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Châtel

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Haute-Savoie

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
Tourism labels
Latitude46.2673950 (N 46° 16’ 3”)
Longitude6.8411520 (E 6° 50’ 28”)
Surface area32.19 km²
Population1214 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

Weather

Sunday 24 may
Min. 8°C - Max. 14°C
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Monday 25 may
Min. 10°C - Max. 16°C
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Tuesday 26 may
Min. 9°C - Max. 14°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Bespoke sightseeing shuttle bus tour
Crafts25 € 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
HikeIntermediate5h00Abondance (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