The Swiss canton Valais is world renowned for excellent wine and in some circles also for amazing mountain biking. By the foot of the iconic Matterhorn, riders from across the world find their fix in the singletrack Shangri-La that is Zermatt.
A few valleys over you have the ski resort Verbier which turns into a great bike destination during the summer months. The trails around these two beautiful mountain towns in the Swiss Alps are endless, flowy and simply perfect. Check out this photo essay by Mattias Fredriksson and get pumped for a visit this summer.