Fantastic Location in the Heart of the Swiss Alps

Chalet Balthazar has a fabulously convenient location in Villars village centre, moments from the shops, bars and restaurants of the main street (see the map above).

Villars Tourist Office for booking ski lessons, the beginner ski slopes and the train station from where the ski train takes you up to the main ski area at Bretaye are all under 3 minutes walk. You can also buy your weekly ski pass at the train station. Although in the heart of the village, Chalet Balthazar is a Swiss ski chalet that retains a quiet and discreet atmosphere to ensure a good nights sleep.


By car

If you are driving to Swiss Chalet Balthazar, the journey is an extremely straight forward 75 min drive from Geneva Airport or 3 hours from Zurich Airport. Chalet Balthazar is located in the centre of Villars Village close to the train/bus station.

By train

If travelling by train to Villars, there is a rail service direct from Geneva or Zurich Airports to 'Aigle' where you connect with a regular bus that takes you the 20 minutes up the moutain to Villars or you can hire a taxi from Aigle train station. Or you can continue on the train to the next stop 'Bex' where you can connect with a regular mountain train which takes 40 minutes direct to Villars.

By plane

Major Airlines fly direct to Geneva and Zurich from all over the world:

Distances from Villars

  • Geneva airport to Villars - 76 miles (122km)
  • Zurich airport to Villars - 130 miles (210km)
  • Lyon to Villars - 149 miles (240km)