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Grand Tour of Switzerland - West Loop 5CW


The Grand Tour of Switzerland combines the highlights of Switzerland in one single journey.

You can combine the West and East Loops to experience the complete Grand Tour of Switzerland!

It still is a secret tip of connoisseurs, but it is named alongside the legendary Route 66, the Great Ocean Road and the South African Garden Route. We are talking about the Grand Tour of Switzerland! Because the country is so diverse in its natural beauty and cultural sights, you can either choose to participate in the West Loop or the East Loop or combine the two. Either way, seize the chance and ride along the Grand Tour of Switzerland.

The West Loop takes you from the vibrating city of Zurich to the picturesque West and South of this amazing country. We will cover the Swiss Alps and even get a glimpse of the Swiss Matterhorn. Along the way we literally cruise along deep-blue tranquil and palm-lines lakes to the highest mountain passes. The Grand Tour of Switzerland is predestined to be explored on a Harley-Davidson®, so this is that we will do. And each morning another day full of fun and adventure awaits us on this uniquely set up route. The theme of this tour: simply enjoy life and ride along!

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Edelweiss Bike Travel is the official travel partner of Harley-Davidson® Authorized Tours, which is an official partner of the Grand Tour of Switzerland.

Start/Finish: Zurich
Nearest airport: Zurich
Duration: 8 days vacation, 6 riding days
Route: Total distance: 1095 km, 680 miles
Daily distances: 140-275 km, 87-171 miles
Accommodations: Comfortable middle-class hotels.
Highlights: Appenzell, Rhine Falls, Flüela Pass, Gotthard Pass, Ferry cruise Vierwaldstättersee, Rhone Glacier, Sion (Sitten)
Minimum number of participants: 8
8 days vacation
6 day riding route

Day 1: Arrival in Zurich
Day 2: Zurich - Andermatt
Day 3: Andermatt - Zermatt
Day 4: Zermatt - Martigny
Day 5: Martigny - Neuchâtel
Day 6: Neuchâtel - Thun
Day 7: Thun - Zurich
Day 8: Departure from Zurich

The daily riding kilometres are approximate distances and may vary. The first and last days mentioned in the itinerary are the arrival and departure days; there is no riding on these days. Bear in mind the time difference between your country of origin and your travel destination. Arrival time should be arranged before 3 pm on the arrival day. Please book your flights accordingly. Route and overnight places may change due to unforeseen events.

Tour prices & motorcycles 2017

Included services
Tour price per personsharing room,
riding 2 up
sharing room,
riding solo
single room,
riding solo
Harley-Davidson® Sportster 883
$ 4.970,-$ 5.440,-$ 6.360,-
Harley-Davidson® Electra Glide
Harley-Davidson® Heritage Softtail
Harley-Davidson® Road King
Harley-Davidson® Street Glide
$ 5.080,-$ 5.650,-$ 6.570,-

Prices start at $ 4.970,-

per person

Included services

Motorcycle category 4


This tour had it all

The Grand Tour of Switzerland - West Loop - was my third Edelweiss tour in one year. This tour had it all: spectacular scenery, great roads, opportunities to get acquainted with Switzerland's history and culture, perfect accommodations, and - as always - accomplished tour guides who always made the safety and enjoyment of the motorcycle tourists their number one priority.

Chip Behler, U.S.A.

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02.07. - 09.07.2017
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13.08. - 20.08.2017
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