Château-d’Oex an outstanding snow region, excellent ski-lifts and pistes that connect to each other. Taking the cable car from the heart of the village, the domain of La Braye is the ideal location for families wishing to take advantage of quality infrastructures while staying in a family environment. Different ski lifts allow skiers and snowboarders of all levels to easily access ski runs without wasting precious time in line. Here children till 9 years ski for free! The 62 ski lifts of the Gstaad Mountain Ride region takes you up to 250 kilometers of unforgettable runs for all levels of capacity, carefully prepared each day for lovers of snow sports. Welcome in Château-d’Oex!
The International Hot-Air Balloon Festival in Château-d’Oex is a hot-air balloons festival that has taken place every year during nine days at the end of January in Château-d’Œx, Switzerland since 1979.It is attended by nearly a hundred balloons from over twenty countries. It is famous for taking place in a snowy valley (most of the time) and also for a unique event : the “night-glow” show, where all the balloons are exposed on the mountain, lit by their burners, during the evening of the 7th day.
Held in January, the International Hot-Air Balloon Festival in Château-d’Oex attracts aerostiers from around the globe. The picture of colourful balloons against the snow-capped Alpine peaks is unforgettable