• Cultural, Traditions and folklore

Blessing of the skiers

Rendez-vous in the early evening at the chapel of Plaine Dranse for the blessing of the skiers followed by a torchlight descent. Traditional music and mulled wine and hot chocolate offered to all.

Cultural, Traditions and folklore Blessing of the skiers Châtel


    On Thursday 07 March 2024 in 18:30:00
    Châtel (74390)
    Animals not allowed

    Program :
    18:30: opening of Pierre Longue chairlift
    18:45: arrival of the statue of the Virgin, Our Lady of the Snows
    19:00 : blessing in the chapel.
    After the ceremony, wine and hot chocolate served to the public.
    20:15 - 21:00: return by chairlift for pedestrians and with torches for skiers.
    Then return to the resort centre by shuttle or personal vehicle.

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      Free access.


      Animals not allowed
      Languages spoken : French


      Thursday 7 March 2024 at 6.30 pm.


      Plaine Dranse 74390 Châtel

      Accessible in winter via the Pierre Longue chairlift (skiers and pedestrians) and in summer via the chairlift (pedestrians and MTB), by car or on foot.
      Public toilet.

      Information update on 20/12/2023 by Châtel Tourisme