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Amenities Château-d'Oex

last updated: November 19, 2012

Resort information / access  
Altitude Town / Resort 1001 m
Inhabitants - total: 3200
In the mountains  X 
Accessible by train / narrow-gauge train / mountain railway  X 
Accessible by public bus  X 
Accessible by private car  X 
Local bus with regular schedule (all year round)  X 
Distance to Intl. Airport  
max. 2 h  
Lodging all year round  
Hotels / Pensions - total number of establishments: 17
Hotels / Pensions - total number of beds: 500
Holiday apartments and chalets - total beds: 300
Group lodging - total beds: 200
Youth hostel  X  Member SYH
Bed-and-Breakfast  X 
Backpacker / Low-Budget Hotel  X 
Mountain hut / Alpine hut  X 
Sport and Wellness all year round  
Fitness trail / Vita-Parcours  X 
Culture / Entertainment all year round  
Permanent exhibition  X 
Concerts, regularly organized  X 
Families / children - all year round  
Quality label 'Families Welcome'  X 
Other information all year round  
Good to Know Balloon fligh, skiing, snowboard, snowschoeing, sledging, ice skating, paragliding etc.
Congress center - capactiy of biggest hall - number of persons: 250
Mountain railways - info phone: 026 924 67 94
Highlight / Special offers Summer:  
Top News / Special offers summer
Resort area / Transport installations in summer  
Altitude of tourist region from 1001 m
Altitude of tourist region, up to 2000 m
Local transport installations in summer - total: 2
Highest point reached via transport installations in summer 1650 m
Cable-cars in summer - total: 1
Chairlifts in summer - total: 1
Sports and Wellness in summer  
Hiking trails in summer 300 km marked
Nordic Walking/Running 14 km
Walking trails, flat (wheelchair, pushchair) 40 km
Biking trails within Destination 20 km marked
Mountainbike slopes 90 km marked
Downhill bike slopes 4 km marked
Biking in Switzerland, town/resort along the way  X 
Beach volleyball terrain, public 1 Number
Riding trails 20 km marked
Freestanding rock-climbing facilities  X 
Trottinherbe slope 4000 m length
"""Other """"in"""" sports (summer):""" vol en ballons
Other information for summer  
Camping ground in summer  X 
Families / children - in summer  
Children's animation, organized  X 
Other information for summer  
Natural sights: Réserve naturelle de la Pierreuse
Cultural sights: Musée du Vieux Pays-d'Enhaut Espace Ballon, musée sur la montgolfière
Technical sights: Caves à fromage de l'Etivaz
Nature / adventure trails on the theme: Sentier des Fourmis, Mike Horn Family
Interesting Link - additional summer info - URL www.telechateaudoex.ch
Top News / New infrastructure winter  
Top News winter: The children until 9 years old are skiing for free! Big Air Bag New snowshoes trail!
Live Cams  
Live Cam 1 www.myswitzerland.com/de/swisscams/cam_overview.cfm?city=1390&channel=0
Winter sports area / Transport installations in winter  
Name of winter sports area: La Braye
Altitude of alpine ski area, from 1001 m
Altitude of alpine ski area, up to 1650 m
Price one day pass adult 42 CHF
Price one day pass children 21 CHF
Familien Reduktion  X 
Snow sports school (phone.) 026 924 68 48
Ski bus  X 
Local transport installations in winter - total: 8
Subregional transport installations - total: 57
Highest point reached via transport installations in winter 1650 m
Cable-cars - total: 1
Snow conveyor - number: 0
Chairlifts - total: 2
Skilifts - total: 4
Babylift - Number: 0
Alpine Skiing  
Snow - info phone: 026 924 67 94
Name mesurepoint Station Départ du Téléphérique
Point of measure ski area bottom 1200 m
Point of measure ski area top 1630 m
Number of slopes: 11
Local ski slopes 30 km marked
Downhill slopes in local ski area with snow canons 2.5 km
Alpine ski area with skipass subregion 220 km
Slopes for night skiing, illuminated 0 km
Level of difficulty of slopes 35 % beginners
Level of difficulty of slopes 38 % intermediates
Level of difficulty of slopes 27 % advanced
Race course with automatic timing  X 
Snowboard  
Fun / Obstacle or Snowboard Park - total: 1
Lowest Snowboardpark 1200 m
Highest Snowboardpark 1650 m
Snowboard - info phone: 026 924 67 94
Cross-country skiing / winter hiking  
Cross-country skiing - info phone: 026 924 44 92
Altitude of cross-country ski area, from 1001 m
Altitude of cross-country ski area, up to 1300 m
Cross-country skiing slopes, classic 8 km local
Cross-country skiing slopes 85.1 km subregion
Skating slopes 8 km
Skating trails 79.6 km marked
Cross-country skiing slope, illuminated at night 5 km
Winter hiking trails 27 km marked and prepared
Snowshoe trail 32.8 km marked
Tobogganing  
Tobogganing - Info phone: 026 924 67 94
Tobogganing installations - total: 1
Tobogganing installations - total length:m 4000
Total difference in altitude of all installations 480 m
Tobogganing slopes (toboggans only) total 4000 m maintained
Tobogganing trails total 30000 m marked
Tobogganing by night, illuminated 0
Public transportation to tobogganing installation  X 
Toboggan rental possible  X 
Families / children - in winter  
Children's snowpark, maintained  X 
Children's animation, public  X 
Children's day-care, organized  X 
Other information for winter  
Camping ground in winter  X 
Excursions on a horse-drawn sleigh, organized  X 
Curling rinks number 1
"""Other """"in"""" sports (winter):""" vols en ballon, skijoring
Interesting Link - additional winter info - URL www.chateau-doex.ch
Data as announced by the local station responsible for all the updates and are without warranty of any kind.