The holiday region Heidiland showcases the most idyllic side of Switzerland: long valleys, stunning mountain lakes glisten in the sun and the best grapes of the region ripen in the picturesque vineyards. As an e-mountain biker, you can experience Heidiland in a varied way: steep mountain roads, exciting gravel tracks and wide hiking trails take you to the most beautiful vantage points and scenic corners. On the way, you will have plenty of opportunities to spoil yourself with culinary delights in cozy restaurants and rustic huts.
In this Collection, we show you the six most beautiful mountain bike tours for e-bikes. There's something for everyone, whether you're looking for a big climbs, exciting trails and spectacular mountain scenery, or whether you prefer relaxed bike tours through the vineyards with beautiful views of the Rhine Valley and delicious culinary delicacies. Of course, some of our routes also lead through the Heidi village, where you can immerse yourself in the world from Johanna Spyri's novel. From the Heidialp you can then let your gaze wander over the country and enjoy the same breathtaking view that inspired the author for her novel.
All of the loops in this Collection start at the e-bike station in Bad Ragaz. If you haven't brought your own e-bike with you, you can rent one here. If you wish, you can also book guided bike tours and themed tours such as a culinary trip. Right next to the e-bike station is the Tamina Therme where you can end your exciting e-bike tour in style and relax in the soothing thermal water.
This round trip takes you to the protected natural paradise around the Chapfensee, past the historic castle Sargans and offers a full load of driving pleasure. An e-bike turns this heavy mountain bike tour into a moderately difficult one.Shortly after Bad Ragaz begins the climb to the Vilterserberg. On the way you have a great view of the Rhine and Seeztal. There is a short descent to relax before climbing the second uphill to the scenic Chapfensee. Around the dammed mountain lake you will find pure idyll, because the area is under nature protection.After enjoying the tranquility of the lake, a speedy descent brings you back down to the valley. On varied trails you cycle to the castle of Sargans, where you can take a leisurely break and stop off. Then you cycle via Vilters back to Bad Ragaz and to the starting point at the Tamina Therme.
The round trip into the Taminatal leads in constant ups and downs past picturesque mountain scenery and the reservoir Gigerwald up to the mysterious Walser settlement St. Martin from the 14th century. An e-bike turns this moderate mountain bike tour into an easy tour.It starts at the e-bike station next to the Tamina Therme. Via the car-free former access road you cycle up to Taminatal Valens. Via Vasön you drive to the Reservoir Mapragg. On the dam you cycle to the other side of the lake and drive towards Vadura. Just behind the village you reach the highest point of the tour and a beautiful vantage point. From here you can let your gaze wander over the valley and up to the Taminabrücke. From now on it goes downhill comfortably.In Pfäfers you can make a detour to the ruins Wartenstein and the statue of Cristo, from where you can enjoy a magnificent view of the Rhine Valley. Then it goes in a fast descent back to the starting point in Bad Ragaz.
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From Bad Ragaz this tour takes you past the reservoirs Mapragg and Gigerwald up to the Walser village of St. Martin. You cycle alternately on asphalt roads, gravel and hiking trails. An e-bike turns this heavy mountain bike tour into a moderately difficult one.On the former access road it goes up to Taminatal. The road is closed to cars so you can fully enjoy the ride. Past the imposing Taminabrücke you reach the reservoir Mapragg. On a varied forest path you follow the shore. From Vättis the slope begins to the reservoir Gigerwald and further to the Walser settlement St. Martin. The mysterious hamlet of the 14th century lies at the end of the Calfeisental. Here you will find both a stopover and a place to stay.Rested and invigorated, you will make your way back, which consists mainly of downhills. Easy hiking trails, gravel and asphalt take you past the reservoirs and the impressive arch bridge back to the starting point, the Tamina Therme or the e-bike station in Bad Ragaz.
This tour is all about the famous character Heidi. Along the Rhine and through sun-kissed vineyards you cycle to the Heidi village and on the Heidi adventure trail to Heidialp, from where you can enjoy a magnificent view of the Chur Rhine Valley. An e-bike turns this moderate mountain bike tour into an easy tour.From Bad Ragaz you drive comfortably through the Giessenpark and along the Rhine to the Fläscher vineyards. Here you already have a great view of the Rhine Valley. After passing the winegrowing village of Fläsch, you go uphill for a short while and you reach the Heidi Village. In the "Dörfli" from Johanna Spyri's world-famous novel you can go on a journey through time to the Swiss mountains of the 19th century.Afterwards you cycle up to Heidialp on the Heidi adventure trail, where the history of the heath is told at twelve stations. Above you can enjoy a fantastic view of the Chur Rhine Valley and the Seeztal.After you have strengthened yourself on the Alp with delicious Swiss delicacies, you roll down on the Heidi Erlebniswieg again. Passing the historic town of Maienfeld and passing beautiful patrician houses, you will cycle over the Rhine and back to your starting point in Bad Ragaz.
This beautiful round trip takes you to one of the most beautiful viewpoints in the region. From the top you can enjoy a magnificent view over the Rhine Valley and the Principality of Liechtenstein and the surrounding mountains.The tour starts in Bad Ragaz at the e-bike station. From here you cycle through the Giessenpark and follow along the Rhine. From the winegrowing village of Fläsch, the route continues uphill until reaching the Sankt Luzisteig, whose pass is 713 meters high. Here you can take a rest break in the inn and strengthen yourself a little. Then you continue on gravel and at the end on wide trails uphill to the Regitzer Spitz. Here you will be rewarded by the magnificent view over the Churer and the St. Galler Rheintal as well as over the Seeztal and into the mountains for the ascent.After you have rested at the viewpoint, you will make your way back, which consists mainly of a long descent that brings you over gravel and wide trails over the vineyards down to the Rhine. Along the banks of the river it goes back to the starting point, the e-bike station in Bad Ragaz. After the tour, you can relax in the Tamina Therme, which is right next to the e-bike station.
On this leisurely e-bike tour through the Bündner Herrschaft, you can make culinary stops along the route and indulge yourself with excellent wines and food.It starts at the e-bike station in Bad Ragaz. From here you cycle comfortably through the village and then cross the Rhine. Through the charming vintner village "Fläsch" you continue to the historic town of Maienfeld, where you can take a break in the restaurant Heidihof for example.After the first refreshment, it continues directly. Via Jenins and Malans you cycle to the river Landquart. On the way you pass picturesque vineyards and enjoy again and again wonderful views of the Rhine Valley. You follow the river to the place of the same name. Here in Landquart he flows into the Rhine, which you now follow back to Bad Ragaz. At the end of the day, for example, you can treat yourself to a sweet meal at the Hotel Schloss Ragaz.