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Related Regions: Haute Savoie, Les Portes du Soleil, Northern Alps, France, Europe, Europe Overall, Chablais

Covid Details

Get all the COVID-19 information you need to know before you go. All information is provided by the resort and updated regularly as processes and policies change.

Reservations

Resort policies and procedures.

Is a reservation required for lift access
No

Is a reservation required for parking
No

Parking Reservation URL

Base Lodge(s)

Are the base lodge(s) open
Yes

Are there rules/restrictions at the base lodge(s)
Yes

Are masks required
Yes

Lift Regulations

Are there COVID-19 rules/restrictions on lifts
Yes

Dining Regulations

Are there COVID-19 rules/restrictions for on-mountain dining
No

Dining Indoors
No

Ski School

Are there COVID-19 rules/regulations for ski school
Yes

Ski School URL

Ski Rental Legend

Are there COVID-19 rules/regulations for ski rentals
Yes

Ski Rental URL

Transportation

Are there rules/restrictions on public transportation
No

Lodging Legend

Are there COVID-19 rules/restrictions on lodging
Yes

Elevation

  • 7218ft
    Summit
  • 3609ft
    Vertical Drop
  • 3609ft
    Base

Lifts

  • 2
  • 0
  • 8
  • 4
  • 0
  • 1
  • 0
  • 27
  • 42
    Total

Terrain

  • Beginner Runs

    20%

  • Intermediate Runs

    33%

  • Advanced Runs

    33%

  • Expert Runs

    13%

  • Runs

    45

  • mi Pistes

    52.2 mi

  • Terrain Parks

    1

  • MI Night Skiing

    0.6 mi

  • Longest Run

    2.3 mi

  • Skiable Terrain

    460 ac

  • Snow Making

    190 ac

  • mi Snow Making

    16.2 mi

Overview

Enjoy the unique atmosphere of Châtel, a traditional styled mountain village which, in winter, transforms into ski resort. The village has been carefully developed in order to keep all the old charm and character but at the same time offering all the modern amenities of a new ski resort. The soul of vibrant Châtel along with the quality of the skiing and its personal charm continue to shape its identity and ever growing reputation. If the seduction of traditional architecture and fabulous setting of Châtel weren't enough, then the quality of the skiing area also contributes a lot to the attractiveness of the resort. The skiing is separated between two different mountain ranges: Super-Châtel / Barbossine and Linga / Pre la Joux / Plain Dranse. Since Châtel is part of the Portes du Soleil area, there are direct links with the resorts of Avoriaz, Morgins and Torgon to name but a few. The international ski area, the Portes du Soleil combines twelve French and Swiss resorts. The total area boasts 650 km of ski runs with around two hundred ski lifts! The exceptional Portes du Soleil has skiing for all and certainly delivers a comprehensive view of why skiing can be so pleasurable. Nestled between Lake Geneva and Mont Blanc, the Portes du Soleil also benefits from exceptional snowfall. Rails, kickers, slide boxes, hips, boarder cross... The Smoothpark has them all and is awaiting the new freestylers from beginner to pro. The park has been developed to allow all skiers to develop and practice in a fun and friendly environment (Music, BBQs, Contests...)! Châtel is a great family-oriented resort and is officially recognized as such. They have been rewarded the French Family Plus certificate. For a stress free family ski vacation and also the well-being of your children, the day-care "The Mouflets" welcomes kids from 3 months to 6 years old. The centre provides a range of activities both indoors and out. Every week of the ski season there is a multitude of recreational and leisure activities organised in the town, as well as new sports to be tried out. Before you pack your bags you should expect to eat very well in the resorts great array of restaurants offering a taste of the local cuisine.

More Info

Restaurants available nearby with cuisines ranging from French, Savoyard, Mexican and Italian. Also located nearby are 60 shops, a post office, and a petrol station. Child care services and ski schools are available.

Important Dates

  • Projected OpeningProjected Closing02/20/202104/25/2021
  • Days Open Last Year
    135
  • Projected Days Open
    135
  • Years Open
    74
  • Average Snowfall
    243"

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Chatel Reviews

Darren Parker
4th March 20195
Chatel is an economical place to stay, although skiing is not cheap, Chatel provides great value for catered chalet accommodation etc. It...Full review
Lisa Taylor
18th February 20165
Need to stay in chatel itself we stayed in abundance and too far out had to use car and parking was a...Full review
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Current Conditions: Chatel

Latest Snowfall

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Current Weather

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