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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
 24 draglifts
 13 chairlifts
 2 cable cars
 3 other mountain lifts
 3 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
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 Camsites
1 Camping car parking
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Châtel video

Father Xmas arrives in Châtel

Father Xmas arrives in Châtel !!!
New year's eve fire works!

Come to celebrate with us these event!
Explore & Ski

A journey that's one of a kind. Explore & Ski is a game that's played on the ski slopes over two days in the Portes...
1st Trophy of France Alpine Snow Bike

The resort of Châtel hosts the 1st round of the Trophée de France Alpine Snow Bike, a mountain bike on snow competition.

American football tournament on snow during which 4 teams will compete against each other: The Black Panthers (Thonon),...
Escape Game - The village of secrets

1 team, 1 escape room, 30 or 50 minutes to get out of it... A clever mix of objects to find, riddles to solve,...
Châtel Classic

Classical and Jazz music festival at the Church of Châtel, under Elena Rozanova's artistic direction.
Rock the Pistes Festival

Experience pure riding and great music in the Portes du Soleil during our week-long festi-val on the slopes!
Concert Hyphen Hyphen - Rock the Pistes Festival

Hyphen Hyphen - Châtel - Vendredi 22 Mars 2019 Venez vivre cette explosion de sensations pures pendant ce festival...
Finale of the criterium moguls skiing competition for juniors

Moguls skiing single competition for skiers born between 2004 and 2010.
French National Championships of moguls skiing for youngsters

Dual Moguls skiing competition for juniors born between 2004 and 2010.