970 m - 1630 m
Œx Castle is a Waldensian village in the Valley of the Sarine, at the heart of the Park natural regional Gruyère Pays-d'Enhaut. The station is known to be particularly suited for family skiing, with structures adapted for beginners. In fact, for children aged of less than nine years, the accommodation in the room of the parents and the ski passes are free! From 9 years old, packages and accommodation are paid, but rates remain very attractive. These offers are Castle-Œx ski resort even more popular with families that attractions are not lacking.
With 30 km of slopes (2 green, 8 blue, 7 red, 5 black) extending over 101 hectares and the departure of the cable car to the center of the village, the ski area of Castle-Œx is perfect for beginners and families with children. For advanced skiers, the Super Pass will allow you to take advantage of the 420 km of pistes of Gstaad Mountain Ride and the Alps market stations. Fans of snowboarding and freestyle have "Highland Park", a snow park full of surprises! If you are fans of cross-country skiing, the Nordic space, located on the plateau of the Mosses - La Lécherette has 42 km of slopes for all levels, classical and skating. At the entrance to the village of Mosses, the home of the Nordic space is open every day and offers a reception area, showers, a cloakroom... The Castle - Œx - snow area also lends itself well to hiking. As such, over 65 km of trails marked for snowshoeing are waiting for from long crossings of the Pays-d'Enhaut and the discovery of sumptuous landscapes. Another activity that is off the beaten track: skijoring! This includes ski leaving you to be pulled by a horse. The snowy wilderness of Castle-Œx lend themselves particularly well to this original sport practice.
World capital of the hot air balloon, Château Œx welcomes annually, in January, the International Balloon Festival. If you feel like it, you can make the space ball and offer you a ride in hot air balloon, followed by a visit of the exhibition dedicated to the history of ballooning. The Pays-d'Enhaut is beautiful seen from the sky and in the winter, the blanket of snow that covers still gives him a more spectacular appearance.
Œx Castle is a village full of charm of the architectural heritage Outlook. It is known for its many craftsmen, including the boisseleurs, the embroidery, the Ironworkers and potters. Feel free to go visit their workshop, you will leave perhaps with some beautiful memories! The gastronomy of the Pays-d'Enhaut is well known and has its own "Label country - of d'Enhaut products authentic"! In addition to the restaurants and tables of hosts, several small producers hold the label directly sell their products: cheeses, meats, herbs and honey... A great way to discover the authentic flavours of the region.