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 :
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 Camping car parking
From Saturday 17 to Sunday 25 of December 2016, daily.
All week long Santa Claus's friends will propose you various entertainments!
Saturday 12 of March 2016.
The Razorsnowbike includes a MTB competition and freestyle shows, demonstrations and Board testing.
Friday 18 of March 2016 between 12.45 PM and 3.30 PM.
Every day, a place, a station, track, artist Hubert-Félix ... Thiefaine is in concert in Châtel.
Monday 28 of March 2016.
Moguls skiing competition for juniors born between 2001 and 2007.
Saturday 31 of December 2016 between 5 PM and 7 PM.
Come to celebrate with us these event!
From Sunday 13 to Saturday 19 of March 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.
Sunday 27 of March 2016.
Moguls skiing competition for juniors.
Saturday 5 of March 2016.
This traditional rendez vous is a Slalom in two runs for minimes to masters categories, which means 150 racers.
From Monday 18 to Saturday 23 of April 2016.
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.
From Saturday 5 to Sunday 6 of March 2016.
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 !