Recreational area at Frience

Description

Located on a panoramic plateau facing south, the Espace Récréatif de Frience in Gryon offers a vast leisure area for everyone; have fun in all seasons! In winter, ski or sledge for free. In summer, the lake guarantees hours of relaxation thanks to the coolness of the water.

In the heart of the Alpes des Chaux, on the heights of Gryon, lies a little corner of paradise. Facing the majestic Miroir d'Argentine, the Frience recreational area offers a range of fun and sporting activities for the whole family. - IN WINTER TWO SKI AND SNOWBOARD SLOPES FOR BEGINNERS Frience offers the ideal setting for first attempts at skiing or snowboarding. Supervised by qualified instructors, children can easily get started on these slopes, which are specially adapted for beginners. SLEDGE RUNS Three specially designed toboggan runs of varying degrees of difficulty are available for young and old. Whether you are a beginner, an advanced or an expert, you find the slope that suits your level! A UNIQUE LIFT IN SWITZERLAND A 160-metre-long conveyor belt takes you to the various slopes effortlessly, with skis, a snowboard or a sledge. The wooden structure offers protection in all weathers. This facility is free for all. A CROSS-COUNTRY SKI TRAIL A cross-country ski loop of about one km is laid out in classic and skating style. Take a tour of the lake and the Frience plateau! - IN SUMMER A DEVELOPED LAKE The lake of Frience located at an altitude of more than 1500 meters guarantees a little coolness in the hottest part of the summer. It consists of three pools of different depths, with a paddling pool (40 cm of water), a shallow area (90 cm of water) and a large pool (up to 2.5 m). A water regeneration area, recognisable by its aquatic plants (not accessible for swimming) completes the facilities. The banks of the lake are equipped with tables and benches and several barbecues. Enjoy the beautiful days in an enchanting landscape!

- ACCESS IN WINTER - by bus (shuttle Gryon - Alpe des Chaux, seven runs per day in low season and 15 runs per day in high season) - by ski from the Villars-Gryon-Les Diablerets ski area - by gondola from Barboleuse to Le Chaux, then a three km snow trail to Frience - by car (from Barboleuse) - two car parks are located nearby (La GolĂšze and Frience). CATERING AND FACILITIES On site, refreshment bar, small restaurant with terrace and deckchairs, WC. SAFETY - Wearing a helmet is recommended - Tobogganing, snow-scoot and skiing are allowed on the marked runs for each discipline. To each his own! - stay on marked runs and trails, respect the signs - children and minors are under the responsibility and supervision of their parents EQUIPMENT HIRE Sleds, bobs, skibobs, snowscoots and yooners are available for hire, as well as helmets. - ACCESS IN SUMMER - by car (from Barboleuse) - two car parks are located nearby (La GolĂšze and Frience). - on foot and by bike via the various walking and cycling routes - by bus which serves Gryon-Barboleuse-Alpe des Chaux during the summer (free with the Free Access Card). RESTAURATION - Drinks and snacks are available at the refreshment stand by the lake. - The Refuge de Frience is located a stone's throw from the lake. RECOMMENDATIONS AND SAFETY - Access to the lake is free, children must be accompanied and supervised by adults. - Bathing for animals (dogs...) is forbidden.

Located on a panoramic plateau facing south, the Espace Récréatif de Frience in Gryon offers a vast leisure area for everyone; have fun in all seasons! In winter, ski or sledge for free. In summer, the lake guarantees hours of relaxation thanks to the coolness of the water.

In the heart of the Alpes des Chaux, on the heights of Gryon, lies a little corner of paradise. Facing the majestic Miroir d'Argentine, the Frience recreational area offers a range of fun and sporting activities for the whole family. - IN WINTER TWO SKI AND SNOWBOARD SLOPES FOR BEGINNERS Frience offers the ideal setting for first attempts at skiing or snowboarding. Supervised by qualified instructors, children can easily get started on these slopes, which are specially adapted for beginners. SLEDGE RUNS Three specially designed toboggan runs of varying degrees of difficulty are available for young and old. Whether you are a beginner, an advanced or an expert, you find the slope that suits your level! A UNIQUE LIFT IN SWITZERLAND A 160-metre-long conveyor belt takes you to the various slopes effortlessly, with skis, a snowboard or a sledge. The wooden structure offers protection in all weathers. This facility is free for all. A CROSS-COUNTRY SKI TRAIL A cross-country ski loop of about one km is laid out in classic and skating style. Take a tour of the lake and the Frience plateau! - IN SUMMER A DEVELOPED LAKE The lake of Frience located at an altitude of more than 1500 meters guarantees a little coolness in the hottest part of the summer. It consists of three pools of different depths, with a paddling pool (40 cm of water), a shallow area (90 cm of water) and a large pool (up to 2.5 m). A water regeneration area, recognisable by its aquatic plants (not accessible for swimming) completes the facilities. The banks of the lake are equipped with tables and benches and several barbecues. Enjoy the beautiful days in an enchanting landscape!

- ACCESS IN WINTER - by bus (shuttle Gryon - Alpe des Chaux, seven runs per day in low season and 15 runs per day in high season) - by ski from the Villars-Gryon-Les Diablerets ski area - by gondola from Barboleuse to Le Chaux, then a three km snow trail to Frience - by car (from Barboleuse) - two car parks are located nearby (La GolĂšze and Frience). CATERING AND FACILITIES On site, refreshment bar, small restaurant with terrace and deckchairs, WC. SAFETY - Wearing a helmet is recommended - Tobogganing, snow-scoot and skiing are allowed on the marked runs for each discipline. To each his own! - stay on marked runs and trails, respect the signs - children and minors are under the responsibility and supervision of their parents EQUIPMENT HIRE Sleds, bobs, skibobs, snowscoots and yooners are available for hire, as well as helmets. - ACCESS IN SUMMER - by car (from Barboleuse) - two car parks are located nearby (La GolĂšze and Frience). - on foot and by bike via the various walking and cycling routes - by bus which serves Gryon-Barboleuse-Alpe des Chaux during the summer (free with the Free Access Card). RESTAURATION - Drinks and snacks are available at the refreshment stand by the lake. - The Refuge de Frience is located a stone's throw from the lake. RECOMMENDATIONS AND SAFETY - Access to the lake is free, children must be accompanied and supervised by adults. - Bathing for animals (dogs...) is forbidden.

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CHF 6.00

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