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
Saturday 10 June 2017 between 10 AM and 5 PM.
Come and celebrate with us the first day of the Bike Park in Châtel for the summer season.
Sunday 18 June 2017 between 5 AM and 6 PM.
The TCC was born from the spirit of passionate local runners wanting to share their pleasure of running on the ridges in...
Friday 23 June 2017 between 10.30 AM and noon. Saturday 24...
Find us on the refreshments in Châtel for a gourmet break in music:
From Saturday 1st to Sunday 2 July 2017.
Teams participate in a trial where implementation to pass different obstacles to get a good seat!
Thursday 13 July 2017.
Come to see a meeting of 250 Harleys. Program: Parade at the Lac de Vonnes Concert with Bazinga band Tasting and...
Friday 14 July 2017 between 1 PM and 6 PM.
At Lake Vonnes 14 mumberjacks, all more talented than the others, will challenge to offer you a fantasctic show.
Friday 14 July 2017 at 8 PM.
A big fire works on music is organized on lake Vonnes and after a big public dance is taking place on the church square.
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.
A slopestyle contest, demonstration by the pro riders, bbq.... Some pro riders will be there.
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.
Festival for young and old!
Friday 11 August 2017 between 10 AM and 10 PM.
A giant water slide more than 200 m 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.