• Downhill ski resort, Cross-country ski resort, Ski resort

Châtel

Downhill ski resort, Cross-country ski resort, Ski resort Châtel Châtel
    Other accommodation : 1100m / 1650m
    Ski resort's altitude : 1100m / 2200m

    The family-friendly village resort of Châtel is located right on the Franco-Swiss border and is part of the stunning international ski area of the Portes du Soleil (with its 300 slopes and 197 ski lifts).

    Access

    14 route de Thonon BP 40 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)

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      Downhill ski resort

      Châtel ski area

      Châtel ski area
      • Altitude of the ski area 1100m / 2200m
      • Ski slopes 44 slopes, 83km
      • 1 day - adult 41€
      • Opening 02/04/2024 / 21/04/2024

      Prices
      • Adult day From 41€ in 44€
      • Adult 6 days From 214€ in 229€
      • Child 6 days From 163€ in 174€
      Children rate : Start from 5 yearsold
      Free ski pass : From 5 in 15 yearsold

      From 30/03 to 12/04/2024
      Adult 5 hours: 35 to 38 €
      Adult day: 41 to 44 €
      Adult 2 days: 78 to 84 €
      Adult 3 days: 117 to 126 €
      Adult 4 days: 148 to 160 €
      Adult 5 days: 195 to 210 €
      Adult 6 days: 214 to 229 €
      Child 5 hours: 26 to 29 €
      Child day : 31 to 33 €
      Child 2 days : 59 to 63 €
      Child 3 days : 88 to 95 €
      Child 4 days : 111 to 120 €
      Child 5 days : 149 to 160 €
      Child 6 days : 163 to 174 €
      Junior 5 hours: 32 to 34 €
      Day Junior pass : 37 to 40 €
      Junior 2 days: 70 to 76 €
      Junior 3 days: 105 to 113 €
      Junior 4 days: 133 to 144 €
      Junior 5 days: 177 to 190 €
      6-day Junior pass : 194 to 207 €
      Senior 5 hours: 32 to 34 €
      Senior day: 37 to 40 €
      Senior 2 days: 70 to 76 €
      Senior 3 days: 105 to 113 €
      Senior 4 days: 133 to 144 €
      Senior 5 days: 177 to 190 €
      Senior 6 days: 194 to 207 €.

      From 13/04 to 21/04/2024
      Adult 5 hours: 31 €
      Adult day: 36 €
      Adult 2 days: 68 €
      Adult 3 days: 102 €
      Adult 4 days: 130 €
      Adult 5 days: 162 €
      Adult 6 days: 179 €
      Child 5 hours: 23 €
      Child day : 27 €
      Child 2 days : 52 €
      Child 3 days : 77 €
      Child 4 days : 97 €
      Child 5 days : 126 €
      Child 6 days : 134 €
      Junior 5 hours: 28 €
      Day Junior pass : 32 €
      Junior 2 days: 61 €
      Junior 3 days: 92 €
      Junior 4 days: 116 €
      Junior 5 days: 151 €
      6-day Junior pass : 161 €
      Senior 5 hours: 287 €
      Senior day: 32 €
      Senior 2 days: 61 €
      Senior 3 days: 92 €
      Senior 4 days: 116 €
      Senior 5 days: 151 €
      Senior 6 days: 161 €.

      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 30th of March to 12th of April 2024:
      Adult: €207 - Junior/Senior: €186 - Child: €155
      Prices from 13th to 21st of April 2024:
      Adult: €168 - Junior/Senior: €151 - Child: €126

      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: €24.80 - 60 points card: €47- 120 points card: €88.70 (single rates)

      • From 30th of March 2024:
      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: €20
      - 2 days: €40
      - 3 days: €60
      - 4 days: €80
      - 5 days: €100
      - 6 days: €120
      - season: €200

      Portes du Soleil ski passes:

      - 1 day: €26
      - 2 days: €52
      - 3 days: €78
      - 4 days: €104
      - 5 days: €130
      - 6 days: €156
      - 7 days: €182
      - 8 days: €208
      - 9 days: €234
      - season: €260.

