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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 83 km 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
 15 blue slopes
 15 red slopes
 6 black slopes
 83 Km of skiing
 24 draglifts
 13 chairlifts
 2 cable cars
 3 other mountain lifts
 5 Mountain lifts for walkers
 15 Mountain lifts for handiski
Winter activities :
Fantasticable zip-wire
devalkart-all terrain kart-summer toboggan
indoor pool centre
massages - wellbeing
skating rink
electric MTB
Old customs post visitor's centre
farm tours
road train
Tree climbing circuit
Indoor playground
Fun zone

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


The Razorsnowbike : an MTB competition on snow gathers several competitions: a derby, a dual slalom and a 8X. Open to...
Neiges Etoilées- Gastronomic Festival

The international gastronomy festival "Les Neiges Étoilées" will bring together professionals and amateurs on the theme...
Critérium Jeunes Bosses

Moguls skiing competition for young skiers.
Châtel Freeride Days

The Châtel Freeride Days will be two days focused on Freeride skiing. Nowadays this practice is more and more common...
Châtel Classic

Classical and Jazz music festival in Châtel, under Elena Rozanova's artistic direction.

American football tournament on snow during which 4 teams will compete against each other: Diables Bleus (Grenoble)),...
Concert Deluxe - Rock the Pistes Festival

Deluxe - Châtel - Monday 16th March 2020 Rock the Pistes is a unique sensory experience, where pure snow + pure...
La Châtélém'

Friendly gathering around Telemark skiing.
Finale of the criterium moguls skiing competition for juniors

Moguls skiing single competition for young skiers.
French National Championships of moguls skiing for youngsters

Dual Moguls skiing competition for juniors.
The Pisteurs' Challenge

The Pisteurs' Challenge retruns to Châtel after 20 years!