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Work is underway on Chatel’s new Aquatic Centre

We are sad to see the Chatel pool being demolished. However, this is making way for a brand new aquatic due to open in summer 2014. And if this video is anything to go by, it should be very impressive!

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May 1st, 2013 Chatel, Local news

Critérium du Dauphiné 2012 Chatel

Some great pictures from yesterday’s Critérium du Dauphiné 2012 stage which finished in Chatel.

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Only 5 days to go until Morzine’s Basscamp Festival

We’re very excited about Basscamp Festival, a 5 day music festival being held in Morzine which starts on the 1st April. Find out all about Basscamp Festival and here is the festival running order.

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Mar 27th, 2012 Local news

Goodbye to the Rochassons chairlift…

Au revoir Rochassons… from Service Com Mairie de Châtel on Vimeo.

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Sep 7th, 2011 Chatel, Local news

Danny Hart wins 2011 MTB World Championship in Champery

I’ve just got back from the 2011 MTB World Championship Downhill race in Champery, where Danny Hart rode a legendary race to become the 2011 champion. The conditions today were difficult to say the least. The rain has been constant all day, varying between heavy & torrential. The Champery downhill course is testing at the [...]

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Passportes du Soleil 2011

The Passportes du Soleil is happening again from the 24th – 26th June 2011. This event is now so popular that the have added an extra day of racing on the Friday. There are still some places available but they are going fast so don’t wait too long. You can register online on the Passportes [...]

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MGM luxury apartments for sale in Chatel

It must be happening. Chatel must be hitting the big time. How do we know? Simple, MGM, the Alpine construction giants, will be building a massive development of apartments close to the centre of Chatel. Construction will start in May 2011, and completion of the first wave will be Christmas 2012. We feel privileged because [...]

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A stage of the “Tour de Romandie” cycle race to come to Châtel

The “Tour de Romandie”, which will be held April 27 to May 2 2010 will end a stage Chatel. After starting in Porrentruy (Jura), the race will pass by by Freiburg, Moudon, Chatel (France), ending with a big mountain stage and starting and finishing in Sion. Arriving in Chatel, Saturday 1 May, this will be [...]

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Oct 19th, 2009 Local news

Flights to Sion in Switzerland

Good news for everyone planning to holiday in Chatel and the Portes du Soleil. Snowjet have just launched winter flights to Sion airport, which is only 45 minutes away from Chatel. This will cut down on transfer times significantly. All flights are from Stanstead Airport and at the moment seem to be in the region [...]

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Sep 2nd, 2009 Local news

The big red bus, “RosBeef74″

The Fete du St Laurant was a great success, despite the heavens opening midway through the afternoon. The British expats entered a fantastic float. It was such a hit with the locals that it was invited down to the La Chapelle and the Abondance fetes on subsequent weekends!

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