Vaud Ski Resort Ratings

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rench-speaking Vaud stretches from the Alps to the Jura and has Lake Geneva as its Southern boundary. The capital of the canton is beautiful, buzzy Lausanne and it makes a good base to explore the winter sports in the region with its fast connection to Aigle, from where trains run to Les Diablerets, Villars and Leysin. Lausanne is also a reasonable base to explore the resorts of Valais, with the Portes du Soleil and Four Valleys being reasonably easy to get to.

It is true that the winter sports opportunities in Vaud itself are not as broad as that available in neighbouring Valais. There is only one glacier in the canton, Glacier 3000, which lies right on the border with Valais, and the highest runs are low by Valais standards. However the resorts are good, and you are unlikely to be disapppointed.

The tourist office for the Lake Geneva region is located here.

Resort Region Country Ski Area Language Locality Level Altitude m Bottom m Top m Piste km Snow'­n'Rail Station Family Car-free Spa Tobo­ggan Day Price Curr­ency Basel Zurich Bern Lausanne Luzern Basel Basel Distance Zurich Zurich Bern Bern Lausanne Lausanne Geneva Geneva Lugano Lugano Luzern Luzern
Aigle Lake Geneva Region CH French Vaud 2 415 Y SFr
Caux Lake Geneva Region CH French Vaud 2 1161 1161 2322 8 Y 35 SFr 3 hrs 37 mins 0 hrs 48 mins 2 hrs 8 mins 190 km 2 hrs 26 mins 217 km 1 hr 12 mins 40 mins 36 km 1 hr 19 mins 101 km
Château-d'Oex Lake Geneva Region CH Gstaad Mountain Rides French Vaud 2 1001 1001 1650 30 Y Y Y Y 36 SFr 3 hrs 11 mins 3 hrs 10 mins 2 hrs 33 mins 1 hrs 23 mins 2 hrs 15 mins 182 km 2 hrs 29 mins 208 km 1 hr 12 mins 86 km 1 hr 10 mins 79 km 1 hr 52 mins 143 km 2 hrs 15 mins 146 km
Dent-de-Vaulion Lake Geneva Region CH French Vaud 2 1140 1140 1485 8 27 SFr
Glacier 3000 Lake Geneva Region CH Gstaad Mountain Rides French Vaud 2 1546 1350 3000 25 Y 63 SFr 3 hrs 47 mins 3 hrs 38 mins 2 hrs 39 mins 1 hrs 23 mins 2 hrs 30 mins 222 km 2 hrs 30 mins 203 km 1 hr 41 mins 103 km 1 hr 1 min 67 km 1 hr 50 mins 134 km 2 hrs 30 mins 15 km
Isenau Lake Geneva Region CH Villars - Les Diablerets French Vaud 3 Y Y SFr
Lausanne Lake Geneva Region CH French Vaud 2 495 Y SFr 2 hrs 15 mins 2 hrs 12 mins 2 hrs 208 km 2 hrs 25 mins 228 km
Les Avants Lake Geneva Region CH French Vaud 2 980 980 1200 Y 15 SFr 3 hrs 17 mins 1 hr
Les Diablerets Lake Geneva Region CH Villars - Les Diablerets French Vaud 2 1155 1200 3000 100 Y Y Y 54 SFr 3 hrs 47 mins 3 hrs 38 mins 2 hrs 39 mins 1 hrs 23 mins 2 hrs 20 mins 226 km 2 hrs 45 mins 246 km 1 hr 66 km 1 hr 38 mins 130 km 2 hrs 30 mins 159 km
Les Mosses Lake Geneva Region CH Leysin French Vaud 2 1450 1450 1870 40 Y 35 SFr
Les Pléiades Lake Geneva Region CH French Vaud 2 1348 1348 1348 8 SFr
Leysin Lake Geneva Region CH Leysin French Vaud 2 1350 1350 2205 100 Y Y Y 48 SFr 3 hrs 48 mins 3 hrs 19 mins 2 hrs 19 mins 1 hrs 3 mins 2 hrs 30 mins 215 km 2 hrs 45 mins 242 km 1 hr 25 mins 121 km 1 hr 62 km 1 hr 40 mins 126 km 2 hrs 30 mins 229 km
Meilleret Lake Geneva Region CH Villars - Les Diablerets French Vaud 3 Y Y SFr
Montreux Lake Geneva Region CH French Vaud 2 390 Y SFr
Rougemont Lake Geneva Region CH Gstaad Mountain Rides French Vaud 2 1000 992 2284 62 Y Y 63 SFr 3 hrs 05 mins 3 hrs 2 hrs 24 mins 1 hrs 33 mins 2 hrs 10 mins 180 km 2 hrs 25 mins 189 km 1 hr 15 mins 88 km 1 hr 15 mins 86 km 1 hr 55 mins 151 km 2 hrs 5 mins 139 km
St-Cergue Lake Geneva Region CH Jura French Vaud 2 1044 1044 1677 21 Y 22 SFr 3 hrs 32 mins 2 hrs 32 mins 238 km 2 hrs 50 mins 265 km 1 hr 35 mins 44 mins 51 km 37 mins 36 km
Ste-Croix Lake Geneva Region CH Jura French Vaud 2 1200 1100 1600 20 32 SFr
Vallée de Joux Lake Geneva Region CH Jura French Vaud 2 1010 1020 1485 42 Y 27 SFr
Vevey Lake Geneva Region CH French Vaud 2 383 Y SFr
Villars Lake Geneva Region CH Villars - Les Diablerets French Vaud 2 1235 1300 3000 100 Y Y Y Y 54 SFr 3 hrs 31 mins 3 hrs 58 mins 2 hrs 28 mins 2 hrs 25 mins 212 km 2 hrs 45 mins 239 km 1 hr 25 mins 118 km 1 hr 59 km 1 hr 34 mins 129 km 2 hrs 30 mins 227 km
Villeneuve Lake Geneva Region CH French Vaud 3 375 Y SFr