Villars - Gryon
Les Diablerets

Skiing and winter activities in an enchanting setting

Villars-Gryon-Diablerets is a first-rate destination for your winter holidays in Switzerland. This is where you can ski in the largest and highest ski area of the canton of Vaud, attempt to cross the single gateway between two Alpine summits nearly 3,000 metres above sea level, have fun with the family on one of Switzerland’s longest sled runs, relax in the comfortable spa, and enjoy terroir products in convivial restaurants.

Linking the resorts of Villars, Les Diablerets, Glacier 3000 and Gryon, the largest ski area of the canton of Vaud totals 70 miles of slopes, to the delight of skiers of all levels. Even famous athletes such as freestyle skier Fanny Smith, a native of this region and an Olympic bronze medal winner, use this resort for their training sessions. The freestylers of the Bretaye snow park and fun park represent the future champions of Swiss sport!

Glacier 3000: fun at the summit

Glacier 3000 is a leisure site on the Les Diablerets glacier, the highest point of the Vaudois Alps. Offering eternal snow and wide slopes, Glacier 3000 is the place to do a mountain of activities. Among them is the famous Peak Walk, the world’s only bridge suspended between two peaks.

The Diablerets sled run: an unforgettable experience!

The nearby resort of Les Diablerets is well known for the bursts of laughter to be heard on the canton’s longest sled run (4.3 miles). Enjoy a 100% local experience by hopping on a sled made the old-fashioned way by the Morerod family and by completing this outing with a cheese fondue in one of the village’s typical restaurants.

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Varied and fun activities for all!

Driven by a burning desire to have fun rather than winning a place on a podium, intrepid mountain bikers whizz down from Bretaye on their fat bikes (mountain bikes with larger tires that adhere better to the snow-covered slopes). Skiers at beginner level take it more slowly. They enjoy their first descents in nearby Gryon, at the Frience recreational space. The south-facing ski, snowboard, sled and cross-country slopes offer sunny moments out in the snow.

Spa, baths and relaxation in the mountains

The region, which is well known for its spa in Lavey-les-Bains - the hottest in Switzerland -, has become a real wellness destination thanks to the recent opening of the Villars spa. Gourmets will especially appreciate that this moment of relaxation can be combined with a good meal.

Practical information

  • Office du Tourisme de Villars
  • Avenue Centrale 140
  • 1884 Villars-sur-Ollon - CH

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