VILLARS │ Place du Rendez-Vous

  • Friday, July 5, 2024: 4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Bib number pick-up & Exhibitors' Village
  • Saturday, July 6, 2024: 4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Bib number pick-up & Exhibitors' Village
  • Sunday, July 7, 2024: 06:30 - 07:45 Bib number pick-up 

VILLARS │ Place du Rendez-Vous 

  • Friday, July 5, 2024
    • 4:00 pm: Start of the CLM
  • Sunday, July 7, 2024:
    • 07:30 Start Granfondo and Mediofondo
    • 08:00 Start of hike

VILLARS │ Place du Rendez-Vous

  • Sunday, July 7, 2024
    • 11:00 am - 6:00 pm Exhibitors' village and catering
    • 16:00 Podiums



  • UCI Gran Fondo: download the Road Book 2024 > 2024 version available from May 2024


ACCESS >>> VILLARS AT THE HEART OF EUROPE, just 3 hours by car or train from Lyon, Milan and Zurich, with fast connections to Geneva, Milan and Zurich airports!

By train

Find timetables for your public transport connections in Switzerland at

  • From Lausanne, about 1 hour 45 minutes
  • From Geneva, about 2 h 30 travel time
  • From Sion, about 1 h 55 travel time
  • From Zurich, journey time approx. 4 h 20
  • From Paris, approx. 5 h 20 (TGV Lyria)

Mandatory changeover to Aigle or Bex.

  • From Aigle station, link to Villars by bus (TPC)
  • From Bex, connection to Gryon and Villars by BVB train (TPC)

By bus

In summer, numerous inter-station transport services link Villars, Gryon and Les Diablerets to the region's many highlights.

Many of these modes of transport are included in the Welcome Card given free of charge to every guest in our resorts by their accommodation provider (if subject to payment of the tourist tax).


By car

From A9, exit "Aigle" or "Bex/St Triphon", follow signs for Ollon-Villars

Parking is available throughout the resort.

  • Place du Rendez-vous parking lot (Roc d'Orsay gondola): 400 free spaces.
  • Parking du Centenaire (opposite the station): 110 paying spaces,

Access is limited to vehicles under 2.10m
Maximum parking time 7 days.

  • Roche-Grise parking lot: 60 free spaces 

Parking is limited to 10 hours with a parking disc.

  • Route des Layeux parking lot (Eurotel Victoria): free of charge

Parking is limited to 10 hours with a parking disc.

  • Route des Hôtels parking lot (Villars Experiences): free of charge 

Parking is limited to 10 hours with a parking disc.

  • In the Avenue Centrale, parking spaces are available close to the shops.

They are chargeable and limited to 1 hour. Parking meters are located nearby. 

  • Parking du Central (under the Coop): 93 paying spaces (underground) accessible 24/7

From 30 minutes to 1 hour: CHF 1.50
From 4h01 to 5h: CHF 25.-
From the 5th hour: CHF 8.-/additional hour
After closing time (from 7.00 pm to 8.00 am) : CHF 1.50 / hour

Charging stations for electric cars

Two charging stations for electric cars have been installed in the commune of Ollon. The first is at the Centenaire parking lot in Villars, the second in Ollon. 

For further information, please visit the Villars website:


Are you looking for a hotel or youth hostel where you can get the best possible sleep the night before and after the UCI Gran Fondo Suisse?

Villars and the Vaud Alps are ideal for all participants and accompanying persons wishing to make the most of the region before and after the race. The region offers a wide range of accommodation options: hotels, apartments, B&Bs, cabins or camping - we're sure you'll find what you're looking for.

Find all our accommodation on the website Villars website.


Contribute to the4th edition of the UCI Gran Fondo Suisse by becoming a volunteer! Over a dozen different sites along the route, a great atmosphere and, of course, gifts and dinner to thank you for your commitment.

There's something for everyone from Thursday, July 4 to Monday, July 8, 2024, with a variety of tasks and times. 

Let's go, folks!