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Châtel
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2200 m
1200 m

Your holiday cocoon between France and Switzerland

47
Restaurants
7
Bar
64
Shops
At 1200 meters high, come and discover Châtel, the last village from La Vallée d'Abondance. The cross-border ski area of Les Portes du Soleil, one of the biggest ski area in Europe with its 600 km of slopes, will charm children and adults. Châtel is located in the heart of a medium altitude resort where everyone will be pleased with a large range of possibilities: for those who are coming for contemplation and the scenery and those who are looking for an ultimate experience on the slopes... Châtel is also a village with a real mountain spirit: old chalets, hundred-year-old farms, chapels, great local food, traditional works, conviviality and friendly way of life... Come and feel the mountain spirit!
alpine ski

The ski area of Les Portes du Soleil, for winter sports enthusiasts

304 slopes
208 ski lifts
41 slopes
129 slopes
103 slopes
31 slopes

Other sliding areas

30 snowparks, skicross, boardercross, freestyle zone, family snow games zone


cross-country skiing

The Nordic area is based in La Chapelle d'Abondance and offers you  Nordic routes, 8 cross-country skiing slopes, 1 biathlon firing point, 1 initiation slope et 1 leisure activities area. Enough to satisfy novices or confirmed !

For a successful stay
the resort offers a multitude of activities 9 activities

Ziplining
The CGH selection
Attached to a cable, you will descend at more than 100km / h several tens of meters above the ground.A unique experience.
Fat bike
The CGH selection
Go through the snowy landscape with this bike equipped with large tires for better grip on the snow.
Ballooning
The CGH selection
In the wind, fly over mountains and valleys to balloon edge
Night skiing
The CGH selection
Discover the ski differently down the slopes night under the stars
Cross-country and nordic skiing
The CGH selection
Alternative or skating, cross country skiing is an activity that allows you to mix nature and sports at your own pace
Paragliding
The CGH selection
The mountain view from the sky. Tandem or flying lessons, enjoy these magical moments in the air.
Walking
The CGH selection
Take time to relax in the country side on marked trails of the ski resort
Ice skating
The CGH selection
Favorite activity of children in the winter, ice skating allows the whole family to have fun on outdoor rinks
Snowshoeing
The CGH selection
Equipped with snowshoes, discover the landscapes and wild life of the mountain with the many secure trails from the ski resort

News from the resort

Thursday 07 March 2024

Bénédiction des skieurs

On Thursday 7 March 2024, come and witness a major event in Châtel: the Blessing of the skiers
Sunday 17th to Saturday 23th March 2024

Rock the pistes festival

Enjoy concerts on the slopes of the Portes du Soleil during the day and in the resorts après-ski for a whole week!

Practical Information
in the ski resort

Access to the station

By air From Geneva International Airport at 76 km.
By car Coming from the West side (compared with Leman Lake, Geneva’s side) and from the motorways A40 and A41, take direction Annemasse and then, Thonon/ Evian. Afterwards, take Châtel's exit (n°1) and follow skiing resort’s direction (Avoriaz, Châtel, Morzine, Montriond…). Take Abondance direction till the village La Ville du Nant. You will reach a roundabout and then, turn on the right to use the D230 and go ahead for about 3 km. In Châtel, after the 2 stars hotel Le Kandahar, use the road on the left, the residence is located few meters after. OR Coming from the East side (compared with Leman Lake, Lausanne's side), go along the lake, Evian’s direction and then, at Evian’s entrance, follow skiing resort's direction (Avoriaz, Châtel, Morzine, Montriond…). Take Abondance direction till the village La Ville du Nant. You will reach a roundabout and then, turn on the right to use the D230 and go ahead for about 3 km. In Châtel, after the 2 stars hotel Le Kandahar, use the road on the left, the residence is located few meters after.
By train From the TGV train station of Thonon les Bains at 38 km or From Aigle (switzerland) and Buski (only during school holidays)

Testimony of Jean-François VuarandThe resort happily combines tradition and modernity

Châtel, Les Chalets d
HIS STATION
 
A stone's throw from Switzerland, middle mountain, Châtel is located in the Vallée d’Abondance labeled Pays d’Art and History in the heart of the fabulous international ski area connected to the Gates of the Sun. The resort happily combines tradition and modernity. The characteristic farmhouses with chiseled balconies and chalets rub shoulders with harmonizes modern infrastructure and equipment or even new generation that make Châtel an ideal destination for a stay with family or friends.
 
Summer and winter, Châtel offers nearly 60 daily activities! The village station allows holidaymakers to discover its specificities, its heritage and to practice fun and sporting activities and leisure, thus putting the mountains within reach of all ! The many events scheduled over the two seasons are in adequacy with the offer such as, for example, the Belle Dimanche in the mountain pastures Plaine-Dranse in summer and the international gastronomy festival “Les Starry Snows” in winter.
 
