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Châtel

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Haute-Savoie

Châtel - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Haute-Savoie
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Common border with Switzerland Valais, located 40 km from Lake Geneva in the middle of the ski Franco-Swiss Portes du Soleil.

Geographical information

MunicipalityChâtel
Postcode74390
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Latitude46.2673950 (N 46° 16’ 3”)
Longitude6.8411520 (E 6° 50’ 28”)
Surface area32.19 km²
Population1211 inhabitants
Density37 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureAnnecy (112 km, 1h43)
Insee code74063
IntercommunalityCC de la Vallée d'Abondance
DepartmentHaute-Savoie
RegionRhône-Alpes

Nearest cities & towns

La Chapelle-d'Abondance5.5 km (6 min)
Abondance11.2 km (12 min)
Bonnevaux16.8 km (20 min)
Vacheresse18.9 km (22 min)
Chevenoz22 km (25 min)
Le Biot26 km (35 min)
Vinzier27 km (33 min)
La Forclaz27 km (35 min)
Bernex28 km (32 min)
Saint-Jean-d'Aulps30 km (39 min)
Seytroux31 km (43 min)
Saint-Paul-en-Chablais33 km (38 min)
La Vernaz33 km (38 min)

Things to see and do

Places of interest

Information points
Leisure centres
Natural sites

Events and festivities

Pastures Day : 3rd Sunday of August.

Photos

Lake Vonnes (© Jean Espirat)
Lake Vonnes (© Jean Espirat)
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Lake Vonnes (© Jean Espirat)
Lake Vonnes (© Jean Espirat)
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Weather

Saturday 5 september
Min. 5°C - Max. 16°C
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Sunday 6 september
Min. 5°C - Max. 16°C
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Monday 7 september
Min. 4°C - Max. 18°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Bespoke sightseeing shuttle bus tour
Entertainment25 € to 600 € Évian-les-Bains (25 km)
Whitewater rafting on the Dranse
Sports sensations39 € to 75 € Thonon-les-Bains (30 km)
Unusual walk or snowshoe hike
Nature and the great outdoors17 € to 25 € Saxel (34 km)
Skiing, snowboarding and cross-country skiing lessons
Sports sensations33 € to 58 € Chamonix-Mont-Blanc (38 km)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Sentier des bords de Dranse
HikeIntermediate5h20Abondance (9.4 km)
Circuit de l'Encrenaz
Cycling itineraryEasy2h20Montriond (13.7 km)
Joux-Plane Climb
Cycling itineraryEasy3h55Morzine (14.1 km)
Mont Ouzon Tour
HikeIntermediate5h00Le Biot (15.4 km)
Tréchauffé summit
HikeEasy2h00La Forclaz (17.1 km)

Restaurants

Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals

Campsites

Hotels