La Chapelle d'Abondance Nordic domain

Cross-country skiing
  • Skating
  • Plan du domaine nordique - La Panthiaz, foyer nordique
  • Ski de fond à La Chapelle d'Abondance - départ du hameau de La Panthiaz
SkatingPlan du domaine nordique - La Panthiaz, foyer nordiqueSki de fond à La Chapelle d'Abondance - départ du hameau de La Panthiaz


The Nordic/cross-country ski area mainly located in La Chapelle d'Abondance village extends on Châtel and Abondance villages. With gradients between 900m and 1200m, it offers plenty of choices for cross country skiing, snowshoeing, .
The nordic area of ​​Abondance valley is composed of 25 km of ski runs. The trails are maintained and groomed daily, access is subject to a fee (package).

The Nordic routes (16 km) to explore on foot, snowshoes or cross-country, used to connect the heart of the skiing area to the villages of Abondance and Chatel.
Their access is free.

The heart of the cross-country ski range is located at La Chapelle d'Abondance
The nordic home is in the parking lot of the Panthiaz in La Chapelle d'Abondance. You can buy there passes (no ski rental).

The central position of this gateway to the heart of the area makes it a strategic starting point. It provides easy access to all the different areas of cross-country ski area: sports sector (red and black run), starting sector (initiation zone, green and blue runs) and games sectors with the biathlon stadium and the toboggan run.

Thanks to the proximity of the alpine ski area of ​​Braitaz which links to the Portes du Soleil, the starting point will be privileged by :
- groups wishing to ski downhill and cross country skiing,
- people who come by car (car park dedicated to skiers and walkers)
- people using public transport (Columbus and communal shuttle: stop "Telecabine").

Other possible starting points:
- Abondance: the village center
- La Chapelle d'Abondance: bridge "Ariot" (package on sale at the "Cret Beni" ski lifts)
- Châtel: departure on black run "Corne Noire"

From Saturday 18 December 2021 to Sunday 27 March 2022

Every day

09:00 to 16:30

General information
  • Documentation language(s) :
    • English
    • French
  • Ski area type :
    • Ski area
Technical characteristics of the field
  • Further information :
    • 0 lifts
    • 0 ski-lift(s)
    • 0 chairlift(s)
    • 0 gondola lift(s)
    • 0 cable-car(s)
    • 0 Other lifts
    • 0 sit-skiing track(s)
    • 0 nordic-skiing lifts
    • 8 tracks
    • 25.7 kms of tracks
    • 2 green tracks
    • 3 blue tracks
    • 2 red tracks
    • 1 black tracks
    • 0 pedestrian authorized lifts
    • 2.8 kms of green tracks
    • 9.6 kms of blue tracks
    • 11.4 kms of red tracks
    • 1.9 kms of black tracks
    • 25.7 kms of skating tracks

Specific measures

Wearing a facemask is mandatory while queuing for everybody aged 11 and over.

Respect social distance in waiting lines,
Hand sanitising gel at disposition at ticket offices,

Indication of walking direction,

Contact points are thoroughly cleaned on daily baisis.


FaresRates periodMinMax
18/12/2021 - 27/03/2022
Adult 1/2 dayA l'année7.00€De 9h à 13h ou de 13h à 16h30
Adult dayA l'année9.00€
Adult weekA l'année38.00€N'est pas réciprocitaire sur le 74 mais possibilité d'accord par secteur géographique. Possibilité de skier une séance sur un autre site 74.
Adult season resortA l'année67.00€
Adult season departmentA l'année122.00€Offre 50 % de réduction sur les séances en Suisse Romande et Val d'Aoste.
Adult season nationalA l'année210.00€Accès à tous les sites du territoire national.
Student dayA l'année4.00€Réservé aux écoles de Haute-Savoie. Valable pendant et hors temps scolaire sur le site d'achat.
Child 1/2 dayA l'année4.20€De 9h à 13h ou de 13h à 16h30.
Child dayA l'année4.70€
Child weekA l'année21.00€N'est pas réciprocitaire sur le 74 mais possibilité d'accord par secteur géographique. Possibilité de skier une séance sur un autre site 74.
Child season resortA l'année32.00€
Child season departmentA l'année42.00€Offre 50 % de réduction sur les séances en Suisse Romande et Val d'Aoste.
Child season nationalA l'année70.00€Accès à tous les sites du territoire national.
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The village of La Chapelle d’Abondance is in Haute-Savoie in the Abondance valley, near Lake Geneva. By road, train or plane, all means are good to reach us.

Access to the Abondance Valley can be done:
- From France - take the direction of Thonon-les-Bains, then the road to Bioge towards Vallée d´Abondance.
- From Switzerland - take the direction of Monthey, then Morgins. The border is located at the Col de Morgins before Châtel.

Some distances:
- Evian: 35 km
- Geneva: 65 km
- Lyon: 220km
- Strasbourg: 370 km
- Marseille: 520 km
- Paris: 620 km
- Brussels: 810 km

- Thonon les Bains train station:
Information and reservations:
SNCF - Tel. 36 35

- Swiss stations:
Aigle, Monthey, Geneva
Information and reservations:
CFF - Tel. 0 900 300 300

- Bus connection from Thonon
Line 121 Thonon-Châtel

- Geneva International Airport located 1h30 from Abondance by road.
Information: Tel. 00 41 22 717 71 11

- Le Léman Express: Geneva airport link
The Léman Express offers optimal connections with the Mainline trains which will link Geneva airport in just 7 minutes from Geneva Cornavin station, with 5 trains per hour to Thonon.

- Bus connection from the airport
SAT coaches - Tel. +33 (0) 4 50 71 00 88

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