A traditional mountain village with modern amenities and superb skiing, Châtel is a charming ski resort in the main part of the Portes du Soleil ski area. A delightful picturesque village, Châtel is an undiscovered gem in the French Alps.
Châtel ski resort is perfectly located in the heart of the Portes du Soleil ski area. The state-of-the-art lift systems make it very easy to get around the mountain. You can access neighbouring ski resorts Avoriaz and Morzine by using the Linga gondola or head up to the Swiss side via the Super Châtel lift. A fantastic way to enjoy 600km of incredible skiing terrain.
Châtel ski resort is 1,200m – 2,466m making it one of the more snow-sure skiing spots in the area. Châtel ski terrain is mostly suited to beginners and intermediates. There is, however, some fun tree runs and a few bowls for those who want to head off-piste.
The village is spread out but has kept its traditional alpine charm. There’s a great selection of hotels and chalets to stay in with different price ranges. There’s also plenty of off-snow activities, bars and restaurant to enjoy too. Perfect for families, this ski resort has excellent crèche and ski school facilities which are available to keep kids busy during the day and evening. If you fancy trying Nordic skiing, there’s a dedicated centre in the valley between Châtel and the neighbouring village La Chapelle d'Abondance.
The best airport to fly to is Geneva with an easy one hour twenty minute transfer time to Châtel. Perfect for getting the most of your time out on the mountains.
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