The village of Rougemont is situated in the pays d'en-Haut, in the canton of Vaud. It is renowned for its chalets pluricentenaires characteristics, together with the date of construction inscribed at the top of the facade and the names of the carpenter and of the owner engraved in the wood. Its ski area is linked to that of the elegant Gstaad by cable car from la Videmanette. Beautiful sensations guarantees on tracks reserved for the advanced skiers, but also many other activities for the whole family!
In 10 minutes, the gondola 8 places Rougemont – La Videmanette takes you to the summit, where 57 km of slopes are waiting for you (61% of blue slopes, 30% red runs and 9% of black slopes). The ski area varies from 1’050 to 2’151 m altitude, dominated by the Rubli. If you are a skier experienced looking for excitement, try the descent from the Videmanette up in Rougemont: with 1200 metres of difference in altitude on a length of 10 km, you won't be disappointed! In addition, be aware that the area is connected to the " Gstaad Mountain Rides ", allowing you to benefit from 220 km of ski runs, 57 facilities and 300 km of hiking paths! Access to the area of Gstaad is very valuable, as the activities are varied! The cross-country skiing fans will find 35 km of ski slopes. Seven toboggan runs are waiting for lovers of gliding in the region of Gstaad, the easy to medium-difficult. It is possible to browse some pistes toboggan with a dog (on reservation). The resort of Gstaad also has four ice rinks, a tennis room, an indoor swimming pool, a climbing centre, a fitness centre, a bowling alley and a golf simulator! Impossible to get bored, there's something for all tastes!
If you love music, do not miss the Sommets Musicaux, held in Rougemont and Gstaad in January-February. On this occasion, concerts of soloists and chamber music are held in the romanesque church of Rougemont and the chapel of Gstaad. This festival is also the occasion to discover young talents who can thus gain notoriety. Ask at the Tourist Office. Geology lovers should not miss visiting the museum of minerals and fossils. Finally, the village of Rougemont in itself is worth a visit thanks to its remarkable architectural heritage; guided tours can be arranged by contacting the Tourist Office.
Rougemont is a ski resort quite modest, the accommodation options are rather limited and it is important to take in advance to reserve. The hotel de Rougemont, a five-star, newly renovated, and opens for the 2014-2015 season. The village also has a hotel-three-star restaurant, a bed&breakfast and two cottages. If these facilities are already complete, it is possible to find in the other municipalities. Please do not hesitate to discover the local specialties, including tasty fondue at the Restaurant at the Deer or at the Counter-top!