• Downhill skiing

Châtel ski area

The Châtel ski area extends across Super-Châtel / Barbossine and Linga / Pre la Joux/ Plaine Dranse sectors linked together with Portes du Soleil and Gabelou chairlifts. It offers 41 ski lifts and 44 ski slopes.

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About

Châtel (74390)
44 ski slope(s)

On the Super-Châtel sector, ideal for beginners with its many green and blue slopes, you'll find a snowpark, a DVA park and a speed slope.
This sector is directly linked with the Swiss ski resorts of Morgins (via the Chalet Neuf skilift) and Torgon (via the Tour de Don skilift). From Torgon you can then reach the Chapelle d'Abondance ski area.
It is accessible either by the Super-Châtel cable car located in the centre of the village, or by the Barbossine chairlift at Petit-Châtel or by the Portes du Soleil chairlift at Vonnes.

The Linga / Pré la Joux / Plaine Dranse sector will delight intermediate and advanced skiers with its many long red and black slopes. It is directly linked with the Avoriaz ski area from the top of Rochassons chairlift via the red slope of "Chaux Fleuri" or the bleue slope "Grand Plan".
At the bottom of the sector, at Pré la Joux, a carpet, two skilifts and the Pierre Longue chairlift are serving green slopes ideal for beginners.
Without forgetting the fun slope La Belette which is a delight for children.
It is accessible either by the Linga gondola or by the Pré la Joux and Pierre Longue chairlifts at Pré la joux, or by the Gabelou chairlift at Vonnes.

Châtel is in the heart of the cross-border ski area of the Portes du Soleil has an international vocation, offering you the very best skiing in twelve resorts, two hundred high-tech ski lifts and 650 kilometres of pistes: ski your heart out!

    1 11
    • Altitude of the ski area 1100m / 2200m
    • Ski slopes 44 slopes, 83km
    • 1 day - adult 43€
    • Opening 07/12/2024 / 21/04/2025

    Prices
    • Adult day From 43€ in 49€
    • Adult 6 days From 232€ in 250€
    • Child 6 days From 177€ in 190€
    Children rate : Start from 5 yearsold
    Free ski pass : From 5 in 15 yearsold

    From 14/12 to 20/12/2024
    Adult 5 hours: 37 to 39 €
    Adult day: 43 to 49 €
    Adult 2 days: 82 to 88 €
    Adult 3 days: 123 to 132 €
    Adult 4 days: 152 to 164 €
    Adult 5 days: 200 to 215 €
    Adult 6 days: 232 to 250 €
    Child 5 hours: 28 to 30 €
    Child day : 32 to 35 €
    Child 2 days : 62 to 66 €
    Child 3 days : 92 to 99 €
    Child 4 days : 114 to 123 €
    Child 5 days : 153 to 164 €
    Child 6 days : 177 to 190 €
    Junior 5 hours: 33 to 36 €
    Day Junior pass : 39 to 42 €
    Junior 2 days: 74 to 79 €
    Junior 3 days: 111 to 119 €
    Junior 4 days: 137 to 148 €
    Junior 5 days: 181 to 195 €
    6-day Junior pass : 210 to 226 €
    Senior 5 hours: 33 to 36 €
    Senior day: 39 to 42 €
    Senior 2 days: 74 to 79 €
    Senior 3 days: 111 to 119 €
    Senior 4 days: 137 to 148 €
    Senior 5 days: 181 to 195 €
    Senior 6 days: 210 to 226 €.

