Sitting on a sunny natural balcony at 1,300m in the Vaud Alps, Villars is an idyllically placed ski resort. Under one and a half hours from Geneva airport the resort enjoys a southern exposure and winter climate which make it an ideal base from which to enjoy a range of winter sports and the many other activities in the area. For snow sports the ViIlars-Gryon-Diablerets-Glacier 3000 ski area has 125km of marked trails going up to 3,000m. The diverse terrain found across this area has skiing and snowboarding opportunities for every level. New skiers and snowboarders can take advantage of the free lifts up to the beginners' areas while they're learning the basics. And with 50% of the slopes in ViIlars-Gryon-Diablerets-Glacier 3000 graded red or black more experienced skiers and boarders will find loads of terrain to enjoy. The area is also famed for its off-piste, and experts shouldn't miss the opportunity to hire a guide and discover Villars' most challenging skiing and boarding.The spectacular landscape around Villars shouldn't just be seen from the downhill slopes, while in the resort everyone should take the time to experience this environment from a different perspective. The 50km of cross-country ski trails, 35km of snowshoe and 29km of hiking routes will take you through the heart of the area. And paragliding gives you the chance to see the landscape from the sky.While exploring you shouldn't forget to give the town of Villars some of your time. This attractive traditional Swiss town has been developed following strict building policies. The modern constructions flawlessly blend with ancient ancestral chalets and the town has a harmonious atmosphere. And Villars' development has brought lots of facilities and activities for non-skiers. There are indoor tennis courts, squash courts, swimming pool, and ice rink. Along with a bowling alley, and many restaurants and bars. Après ski in the resort are geared towards the international clientele so there's a ranges of bars to suit most tastes.