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Commune

Set in the district of Aigle, the vast communal territory that constitutes the Ormont-Dessous makes it the fourth largest commune in the canton of Vaud. The Ormont-Dessous commune is home to six villages and hamlets : Le Sépey, Cergnat, La Forclaz, La Comballaz, Les Voëttes and Les Mosses.

Ormont-Dessous inhabitants are known as « Ormonans». The seat of the commune, which houses the communal administration centre and its schools headquarters, is the village of Le Sépey, located at 974m above sea level. The commune, which spreads far and wide over a surface area of 6367 hectares, boasts its highest point at the peak of Pic Chaussy with an altitude of 2351m. 

The Ormont-Dessous commune's coat of arms, adopted in 1921, is symbolised by a tower representing the former Aigremont castle built in the 14th century, a mountain representing the Mont d'Or which is the central point of the commune and 4 stars symbolising the 4 « seytes » or sectors of the commune. 

Today the commune lives primarily on its craft industry as well as on tourism and Ormont-Dessous counts the relatively small number of residents (200) of Les Mosses amongst its total 1'000 inhabitants.

Geographic situation

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Address

Administration communale
1863 Le Sépey
Phone +41 (0)24 491 01 11
Fax +41 (0)24 491 01 14

 

Highlights

Ouverture du domaine skiable

La station de Leysin poursuit ses ouvertures du secteur de la Berneuse le samedi 3 et le dimanche 4

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Offer
"The perfect hotel break!"

Love snow sports? Then look no further! This winter season destination Leysin-Les

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Events

Dec
04

Les Mosses

Artisan and designers Christmas Market

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Dec
14

Les Mosses

Contes et légende d'ici et d'ailleurs - Pra Cornet

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Dec
14

Les Mosses

Moonlight night

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Online Reservation

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The Tourist Office is open during the following times - End of the winter season :

From 30. May to 18. September 2016: Mo-Fr 8h-12h and 13h30-17h30 / Sa-Su 9h-14h
From 11. April to 29. May and from 20. September to 1. December 2016:  Mo-Fr 8h-12h and 13h30-17h30 / Sa-Su closed

 

Office du Tourisme Les Mosses - La Lécherette, Route du Col des Mosses 106, 1862 Les Mosses, Suisse - Tél. +41 (0)24 491 14 66 - Fax +41 (0)24 491 10 24 - info@lesmosses.ch
Association Touristique Aigle-Leysin-Col des Mosses, Réalisation MySwitzerland & DidWeDo*