Chatel is a beautiful, traditional French farming village on the Swiss-French border, in the Portes du Soleil Region. It encapsulates charm and character and visitors typically receive a warm and friendly welcome from everyone. Chatel is a wonderful skiing destination with over 650kms of piste when you take into consideration it adjoins to 8 other ski resorts.
Chatel is a magnetic village which will entice you back year after year. A family resort but with subtle nightlife, it means it caters for all group dynamics.
Having invested millions in snow cannons and reservoirs to support the snow cannons, Chatel is re-known as a snow sure resort. The snow management of the pistes is incredible and offers a wide and diverse range for all abilities. From beginner to advanced skier, you will be gratified. Chatel is a quintessential alpine resort, beautifully tree lined and charming. The tree line protects the snow from the high winds found at high altitude resorts and also provides shade to ensure the snow stays for the entire season. The treeline skiing also offers fun and opportunity for all levels of skiing. In 16 years of being in Chatel, we have known the entire resort to be closed for skiing for only 3 days total.
We guarantee comfort and a great service based in any of our superb chalets in Chatel. They are perfectly located close to the village and close to the ski lifts.
Not only are the winters perfect but our beautiful summers offer hiking, climbing, mountain biking and many other activities. Or you just may take the opportunity to relax in this wonderful corner of France.
Les Portes du Soleil
Les Portes du Soleil is a major winter sports destination in the Alps.There are thirteen resorts in the area, between Mont Blanc and Lake Geneva. There are 650 km of marked pistes and about 200 lifts in total, spread over 14 valleys. Almost all of the pistes are connected by lifts. As with many other Alpine ski resorts, the lower slopes of the Portes du Soleil have snow-making facilities to extend the skiable season by keeping the lower slopes open during the warmer months.