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
Friday 16 February 2018.
The “Tournoi des 6 Stations” (Six Resorts Tournament) is a rugby 7s tournament played on snow, organized in the French...
From Monday 19 to Friday 23 February 2018.
Classical and Jazz music festival at the Church of Châtel, under Elena Rozanova's artistic direction.
Tuesday 20 February 2018 at 6 PM.
The Ladies Night Tour is a big show : an Alpine skiing competition with music, big scream, lights games and a DJ set,...
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...
Saturday 10 March 2018.
The Razorsnowbike : an MTB competition on snow gathers two competitions: a derby and a 8X.
Sunday 18 March 2018 between 12.45 PM and 3.30 PM.
Since 2011, the Rock The Pistes festival welcomes the big names of the French-Swiss and international rock scene for...
Sunday 15 April 2018.
Frappadingue is a jump race, a meeting to overcome all your phobias: to jump, to crawl, to run, to raise itself, to...
Sunday 22 April 2018 at 9 AM.
End of season party, come and test the ramp specially designed for the event at Vonnes Lake.