A new skating rink for winter 2011/2012!
The new ice rink is a synthetic, auto-lubricating ice rink the maintenance of which requires no addition of product and thus favors the environmental protection.
During school holidays, on Tuesday, you can ski all day long, and continue under the stars as the rink is open.
New: a curling track.
Come and play curling on a special track beside the skating rink.
If good ice conditions, other rink is open on the lake.
For the skating rink admission is for 2 hours. For curling all equipment is provided. Children rates: until 15 years old.
Also at your disposal for free:
Winter 2011/2012 prices- skating rink
1 day-time ticket including skate rental
1 day-time ticket without skate rental
1 evening ticket including skate rental
1 evening ticket without skate rental
Winter 2011.2012 prices - Curling
1/2 hour session
- helmets for children
- balls, sweepers and cones
During school half terms (Xmas/ New Year & February):
Morning: Monday to Friday, from 10:00 to 12:00
Afternoon: Everyday from 02:00 to 07:00
Evening: Tuesday from 20:00 to 22:00 (on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday on advance booking only).
Morning: only on advanced bookings
Afternoon: Everyday from 03:00 to 07:00.
Evening: Tuesday on advance booking only.
Under ice diving
Whatever it’s for the first time or that you are already a confirmed diver, you’ll discover new sensations!
In complete safety, with qualified and specialized teachers, you’ll live an experience out of the ordinary! All equipment is provided, open to everyone over 16 years old.
Every Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday from mid-December to mid- March.Price:
€75 per person.
Phone : +33 (0)6 07 14 95 39
Snowshoe and walking
Series of different itineraries, including some across the boarder between France and Switzerland, have been prepared from a one hour stroll to more energetic outings of 4 to 5 hours.
You'll find all the details of those circuits in the snowshoes guide for sale in every tourist board of the valley of Morgins for €2.
A full range of half-day or full day outings, for every level, is provided every week by the local operators. So take part of small groups, guided by professionals, and discover the fauna and flora, and the superb views of the area. Prices winter 2011/2012:
1/2 day outing: from €22 including snowshoes or 16€ without.
1 day outing: €44 including snowshoes or 38 € without.
firm bookings (1 to 12 pers) : from €100 1/2 day outing
night session including meal from €31 per pers. all included.
Try Ecole du Ski Francais, as well as other who provide this.
Lifts for pedestrians
In Châtel some of the lifts can be used by pedestrians as the Super-Châtel and Linga cablecar, the Pierre-Longue and Barbossine chairlifts.
Return ticket available at the lift cashiers at the bottom of the lifts.
2011-2012 Tariffs (Single rates)
Return tickets for gondola lifts or detachable chairlifts
A delicious visit, not to be missed:
Annick and Philippe welcome you to their farm, where they explain how they make Abondance ... the famous local cheese. Once you have seen how it is made, you will have the pleasure of tasting it.Every Thursday morning, during winter season, from 9.15 to 11.15 am. Trip to the farm by shuttle
.30 people maximum
Adults= €5.Children from 6 up to 12 years old = €2.60Children under 6 years old= free.
Under ice fishing
Frozen in its shroud of ice, the Lac de Vonnes is full of hidden surprises and thrills. In the depths of winter, you can fish for trout. All you have to do it make a hole in the ice...
Available for children aged from 6 yrs old (They must be accompanied by their parents), this activity is supervised by a qualified instructor. 12 people maximum.
For 2011/2012 winter season the sessions are scheduled as follows until the 27th of March:
every Tuesday from 10:00 to 12:00 a.m. and from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m.
every Friday from 10:00 to 12:00 a.m.
From the 30th March it'll become simple fishing session, scheduled every Tuesday and Friday mornings from 10 to 12 a.m.M Alain Klesse: tel. +33 (0)777 371 426.
All equipment is provided, advanced bookings at the tourist board is requested.
2011-2012 Prices :
ESI Pro Flying
105, route de Vonnes
Mobile : +33 (0)6 01 53 60
Open to youth and old from 4 years old.
No special physical conditions or experience requested.
It's possible to fly any day of year (regarding weather conditions).
Discovering flight: from €70
Acrobatic option: + €20
Big flight: from €100
Prestige flight: from €160
Photo CD of your flight: €20
Just imagine you lying on an airbag just above the snow.....
The airboard is equipped with edges and goes by positioning the body weight to one side or the other.Suitable for everyone skiers and non-skiers
Meeting at the closing of the slopes to go down the 5km of the Pierre-Longue chairlift slope.
€20 /person for one descent
(ski pass not included)
Groups (for 1 to 8 people):
1/2 day (4 hours) : €200
1 day (7 hours): €300
Helmet and ski shoes essential.
Bring all your friends and family along to Pré la Joux and share a crazy, exhilarating experience taking the last chairlift up to Plaine Dranse and then sliding all the way back down the Pré la Joux car park on a customized ‘Snake Glisse’ sledge!
Sat at 20 cms from the ground, Yooner is light, handy, endowed with a shock absorber for more comfort and a skate allowing you “to cut curves " as on skis.Meeting at the closing of the slopes to go down the Pierre-Longue chairlift slope.
€20 per person.
Yooner provided. Helmet essential. Ski pass not included.
La Vieille Grange bowling alley is open every evening.
There are 4 computerised AMF bowling lanes, pool tables and two bars, with a traditional Savoie-style decor.
The bowling is open from 5pm in winter until late. No advance booking.
Châtel's cinema is welcoming you every day during the season...
Programmes include a new film each evening, film premières, exclusives and re-showings of popular films.
All the above information is for information only. For the most up-to-date information please visit the resort tourist office website
Chatel Tourist Office
BP.40 – F – 4390
Tel: 00 33 450 73 22 44
Fax: 00 33 450 73 22 87
Sunday to Friday: from 8.30am to 7pm
Saturday: from 8.30am to 8pm