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school skiing trips Château d’Oex

Château d’Oex

Scenic and colourful with some great skiing

Quick Facts!

Beginners: ★★★★
Intermediate: ★★★★
Advanced: ★★★★
Km of piste Longest run Highest point
250 kms 14 kms 2971 m
  • Transfer Times (approx):
  • By coach from Calais:    13 hrs
  • From arrival airport:    2½ hrs from Geneva

Château d’Oex is one of the most charming villages in this part of the Swiss Alps, with an excellent range of slopes for all standards. Known as ‘The White Highlands’, it is famous for it’s annual hot air balloon festival, where balloons of all shapes, sizes and colours fill the skies. Gstaad is its sophisticated neighbour; a place where celebrities rub shoulders with skiers from around the world. However, as a base from which to explore the areas extensive, interesting and varied ski terrain, Leysin is unbeatable.

Château d’Oex Resort Facts

Km of piste:250 kms
Longest run:14 kms
No of lifts:14
Highest point:2971 m
Snow-making facilities:5%
Snowboarding:Terrain park
Type of lift pass:Key Card - included
Medical facilities:Doctor in resort
Nearest hospital:Gstaad 20 km

Transfer times

By coach from Calais13 hrs
From arrival airport2½ hrs from Geneva

Runs

Easy10
Intermediate8
Difficult4

Evening Entertainment

  • Ice Skating
  • Sports Centre
  • Swimming
  • Tobogganing
  • Curling
  • Snow Shoeing
  • Walking Prepared Trails

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