Château-d Œx is a village in vaud, located in the valley of the Saane, in the heart of the regional natural Park Gruyère pays-D'enhaut. The station is deemed to be particularly suitable for family skiing, with structures adapted for beginners. Moreover, for children under the age of nine years, the accommodation in the parents ' room and the ski passes are free ! Has 9 years old, the packages and the accommodation become fee, but the rates are still very advantageous. These offers do of Château-d Œx a ski resort particularly popular with families as the attractions are not lacking.
With 30 km of pistes (2 green, 8 blue, 7 red, 5 black) spanning 101 hectares, and the departure of the cable car in the centre of the village, the ski region of Château-d Œx is perfect for beginners and families with children. For seasoned skiers, the Super Pass will let you enjoy the 420 km of slopes in the resorts of Gstaad Mountain Ride and the Alps of Vaud. Fans of snowboarding and freestyle have the “Highland Park”, a huge full of surprises! If you are followers of cross-country skiing, the Nordic skiing Area, located on the plateau of les Mosses-La Lécherette has 42 km of slopes for all levels, classic and skating. At the entrance of the village of les Mosses, the Home of the Nordic skiing Area welcomes you every day and puts at your disposal a reception area, showers, a locker room... The domain Castle-Œx-The Mosses also lends itself well to hiking. In this respect, more than 65 km of marked trails for snowshoeing await you for long crossings of the pays-d'enhaut and the discovery of magnificent landscapes. Another activity that is off the beaten path : the skijöring ! It is ski in flat-leaving you pulled by a horse. The large snowy expanses of Château-d Œx lend themselves particularly well to the practice of this original sport.
World capital of hot air ballooning, Château-d Œx welcomes every year, in January, the International Balloon Festival. If the heart tells you, you can go to the Space Ball and offer you a hot air balloon ride, followed by a visit to the exhibition devoted to the History of the hot air balloon. The pays-d'enhaut, is a beautiful view of the sky and in the winter, the mantle of snow which covers it makes it even more spectacular.
Château-d Œx is a village full of charm in the architectural heritage pluricentenaire. It is famous for its numerous craftsmen, including boisseleurs, dentelières, ironworkers and potters. Don't hesitate to go visit their workshop, you will leave maybe with some beautiful memories! The gastronomy of the pays-d'enhaut is famous and has its own “Label pays-d'enhaut Authentic Products”! In addition to the restaurants and tables d'hotes, several small producers, owners of the label to sell directly their products : cheeses, meats, aromatic herbs and honey... A great way to discover the authentic flavours of the terroir!