HER FAVORITES
 
Traditions:
Snack at the farm at village in winter and in mountain pastures in summer: go and meet the farmers on their places of activity to know everything about their way of live to the rhythm of the seasons while tasting the typical products, and the production Abondance cheese (AOC). The Old Customs: mountain smuggling interpretation centre: Châtel and its region are on the border with Switzerland, which a few years ago favored decades trade on both sides of this border located on the nearby peaks. Anecdotes and situations are explained and illustrated in a space on three levels, without forgetting the temporary exhibition which changes every year in June.
And also, the aquatic center Forme d'O, Châtel Aventures and its 7 acrobatic courses, the Fantasticable, the ice rink, the new slides (snakeglisse, airboard, yooner, snowracer), ski taxi in winter, workshops and other activities for children… Without forgetting, the discotheque, the cinemas, the pubs, the restaurants…
Director of Châtel Tourism
Jean-Francois Vuarand, a native of the country, has been director of Châtel Tourisme since 1999 but before occupying this position, he went through each department of the entity touristic. He therefore knows all the facets of it. Likewise, the least geographical, historical, heritage, tourist and human corners not only from the resort but also from the Abondance Valley.

Rent your ski holiday apartment in Châtel

Ski holiday apartments in Châtel

The Châtel ski resort is located in Les Alpes, in the Haute-Savoie department. Treat yourself to a winter sports holiday that is even more beautiful than you imagined in the Châtel ski resort! Book your holiday apartment in a hotel residence and let yourself be transported by the charm of the place. Refined decor, modern equipment and spacious rooms, you will feel at home with the snow-capped peaks as a backdrop! This winter, your apartment in a tourist residence will be conducive to sharing and conviviality to experience exceptional moments with family or friends. Whatever the type of apartment, from 2 rooms for 4 people to 5 rooms for 10 people, you will appreciate the warm and authentic atmosphere that reigns in our 4-star residence Les Chalets d'Angèle. Renting an apartment in a CGH residence allows you to enjoy your stay in the snow in complete freedom while benefiting from the infrastructure at your disposal. In addition, our passionate and expert teams will be delighted to advise you on the resort's activities. After a great day on the ski slopes, you will love relaxing in the wellness area of the luxury CGH Résidences & Spas residence with indoor swimming pool, whirlpool baths, saunas and hammams while the little ones have fun in the children's pool with fountain animals. Your snow vacation will be the perfect combination of relaxation, skiing and discovery, so don’t wait any longer to rent your apartment in Châtel. The hotel residence offers you high-end services in the heart of the excitement of the resort to make the most of the pleasures of winter in the Alps.
 

Ski holiday in Châtel

Do you want to rent an apartment in a prestigious residence in the Châtel ski resort for your next ski trip? It is in this unique environment, made up of old chalets and the gentle way of life, that the Les Chalets d'Angèle holiday residence from CGH Résidences & Spas has taken up residence. In the heart of the resort, a range of services and amenities are available to enjoy your family stay in complete peace of mind. The village of Châtel, without buildings or imposing buildings, will satisfy lovers of authenticity looking for real local heritage for a ski holiday marked by a change of scenery.
 

The Châtel resort: authentic charm and great skiing!

Les Portes du Soleil ski area is one of the largest in Europe, ideal for skiing in every possible way. With its 304 ski slopes, adults and children will find what they are looking for. The Châtel ski resort also offers many activities, from the most traditional to the most unusual, the whole family will remember their stay in the snow for a long time. Night skiing, paragliding, ice rink, snowshoes or heliskiing, Châtel is the ideal mountain destination! So book your apartment in the CGH Résidences & Spas hotel residence without further delay! Renting an apartment in the Châtel resort allows you to immerse yourself in the heart of the Alps in a mountain world with a thousand facets. Here, respect for nature, preservation of heritage and a sense of hospitality combine perfectly with the spirit of CGH.
 

The advantages of a ski holiday in a CGH residence in Châtel

Transfer from the station or airport, bakery service, baby stroller rental or even delivery of Savoyard baskets, everything is there for a comfortable stay in a CGH residence, without any constraints. In each apartment in our Châtel residence, you will have sufficient space and storage for everyone to enjoy peacefully. In addition, marvel at the view of the snow-capped peaks of the resort, a moment you will never get tired of! The aquatic area of the CGH residence, including a beautiful heated indoor swimming pool, will be the perfect place to relax after a day hitting the ski slopes. To prolong your relaxation, treat yourself to a unique moment of well-being at the Ô des Cimes treatment center. Tailor-made body massages or facial treatments, alone or in pairs, you will reach the heights of relaxation. And if you prefer to enjoy a hot chocolate by the fire, go to the reception of our 4-star residence to share a moment of sweet comfort. Comfortable sofas, cocooning decoration, children's area, etc. The whole family will be immersed in a bubble of softness to share unforgettable moments. Rent your apartment now in the hotel residence located in the heart of one of the most beautiful resorts in the French Alps.
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