The mountain bike paradise directly from Ulrichen
Bike tours in the Valais
...ride through pure nature with our touring / trail propositions.
Your bike hotel in the valley of Obergoms. Countless mountain bike trails lead you through the valley of Obergoms! The Hotel Astoria is a bike hotel with a tailor-made "all-round bike package". More than 20 detailed bike tours including maps lead you through the Gommer mountains. Whether you like a relaxing bike tour or demanding single trails - the Hotel Astoria is the ideal base for e-bikers, mountain bikers and racing cyclists with very good equipment (garage, charging station for e-bikes, repairing tools, bike or e-bike rental at Elmar's Gadä)
Alte Lärche – Gerental
A Panoramic view over the villages of Ulrichen and Obergesteln. Ride along the wild Geretal at the upper end of the Obergoms. Recommended Variant: return trip along the forest path from Oberwald to Ulrichen.
|Climb/descent||716 m / 716 m|
|MIn/max altitude||1345 m / 1748 m|
Old larch – Forest trail
Ride to the oldest larch in Valais, above Obergesteln. Flow trail experience on the forest path between Oberwald and Ulrichen.
|Climb/descent||461 m / 461 m|
|MIn/max altitude||1345 m / 1660 m|
|Time||ca. 2 h|
Oberwald – Nassbode – Mule track
Enjoy the view over the Obergoms during the ascent. The subsequent downhill along the legendary mule track can require good skills from the biker. The downhill trail could be avoided by riding on the Alp road.
|Climb/descent||905 m / 905 m|
|MIn/max altitude||1345 m / 2102 m|
|Time||ca. 2 h 30 Miin|
Grimsel – Mountain cottage Oberaar
Long trails and a breathtaking view over the Grimsel lake and the Oberaar area let you forget the quite hard ascent. You will be rewarded with a terrific downhill with top trails.
|Climb/descent||1255 m / 1255 m|
|MIn/max altitude||1345 m / 2391 m|
|Time||ca. 4 h|
Gommer high mountain track – forest path
The ascent to the Gommer high mountain track starts right at our hotel. Technically quite at the highest level, you can circle the Obergoms on the most famous two hiking trails.
|Climb/descent||592 m / 592 m|
|MIn/max altitude||1345 m / 1727 m|
|Time||ca. 2 h 30 Min|