      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
      Downhill ski resort

      Portes du Soleil ski Area

      Portes du Soleil ski Area
      • Altitude of the ski area 900m / 2466m
      • Ski slopes 307 slopes, 600km
      • 1 day - adult 64€
      • Opening 16/12/2023 / 14/04/2024

      Prices
      Children rate : Start from 5 yearsold
      Free ski pass : From 5 in 15 yearsold

      Adult 1/2 day: 58 to 61 €
      Adult day: 64 to 68 €
      Adult 2 days: 122 to 130 €
      Adult 3 days: 183 to 195 €
      Adult 6 days: 324 to 342 €
      Adult season: 1,176 €
      Child 5 hours: 43 to 46 €
      Child day : 48 to 51 €
      Child 2 days : 92 to 98 €
      Child 3 days : 137 to 146 €
      Child 6 days : 243 to 257 €
      Child season : 882 €
      Junior 5 hours: 52 to 55 €
      Day Junior pass : 58 to 61 €
      Junior 2 days: 110 to 117 €
      Junior 3 days: 165 to 176 €
      6-day Junior pass : 292 to 308 €
      Junior season : 1,058 €
      Senior 5 hours: 52 to 55 €
      Senior day: 58 to 61 €
      Senior 2 days: 110 to 117 €
      Senior 3 days: 165 to 176 €
      Senior 6 days: 292 to 308 €
      Senior season: 1,058 €.

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

      Ski slopes
      • 32 green slopes
      • 105 blue slopes
      • 131 red slopes
      • 39 black slopes
      Lifts
      • 208 lifts
      • 95 drag lifts
      • 78 chair lifts
      • 10 gondolas
      • 3 cable cars
      Links

      Connection Ski on and shuttle service

      Subject to satisfactory snow conditions, the ski area will be opened partially during the first week (from 16 to 22 December), then in its entirety from 23 December 2023. Depending on snow conditions and visitor forecasts, the Mont-Chéry sector and other slopes and lifts in the rest of the area may close earlier.

      Nordic ski resort

      La Chapelle d'Abondance Nordic domain

      La Chapelle d'Abondance Nordic domain
      • Altitude of the ski area 1000m / 1200m
      • Ski slopes 9 slopes, 23km
      • Opening 23/12/2023 / 01/04/2024

      Prices
      Children rate : From 5 in 75 yearsold
      Free ski pass : From 5 in 15 yearsold

      Adult 1/2 day: 8 € (9 a.m. to 1 p.m. or 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.)
      Adult day: 10 €
      Adult 2 days: 17.50 €
      Adult week: 45 € (Is not reciprocal on the 74 but possibility of agreement by geographic sector. Possibility to ski one session on a
      other site 74.)
      Adult season resort: 80 €
      Adult season department: 158 € (Offers between 40% and 50% discount on sessions in Suisse Romande and
      Aosta Valley.)
      Adult season national: 230 € (Access to all sites in France.

      Presale price: €200.)
      Child 1/2 day : 4.20 € (9 a.m. to 1 p.m. or 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.)
      Child day : 4.80 €
      Child week : 23 € (Is not reciprocal on the 74 but possibility of agreement by geographic sector. Possibility to ski one session on a
      other site 74.)
      Child season resort : 38 €
      Child season department : 52 € (Offers between 40% and 50% discount on sessions in Suisse Romande and
      Aosta Valley.)
      Child season national : 85 € (Access to all sites in France.).

      Free entry for children < 5 years, people > 75.
      Child entry valid for 5 - 15 years.

      Partial opening (50% of Nordic area) :
      - Adult day: €6
      - Children's day: €3

      Sale on piste :
      - Adult : 15€
      - Children: €6

      Access to the biathlon stadium, one-off fee: €3

      PRM access :
      - Day: 5€ + 5€ accompanying person (public price to be divided between the 2 people)
      - Half-day: 4€ + 4€ accompanying person (public price to be divided between the 2 people)
      - Pass season site handiski adulte : 45€ (adult)
      - Handiski site season pass for children: €20
      - 74 handiski season pass adult: 74€ (pre-sale: 63€)
      - Pass saison 74 handiski enfant : 26€ (presale : 22€)

      74 handiski season pass :
      Anyone wishing to benefit from a 74 season handiski pass must present proof of disability.
      Any person purchasing a season 74 pass for handiskiing is entitled to a free accompanying pass for handiskiing. This accompanying pass is only valid when accompanying a person with a disability.

      School :
      - School session: €4.80
      - School season: €17
      A child with a Nordic pass for the school season can return to ski for free throughout the winter in the Nordic area where he or she came with his or her school.
      Family invitation: the Nordic pass school season entitles the child's siblings to 1 free ski pass and the parents to 1 half-price ski pass.

      CE :
      - Adult day: €6.50
      - Children's day pass: 4€.