    From 21/12/2024 to 28/03/2025
    Adult 5 hours: 44 to 46 €
    Adult day: 51 to 54 €
    Adult 2 days: 96 to 102 €
    Adult 3 days: 144 to 153 €
    Adult 4 days: 180 to 192 €
    Adult 5 days: 235 to 250 €
    Adult 6 days: 268 to 286 €
    Child 5 hours: 33 to 35 €
    Child day : 38 to 41 €
    Child 2 days : 72 to 77 €
    Child 3 days : 108 to 115 €
    Child 4 days : 135 to 144 €
    Child 5 days : 179 to 186 €
    Child 6 days : 204 to 217 €
    Junior 5 hours: 40 to 42 €
    Day Junior pass : 46 to 49 €
    Junior 2 days: 86 to 92 €
    Junior 3 days: 130 to 138 €
    Junior 4 days: 162 to 173 €
    Junior 5 days: 213 to 222 €
    6-day Junior pass : 242 to 258 €
    Senior 5 hours: 40 to 42 €
    Senior day: 46 to 49 €
    Senior 2 days: 86 to 92 €
    Senior 3 days: 130 to 138 €
    Senior 4 days: 162 to 173 €
    Senior 5 days: 213 to 222 €
    Senior 6 days: 242 to 258 €.

    From 29/03 to 21/04/2025
    Adult 5 hours: 37 to 39 €
    Adult day: 43 to 49 €
    Adult 2 days: 82 to 88 €
    Adult 3 days: 123 to 132 €
    Adult 4 days: 152 to 164 €
    Adult 5 days: 200 to 215 €
    Adult 6 days: 232 to 250 €
    Child 5 hours: 28 to 30 €
    Child day : 32 to 35 €
    Child 2 days : 62 to 66 €
    Child 3 days : 92 to 99 €
    Child 4 days : 114 to 123 €
    Child 5 days : 153 to 164 €
    Child 6 days : 177 to 190 €
    Junior 5 hours: 33 to 36 €
    Day Junior pass : 39 to 42 €
    Junior 2 days: 74 to 79 €
    Junior 3 days: 111 to 119 €
    Junior 4 days: 137 to 148 €
    Junior 5 days: 181 to 195 €
    6-day Junior pass : 210 to 226 €
    Senior 5 hours: 33 to 36 €
    Senior day: 39 to 42 €
    Senior 2 days: 74 to 79 €
    Senior 3 days: 111 to 119 €
    Senior 4 days: 137 to 148 €
    Senior 5 days: 181 to 195 €
    Senior 6 days: 210 to 226 €.

    Free entry for children < 5 years.
    Child entry valid for 5 - 15 years.
    Junior entry valid for 16 - 25 years.

    Mimum prices = online purchase
    Maximum prices = purchase at the lifts tickets offices
    Adult: 26-64 yrs old - Children: 5-15 yrs old - Youth: 16-25 yrs old - Senior: 65 yrs old and over

    Special offers

    • The Châtel Liberté pass fro 5 non-consecutive days:

    To include a day exploring the Portes du Soleil ski area or if you want to have a day off skiing during your holiday, choose the Châtel Liberté pass for 5 non-consecutive days.

    Prices from 14th to 20th of December 2024 and from 29th of March to21st of April 2025:
    Adult: €212- Junior/Senior: €191 - Child: €159
    Prices from 21st of December 2024 to 29th of March 2025:
    Adult: €249 - Junior/Senior: €224 - Child: €187

    The 1-day Portes du Soleil pass is to add the the 5 non-consecutive days pass.

    • The points cards :
    It allows you to ski on the ski area from Espace Liberté.
    At each use of a lift, a number of points is charged on your card: gondolas and Chairlifts: 9 points by rise / ski lifts: 3 points by rise.
    30 points card: €25.70 - 60 points card: €448.60- 120 points card: €91.80 (single rates)

    • From 29th of March 2025:
    15% discount on the Châtel Liberté and Portes du Soleil ski passes.

    • One day extension for your Châtel Liberté skipass:
    Benefit from 20 % discount on a one day Portes du Soleil skipass as an extension of your initial Châtel Liberté ski pass (Offer available only for a Châtel Liberté ski pass with a duration of at least 5-days by showing it at the cashier).

    • Super-Senior rates : for skiers aged 75 and over

    Châtel Liberté ski passes:

    - 1 day: €21
    - 2 days: €42
    - 3 days: €63
    - 4 days: €84
    - 5 days: €105
    - 6 days: €126
    - season: €210

    Portes du Soleil ski passes:

    - 1 day: €27
    - 2 days: €54
    - 3 days: €81
    - 4 days: €108
    - 5 days: €135
    - 6 days: €162
    - 7 days: €189
    - 8 days: €216
    - 9 days: €243
    - season: €270.

