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Châtel

Skiing in Châtel

General information

Ski holidays in Châtel take place in a charming village located right on the French-Swiss border. It is a traditional, picturesque and atmospheric French mountain village and, even though skiing in Châtel has become one of the most popular ski holidays in France, it has retained its authentic character. The village is well known for its archaic architecture with lots of old wooden chalets and historic churches. Despite being surrounded by the fragile and historic buildings, a Châtel ski holiday is renowned by holiday-goers for its lively atmosphere and large skiing area.

Skiing in Châtel

Châtel ski holidays offer over 83km of ski slopes which cater mainly to beginner and intermediate skiers and snowboarders. It is, however, a part of the vast Les Portes du Soleil ski area, and with an upgraded lift pass you can have access to over 650km of ski slopes as well as skiing in Châtel. Les Portes du Soliel is also home to other famous French resorts including Avoriaz, Morzine and Les Gets. With the upgraded pass it is even possible to ski all the way into Switzerland.

The Resort

Châtel is a relatively large village that consists of two centres, which offers more than just skiing in Châtel. Each centre has many restaurants, shops and bars and there is a free bus services that can quickly transport you between the two. Non-skiing activities are also popular on Châtel ski holidays with snowshoe walking, husky rides and spa treatments proving the most popular among non-skiers.

Sunweb has a large range of Châtel ski holidays and, due to its close proximity to Geneva airport, it has a shorter transfer time than many other French resorts. 

Slopes

9Km
36Km
33Km
6Km
Total 84Km

Lifts

2

13

26

Height

2200m
1100m

Glacier

0

Cross-country

9Km

Fun park

1

Châtel

Slopes

297Km
1076Km
755Km
23Km
Total 2151Km

Lifts

52

305

365

Height

2277m
900m

Glacier

0

Cross-country

91Km

Fun park

99

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Travel information relating to the Coronavirus

For the latest government travel advice and corona measures by destination, visit the government website. Please note: this information can change in the meantime, so we advise you to consult it regularly until shortly before departure.