
Büren a.A.
Büren a.A.
Biel
Biel
Erlach
Erlach
Ins
Ins
Portalban
Portalban
Estavayer-le-Lac
Estavayer-le-Lac
Yvonand
Yvonand
Yverdon-les-Bains
Yverdon-les-Bains
Orbe
Orbe
Cossonay
Cossonay
Morges
Morges
Lausanne
Lausanne
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Places of interest

Lake Constance and cruises
Lake Constance and cruises
Locorama - Railway adventure park
Locorama - Railway adventure park
Pumptrack am See, Salmsach
Pumptrack am See, Salmsach
Hagenwil castle and moat
Hagenwil castle and moat
Thurbrücke Bischofszell
Thurbrücke Bischofszell
Centre for photography
Centre for photography
Kyburg Castle
Kyburg Castle
Old Town Winterthur
Old Town Winterthur
Pumptrack Reitplatz Winterthur
Pumptrack Reitplatz Winterthur
Kloster Wettingen
Kloster Wettingen
Swiss Children's Museum
Swiss Children's Museum
Historic Museum Baden
Historic Museum Baden
Villa Langmatt
Villa Langmatt
Königsfelden Friary
Königsfelden Friary
Vindonissa Legionnaires' Path
Vindonissa Legionnaires' Path
Pump track Wasserschloss
Pump track Wasserschloss
The Wasserschloss
The Wasserschloss
Vindonissa Museum
Vindonissa Museum
Brugg: Home to bridges for two millennia
Brugg: Home to bridges for two millennia
Habsburg Castle
Habsburg Castle
Argovia Jurapark
Argovia Jurapark
Baumschulbahn
Baumschulbahn
Mountainbike Park Stone Pit
Mountainbike Park Stone Pit
Wildegg Castle
Wildegg Castle
Dirt Castle Dirtpark (Hammerpark)
Dirt Castle Dirtpark (Hammerpark)
Lenzburg Castle
Lenzburg Castle
Naturama
Naturama
Aargauer Kunsthaus
Aargauer Kunsthaus
Swiss Writer's Path
Swiss Writer's Path
Kunsthaus Langenthal
Kunsthaus Langenthal
Wangen a. A. – intersection water & land
Wangen a. A. – intersection water & land
Waldegg Castle
Waldegg Castle
Verenaschlucht canyon
Verenaschlucht canyon
Solothurn Churches
Solothurn Churches
Solothurn Clock Tower
Solothurn Clock Tower
Altreu stork colony
Altreu stork colony
Velodrome Suisse / BMX and pump track
Velodrome Suisse / BMX and pump track
The glacial erratics exhibition
The glacial erratics exhibition
Pumptrack Wildermeth
Pumptrack Wildermeth
Biel's Historic Centre
Biel's Historic Centre
NMB New Museum Biel
NMB New Museum Biel
PasquArt Centre
PasquArt Centre
Pumptrack Magglingen
Pumptrack Magglingen
BielTrail
BielTrail
Wine tasting centre Viniterra Lake Biel
Wine tasting centre Viniterra Lake Biel
St. Petersinsel
St. Petersinsel
Albert Anker House
Albert Anker House
Mount Vully - Home of good food and wine
Mount Vully - Home of good food and wine
Mount Vully
Mount Vully
The nature reserve centre La Sauge
The nature reserve centre La Sauge
Stone Age lakeside village, Gletterens
Stone Age lakeside village, Gletterens
Roman Museum Vallon
Roman Museum Vallon
Grande Cariçaie
Grande Cariçaie
Tour Saint-Martin
Tour Saint-Martin
Pro Natura Centre Champ-Pittet
Pro Natura Centre Champ-Pittet
Château de Grandson
Château de Grandson
Mosaïques romaines d’Orbe-Boscéaz
Mosaïques romaines d’Orbe-Boscéaz
Jardins du Château de Vullierens
Jardins du Château de Vullierens
The Olympic Museum
The Olympic Museum
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Swimming

Beach bathing place Wiedehorn Egnach
Beach bathing place Wiedehorn Egnach
Bischofszell outdoor swimming baths
Bischofszell outdoor swimming baths
Outdoor baths Uzwil
Outdoor baths Uzwil
Park bathing place an der Murg Münchwilen
Park bathing place an der Murg Münchwilen
Swimming pool Engelburg in Rikon
Swimming pool Engelburg in Rikon
Sport facility Erlen Dielsdorf
Sport facility Erlen Dielsdorf
Outdoor swimming pool Heumatten Windisch
Outdoor swimming pool Heumatten Windisch
Bad Schinznach
Bad Schinznach
Rupperswil-Auenstein swimming pool
Rupperswil-Auenstein swimming pool
Aarau outdoor swimming pool
Aarau outdoor swimming pool
Olten Lido
Olten Lido
Rothrist swimming complex
Rothrist swimming complex
Swimming pool Roggwil
Swimming pool Roggwil
Swimming baths Grenchen
Swimming baths Grenchen
Lakeside bathing area Mörigen
Lakeside bathing area Mörigen
Swimming bath Les Trois Lacs camp site Sugiez
Swimming bath Les Trois Lacs camp site Sugiez
Outdoor swimming pool de la Fleur-de-Lys Prilly
Outdoor swimming pool de la Fleur-de-Lys Prilly
Bellerive outdoor pool in Lausanne
Bellerive outdoor pool in Lausanne
Montchoisi outdoor pool in Lausanne
Montchoisi outdoor pool in Lausanne
"Mon-Repos" indoor swimming pool in Lausanne
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