Covid 19

Dear participants. Since we have a maximum of 1000 athletes competing, there is no Covid certificate requirement at L'Etape Switzerland.


Also there is no need for a PCR test.

However, we will of course implement the ordered protection concepts.


All further details and information about the race and the start and finish areas will be available on this page from 1 September and will be sent to all participants by e-mail.

Race Magazin 2021
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The Etape by Tour de France series consists of all the official Tour De France branded events. Amateurs can now tackle routes on five continents similar to the ones on the actual Tour De France and experience all the emotions and excitement of participating in an event bearing the Tour de France name. Who can say that they’ve never dreamt of slipping into the Tour de France peloton? Or of riding through breath-taking scenery on closed roads? Or even experiencing the atmosphere of the Tour for a day for themselves? All this is now possible thanks to the Etape by Tour de France series.

What is L’Étape Switzerland?

L’Étape Switzerland is the first cycling event in Switzerland to give amateur cyclists the chance to compete on largely traffic-free roads. It forms part of the international L’Étape series from the Tour de France.

L’Étape Switzerland – Be part of the legendary Tour de France

Are you a passionate cyclist? Would you like the chance to feel like a professional Tour de France competitor for one day? Whether you’re an ambitious racing enthusiast or just enjoy a good ride, racing in L’Étape Switzerland is your chance to compete against like-minded cyclists and to test your mettle on largely traffic-free roads – and on the same terms as professional cyclists. Register now to be part of the legendary Tour de France and write your own cycling history.

The route – From Bern to Interlaken

Bern - The Federal City

Interlaken - overlooking the Jungfrau