      Groups :
      - Adult session: €7.50
      - Children's session: €4.50
      Special arrangements for the sale of Nordic Pass season tickets to groups: in accordance with the decisions of the General Meeting, the sale of reciprocal annual tickets to groups (works councils, associations, etc.) requesting more than 15 tickets is entrusted to the departmental association.
      The association will transfer a portion of the proceeds to each Nordic ski area, according to the terms set by the Haute-Savoie Nordic General Meeting, taking into account skier days and sales figures for the last two seasons.

      Special conditions for the sale of Nordic Pass season tickets:
      When a family buys 3 Nordic Passes in a single purchase, including at least 1 adult, the 4th, 5th, ... Nordic Pass youth Haute-Savoie are offered, with the aim of promoting family cross-country skiing.
      When Nordic Passes entitling the holder to the Family offer are purchased online, the Nordic ski area is obliged to issue free Nordic Passes on presentation of the invoice, even if the order was not placed for the benefit of the Nordic ski area. The cost of any RFID support is borne by the customer.

      Passes are on sale at the Crêt-Béni and La Panthiaz lift ticket offices, loaded onto a rechargeable RFID card sold at €1.

      Pre-sale prices are valid from October 1 to November 15, 2023.

      Ski slopes
      • 2 green slopes
      • 4 blue slopes
      • 2 red slopes
      • 1 black slopes
      Downhill ski resort

      Skiable area accessible in a ski chair

      Skiable area accessible in a ski chair
      • Altitude of the ski area 1100m / 2200m
      • Ski slopes 40 slopes, 57.409km
      • 1 day - adult 22€
      • Opening 30/03/2024 / 21/04/2024

      Prices
      • Adult day 22€
      • Adult 6 days 114.5€
      • Child 6 days 87€
      Children rate : Start from 5 yearsold
      Free ski pass : From 5 in 15 yearsold

      Adult 5 hours: 19 €
      Adult day: 22 €
      Adult 2 days: 42 €
      Adult 3 days: 63 €
      Adult 4 days: 80 €
      Adult 5 days: 105 €
      Adult 6 days: 114.50 €
      Child 5 hours: 14.50 €
      Child day : 16.50 €
      Child 2 days : 31.50 €
      Child 3 days : 47.50 €
      Child 4 days : 60 €
      Child 5 days : 80 €
      Child 6 days : 87 €
      Junior 5 hours: 16 €
      Day Junior pass : 20 €
      Junior 2 days: 38 €
      Junior 3 days: 56.50 €
      Junior 4 days: 72 €
      Junior 5 days: 95 €
      6-day Junior pass : 103.50 €
      Senior 5 hours: 17 €
      Senior day: 20 €
      Senior 2 days: 38 €
      Senior 3 days: 56.50 €
      Senior 4 days: 72 €
      Senior 5 days: 95 €
      Senior 6 days: 103.50 €.

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

      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.
      Adult: €103.50 - Junior/Senior: €93 - Child: €77.50
      The 1-day Portes du Soleil pass is to add the the 5 non-consecutive days pass.

      Adult: 26 to 64 yrs old, Children: 5 to 15 yrs old, Junior: 16 to 25 yrs old, Senior: 65yrs old and over.

      Tariffs issued on presentation of a French CMI invalidity card or a foreign card indicating the need for assistance. The same rate applies to any companion who needs to be accompanied.

      Holders of any other card (priority, parking or foreign card not mentioning the need to be accompanied) will benefit from a 20% reduction.

      These passes are only available at the ticket office.

      Ski slopes
      • 5 green slopes
      • 16 blue slopes
      • 14 red slopes
      • 5 black slopes
      Lifts
      • 28 lifts
      • 16 drag lifts
      • 10 chair lifts
      • 2 gondolas

      Châtel MTB area

      Châtel MTB area
      • Altitude of the ski area 1100m / 2200m
      • Ski slopes 20 slopes, 49km
      • Opening 15/06/2024 / 22/09/2024

      Prices
      Children rate : Start from 5 yearsold

      Free entry for children < 5 years.

