Swiss skiing in St-CergueWinter Sports in St-Cergue

Ski and snowboard 21 km of piste in St-Cergue between 1044-1677m

Snowboard and Ski st-cergue (c) Nic Oatridge


aint-Cergue and the nearby peak of La Dôle, at the entrance to the Col de la Givrine in the Jura, provides wonderful views over Lake Geneva towards Mont Blanc. Initially a spa, a narrow-gauge railway runs from Nyon to the village and on as far as La Cure on the French border. There are 80 km of cross-country tracks that cross over into France, 20 km of undemanding downhill slopes with night-time skiing, winter hiking trails and snow-shoe walks. It is also an important centre for rearing dogs for dogs-sledging, which can also be tried out in the village. Unfortunately the main slopes are quite a walk away from the village and at the time of writing I am not aware of any ski bus serving this resort.

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Getting There

By Public Transport

The best destination to access the downhill slopes by public transport in this ski area is Les Pralies. Next stop after St-Cergue, then 20 minutes walk (1.4km) to chairlift. Walk back towards St-Cergue and turn right onto Ch. de la Beurière then right onto Route du Télésiège.

  • From Basel the least travel time is 3 hrs 32 mins with as few as 1 changes going via Nyon.

By Road

Please refer to a map and check local conditions for accurate routing information.

  • The road distance from Zurich is around 265 km and the journey time is roughly 2 hrs 50 mins.
  • The road distance from Basel is around 238 km and the journey time is roughly 2 hrs 32 mins.
  • The road distance from Geneva is around 36 km and the journey time is roughly 37 mins.
  • The road distance from Lausanne is around 51 km and the journey time is roughly 44 mins.
  • The road distance from Fribourg is around 125 km and the journey time is roughly 1 hr 25 mins.

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Weather Outlook

Latest Resort Report

Report dated December 16 2017 07:45
Weather -6 degrees
Depth of snow 45 cm 45 cm in resort
Day ticket CHF: 20.-/14.-
Depth of snow 45 cm 45 cm in resort
Last snowfall today
Pistes 2/2 km 0 km with artificial snowmaking
Condition of runs good 3/3 Runs down to resort (open/total)
Cross-country classic 40 km good
Cross-country skating 40 km good
Altitude of cross-country trails 1350 m (altitude)
Half-pipes -
Snowcross runs -
Snow park -
Tobogganing facilities -
Condition of runs -
Winter walking paths open 14/14 km
Snowshoe trails open 26/26 km

Piste Map for St-Cergue

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Ski and Snowboard Vaud

St-Cergue is located in Vaud

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