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Chatel ski holidays offer an old Savoyard town with a lengthy farming custom as well as solid tourist facilities. Well put on the Portes du Soleil circuit, probably the globe’s largest lift-linked ski location offering 650km of pistes.

The French Ski Resort of Châtel belongs to the Portes du Soleil domain with accessibility to 650km of downhill skiing, with 285 pistes, offered by 196 ski lifts. Along with the skiing in Châtel itself (85km of pisted ski runs), the ideal ski Pass will certainly enable you to ski or snowboard in the various other Portes du Soleil stations of Abondance, Avoriaz, La Chapelle d’Abondance, La Grande Terche, Les Obtains, Montriond, Morzine, Saint Jean d’Aulps, Champoussin, Champéry, Les Crosets, Morgins as well as Torgon.

With skiing over 2000 metres, snow cover is usually safe.

Chatel Ski Holidays

There are 4 Airport terminals within a 2 hours drive, so ski weekend breaks, snowboard breaks and also brief ski vacations to Châtel are flawlessly viable. Sion Airport terminal is one hour in great driving conditions, so you could be on the piste rapidly.

Whilst most of the significant French locations have actually ended up being controlled by one particular nation, typically the British, Chatel ski holidays keep a really French feeling which interests lots of nations (specifically the British!). That being claimed, Châtel is livelier compared to many French controlled stations with a number of bars as well as a nightclub available to 4am.

One more preferred area is l’avalanche, in the town centre on the roadway to Linga. Evening options are the bowling street as well as a movie theatre revealing French as well as English movies on different evenings.

Chatel Ski Chalets

Chatel is lovely traditional French ski resort fantastic for skiers, non-skiers and families. There’s a good choice of ski chalets in Chatel which can accommodate ski groups of any size.

The Chatel Ski Chalets have variety from 8 sleepers towards the biggest sleeping 20.

Chatel Ski Holidays

Chatel ski holiday prices are per person, based on full occupancy of rooms.

Prices may vary subject to availability, flight/room supplements and/or changes.

Images from the Chatel Tourist Office.

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The Resort
Non SkiersGood
FamiliesVery Good
Chatel Skiing Altitude2200m High, 1000m Low
Domain Skiing Altitude2400m High, 950m Low
Number of PistesChatel – 73 & Portes du Soleil – 300
Number of LiftsChatel – 61 & Portes du Soleil – 193
Terrain Parks1 park, 1 pipe & 1 boarder cross
Mountain Restaurants8
Snow Making25%
Linked ResortsAvoriaz, Les Gets & Morzine
Disabled SkiingNo
Leisure CentreYes
Non Ski ChildcareYes
Ski KindergartenYes
Baby CareYes
Transfer Time1 Hour 20 Mins
Skiing Difficulty
IntermediateQuite Good
Off PisteGood

Skiing in Chatel


Châtel’s skiing efficiently barges into 2 significant domaines of the Portes du Soleil circuit, with the Linga gondola at one end of the community in the direction of Avoriaz, as well as the various others from the Super Châtel gondola going in the direction of the Swiss resort of Torgon. Furthermore, there are unlinked as well as specific drag raises populated around the valley flooring, offering very easy or extremely simple runs for newbies. The primary novice location is, nonetheless, on top of the gondola over Super Châtel where a snowy open dish has lots of drags emitting out in all directions as well as offering extremely simple or normally simple runs.


With so many lifts about, and also Châtel’s 2 gondolas connecting into 2 areas of the substantial Portes du Soleil, it’s a little bit hard to know precisely where the substantial skiing the town asserts as it very comes to an end where the following resort’s region starts. Instead of aiming to function that out, a lot of skiers and also ‘boarders will certainly be appreciating the attractive surroundings for which the location is renowned, with heavily forested inclines over the valley flooring paving the way to open up snow areas and after that the rough peaks over and also past.


Intermediates will certainly take pleasure in Châtel’s skiing and also the substantial series of possibilities in the Portes du Soleil past. For sophisticated skiers the Linga field is the location to go at first where you’ll locate difficult runs under the gondola.

Chatel Ski Holidays

Châtel has an enjoyable park with a pipeline up at its Super Châtel off-shoot, and also with a lot of the essential lifts in the location; it’s not a negative base for the Portes du Soleil, the home of still a lot more popular snowboarding centres like Avoriaz.

Some amazing ski chalet holidays

Chatel Ski Holidays provide a wide choice of Après-Ski activities to help keep everybody pleased!

  • Bobsled Run
  • Snowshoeing and Walking
  • High Mountain Trips
  • Water Park
  • Themed Trails
  • Paragliding
  • Airboarding
  • Heli-Skiing
  • Restaurants
  • Bars
  • Shops
  • Cross-Country Skiing