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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

Winter 2012/2013 – the story so far…

We are almost mid season, and it feels like it hasn’t stopped snowing for weeks! Snow depths in the Portes du Soleil are impressive – nearly 4 m at the top of the domain. And temperatures are low so the snow is staying good. This season is certainly becoming one to remember. It started off [...]

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The Portes du Soleil – Ski Area Review

Located in the Northern French Alps, close to Lac Leman, the Portes du Soleil is the largest linked ski area in the world. Created 40 years ago, this giant ski area straddles the French/Swiss border and brings together 12 resorts in both countries. The international flavour  of the domain means that you can start the [...]

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Save money this year – ski in Chatel

Looking for a budget ski holiday this year? Why not try Chatel, in the giant Portes du Soleil ski area of France and Switzerland. The resort is close to Geneva Airport (great for budget flights with Easyjet), and is also one of the first resorts you reach when driving from Calais. With the greatly improved [...]

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Stunning time lapse photography of the French Alps

Here is a beautiful time lapse sequence of Chatel, taken by Matt Wilmshurst. Enjoy…  

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Aug 14th, 2012 Chatel, Videos

Critérium du Dauphiné 2012 Chatel

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

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Chatel Razorsnowbike 2012 video

Great POV video from last weekend’s Chatel Razorsnowbike Derby – a crazy downhill mountain bike race on snow;

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Chatel – A fantastic summer destination

If you are planning your next summer holiday look no further than the green mountain peaks of Chatel. Set in the picturesque Valley d’Abondance, Chatel has plenty to offer outdoor enthusiasts and families looking for an alternative to the beach. Chatel, a small village nestled in heart of the Portes du Soleil area between the [...]

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Mountain biking in the Portes du Soleil

How often have you actually ridden your mountain bike down a mountain?

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More snow in Chatel

The lifts have shut, and the snow has returned! I might have to dust off my touring skis if it carries on…

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Apr 28th, 2009 Snow conditions

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