La Dôle – St-Cergue
Altitude 1'235 m - 1'663 m
About La Dôle - St-Cergue
La Dôle - St-Cergue is a ski resort located in the jura vaudois, overlooking Lake Geneva and the city of Nyon. This privileged location makes it a taken place both for skiers and hikers. Splendid landscapes, a ski area of quality, nothing for a beautiful vacation to relax by breathing air invigorating and admire the stunning views of the Alps and the Mont-Blanc!
Connected to the nearby ski area of the princess at, in the French Jura, the ski area of la Dôle-St-Cergue extends between 1’230 m and 1’678 m above sea level, and offers 23 km of trails : 31% green runs, 42% blue runs, 19% of red runs and 8% of black slopes. An activity is indispensable, the village of Saint-Cergue has two illuminated pistes for night skiing, between 18: 00 and 21: 30, Tuesday to Saturday! There is a package that includes a race unlimited on these two tracks, and a dinner (fondue in the restaurant of your choice: try it, you won't regret it! When the cross-country skiers, seven ski runs await, this makes a total of almost 120 km of routes that allow them to exercise their favorite activity, enjoying the beautiful scenery! For other beautiful sensations, you can enjoy activities such as the luge, the bob, or the funlift (downhill buoy!) on the slopes of St-Cergue!
If you like hiking, the area of the Dôle – St-Cergue is for you! Guides and escorts average mountain organize outings, or in a group, according to your desires. Do not hesitate to contact us. There are also five marked trails for snow-shoes. St-Cergue is also a village renowned for its breeding of sled dogs. You can make contact with the nordic centre of Saint-Cergue – La Givrine – La Cure for a sleigh ride to the discovery of this magnificent site!
Every year, at the end of the winter, the ski-club of Nyon organizes the popular Race of the Dôle, a sports competition, in the categories of giant slalom or downhill popular. Not to miss if you are in the station at the beginning of march, for its joyful and friendly atmosphere popular! But other events may be held from time to time. Please do not hesitate to contact the Tourist Office of St-Cergue to obtain this information.
Several possibilities of accommodation are available : hotels, rental apartments, cottages and lodgings of group, chambre d'hôtes, gites and mountain huts altitude... The area is also known for its gastronomy, as you will see when dining in the restaurants of the resort. One of the specialties of the thought is the yellow gentian, whose roots and rhizomes are lifted in autumn for the production of water of life. The distillery of the Risoux can be visited on appointment: get in contact with them to book. The distillery Basins, specialized in the extraction of essential oils from aromatic and medicinal plants, as well as the fromagerie de St-Cergue, you can also discover other local products.