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Summer Holiday in the mountains, explore Chatel


Force of nature!

Make the most of your stay in the mountains to discover Chatel, summer version!

An outstanding heritage, in the heart of an unspoilt valley.

An authentic village, perfect for your summer holiday!

In Chatel, enjoy the magic of the mountains

Right in the heart of the Portes du Soleil ski area, the resort of Chatel is the ideal place to enjoy authentic mountain charm during your summer holiday. Nestling at an altitude of 1,200 metres, this destination offers an exceptional setting that will delight nature lovers and thrill-seekers alike.
Located just a stone's throw from the Swiss border, between Lake Geneva and Mont Blanc, Chatel is a village in Haute-Savoie that has managed to preserve its heritage and traditions. When exploring the Abondance Valley during your summer holiday, you'll discover a warm and friendly atmosphere, where authenticity blends with modernity.

Discover or rediscover Chatel in summer

Between Lake Geneva and Mont Blanc, the village of Chatel enjoys a unique location in the heart of the Alps. Throughout the summer season, Chatel is the ideal place to spend a holiday in the mountains. This magical destination is sure to delight you: unspoilt nature and majestic landscapes provide the ideal setting for your hikes and MTB tours.
Throughout the summer, you'll also be able to enjoy a wide range of culinary and picturesque activities, including mountain pasture snacks, a walk through the goat village and outdoor concerts.

A mountain of activities

In summer, treat yourself to an intensely natural break in Chatel, with family or friends.

When you book your summer holiday in Chatel, opt for the all-inclusive Multi Pass stay! As well as great-value accommodation, there's a wide choice of activities for all, children and adults alike! Hiking, mountain biking, swimming, culture... in Chatel, with family or friends, there's something for all tastes and all ages!

Book your family holiday with the Multi Pass activity card

For just €3 per person per day :

  • Unlimited access to over 70 activities in Chatel and the 12 Portes du Soleil resorts in France and Switzerland. In Chatel: lifts accessible to pedestrians, Forme d'O swimming pool, cinema, crazy golf, small tourist train, outdoor tennis, C L'Aventure, inter-resort shuttles.
  • The Multi Pass is FREE for children under 5s!
  • On presentation of a valid card, you can also take advantage of discounts from 10 to 50% on more than 70 touristic sites. In Chatel: Fantasticable, summer sledging, tree climbing, Abondance Cheese center, Old Custom House, etc.

Don't miss the chance to enjoy an unforgettable summer holiday in Chatel, in the heart of the French Alps. Book your stay now and enjoy all the wonders this destination has to offer!

Why choose Chatel for your summer mountain holiday?

The village of Chatel is an ideal destination for a memorable mountain holiday, and here are just a few reasons why you should choose it as your next destination:

1. An exceptional natural setting

Situated between Lake Geneva and Mont Blanc, Chatel offers an exceptional natural setting, surrounded by breathtaking scenery, majestic mountains, green forests and crystal-clear rivers. The unspoilt nature of the region invites you to discover and experience its wonders.

2. A variety of activities to suit all tastes

The resort of Chatel offers a multitude of activities to suit all members of the family. Whether you enjoy hiking, mountain biking, water sports, climbing, paragliding or relaxing by the pool, you'll find something to suit you in Chatel. The well-maintained hiking and mountain bike trails offer thrilling adventures in the heart of the mountains.

3. A friendly, authentic atmosphere

Chatel has preserved its authentic mountain village charm. You'll receive a warm welcome and be able to immerse yourself in the friendly Alpine way of life. Local markets, festivals, lively evenings and traditional restaurants will introduce you to Savoyard culture and gastronomy.

4. An ideal location, just a few kilometres from Switzerland

Chatel is the starting point for many excursions! Make the most of your summer to discover :  
  • The French Chablais: Evian, Thonon, Yvoire
  • Annecy and its lake, the Old-town, the Plateau des Glieres, the castle of Menthon-Saint-Bernard
  • The Mont-Blanc and its region, Saint-Gervais, Chamonix, the Mer de Glace, the Aiguille du Midi
  • The Swiss Riviera, Geneva, Lausanne, Montreux
  • The Wallis and the Val-D'Illiez, Morgins, Champery, Martigny

5. The Multi Pass: an advantageous activity card

When you stay in Chatel, you can take advantage of the Multi Pass, an activity card that gives you access to numerous attractions and discounts in Chatel and the 12 other resorts in the Portes du Soleil!

6. Close to the Portes du Soleil area

Situated between Avoriaz and Morgins, Chatel is at the heart of the Portes du Soleil, one of the world's largest ski areas in winter. In summer, you can take advantage of the ski lifts to reach the summits and enjoy exceptional panoramic views. Snow sports enthusiasts can also go mountain biking on the prepared slopes. Chatel is an excellent choice for a summer holiday in the mountains. Whether you're looking for outdoor adventures, relaxation in contact with nature or cultural discoveries, Chatel is sure to please!

Book your summer stay with Chatel Reservation

The mountains in summer: an excellent choice for those on a budget!

Going to the mountains in the summer has a number of economic advantages. Accommodation prices in Chatel are often more affordable in summer than in the high winter season. You can find hotels, chalets or hostels at lower rates, which means you can cut your mountain accommodation costs considerably.

Discover all our special offers to make the most of summer in the mountains!

Check out our best summer offers online: good deals, discounts and over 700 accommodation options for your mountain holiday.

> Apartment, chalet, holiday home to rent, hotel or residence with private pool
> 15% discount on Portes du Soleil MTB passes
> All-inclusive summer holiday: accommodation + 6-day Multi Pass

Book your accommodation with Chatel Reservation and take advantage of the best rates on summer activities with our all-inclusive Multi Pass, swimming pool or mountain bike holiday offers.
And don't forget your sun cream!

  • Familiy holiday in Chatel, summer 2023

The mountains, a must-see for your next summer holiday

In the summer, the rates for furnished accommodation are much cheaper than in winter!

In summer, the village's central booking office has a wide choice of all-inclusive holiday in the Alps to offer. Time to rent a chalet, an apartment or a hotel with a view over the mountains. Are you nervous about this idea? As the summer approaches, leave the beaches and coconut palms behind, head to a budget destination. Even for a chalet, an apartment rental with private Jacuzzi or a hotel with swimming pool in mid-August!

Chatel is not just a ski resort!

Why not put down your bags in the heart of the French Alps, just a few kilometres from the Swiss border, in Chatel, Haute-Savoie? This charming village lies at the heart of the Portes du Soleil ski area, the ideal playground for your next holiday with family or friends!

Head to the mountains!

In summer, the mountains enjoy a pleasant climate. Temperatures are generally cooler than in the plains, offering a refreshing break during the summer heat. You can enjoy the sunshine without the heat, which is ideal for outdoor activities. Away from the hustle and bustle of the big cities and seaside resorts, you can enjoy a calm and relaxing atmosphere in Chatel. Every hike or stroll is a sight to behold. Summer or winter, the French Alps are a real source of wonder for photography enthusiasts and nature lovers alike.
  • A walk around the mountain pastures of Chatel, France