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When you're on holiday in the mountains, the days are never the same. Let yourself be tempted by the leisure and discovery areas, and the events put on by Châtel Tourisme, there's something for everyone.

Guided hikes by our instructors on the most beautiful paths of the region: Vallée d'Abondance, Domaine des Portes du Soleil, Balcons du Léman....
Baillet Pascal - Bike Léman +33 6 65 04 66 76

From 01 April to 30 November(every year)

Every day

08:00 to 20:00

The farmers of Chatel invite you to attend the Châtel municipal agricultural competition.

Sunday 19 May 2024

09:00 to 17:00

The annual event for those curious about nature! Treat yourself to a journey through almost unknown territory, discovering the secrets of the Chablais region and its UNESCO label, thanks to a rich program of free activities. The 5 senses are in the spotlight in 2024.

From 18 May to 02 June(every year)

Every day

The Club de Belote de Châtel organizes throughout the year competitions open to all. The first 4 teams as well as the second last one will be rewarded. Possibility to build a team on site

All year long 2024

The 1st Monday, The 3rd Tuesday monthly

at 20:30

Every Wednesday at the Châtel market you will find fruits and vegetables, cheeses from local producers, fish, a rotisserie, flowers, clothes, souvenirs...

From Wednesday 24 April to Wednesday 11 December 2024


08:30 to 12:30

Like every year, don't miss this amazing event ! Walk to the Mouët mountain pasture with Michel and Beatrice to the sound of the bells of the Abondance cows and accompanied by the horses.

Saturday 25 May 2024

at 08:15

Through 5 different open-air workshops, your little ones will plunge into the mountain world using their senses !

Wednesday 29 May 2024

15:30 to 17:30

For a whole day, a group of volunteers, young and old, armed with rubbish bags, will travel the ski slopes to collect this waste.

Saturday 01 June 2024

at 08:00

The Pays de Savoie Porsche Club, the Képis Pescalunes and their partners have joined forces to help sick children and orphans of the French Gendarmerie.

Sunday 02 June 2024

10:00 to 17:30

Let us tell you about the sometimes incredible adventures of the customs officers and smugglers of yesteryear.

From Monday 17 to Sunday 30 June 2024

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday

15:30 to 16:30

This year, Châtel hosts the Mountain Bike exhibition with over 200 internationally renowned brands. Mountain bike tests are offered from the Salon VTT in Châtel on specially marked trails.

From Friday 28 to Sunday 30 June 2024

Every day

09:00 to 19:00

Walk through the streets of the village of Châtel in the footsteps of Emile. This former smuggler with no descendants is looking for his successor. He wants to leave his fabulous "treasure" to someone, but Emile loves a game and wants his successor to be someone worthy.

From Friday 28 June to Sunday 25 August 2024

Every day

10:00 to 17:00

For the 20th anniversary of the Pass'Portes, the Night Ride is back with Sigma! A not-to-be-missed night ride on a mountain bike!

Friday 28 June 2024

21:00 to 00:00

Come and try out gravel biking in the Portes du Soleil!

From Friday 28 to Saturday 29 June 2024

The Portes du Soleil offer non-mountain bikers a hike to discover the Franco-Swiss territory of the Portes du Soleil. A moment of escape to the summits that promises unforgettable memories.

From Friday 28 to Sunday 30 June 2024

Every day

The Pass'Portes is a major MTB event taking place in the Portes du Soleil resorts spanning France and Switzerland. An event of international stature packed with plenty of impressive and memorable moments and shared sporting memories with plenty of laughs...!

From Friday 28 to Sunday 30 June 2024

Every day

Pass'Portes Kids for the young riders supervised by French mountainbike instructors!

From Saturday 29 to Sunday 30 June 2024

at 08:30

Châtel Tourisme offers you a drink and presents you the program of animations and activities of the week, in music!

From Monday 01 July to Monday 26 August 2024


17:00 to 18:00

The 19th Fête des Fromages de Savoie, held in Châtel, in the Abondance A.O.P. region, is a weekend-long celebration of the delights of cheesemaking.

From Saturday 06 to Sunday 07 July 2024

Awaken your senses during a fun and interactive visit to discover a heritage that cannot be ignored in Châtel. Don't forget to listen, the Ars Sonora "Frontière" has a surprise in store for you!

From Monday 08 July to Sunday 25 August 2024

Every day

10:00 to 11:00

Come and take part in the Châtel Kids Games! For 2 hours, the church square will be transformed into a giant playground.
Châtel Tourisme - Animations +33 4 50 73 22 44

From Tuesday 09 July to Tuesday 27 August 2024


16:00 to 18:00

New in Châtel! This summer, come and challenge other children to a real balance bike race. Will you win a prize?
Châtel Tourisme - Animations +33 4 50 73 22 44

From Tuesday 09 July to Tuesday 27 August 2024


17:00 to 17:30

Games and challenges to be solved as a family! Shh! Shh! Strange things are happening behind the gate of the Old Customs House... Your family will have to slip into the shoes of the smuggler or "gabelou" who once fought on the border.
La Vieille Douane +33 4 50 73 22 44

From Monday 08 July to Sunday 25 August 2024

Wednesday, Friday

10:30 to 12:00

From the sawmill of Villapeyron to the chapel of Trés-les-Pierres, take the time to stroll with your family on the path along the banks of the Dranse. Awaken your senses for an unusual discovery of the hamlet of Essert.

From Monday 08 July to Wednesday 21 August 2024


14:00 to 16:00