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Chatel, France

Chatel is part of the Portes du Soleil and located between Mont Blanc and Lake Geneva - one of the biggest resorts in the world.

The cross-border ski area of the Portes du Soleil offers you the very best skiing in twelve different resorts, two hundred high-tech ski lifts and 650 kilometres of pistes: ski your heart out!

With the Portes du Soleil «handsfree » ski pass you are totally free to ski, at Châtel, Avoriaz, Morzine, Les Gets, Saint Jean d’Aulps, Montriond, Abondance and La Chapelle d’Abondance on the French side, and at Morgins, Torgon, Champoussin, Les Crosets and Champéry on the Swiss side.

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!

It extends across two massifs: Super-Châtel / Barbossine and Linga / Pré-La-Joux / Plaine Dranse, and not forgetting the village lifts too and comprises 49 ski slopes : 5 black, 15 red, 18 blue and 11 green with a total length of 83 km and 44 ski-lifts.

From Châtel there are direct links to the resorts of Avoriaz, Torgon and Morgins,giving you access to the huge Portes du Soleil ski area.It is also valid throughout the Swiss resort of Torgon, in the Corbeau sector of the Swiss resort of Morgins and the La Braitaz sector at La Chapelle d’Abondance (including the Panthiaz gondola lift). So with a Châtel ski pass you can use 57 ski lifts and 72 pistes totalling some 130 km (80 miles). If you prefer to ski a vast area, go for the Portes du Soleil ski pass!

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