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The Original Ski Holiday Since 1932


Resort features: 
Intermediate skiers
Advanced skiers
Traditional village


Situated in the French speaking area of Switzerland, in the Vaud Alps, this family-friendly resort is desinged to suit skiiers and snowboarders of all abilities.  Villars is widely known for its adaptive skiing facilities with the Association Handiconcept that is a disabled ski school located in nearby Bretaye. This traditional and picturesque resort offers a variety of shopping facilities, restaurants and relaxation facilities.


Villars offers excellent facilities for those who do not wish to ski with an ice skating rink for all of the family and a bowling alley. Not forgetting the variety of spa facilities in resort.
A special pass for non skiers is available at the tourist office, giving access to trains, cable cars, snowshoeing, winter walks and sledging infrastructure.

Facilities for children

There is a variety of facilities for children with a 2km sledge run with childrens ski lift located in nearby Gryon and a beginner area in VIllars free for children under 9 with a magic carpet, carousel and rope tow. There are also endless babysitting services offered in resort including the Ecole Alpine Internationale EMIG who offer skiing, snowboarding, ice skating, language lessons and much more.

Accommodation in this resort

We don\'t have any accommodation available for this resort.


Click on any of the below links to take a look at this resort.

Webcam of Les Chaux

Webcam of Chamossaire

Webcam of Bretaye

Webcam of Chaux Ronde

Webcam of Glacier 3000

Advice & Guides

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Special offers

We currently have no featured offers for this resort; however, there may still be discounts available on selected dates. Please visit our ski deals section for information on all our current special offers.

Mountain info

Villars offers 220km of slopes in the Villars-Gryon ski area.  There is such a variety of skiing in resort offering something for every type of skier. It is well renowned for its adaptive skiing with its very own adaptive ski school.  It also offers great family orientated facilities with free skiing for children under 9 years.  There are also 2 snow parks in the ski area for the more adventurous and advanced skiier

Mountain stats

Resort Altitude: 1300m

Summit Elevation: 3000m

Vertical Drop: 1700m

Total Pistes: 220km





Number of Lifts: 46

Snow Parks: 5

Piste map

Ski passes

Erna Low are currently unable to pre-book ski passes for our clients in Villars, however, you can book ski passes online via the following link:

Ski rental

You can pre-book your ski equipment rental in Villars through our partner Skiset and take advantage of the following benefits:

Extremely competitive rates from one of Europe's largest ski rental companies, with exclusive discounts on walk-in rates
Secure online booking process
Your order is prepared in advance
Assistance from professional ski technicians
Access to the latest, high quality equipment, picked from the biggest brand names
Exclusively with SKISET - you can choose your product model if you wish to.

Ski schools

Villars Ski School -
Villars Swiss Ski and Snowboard School -
Sports Executive -
Association Handiconcept - 

Travel info

Approx. distance from Calais:
834 km

Driving time from Calais:
8 hrs

Approx tolls from Calais:
€65 ea. way (inc. Vignette)

Gateway airports:
Geneva - 110kmZurich - 210kmBasel - 220kmLyon - 240km


Current weather

Snow data


Piste data

Piste information: Resort is closed for the season

Lower snow depth: 0cm

Upper snow depth: 0cm

Lift information

Lifts open: 0

Lifts in total: 25

Data last updated on 2018-05-01

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Historic weather

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