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  1. Châtel


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!

The ski area :
 9 green slopes
 16 blue slopes
 15 red slopes
 6 black slopes
 83 Km of skiing
 25 draglifts
 12 chairlifts
 2 cable cars
 4 other mountain lifts
 4 Mountain lifts for walkers
 15 Mountain lifts for handiski
Winter activities :
snowshoe walks
indoor pool centre
Fantasticable zip-wire
Yooner sledge - snake sledge - airboard
skating rink
sledging zone
massages - well being
farm tours
ski shuttles and road train

Accommodation in Châtel :

4 non-classified Hotel
22 Classified Hotel including :
1 9 12
103 Furnished (classés. 20000 lits au total.)
5 Tourist homes
classés. 20000 lits au total.
Chambres d'hôtes, centres de vacances, maisons familiales, auberge de jeunesse, hébergements Gîtes de France
1 Camsites
1 Camping car parking
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Châtel video

Châtel Xmas...the magic of Christmas

All week long Santa Claus's friends will propose you various entertainments!
The Snoweekend - The Razorsnowbike

The Razorsnowbike includes a MTB competition and freestyle shows, demonstrations and Board testing.
Rock the Pistes - Hubert-Félix Thiefaine on stage

Every day, a place, a station, track, artist Hubert-Félix ... Thiefaine is in concert in Châtel.
French National Championships of moguls skiing for youngsters

Moguls skiing competition for juniors born between 2001 and 2007.
New year's eve fire works!

Come to celebrate with us these event!
Rock the Pistes Festival 2016

The upcoming Rock the Pistes Festival from 13th to 19th March 2016 promises to be a unique music experience in the mountains! It’ll feature live concerts for skiers up on the slopes in amazing locations throughout the Portes du Soleil ski area, which can only be reached on skis or snowboard.
Final Youth Criterium in moguls skiing

Moguls skiing competition for juniors.
Châtel Grand Prix

This traditional rendez vous is a Slalom in two runs for minimes to masters categories, which means 150 racers.
Challenge des Moniteurs ESF

It is an annual competition which comes to enclose the ski season by competitions in all the disciplines : Alpine skiing, cross-country skiing, telemark, SkierCross, SnowboardCross, Freestyle.
Oxfam WinterTrail

The NGO Oxfam France and the intermunicipality of vallée d'Abondance will organize for the second time on 5 and 6 March 2016, a solidarity snowshoes walk. A unique sporting and solidarity event in the world !
From 13 March 2016 To 19 March
Skipass 7 day for the price of 5 day!
I want it!
From 13 March 2016 To 19 March
Rock the Pistes special offer
Free 1-day skipass !
I want it
From 2 April 2016 To 24 April
J'en profite !