Villars ski resort combines the slopes of Villars-Gryon and Les Diablerets and is located in the heart of the Vaudoises Alps with a southern exposure, on what is considered to be a natural balcony, at an altitude of 1,300 metres. The amazing views are of the Dents du Midi and the Mont Blanc Massif. Among the summer activities available are hiking, mountain biking and a challenging and picturesque 18-hole golf course. In the winter months visitors may also take in the of pistes in Villars Gryon and the Les Diablerets glacier with over 70 ski lifts.
Villars is a friendly and sophisticated family friendly resort with many extraordinary shops that will intrigue all visitors, who when not on the slopes you can enjoy outstanding food, purchase high quality clothes, antiquities and many other items in the many town shops. Enjoy a relaxing stroll and explore Villars with a community that will welcome you with open arms.
Villars is conveniently located close to Lake Geneva and is the closest Swiss ski resort to Geneva international airport.
Villars Ski Facts:
Village Altitude: 1,300m
Highest Lift: 2971m
Number of Lifts: 46
Types of Piste:
Cross Country: 44km
Geneva: 1hr 25 minutes – (124km)
Villars is 20-25 mins off the A9 motorway.
Note: The ‘Vignette’ motorway fee is obligatory. It is inclusive with hire cars but if you drive from outside of Switzerland, please check annual cost (around £30). It and can be purchased at all border crossings or on line and is valid from the 31st December to the 1st January the following year. Winter tyres or chains are also obligatory in Switzerland in winter.
By train: From Geneva to Aiglon/ Bex: 1hr 30 mins, then to Villars in an additional 25 minutes.