Tips for Motorcycle Trips in Switzerland
What do you have to take into consideration when traveling to Switzerland? Which documents do you have to take with you? Louis provides you with answers to the most important questions. No liability is accepted for errors – Louis does not accept any responsibility for the accuracy of information.
Documents you must have with you
- Driving licence and vehicle registration certificate
- ID card or passport
- International Motor Insurance Card (Green Card)
First-aid kit / Hi-vis vest
It is not mandatory to carry a first-aid kit or high-visibility vest. However, we recommend you always carry both.
It is mandatory to wear a helmet! Only helmets which conform to the ECE 22 standard are approved.
Motorcycles must have their headlight on even during the daytime.
- Within built-up areas: 50 km/h
- Outside built-up areas: 80 km/h
- Dual carriageways (expressways): 100 km/h
- Motorways (freeways): 120 km/h
A vignette (toll-sticker) is required for most motorways (freeways) and dual carriageways (expressways). A toll is also payable for using the Great St.Bernhard tunnel and the Munt la Schera tunnel.
Legal alcohol limit
0.05% (50 mg/100 ml blood)
Motorcycle trips across the Switzerland borders
Here you will find country tips for motorcycle trips in Switzerland neighbouring countries.
* To provide you with even better support when you plan your next tour, we will shortly be adding still more countries.