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VILLARS, SWITZERLAND

Ski holidays in Villars, Switzerland

Villars enjoys a sunny, south-facing position in the Vaud Alps, taking in fantastic views of the Mont Blanc massif and the Dents du Midi and is easily reached in 90 minutes by train from Geneva. With a reputation for some of the best fine-dining both in resort and on the mountains, this is the perfect choice for those who are as interested in eating as they are in skiing.

Resort Statistics

Villars Ski Resort
Level Rating Runs
Beginners 53
Intermediates 52
Advanced 12
Snowboarders
Total Runs 117
Good for
  • Families
Resort features Heated Outdoor Pool Ice Rink Indoor Pool Bowling Skidoo Walking Trails Gym Parapenting Snowshoeing Glacier Resort
Resort Statistics
Altitude 1300m
Km of Piste 215km
Directions of Slopes All
Snow Parks 1
Highest Lift 2971m

Skiing in Villars

With 125km of pistes and three snowparks, there is a good mix catering for all abilities, from the nursery slopes on the edge of the town to the off piste opportunities for Experts. Intermediates are perhaps the best catered for with a good selection of reds taking in amazing views, while cross-country skiers have 44kmof trails and walkers 30 km of trails.

Snow conditions in Villars

There is plenty of natural snowfall in Villars ski area and with snow making facilities adding to the fresh snow increasing the skiing terrain during the winter season for guaranteed skiing and snowboarding.

Apres-ski, restaurants and other activities in Villars

The friendly, compact resort is centred around a main street lined with shops, bars and restaurants. An indoor pool and ice rink can be found at the sports centre while there is a bowling alley on Rue du Village. Whilst the nightlife is not the liveliest to be found in the mountains, there are enough bars and a couple of nightclubs for those wanting to stay up late.

Other activities include:

  • Culture
  • Excursions
  • Mountain Guides
  • Paragliding
  • Ski schools
  • Spa and wellness
  • Swimming pool
  • Winter Hiking
  • Sledging
  • Ice-skating
  • Bowling
  • Sports centre
  • Aquapark

Transfer time in Villars

Geneva (GVA) is the nearest international airport to resort at 121 km away which is around a 90 minutes drive or bus transfer.