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Skiing in Châtel

How about skiing in Châtel?

The French-Swiss ski resort of Les Portes du Soleil attracts more and more winter sports lovers who go skiing in Chatel, thanks to the impressive combination of almost unlimited kilometres of snow, dazzling mountains and affordable (direct) flights to Geneva. We welcome you, in a beautiful place and in a great luxurious apartment: welcome to Oasis Les Portes du Soleil.

Chatel and the area around Chatel has something to offer for everyone who loves winter sports. Do you love that feeling the French Alps gives you? Then come to Oasis Les Portes du Soleil and enjoy the lively community throughout the year at the head of a valley at Oasis Les Portes du Soleil. We are ready to welcome you!


Good ski lifts and fast connections

In previous years, the ski lifts on the mountains have gotten a few upgrades, which has made exploring the Portes du Soleil ski area much easier. Skiing to Avoriaz and further used to be combined with a shuttle bus ride to alternative ski trails along the valley. Now you can go easily from the center of Châtel to the local ski area of Lac de Vonnes. From here the lifts can take you from one place to another very fast. 

  • 130 km of ski slopes in the Portes du Soleil (650 km)
  • 1100 - 2200m height
  • Maximum vertical drop of 1000 m
  • 46 ski slopes: 9 green, 16 blue, 15 red, 6 black
  • 42 ski lifts
  • Snowpark & border cross
  • Links to Portes du Soleil - Torgon, Morgins, Avoriaz
  • 2 ski pass options: Chatel Liberte or full Portes du Soleil pass.

Skiing on the Swiss terrain from Châtel

Most of the other lifts in Chatel go directly into the Swiss area of Portes du Soleil, centred around Morgins, Torgon, Champoussin, Les Crosets and Champéry. You can have a great skiing day here. For example, you can go skiing at an altitude of 1913 metres with surprisingly breathtaking landscapes. It's a different world here, with panoramic views and countless possibilities, where you can spend multiple days with various activities. There is so much to discover in the ski area of Chatel. You can come back every year and still have not seen everything from the area. Skiers enjoy the beautiful ski slopes through the forest above Chatel, Portes du Soleil, in the French Alps.

Other facts about ski resort Chatel

If you still need to find a suitable winter sports destination to go skiing at the beginning of next year, then Chatel is definitely the right choice. With our luxurious facilities, beautiful views, endless ski slopes, you and your friends or family will not get bored. Another big advantage of Chatel is that there are not many tourists yet and it is such a large area, so you can effortlessly ski down the mountain.