Holiday in Chatel: Summer in the mountains, Activities & Events

Don't miss all the major events of the summer organised in Chatel and our neighbours in the Portes du Soleil. Every week, Chatel Tourism offers activities and entertainment for all ages.

Chatel, a village resort in the heart of the Portes du Soleil

For summer holiday, chose Chatel, a village located in the Abondance Valley, in the heart of the magnificent Portes du Soleil area. Browse our selections of mountain holiday rentals: luxury apartments, chalets with private pool. Avoid the crowded beaches and find some cooler air up in the French Alps!

Chatel offers activities and events to delight the whole family!

Chatel is festive all year round. Find details of summer activities on our website: wooden games, shows and activities for children, concerts, and more. Don't miss the highlights of the summer season! Join in the celebrations at the Saint-Laurent village festival. Watch the floats go by, crafted by the villagers for you to enjoy. This celebration is all about spreading good cheer! In August, it’s time for the Belle-Dimanche. Join us in the hamlet of Plaine Dranse to celebrate Chatel's farming traditions, meet local farmers, listen to a tune on the Alpine horn, taste local produce and take home a traditional souvenir made by local artisans at the fair. Our website is updated each week so you check out the activities and events that are on while on your holiday in Chatel.

Activities for all levels and ages in Chatel

Whether you're a regular hiker or a weekend backpacker, don't worry, there are walks and hiking trails for all levels in Chatel and the Portes du Soleil. Ask the tourist office for advice and start your journey with your piste map in your pocket. In summer, the ski slopes, snowshoe trails and ski lifts are available for mountain bikers, walkers and even runners!