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Jimmy and his team are delighted to welcome you to our L'Atelier du Ski shop in the heart of the Châtel resort.
Your ski hire in Châtel
It is in the heart of the Portes du Soleil, in Haute-Savoie, that the ski resort of Châtel welcomes ski lovers. Located on the Swiss border, the village offers a multitude of winter and summer activities. Find your ski rental in Châtel and get ready for a memorable holiday in a preserved environment.
The Châtel ski area: a resort on a human scale
With 45 slopes totalling more than 80 kilometres, the ski area will appeal to snow sports enthusiasts from all horizons. Families, amateurs and experienced skiers will come and enjoy the numerous blue and red slopes, ideal for intermediate levels. Of course, beginners and initiated skiers will not be left out thanks to the nine green and six black runs. When you find your ski hire in Châtel, you will have access to the 43 ski lifts allowing you to cover the whole area. At the same time, the Châtel ski pass also gives you access to part of the slopes of La Chapelle d'Abondance, Torgon and Morgins, totalling more than 130 kilometres of ski runs. And if that's not enough for you, take advantage of your Châtel ski rental to reach the neighbouring resorts of Morgins, Avoriaz and Torgon and discover the 650 kilometres of slopes of the Portes du Soleil.
The Châtel ski area is made up of two distinct zones :
- The Linga area, which is reserved for good skiers and offers access to the resort of Avoriaz,
- The Super-Châtel sector, which is appreciated by beginners skiers and snowboarders (this is where the snowpark is located), is open to the resorts of Torgon and Morgins.
Close to the ski hire shops in Châtel, a nursery allows parents to ski in peace. Châtel also has a Nordic area where you will find seven cross-country ski runs and eight Nordic trails for snowshoeing.
Châtel: a typical savoyard village
It is difficult not to fall under the charm of Châtel, a small village resort where time seems to have stopped. Surrounded by mountains, lively in all seasons and decorated with chalets with preserved Savoyard architecture, Châtel offers a most majestic holiday environment. How not to succumb to this family resort with the "Famille Plus Montagne" label where you live at the foot of the slopes? A vast adventure playground, Châtel has a multitude of shops and services to make your stay easier. In particular, you will find shops selling ski equipment and snowboard hire at the best prices, so that you can hit the slopes in complete freedom. One thing is certain, in Châtel, nature is sovereign and all activities are closely linked to it.
Other activities to discover in Châtel
Although downhill skiing remains the most popular sport in Châtel, other activities can also help you discover the region. To take advantage of the 45 pistes in the resort, why not, for example, opt for snowboard hire or an Alpine Snow Bike to discover completely new sensations? With its Nordic ski area based at La Chapelle d'Abondance, Châtel is also a landmark for cross-country skiing enthusiasts. Put aside your ski hire in Châtel to try your hand at Nordic skiing and take advantage of the opportunity to combine sensations and walks in the heart of the mountains. You prefer walking? The Nordic area also has a multitude of snowshoe trails where you can walk between lakes and mountains. Finally, summer and winter alike, Fantasticable invites you to fly over the hamlet of Plaine-Dranse at almost 100 km/h on board a zip line. Thrills guaranteed! Thanks to its links with the other resorts in the Portes du Soleil area, you will be able to discover our La Chapelle d'Abondance ski rental offers, our offers in Morzine ski resort and our shops in Avoriaz.
EATING, GOING OUT AND TAKING CARE OF YOURSELF AT CHÂTEL
After a long day of activities in the nature, head to the resort centre to find a restaurant. Châtel boasts a multitude of restaurants serving Savoyard specialities where you can enjoy Savoyard fondues, raclettes and other Alpine delights. But that's not all, as you will also find a crêperie, snack bars and restaurants serving French specialities. It is no coincidence that the town organises an International Gastronomy Festival every year! Feel like partying during your holiday in Châtel? The village organises the Rock the Piste music festival every year and has a discotheque, bars and pubs, a bowling alley and two cinemas. And to take care of you, the resort has thought of everything while multiplying its relaxation areas with spas, saunas, hammams, body treatments, massages, etc.
ACTIVITIES TO DO IN SUMMER AT CHÂTEL
In the summer, the tracks turn into hiking trails for the delight of walkers and cyclists alike! Châtel has a Bike park, a vast area dedicated to mountain bike enthusiasts. The mountain bike trails, theme-based guided hikes and electric bike rides will allow you to discover the Alps in a different way, under the sun. For downhill mountain biking enthusiasts, discover the huge bike park in Les Gets, at the south of Morzine.
Access to the Châtel Resort
Châtel is accessible by car via the A40 (exit 14 / Annemasse), but also by train via the TGV Thonon station located 40 kilometres away and by plane via Geneva airport located 75 kilometres away.