    Ski slopes
    • 8 green slopes
    • 15 blue slopes
    • 15 red slopes
    • 6 black slopes
    Lifts
    • 41 lifts
    • 24 drag lifts
    • 13 chair lifts
    • 2 gondolas

    Prices

    From 14/12 to 20/12/2024
    Adult 5 hours: 37 to 39 €
    Adult day: 43 to 49 €
    Adult 2 days: 82 to 88 €
    Adult 3 days: 123 to 132 €
    Adult 4 days: 152 to 164 €
    Adult 5 days: 200 to 215 €
    Adult 6 days: 232 to 250 €
    Child 5 hours: 28 to 30 €
    Child day : 32 to 35 €
    Child 2 days : 62 to 66 €
    Child 3 days : 92 to 99 €
    Child 4 days : 114 to 123 €
    Child 5 days : 153 to 164 €
    Child 6 days : 177 to 190 €
    Junior 5 hours: 33 to 36 €
    Day Junior pass : 39 to 42 €
    Junior 2 days: 74 to 79 €
    Junior 3 days: 111 to 119 €
    Junior 4 days: 137 to 148 €
    Junior 5 days: 181 to 195 €
    6-day Junior pass : 210 to 226 €
    Senior 5 hours: 33 to 36 €
    Senior day: 39 to 42 €
    Senior 2 days: 74 to 79 €
    Senior 3 days: 111 to 119 €
    Senior 4 days: 137 to 148 €
    Senior 5 days: 181 to 195 €
    Senior 6 days: 210 to 226 €.

    From 21/12/2024 to 28/03/2025
    Adult 5 hours: 44 to 46 €
    Adult day: 51 to 54 €
    Adult 2 days: 96 to 102 €
    Adult 3 days: 144 to 153 €
    Adult 4 days: 180 to 192 €
    Adult 5 days: 235 to 250 €
    Adult 6 days: 268 to 286 €
    Child 5 hours: 33 to 35 €
    Child day : 38 to 41 €
    Child 2 days : 72 to 77 €
    Child 3 days : 108 to 115 €
    Child 4 days : 135 to 144 €
    Child 5 days : 179 to 186 €
    Child 6 days : 204 to 217 €
    Junior 5 hours: 40 to 42 €
    Day Junior pass : 46 to 49 €
    Junior 2 days: 86 to 92 €
    Junior 3 days: 130 to 138 €
    Junior 4 days: 162 to 173 €
    Junior 5 days: 213 to 222 €
    6-day Junior pass : 242 to 258 €
    Senior 5 hours: 40 to 42 €
    Senior day: 46 to 49 €
    Senior 2 days: 86 to 92 €
    Senior 3 days: 130 to 138 €
    Senior 4 days: 162 to 173 €
    Senior 5 days: 213 to 222 €
    Senior 6 days: 242 to 258 €.

    From 29/03 to 21/04/2025
    Adult 5 hours: 37 to 39 €
    Adult day: 43 to 49 €
    Adult 2 days: 82 to 88 €
    Adult 3 days: 123 to 132 €
    Adult 4 days: 152 to 164 €
    Adult 5 days: 200 to 215 €
    Adult 6 days: 232 to 250 €
    Child 5 hours: 28 to 30 €
    Child day : 32 to 35 €
    Child 2 days : 62 to 66 €
    Child 3 days : 92 to 99 €
    Child 4 days : 114 to 123 €
    Child 5 days : 153 to 164 €
    Child 6 days : 177 to 190 €
    Junior 5 hours: 33 to 36 €
    Day Junior pass : 39 to 42 €
    Junior 2 days: 74 to 79 €
    Junior 3 days: 111 to 119 €
    Junior 4 days: 137 to 148 €
    Junior 5 days: 181 to 195 €
    6-day Junior pass : 210 to 226 €
    Senior 5 hours: 33 to 36 €
    Senior day: 39 to 42 €
    Senior 2 days: 74 to 79 €
    Senior 3 days: 111 to 119 €
    Senior 4 days: 137 to 148 €
    Senior 5 days: 181 to 195 €
    Senior 6 days: 210 to 226 €.

