What to Pack for a Ski Trip

What to Pack for a Ski Trip

Whether you’re a complete beginner skier or seasoned skier, one thing’s for sure, to have a good time, you have to keep warm. So if you’re wondering what to take with you, here’s a handy guide on what to pack. Ski in comfort It’s worth buying a quality top and...
A Guide To Delicious French Cuisine

A Guide To Delicious French Cuisine

The major advantage to staying in a self-catered ski chalet in Châtel is that you can really take advantage of the incredible food offered on the slopes and in the village. The Portes du Soleil has around 90 restaurants dotted around the pistes so you’ll really be...
Best Winter Activities in the French Alps

Best Winter Activities in the French Alps

Winter in the Alps generally means skiing or snowboarding but there are plenty of other activities to get stuck in to. Here’s a guide to alternative winter sports in the French Alps. Snowshoeing Snowshoeing offers a wonderful workout and is a great way to stay in...
Amazing Places to go Running in the French Alps

Amazing Places to go Running in the French Alps

The French Alps offer beautiful mountains, scenic Alpine forests, lake views and plenty of mixed terrain. Whether you are looking for an easy stroll, a challenging summit or multi-day trek, there are hiking routes suitable for all fitness levels. Where to go The...
8 Reasons to Visit The French Alps In The Summer

8 Reasons to Visit The French Alps In The Summer

If you’re looking for a different kind of summer holiday, the French Alps could be just the place. Expect blue skies, lush green forests, fresh mountain air and plenty of stunning lakes. Read on to discover why you should visit the French Alps in the summer. The...
10 Reasons to Book a Ski Holiday in Portes du Soleil

10 Reasons to Book a Ski Holiday in Portes du Soleil

Châtel is only a 90 minute drive from Geneva Time is precious when you’re on holiday and there’s skiing to be done. No one enjoys wasting time on a transfer from an airport to the ski resort. So if you’re looking for a French ski resort close to an airport with a...
Summer in the French Alps

Summer in the French Alps

In the summer Châtel is the perfect base for walking, hiking, trail running, rock climbing, mountain biking, paragliding, white water rafting, fishing and a whole lot more!