Switzerland Ski Resort Guide for Villars

Villars Ski Resort Guide

About the Resort

This pleasant and traditional resort faces across the Rhone valley to the Portes du Soleil. It is close to Geneva airport and there are train trips to Lusanne. It has a busy high street which is home to various shops. There is a gondola at one end of the town. The shuttle buses get very busy at peak times. It offers a good mix of off slope diversions including para gliding, bowling, skating and swimming.

About the Mountains near Villars

The slopes are a mixture of open and wooded. The snow reliability is not good and there is more snow making planned. Experts can go off piste and intermediates will find variety on the local slopes as well as at Les Chaux and Les Chaux Ronde, beginners have good nursery slopes but they suffer from overcrowding.

Apr├Ęs Ski at Villars

The mountain restaurants do become very overcrowded and booking is a good idea. Apres ski is limited.

Villars Resort Ratings Guide

Snowfall RatingSnow Reliability2 Stars
Ski Lifts Number of Lifts 36
Resort HeightResort Height 1300 m
4270 ft
Run Length Slopes / Runs 1115-2120 m
3660-6960 ft
QueuesQueues 3 Stars
Green Ski% of Green Pistes in resort 0%
Blue Ski% of Blue Pistes in resort 40%
Red Ski% of Red Pistes in resort 50%
Black Ski% of Black Pistes in resort 10%

Local Tourist Office Information

Web address: www.villars.ch

Email: information@villars.ch

Telephone: 495 3232