Skiing In Villars
Skiing in Villars
The local ski area of Villars and Les Diablerets has approx 120km of piste including glacier skiing up to 3000m. However the full area including the neighbouring resorts of Leysin-Les Mosses has 70 lifts and 225km of runs. For those who enjoy cross country skiing the local area has 42km of cross country tracks. Underated for experienced skiers, the area provides many off piste opportunities.
Doing more in Villars
Cut out for families, nightlife is low key but there is still plenty to do. The fantastic sports complex in Villars is spllit into 2 centres. The first offers an indoor swimming pool with children's pool and ice rink, and nearby the other sports complex has indoor tennis courts, fitness, squash courts, as well as a bowling alley. The fantastic 2km long Col de Soud-Villars sledge run is accessible via the Villars-Bretaye train, at Frience there is a special sledge run for children with a telebob lift; keep an eye out for the 'Nocturnes du telebob' (telebob nights) which operate on certain thursdays throughout the winter.
Accommodation is mainly hotels with a few residences on offer. Most hotels have remained in the same families for generations, so there is a real sense of Swiss tradition and hospitality in the hotels and residences.
Villars is a great resort to access without having to fly - no need to worry about baggage charges or long check in times - head to Ashford or St Pancras and get the train via Paris to Geneva and then on....ideal - if you would like a rail inclusive quote
Or you can fly to Geneva and we can arrange your transfer up to resort
Got some questions about the resort?
Call us on 0203 137 7678; email us your questions or;
- see the accommodation
- see other Swiss ski resorts