La Chapelle D'Abondance, Portes du Soleil (Alt. 1000 - 2432m)

Myf Edwards skiing back to chalet from Braitaz

Situated in the middle of the fabulous Abondance valley La Chapelle is only 65kms from Geneva. The village has an enviable reputation for gastromonie and has two excellent ski areas. Cret Beni on the back side of the Mont de Grange is north facing has superb terrain for beginners and intermediates and some superb off piste for expert skiers. Braitaz on the south facing side of the valley gives direct access, via a six person telecabine, to Torgon on the Swiss side, Super Chatel and the rest of the enormous Portes du Soleil domain.

La Chapelle D'Abondance Skiing Information

  • Altitude: 1000 - 2432 metres
  • 1 Telecabine 6 person. 4 chairlifts ( 1 x 6 man, 1 x 4 man, 1 x 3 man & 1 x 2 man). 5 button lifts.
  • Runs: 4 reds, 4 blues, 5 greens.
  • 4 mountain restaurants.
  • Numerous cannons

Portes du Soleil Information

12.12.07 Pre season 08
  • 4 cable cars, 10 telecabines, 83 chairlifts, 111 button lifts, 91 piste machines, 694 snow canons, 266 Pistes
  • Black runs 25. Red 100. Blue 106. Green 35. 650kms of piste and endless off piste opportunities.
  • 89 mountain restaurants
  • 10 Snow parks. 4 half pipes. 4 boarder cross.
  • International Ski School
  • 90 mins from Geneva
  • 8 hours drive from Calais

Stay at our catered Chalet Peloton 350 metres from the Braitaz telecabine ideal for groups of friends or families. Alternatively we can offer the superb Logis de France Hotel L'Ensoleille** in the centre of the village, the Hotel Chabi** situated close to the telecabine or La Petite Bergerie chalet chambre D'hotes.

The village is home to the renowned Fer Rouge micro brewery, 100 metres from Chalet Peloton, which has a Happy Hour from 6 - 7pm every night ( 2 for 1) and live music most weeks. Also the Routards du Monde pizzeria is a popular apres ski haunt.