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!
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.
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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!