2 Panorama Bike
2 Panorama Bike
2 Panorama Bike
2 Panorama Bike

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Panorama Bike

Stage 14, Les Paccots–Montreux

Route report
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Panorama Bike

The final stage of the Panorama Bike is nothing less than spectacular: From the tiny ski area of Les Paccots, the route climbs continually to the Col de Soladier, on along an attractive high-level route to Col de Jaman, above Montreux. Then follows a thrilling 1200 metre descent to the shores of Lac Léman.
We quickly leave Les Paccots in the morning to get the 500-meter climb up to Col de Soladier behind us. The modest pass is the starting point for the long downhill ride to Montreux.

The deep-blue lake is visible from time to time, but there is no clear view on this section. You pedal through a rough, isolated mountain area – but the vibrant towns of Vevey and Montreux are just a short distance away.

And suddenly you have an unobstructed view of Lake Geneva – awesome! Near Caux the entire lake is at your feet – there is no question that the Panorama route lives up to its name. It later ends, quite befittingly, at the lake promenade in Montreux.
The final stage of the Panorama Bike is nothing less than spectacular: From the tiny ski area of Les Paccots, the route climbs continually to the Col de Soladier, on along an attractive high-level route to Col de Jaman, above Montreux. Then follows a thrilling 1200 metre descent to the shores of Lac Léman.
We quickly leave Les Paccots in the morning to get the 500-meter climb up to Col de Soladier behind us. The modest pass is the starting point for the long downhill ride to Montreux.

The deep-blue lake is visible from time to time, but there is no clear view on this section. You pedal through a rough, isolated mountain area – but the vibrant towns of Vevey and Montreux are just a short distance away.

And suddenly you have an unobstructed view of Lake Geneva – awesome! Near Caux the entire lake is at your feet – there is no question that the Panorama route lives up to its name. It later ends, quite befittingly, at the lake promenade in Montreux.
28 km
Asphalted: 22 km
Natural surface: 6 km
of which Singletrail: 1 km
720 m | 1400 m
medium | easy

Arrival | return travel

Arrival / return travel Les Paccots, Dent-de-Lys
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Push-only passage
Pushing sections: Les Paccots–Montreux approx. 15 min. / Montreux–Les Paccots approx. 10 min.
Ascent Caux
525
Ascent Caux
Rail, bus, boat recommendation
Montreux–Caux
Reason: metres in height saved approx. 700m.
Cycle transport: limited space, special ticket required.
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Arrival | return travel

Arrival / return travel Montreux
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Services

Accommodation

La Croix de Fer
La Croix de Fer
Montbovon
Auberge de Jeunesse Montreux-Territet
Auberge de Jeunesse Montreux-Territet
Montreux
Hôtel Helvétie
Hôtel Helvétie
Montreux
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Bookable offers

2 Panorama Bike Fribourg
2 Panorama Bike Fribourg
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Places

Les Paccots
Les Paccots
Rochers-de-Naye
Rochers-de-Naye
Montreux
Montreux
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Places of interest

Le Lac des Joncs, Les Paccots
Le Lac des Joncs, Les Paccots
Chillon Castle
Chillon Castle
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Signalization

Signalization
For mountain biking, follow the logo indicated on the red signposts. Take a printout of our web map on your tour for safety's sake.
Signalization