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Montreux

Montreux Ski Resort Guide

Montreux, Switzerland

Rated: 3/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForIntermediates, Beginners, Snowboarders, Snowfall and Apres-Ski!
Highest Lift2,000m
Resort Height1,000m
 Nearest AirportsSion and Berne
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Montreux

A cosmopolitan town with a population of over 20,000 and a lively leisure scene. Much of the skiing takes place below the 2045 M Rochers-de-Naye and at Les Pléiades reached by funicular railway from the town centre.

Summary

The Swiss ski resort of Montreux is in the Swiss Alps at an altitude of 1,000m.

Montreux has direct access to 12 marked pistes, served by a total of 10 ski lifts.

Skiing

Montreux offers good sking, particularly, for Intermediate and Beginner skiers.

Snowboarding

Montreux offers some good boarding.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Montreux?

The next notable snow forecast is 17cm, expected on 26 October, with around 22cm forecast over the next 7 days.

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Snow this week

Snow Forecast by day for Montreux
FriSatSunMonTueWedThu
Snow
to
1,378m
Snow
to
1,227m

Ski Area Stats

Montreux Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 1 
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
 6 
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
 4 
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
 1 
Cross Country
Total Length
20km
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
10

Altitudes

Montreux Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift2,000m
Lowest Piste1,000m
Resort Altitude (Montreux)1,000m
Max Vertical1,000m

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Montreux
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers
Beginners
Snowboarding
Snow
Apres-Ski

Location and Map

Where is Montreux?

This ski resort is in the Swiss Alps in Riviera-Pays-d'Enhaut, Vaud.

Map

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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Montreux is Sion, 46 minutes drive away.

Berne, Geneva, Annecy, Chambery, Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg, Basel, Zurich, Dole–Jura and Turin Caselle airports are all within three hours drive.

Sion is just one hours drive away, in good driving conditions, so you can be on the piste quickly.

Infrastructure

Ski Lift Capacity

The 10 ski lifts are able to uplift 2,980 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Season Dates

When is Montreux open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates, but hope to soon.

NOTE:- Ski area, lift and piste opening is subject to Current Snow Conditions.

COVID-19 / Coronavirus

We don't yet have specific details of the COVID-19 precautions being taken in Montreux, but they are likely to include most of the following :-

  • Face masks required on lifts, and in shops.
  • Social distancing in public areas.
  • Reduced lift capacity.
  • Extensive disinfection / sanitization.

French Ski Resort COVID-19 Measures describes further measures that may also be applied.

Visit the Montreux Tourist Office for the latest.

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