February 2, 2021


1000 kilometers
14,000 metres of altitude


520 kilometres
8,000 meters of altitude


270 kilometres
3’000 meters of altitude

19 – 22 August 2021










INFO-NIGHT / 2. FEBRUARY 2021 / 18.00H

INFO-NIGHT / 2. FEBRUARY 2021 / 18.00H

A passion for cycling and setting new motivational goals will lead you to your individual 2021 season plan? You have your eye on the TORTOUR events? However, you still need the latest information, before you definitely sign up? At our online info evening you will get...

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TORTOUR Ultracycling 2021 – sign up now!

TORTOUR Ultracycling 2021 – sign up now!

Dear Tortouristi Last weekend we celebrated the TORTOUR Gravel in Sursee, before events of this kind have to be cancelled again. Many happy faces thanks to perfect gravel conditions were our reward and a conciliatory conclusion of a challenging and emotional TORTOUR...

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14:01:29 – Herbert Zahner takes the record!

14:01:29 – Herbert Zahner takes the record!

After a long night, the Tortouristi reaches his destination at the western end of Switzerland. Herbert completes the 504-kilometre course in 14 hours, one minute and 29 seconds. He overcomes Simon Ruff's existing record by almost 2 hours (!). To reach this goal, the...

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TORTOUR Ultracycling

The TORTOUR is the largest multi-day non-stop ultracycling event in the world. The race with start and finish in Zurich demands everything from a cyclists and his crew: In just two days, a 1000 km long nonstop race over several Alpine passes around Switzerland can be mastered – day and night, solo or in a team. The hard, sweat-driving adventure promises unforgettable emotions and a unique cycling experience.

Hours Non-Stop (Solo)

Miles (Ultra)


Total kilometres

The ultracycling experience for every level of fitness


Safety, commitment, sustainability & fairness are important success factors of the TORTOUR. We put all our work into these key terms and ensure a high-quality event for our participants, helpers and partners. We promote the joy of endurance sports and are politically, financially and religiously independent.


You are a key player of the TORTOUR! We are always looking for motivated volunteers to accompany our athletes on their journey through Switzerland.

Working as a volunteer promises versatile experiences as part of the TORTOUR community: In addition to road bike action, a motivated team, fun and the unique opportunity to experience an ultracycling event up close, there are attractive volunteer gifts.