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!
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
From Saturday 26 to Sunday 27 January 2019 between 9.30 AM...
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...
Sunday 27 January 2019.
Moguls skiing competition in single for skiers born between 2004 and 2009.
From Thursday 7 to Friday 8 February 2019.
The resort of Châtel hosts the 1st round of the Trophée de France Alpine Snow Bike, a mountain bike on snow competition.
Friday 15 February 2019 between 5.30 PM and 7.30 PM.
American football tournament on snow during which 4 teams will compete against each other: The Black Panthers (Thonon),...
From Thursday 21 to Friday 22 February 2019 between 2 PM and...
1 team, 1 escape room, 30 or 50 minutes to get out of it... A clever mix of objects to find, riddles to solve,...
From Monday 25 to Thursday 28 February 2019.
Classical and Jazz music festival in Châtel, under Elena Rozanova's artistic direction. The sponsor of this edition is...
From Sunday 17 to Saturday 23 March 2019.
Experience pure riding and great music in the Portes du Soleil during our week-long festi-val on the slopes!
From Sunday 17 to Saturday 23 March 2019 between 5.30 PM and...
Emerging bands are performing in après-ski concerts!
Friday 22 March 2019 between 1.30 PM and 3 PM.
Hyphen Hyphen - Châtel - Friday 22 March 2019 Rock the Pistes is a unique sensory experience, where pure snow + pure...
Saturday 6 April 2019 between 9.30 AM and 2.30 PM.
Moguls skiing single competition for skiers born between 2004 and 2010.
Sunday 7 April 2019 between 1.45 PM and 8.30 PM.
Dual Moguls skiing competition for juniors born between 2004 and 2010.