Main events

Châtel is offering 4 days of entertainment for children, with a show every evening! The theme of this year's festival is ‘Around the World Olympics’, with a host of activities on the church square and even at Lake Vonnes.

From Sunday 28 to Wednesday 31 July 2024

Every day

There is one day in the summer when the whole village and its guests come together to celebrate the village festival, "La Saint Laurent", named after the patron saint of the parish.

Sunday 04 August 2024

Before the Belle Dimanche, the shepherds fest, a market will take place in the centre of the village.

Saturday 17 August 2024

09:00 to 19:00

The Belle Dimanche is one of the oldest traditionnal Savoyard festival. It honours the shepherds and their animals, but also traditional craftsmanship, to the delight of all.

Sunday 18 August 2024

Father Xmas arrives in Châtel !!! Father Xmas knows very well the route to Châtel, coming from so far away from Rovaniemi, his village in Lapland, travelling by a horse-drawn carriage.

Tuesday 24 December 2024

18:30 to 20:00

Come and celebrate this event with us ! We invite you to join us on the church square to celebrate the New Year together!

Tuesday 31 December 2024

19:00 to 21:00

Parents and children are invited to come to the church square for the traditional Farmer's Din, continued in the Châtelaine hall for a competition for the best Abondance cheese judged by the public, mini-farm, typical music…

Tuesday 11 February 2025

19:30 to 21:00

The traditional torchlight descent is back in Châtel, with a charity event open to all : "Les p'tits flambeaux".

Thursday 20 February 2025

17:30 to 19:30

Rendez-vous in the early evening at the chapel of Plaine Dranse for the blessing of the skiers followed by a torchlight descent. Traditional music and mulled wine and hot apple juice offered to all.

Thursday 06 March 2025

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