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Chatel Luxury Chalets

Portes du Soleil, France

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Châtel is in the heart of the Franco-Swiss ski domain called the Portes du Soleil. The domain, one of the largest in Europe, covers 14 resorts: 8 French, including Avoriaz, Morzine, Montriond, Les Gets, St Jean d'Aulps, Abondance and la Chapelle; and 6 Swiss: Champéry, Torgon, Morgins and les Crozets Val d'Illiez, Champoussin.

In all the Portes du Soleil has over 400 miles of ski slopes, well-served by 208 ski-lifts all accessible using a single, inclusive card. The Châtel ski domain itself offers a wide range of superb holidays and magnificent opportunities for skiing, both for those who come for the life and scenery on the mountain and those looking for that ultimate experience on the slopes!

Châtel consists of two main sectors: Barbossine / Super-Châtel and Linga / Pré-la-Joux, lying between 1100m and 2200m (3600 ft and 7200 ft).

The inclusive Châtel ski pass is also valid for the Swiss resort of Torgon, the Corbeau section of the Swiss resort, Morgins, as well as the Braitaz and Tromby chair lifts of La Chapelle d'Abondance. In all 130 km (80 miles) of superb, thrilling ski slopes!!

Facing full south in the Super-Châtel / Barbossine area, you will discover the snow park and area specially laid out for beginners.

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From Super-Châtel, one can take the Tour du Don ski lift directly to Torgon, the Swiss resort.

From Super-Châtel, the Chalet Neuf ski lift provides a link to Morgins via the pistes.

La Chapelle d'Abondance
From the Barbossine sector, take the Col de Croix red piste to Torgon, the Swiss resort, then the Djeu des Têtes ski lift, followed by the Conches 2000 ski lift. Several alternatives are then available to the Panthiaz gondola which gives access to La Chapelle d'Abondance. A regular shuttle provides a link to the Crêt Béni sector of La Chapelle, and will also take you back to Châtel.

Avoriaz can be reached directly via the ski slopes. From Pré-la-Joux take the Pierre-Longue and then Rochassons chair lifts. When you reach the crest take the red Chaux-Fleuri piste or the blue Grand Plan piste to Avoriaz.
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An integral part of your holiday in the mountains, Châtel's bars and restaurants are a welcoming and friendly place to go, in warm surroundings. They provide what you need to make you feel totally content. They give you a taste of the traditions, serving up local produce turned into tempting dishes. Thanks to them you'll find that you love the mountain way of life, where friendship and conviviality are the order of the day. 

For those looking for big après ski bars they don't come much bigger than La Folie Douce, there is one in neighboring Avoriaz. Make sure you leave just before it closes are you won't want to miss the last lift back to Chatel!

The cuisine in Châtel is highly recommended and the Fiacre and Bon Menagerie serve excellent traditional raclettes, fondues, and steaks. For a superb apres-ski atmosphere visit Nazca Bar, the Avalanche or the L'Isba.

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