Chatel is great for...
Big ski area
Families
Advanced
Beginners
Intermediates
Snowboarders
Traditional charm

Welcome to Chatel Ski Resort

Nestled right next to the Franco-Swiss border, Châtel oozes rural Savoyarde charm. Little rippers and rookies can practise their turns on sunny slopes above the village. While seasoned skiers can explore a vast web of runs in the Portes du Soleil ski area. Cruise stunning tree-lined pistes across two countries, or head further up the valley towards Avoriaz for more challenging terrain. Ready for some freeride action? La Leche boasts giant powder bowls, vertical drops and natural kickers. And if big kids want to perfect their rail slides and backflips, the Super Châtel snow park will keep them entertained for hours.
Resort Information
Resort Altitude
1200m
Total Piste KM
580km
No. Skilifts
165
Snow Range
950m-2275m
Chatel ski runs & ratings
TOTAL: 580km
Beginner(Distance: 310km)
7/10
Intermediate(Distance: 210km)
8/10
Advanced(Distance: 60km)
6/10

Best time to ski in Chatel

Châtel’s ski season usually runs from December through to April, and snow cannons across the resort keep the slopes running smoothly when snowfall is sporadic. Head out early for the best first track rides on cushty corduroy pistes. Check out the Châtel resort calendar for special events happening all year round. From music festivals and carnivals to international gastronomy weeks and farmer's parties, there's heaps going on.

Things to do in Chatel

Get set for some thrilling activities off the pistes in Châtel. Dare to hurtle down the mountain head-first on an airboard. Or soar across the snowy valleys at high speed on the Fantasticable zipline. Big smiles guaranteed! Le plat du jour in Châtel is the locally made Abondance Cheese - the soft texture and fruity flavour is simply scrummy. And, as you’d expect, fondue and raclette are firmly on every menu. Bon appetit! End a big day on the piste with a relaxing glass of vin rouge in a cosy hotel bar and enjoy a chilled evening before more adventures tomorrow. Bonne nuit!
Couple enjoying zipline activity in winter ski resort Chatel

Hotels & Apartments in Chatel

Our top recommended hotels and apartments. To find the perfect one for you, speak to one of our specialists

1861 Châtel Hostel

Chatel, France
  4 minute bus

Arc en Ciel

Chatel, France
  1 minute walk

Au Bois de Lune

Chatel, France
  6 minute bus
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