Top of L'Echo Alpin ski lift Chatel after the warm weather

Châtel skiing outperforms in warm start to 2023


Skiers in Châtel are still out enjoying the sunshine, the day before the snow returned. Where was the best snow cover in the Portes du Soleil? Skiing in Châtel has been shown to be more ‘snow sure’ than many resorts during the recent unseasonably warm weather. New Year and early January 2023 skiing has not…

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Luxury Ski Holidays in Chatel

5 Reasons to Choose a Luxury Ski Holiday in Châtel


Having recently celebrated 70 years as a ski resort, the ‘Luxury Ski Holiday in Châtel’ market is going from strength to strength. With skiing suitable from the most novice beginner to mind blowing blacks and awesome off-piste, Châtel is proving itself as a go-to destination for a growing number of ski enthusiasts.   If you…

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ski and snowboard schools in Chatel

Ski Schools in Châtel


You may be a toddler taking your first tentative steps in the snow, an adult looking for a new challenge or a seasoned expert. In all cases, there are new skills to master and fun to be had with the expert tuition from the ski schools in Châtel.  At Clarian Chalets we work with all…

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Chez Babeth on Plain Dranse with tables outside in the snow

Chez BaBeth


Lunch at Chez Babeth is one big show stopper! ‘Christmas meets Valentines Day in a cosy mountain chalet’ is the best way to describe the interior scene at Le Vieux Chalet, more commonly known as Chez BaBeth.  Beyond the low entrance door a mass of festive decorations trimmed with pine branches greet the visitor, with…

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Summer Family Activities in Châtel, Morzine and Les Gets - picture of mountainbikers

Summer Family Activities – Châtel, Morzine & Les Gets


The lovely villages of the Haute Alps of France and Switzerland provide a delightful setting for a summer family holiday in the mountains.  The larger towns of Morzine and Les Gets to the west lead to Montriond, St. Jean-d’Aulp and Avoriaz before reaching the Val d’Abondance on the French – Swiss border, home to La…

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