      Portes du Soleil passes summer 2024
      Available from 28thof June until 1st of September

      At the lift ticket offices :

      5 hours: Adult: €36 - Children: €27 - Youth/Senior: €32
      1 day: Adult: €39 - Children: €29 - Youth/Senior: 3€5
      2 days: Adult: €72 - Children: €54 - Youth/Senior: €65
      3 days: Adult: €109 - Children: €82 - Youth/Senior: €98
      4 days: Adult: €137 - Children: €102 - Youth/Senior: €123
      5 days: Adult: €171 - Children: €128 - Youth/Senior: €154
      5 days NC*: Adult: €195- Children: €145 - Youth/Senior: €175
      6 days: Adult: €194 - Children: €146 - Youth/Senior: €175
      7 days: Adult: €227 - Children: €170 - Youth/Senior: €204
      8 days: Adult: €259 - Children: €195 - Youth/Senior: €233
      9 days: Adult: €271 - Children: €203 - Youth/Senior: €244
      10 days: Adult: €281 - Children: €211 - Youth/Senior: €253
      11 days: Adult: €310 - Children: €232 - Youth/Senior: €279
      12 days: Adult: €337 - Children: €253 - Youth/Senior: €303
      13 days: Adult: €365 - Children: €274 - Youth/Senior: €329
      Season: Adult: €427 - Children: €320 - Youth/Senior: €384

      Online :

      5 hours : Adult: €34 - Children: €26 - Youth/Senior : €31
      1 day : Adult: €37 - Children: €28 - Youth/Senior : €33
      2 days : Adult: €69 - Children: €52 - Youth/Senior : €62
      3 days : Adult: €104 - Children: €78 - Youth/Senior : €94
      4 days : Adult: €130 - Children: €98 - Youth/Senior : €117
      5 days : Adult: €163 - Children: €122- Youth/Senior : €147
      5 days NC* : Adult: €185 - Children: €140 - Youth/Senior : €165
      6 days : Adult: €185 - Children: €139 - Youth/Senior : €167
      7 days : Adult: €216 - Children: €162 - Youth/Senior : €194
      8 days : Adult: €247 - Children: €185 - Youth/Senior : €222
      9 days : Adult: €258 - Children: €194 - Youth/Senior : €232
      10 days : Adult: €268 - Children: €201 - Youth/Senior : €241
      11 days : Adult: €295 - Children: €221 - Youth/Senior : €266
      12 days : Adult: €321 - Children: €241 - Youth/Senior : €289
      13 days : Adult: €348 - Children: €261 - Youth/Senior : €313
      Season: Adult: €427 - Children: €320 - Youth/Senior : €384


      Children: from 5 to 15 yrs old. Youth: from 16 to 25 yrs old. Adult: from 26 to 64 yrs old. Senior: 65 yrs old and over.
      For ski passes lasting less than 8 days you are able to choose between the single use “ look hands” free card or the reusable “ look hands” card charged at €3, if the customer does not already get on of this card.

      MTB packs for the 4 lifts of Châtel 2024:
      At the lift ticket offices :
      - 3 ascents (single rate) : €21
      - 6 ascents (single rate) : €35
      - 10 ascents (single rate) : €50

      1 up-hill for Pierre-Longue chairlift:
      Adult (16 yrs old and over) : €9.50 - children (5-15 yrs old) : €7.10

      Online :
      - 3 ascents (single rate) : €20
      - 6 ascents (single rate) : €33.30
      - 10 ascents (single rate) : €47.50

      1 up-hill for Pierre-Longue chairlift:
      Adult (16 yrs old and over) : €9 - children (5-15 yrs old) : €6.70.

      Ski slopes
      • 3 green slopes
      • 4 blue slopes
      • 4 red slopes
      • 9 black slopes
      Lifts
      • 3 lifts
      • 2 chair lifts
      • 1 gondolas

      Activities

      Adrenaline
      • Night skiing
      • Snowbike / Snowscoot
      • Snow mountain biking
      • Telemark
      • Air board
      • Snake Gliss (convoy sledging)
      • Yooner
      • Paragliding
      • Snooc
      • Boarder cross
      • Big air
      • Mogul field
      • Snowpark
      • Salom stadium
      Nordic
      • Nordik park
      • Slegde run for children
      SIGNED SHOWSHOE TRAILS
      • 8 Itinerary
      • 40km
      Après-ski
      • Sports hall
      • Balneotherapy
      • Book shop
      • Bowling alley
      • Fun swimming pool
      • Fitness centre
      • Cinema
      • Disco
      • Spa
      • Skating rink
      • Indoor swimming pool
      • Open air swimming pool
      SIGNED WALKING TRAILS
      • 8 Itinerary
      • 40km

      Family / Children

      • Club for children
      • Day nursery
      • Nursery
      • Snow nursery
      • Teaching ski from 3 years (alpine skiing), 6/8 years old (nordic skiing)
      • Childcare from 2 1/2 months to 4 years old
      Information update on 11/12/2023 by Châtel Tourisme