Majestic mountains, Swiss hospitality in old decorated chalets and restaurants, powder snow on the slopes and… hot air balloons! Château-d'Oex is well known as a the perfect place to enjoy mountains from above due to its suitable microclimate all year round. The ski resort due to its size is less crowded and can offer more space for those enjoying slower, calmer descents thus attracting families and beginners looking for a peaceful holiday.
Located in the picturesque Riviera-Pays-d'Enhaut district near Lake Geneva at an elevation of 968 meters above sea level, Château-d'Oex is nestled in fairytale territory. The area is filled with traditional chalets, some of them hundreds of years old. Since 1979 the town has been hosting the world-famous “Balloon Week”; in 1999 the worlds first hot air balloon to circumnavigate the earth took off from Château-d'Oex.
Choose one of the closest airports if you’re planning to fly to Château-d'Oex:
Château-d'Oex is easily reachable by train as there is a train station in town. If you want to skip changing trains, choose one of the bigger stations in the region. From the train stations, further transfers to your final destination can be arranged.
The transfer times indicated are approximate only. Weather and traffic conditions can significantly impact transfer times:
In order to ensure you pay the lowest possible price for your journey, the price of your transfer will be based on a variety of factors. Alps2Alps pricing policy is designed to keep our fares uniquely affordable at all times. Even if you plan to visit Château-d'Oex during high season, we still guarantee the lowest prices on all our services.
Just a few of the factors that can determine the price of your Château-d'Oex transfers include:
The aforementioned criteria will only ever result in our transfer base-rate – we never over-inflate our prices at any time or for any reason. Unlike others, we take into consideration as many factors as possible to minimize our pricing whenever possible. We always recommend booking well in advance, in order to access the very best deals and discounts. We also offer substantial discounts for off-peak, off-season and midweek transfers to Château-d'Oex. If looking for the biggest savings, traveling midweek or outside peak season typically results in the best possible deals. We offer midweek (Monday to Friday) prices with up to 60% discount in comparison to weekend prices.
Your transfer quote will also depend on vehicle availability, transfer schedule, vehicle utilization and other possible expenses like road tolls and airport parking charges.
If you have any specific requirements or plan to travel as part of a larger group, please contact us directly so we can discuss your needs.
Château-d'Oex season opening dates are subject to snow conditions:
Season opens –16th December 2018
Season closes – 18th March 2019
Seven ski lifts take visitors from Château d'Oex to the La Braye ski area, with further connections to the neighbouring ski areas of Gstaad, Schönried and Saanenmöser with access to 325km of downhill skiing, with 144 individual pistes, served by 57 ski lifts. The plateau of Les Mosses-La Lécherette is popular among cross-country skiers. Here are some essential stats about Château d'Oex itself:
Château-d'Oex ski area is family friendly and suitable for beginners and intermediates who enjoy skiing a smaller, less crowded ski area with quiet open slopes. The Swiss Ski and Snowboard School of Château-d’Oex offer different courses suitable to all ages and skill levels. Consider booking a private ski instructor, if the whole family is learning or want to improve their skills together.
If you’re planning a trip to Château d'Oex, these useful links will help you prepare:
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