    Free entry for children < 5 years.
    Child entry valid for 5 - 15 years.
    Junior entry valid for 16 - 25 years.

    Mimum prices = online purchase
    Maximum prices = purchase at the lifts tickets offices
    Adult: 26-64 yrs old - Children: 5-15 yrs old - Youth: 16-25 yrs old - Senior: 65 yrs old and over

    Special offers

    • The Châtel Liberté pass fro 5 non-consecutive days:

    To include a day exploring the Portes du Soleil ski area or if you want to have a day off skiing during your holiday, choose the Châtel Liberté pass for 5 non-consecutive days.

    Prices from 14th to 20th of December 2024 and from 29th of March to21st of April 2025:
    Adult: €212- Junior/Senior: €191 - Child: €159
    Prices from 21st of December 2024 to 29th of March 2025:
    Adult: €249 - Junior/Senior: €224 - Child: €187

    The 1-day Portes du Soleil pass is to add the the 5 non-consecutive days pass.

    • The points cards :
    It allows you to ski on the ski area from Espace Liberté.
    At each use of a lift, a number of points is charged on your card: gondolas and Chairlifts: 9 points by rise / ski lifts: 3 points by rise.
    30 points card: €25.70 - 60 points card: €448.60- 120 points card: €91.80 (single rates)

    • From 29th of March 2025:
    15% discount on the Châtel Liberté and Portes du Soleil ski passes.

    • One day extension for your Châtel Liberté skipass:
    Benefit from 20 % discount on a one day Portes du Soleil skipass as an extension of your initial Châtel Liberté ski pass (Offer available only for a Châtel Liberté ski pass with a duration of at least 5-days by showing it at the cashier).

    • Super-Senior rates : for skiers aged 75 and over

    Châtel Liberté ski passes:

    - 1 day: €21
    - 2 days: €42
    - 3 days: €63
    - 4 days: €84
    - 5 days: €105
    - 6 days: €126
    - season: €210

    Portes du Soleil ski passes:

    - 1 day: €27
    - 2 days: €54
    - 3 days: €81
    - 4 days: €108
    - 5 days: €135
    - 6 days: €162
    - 7 days: €189
    - 8 days: €216
    - 9 days: €243
    - season: €270.

    Methods of payment accepted : Bank/credit card, Check, Travellers Cheque, Currency, Cash, Credit transfer

    Reception

    Languages spoken : German, English, French
    Languages of documentation : Dutch, English, French

    Opening

    From 07/12 to 08/12/2024, daily.
    Pré la Joux / Plaine Dranse area.

    From 14/12 to 20/12/2024, daily.
    Linga / Pré la Joux / Plaine Dranse areas.

    From 21/12/2024 to 21/04/2025, daily.

    Subject to snow conditions.

    Services
    • Wi-fi
    • Spot photo
    • Free WiFi access
    • Snowfarming
    Equipments
    • Parking nearby
    • Playground
    • First aid station
    • Covered picnic area
    • Public WC
    • Boarder cross
    • Parc DVA
    • Salom stadium
    • Slegde run for children
    • Mogul field
    • Snowpark
    • Ski locker
    • Ski room at the foot of the piste

    Access

    1431 route de Vonnes 74390 Châtel

    By road:
    From France: A40 (exit n°14 - Annemasse), then D1206 direction of Thonon then follow signs for Vallée d’Abondance/Châtel.
    From Switzerland: follow signs for Monthey - Grand Saint Bernard, exit the autoroute at Monthey (Portes du Soleil exit) then follow signs for Morgins.

    Train stations:
    France: TGV Thonon (39km)
    Switzerland: Aigle (40km)

    Airport:
    Geneva Cointrin (76km)

    By ski from the ski resorts of the Portes du Soleil.

    Information update on 04/06/2024 by Châtel Tourisme