Chatel is a charming village-resort in the Chablais, located on the French-Swiss border.
The style of its chalets - whose design is led by a respect for tradition and comfort - is inspired by the traditional farmsteads still found in the Abondance valley, which has been recognised as a "Pays d'Art et d'Histoire" venue.
In winter, an endless powder reserve
In Chatel, enjoy winter and experience our fairytale world with family or friends, thanks to our "Famille Plus Montagne" guarantee.
Make your first turns in fresh snow and enjoy unique and thrilling moments in a dream setting.
For true lovers of skiing and wide-open spaces, there are 130km of marked slopes to discover in the heart of the Portes du Soleil. Let yourself decide how far to explore our infinitely white spaces, where adventure is wherever your eyes and skis can take you.
In summer, a world-renowned Bike Park
Chatel's Bike Park is dedicated to MTB fans and located on the Pre-la-Joux/Plaine Dranse sector. There are around 20 perfectly shaped tracks, adapted to all levels, that will keep the most demanding riders happy, as well as beginners.
You can also try electric MTB... Come the summer, everything's possible! Chatel is a giant adventure playground. Diverse, massively entertaining, unexpected and surprising, the mountains exist in all shapes and sizes.
In short, they're ideal for sports, leisure activities and entertainment for all, along with concerts and cultural tours to satisfy children and adults. Festivities continue all summer: move, shake and swing in Chatel!
With festivals and concerts to set the tempo, your holidays are sure to be fun and happy!
The summer events diary is packed with shows, competitions and all kinds of events.
So take time to enjoy it all!
Accommodation in Châtel :
21 Classified Hotel including :
1 9 11
103 Furnished (classés. 20000 lits au total.)
5 Tourist homes
classés. 20000 lits au total.
Chambres d'hôtes, centres de vacances, maisons familiales, auberges de jeunesses, hébergements Gîtes de France
1 Camping car parking
Sunday 23 July 2017 at 10.30 AM.
For this 1st edition, the Fête du vélo will take place in 2 stages: the Montée de Bassachaux and the Grand Prix de...
From Monday 24 to Friday 28 July 2017.
The Ecole de Voile Itinérante 74 propose you a whole week to discover sailing
From Thursday 27 to Sunday 30 July 2017.
Team Scott and the ski lift company organize the Châtel Reboul Jam in Pré-la-Joux.
Sunday 6 August 2017.
During one day in Summer time local people and their guests are meeting to celebrate the village festival “La Saint...
From Monday 7 to Friday 11 August 2017.
Châtel proposes an exceptional week for children! Every day of the week, in the heart of the village of Châtel,...
Friday 11 August 2017 between 10 AM and 10 PM.
A giant water slide more than 180m long is installed for the first time in the heart of the village.
Sunday 13 August 2017 at 6.30 AM.
A whole day to enjoy with family or friends at lake Vonnes!
Saturday 19 August 2017 between 9 AM and 6 PM.
Châtel proposes you a special market on the church square, before the high pastures festival the Belle Dimanche.
Sunday 20 August 2017.
This festival is taking place in Plaine Dranse where shepherds and their animals are gathering with craftmen, musicians,...
From Saturday 9 to Sunday 10 September 2017.
This event is a demonstration, on closed road, for vintage cars and cars of exception.
From Saturday 10 to Sunday 11 March 2018.
The NGO Oxfam France and the intermunicipality of vallée d'Abondance will organize a solidarity snowshoes trail : the...