Black Wall - Glacier3000 - Richard Permin - 2023

New for winter 2023-24

In Villars-Gryon-Les Diablerets-Bex, there's a lot of news for the new winter season.

The Black Wall at Glacier 3000

Glacier 3000's black run with a 46-degree slope!

Black Wall - Glacier 3000 - vue drone - 2023
© Glacier 3000

The Black Wall at Glacier 3000 is an unforgettable experience for thrill-seekers. With a slope of 46 degrees, it is one of the steepest runs in the world. Over its 3km descent, it invites you to push back your limits. This extraordinary descent takes you on an exciting journey through breathtaking scenery. Every turn and every descent plunges you into a unique adventure, combining technical skill and thrills. Prepare yourself for intense emotions, feel the pure excitement of extreme skiing and push your limits on this Glacier 3000 run.

Reopening of the ice rink in Gryon

The ice rink is back in Barboleuse!

Patinoire-Gryon-Hiver-Guillaume Mégevand
© Guillaume Mégevand

After being closed for the 2022-2023 winter season, the ice rink is set to open its doors on 23 December this year (subject to weather conditions). Located outside on the Place de la Barboleuse, the rink offers 320 square metres of ice free of charge. The rink offers a complete ice-skating experience, with a refreshment bar serving small snacks. There's also a place to hire skates, curling activities and 'bobbies', making learning to skate fun.

Renovation of the Eurotel Victoria

The Eurotel Victoria in Les Diablerets is getting a makeover

Extérieur - Diablerets - hiver - Eurotel Victoria Les Diablerets
© Eurotel Victoria Les Diablerets

The Eurotel Victoria, built between 1970 and 1980, is currently being renovated. While some rooms are being refurbished, the hotel and its restaurant remain closed, pending a planned reopening on 23 December 2023! Further renovations are planned for the coming years. The hotel can accommodate a wide range of guests, from corporate seminars to family holidays.

Rebuilding the Botta restaurant

Top-flight work at Glacier 3000

Restaurant Botta - Glacier 3000 - Image de synthèse
© MarioBottaArchitetti

Following the fire that destroyed the Botta restaurant at Glacier 3000, Mario Botta is once again in charge of the architecture of the new restaurant. The interior has been completely redesigned to improve the quality of the customer experience and fire safety. Scheduled for completion in summer, the new structure will incorporate a solar power plant and optimise the interior space, offering seating for 400. A 250m2 panoramic terrace on the roof of the building will offer exceptional views of the Peak Walk by Tissot and the surrounding peaks. The project to rebuild the restaurant includes the installation of 600 solar panels on the south-west façade of the building. This will cover a large part of the restaurant's energy consumption. The heat released by kitchen ventilation will also be reused to produce hot water.

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