Chatel ski resort is a famous winter destination for lots of ski fans. All the buildings in this village-resort are made by traditional values and a desire for comfort, so it still retains many of its traditional alpine characteristics. The countryside here is as magnificent as the old chalets in the valley. This successful combination has earned Abondance valley`s wider recognition as a “Pays d`Art et d`Histoire” destination. Chatel is also a popular mountain bike resort which opens for cyclists between June and September. In August there are two celebrations: Fete de la St. Laurent and Fete de la Belle Dimanche.
Chatel is located in northern French Alps in the Haute Savoie region. Chatel ski resort is part of the Portes du Soleil ski area. Snowboarding enthusiasts often use Chatel only as a base and go boarding in other Portes du Soleil areas, although there is a snow-park with half-pipe here as well. Currently, there are 6 active ski schools and multiple snowboarding schools. Mostly dominated by French visitors, this tends to be a very lively resort, with plenty of après-ski options. Many of clubs and bars are opened till 4 am. Some of the best bars are Scottish Tunnel bar, Pelican bar and l`avalanche. There is something for everyone – romantic movie for couples in the local cinema, bowling for families and massage for those seeking relaxation. The atmosphere in Chatel is a perfect mixture of a tranquil way of life and fun. Explore the limitless snow and go wherever your mood and your skis take you!
If you’re flying to Chatel, be sure to arrive via one of the closest airports:
We recommend you to order direct airport transfer. There are a lot of companies offering Chatel transfer services. By choosing Alps2Alps proposed Chatel transfer, you will receive a high-quality service from the airport to Chatel ski resort for a low cost. If you want to use public transport - closest train station to Chatel is at Monthey, 20 km and 30 minutes drive.
These transfer times are approximate only. Weather and traffic conditions can significantly impact transfer times:
We always carefully calculate all resort transfer services individually, to ensure that our customers never overpay. Whenever you choose to travel and whatever your final destination, Alps 2 Alps will get you there for the lowest possible price. However, we advise booking early to access the best possible deal. In addition, keep up to date with Alps 2 Alps for the latest offers, deals and discounts on Chatel resort transfer services.
Transfer costs are calculated in accordance with the following factors:
All of the above will only ever result in our base-rate for ski transfers going down – we never over-inflate our prices at any time or for any reason. We also offer substantial discounts for off-peak, off-season and midweek transfers to Chatel. If looking for the best possible deals, travelling outside peak season or midweek typically results in the biggest savings. We offer midweek (Monday to Friday) prices with up to 60% discount than weekend prices.
Your transfer quote will also depend on vehicle availability, transfer schedule, vehicle utilisation and other costs like road tolls and airport parking charges. In all instances, we work hard to keep our prices low and are relentlessly committed to total value for money. Which is why we guarantee you won’t find a better deal on your Chatel ski resort transfers, whatever your needs.
To discuss any specific requirements or plans to travel as part of a larger group, please get in touch directly so we can discuss your needs.
Seasonal opening dates at Chatel are of course dependant on snow conditions, though are currently listed as follows:
The resort of Chatel lies at an elevation of 1,200m, with a max vertical of 1,100m and its highest lift going as far as 2,200m. There are a total of 49 pistes in the immediate vicinity of the resort, served by 41 ski lifts and 2 gondolas. Around 17% of the slopes are ideal for beginners, 41% serve the needs of intermediates, 32% of the slopes are for advanced users and the remaining 10% are far experts. It is possible to rent and buy equipment if it is needed.
With appropriate Ski Lift Pass, you can ski in the whole Portes du Soleil ski area with 11 different resorts. 400 km of downhill pistes are located 2000 m above sea level, so the problems with snow isn’t a routine here.
You are welcome to enjoy winter fairytale in Chatel ski resort with your family or friends, thanks to "Famille Plus Montagne" guarantee. Châtel provides activities and services for all ages and for all ski levels. The open snowfields on the slopes, densely forested areas and rocky pinnacles amuse people with beautiful scenery.
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A lot of people are coming to Chatel ski resort to experience a magical world on these snowy mountains. Make sure you are going to see the most important sights of this traditionally styled mountain village! There are attractions over the summer months too – windsurfing, sailing, white water rafting, kayaking, paragliding, hiking or simply relaxing in the sun. Find out more at the following websites:
The way we see it, Chatel ski resort transfers are about so much more than getting you to your final destination. After all, you also want to arrive comfortable, refreshed and ideally on time. Not all resort transfer services can promise this – Alps2Alps guarantees a higher-level service for every passenger.
Travel with us to Chatel and we’ll provide you with the following guarantees:
Keep your eyes open for the kinds of deals, discounts and special offers that could make your trip even more affordable. If looking to secure your seats for the best possible price, booking as early as possible is advisable.
If you can’t find exactly what you’re looking for, please get in touch with the Alps2Alps customer service team today. Otherwise, go ahead with your booking and we’ll see you in the snow!