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, based in any of our superb chalets – or come and enjoy our beautiful summers, to hike, climb, mountain bike – or just relax in this wonderful corner of France.

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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.

Chatel in Winter
Chatel in Summer