Villars – Gryon
Altitude 1'219 m - 2'120 m
About Villars – Gryon
The resort of Villars – Gryon is located in the vaud Alps on a natural balcony exposed south-facing slope and offers a splendid view on the dents-du-Midi. The richness of the wide range of winter sports activity, in fact, one of the ski resorts popular with families, whether for skiing, hiking or other activities. Fans of skiing will find package offers very interesting that open access to all of the major ski areas of the Alps of vaud.
The ski area of Villars – Gryon offers 67 downhill ski runs, a total of 125 km: 32 blue, 30 red, 5 black. It is connected with the area of the Diablerets. The station cooperates with other resorts grouped together to offer all-inclusive offers common really interesting: the great fans of skiing can have access to five areas alpine: Villars-Gryon-Meilleret-Isenau-Glacier 3000 with a single skipass hands-free, making in all 225 km of slopes! When the Super Pass, the Alps of vaud-Gstaad-Aldenboden-Lenk, it allows you to ski a huge area comprising 630 km of slopes! 4 snowparks, 3 quarterpipes, 3 luge and toboggan runs are waiting for fans of snowboarding! Children free up to 9 years of age and have access to 4 gardens of snow. Instructors of the Swiss ski School and snowboard offers ski lessons for all levels, and the association Handiconcept supervises the activities for people with reduced mobility. Finally, fans of nordic skiing have 44 km of slopes.
The resort of Villars-Gryon offers also great possibilities for hikers, who will find there are 7 trails, snow-shoe hikes, 30 km of trails groomed for hiking, of which 4 are easy paths designed for strollers! Excursions can be proposed at the outset of the station to discover the valley of Gruyère, Lucerne, Interlaken, Chamonix-Mont-Blanc, the Matterhorn, where to visit the zoo of Servion (open all year, winter included) or the cities of Berne and Geneva.
For you to rest and regain strength, the area features several fitness centres, a gym (Villars) and even a spa centre, located in the nearby village of Lavey-les-Bains! Animations, after-ski and evening activities are organised on a regular basis. Please contact the Tourist Office for information.
In addition to its offer of winter sports, Villars-Gryon is also famous for its many markets, showcasing the local products : cheeses (raclette, vacherin), wines, wild game when it is the season... The Christmas Market is particularly renowned for its animations within the village. You can also discover the gastronomy of the cry of the many restaurants, within the village or near the ski slopes! Regarding the accommodation, you will find numerous hotels (including several with restaurant and Wellness center!), but also have guest rooms, apartments or cottages rentals, offers accommodations for groups and cottages altitude. If you want to combine sports and fitness, a health centre, the Lonhea Alpine Clinic, welcomes you and offers different formulas.