Cyclotour du Léman

Cyclotour du Léman

May 30, 2021 - Léman, Switzerland

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. 3000+ 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.

Geneva to Lausanne – 55km ride along La Côte

For cyclists looking for a shorter sportive challenge the route from Geneva to Lausanne along La Côte features endless vineyards and apple orchards in this famous wine growing region of Switzerland.

After leaving the Vengeron beach in Geneva with its views of the famous Jet d’Eau water fountain, the route quickly leaves Geneva behind and follows the coastal road along the lake to Lausanne.

Lausanne to Evian E-Bike - 64 km ride along Lavaux

This distance is for the electric bike adept. The ride goes along the vinyard of Lavaux, area known for it's wine, and offers a great view on the Lake and the Alps.

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Cyclotour du Léman
Routes: 55, 64, 112, 176 km
Difficulty of Greatest Route: D - Difficult terrain with longer, steeper hills
Time Zone: Pacific Standard Time (PST)
Start Times / Itinerary

176 Km Tour of the Lake Lausanne – Lausanne

Start time : from 07:30 to 08:00

112 Km Evian-Lausanne 

Start time: from 07:50 to 09:00

55 Km Geneva-Lausanne

Start time : from 09:30 to 10:00

64Km Lausanne - Evian (E-Bike)

Start time : from 8:00 to 8:15

What's Included?

- The official jersey
- Timing
- The transfer by boat (juste for Evian to Lausanne tour)
- Refreshments on the course
- Medical assistance
- The pasta party on arrival from 12h to 15h

Prize / Race Categories

Lausanne to Lausanne : CHF 88.-  / 80€

Evian to Lausanne : CHF 90.- / 82€

Geneva to Lausanne : CHF 73.- / 67€

Lausanne to Evian : CHF 80.- / 72€

Support for Participants
First Aid
Electronic Start/Finish Timing
Event Size
2,000 – 4,999
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