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Photo is of Abondance at 9 km from Chatel

Visit Chatel: highlights and tourist information

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Chatel is situated in the Haute-Savoie department and Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Abondance at 9 km and Avoriaz at 10 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Chatel, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Chatel in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!



at 9 km (direction west)

It will be the mountain scenery around Abondance that dominates...

See Abondance guide


Ski resort at 10 km (direction south-west)

The use of local materials for building and the stunning location make...

See Avoriaz guide


Ski resort at 14 km (direction west-south-west)

Morzine is a popular ski resort within the Portes du Soleil ski...

See Morzine guide


Most Beautiful Village at 24 km (direction south-south-west)

Sixt-Fer-à-Cheval is one of the 'most beautiful villages in France' and most...

See Sixt-Fer-a-Cheval guide


at 24 km (direction west-north-west)

Evian is a very lovely town, also well known as a...

See Evian guide
Thonon les Bains

Thonon les Bains

at 30 km (direction west-north-west)

Tourist activity here at Thonon-les-Bains on Lac Leman is based around...

See Thonon les Bains guide


Ski resort at 38 km (direction south)

One of the most famous Alpine ski resorts, Chamonix is...

See Chamonix guide


at 40 km (direction south-south-west)

While Mont-Blanc and the mountain scenery is the main attraction, Sallanches...

See Sallanches guide


Most Beautiful Village at 41 km (direction west-north-west)

The village of Yvoire on the banks of Lake Geneva is...

See Yvoire guide
Saint Gervais Les Bains

Saint Gervais Les Bains

at 42 km (direction south-south-west)

It is the views of, and access to, Mont-Blanc which...

See Saint Gervais Les Bains guide


Ski resort at 48 km (direction south-south-west)

Megeve is among the most prestigious of the French...

See Megeve guide
La Clusaz

La Clusaz

Ski resort at 51 km (direction south-west)

La Clusaz is one of the smaller ski resorts and very...

See La Clusaz guide
Menthon Saint Bernard

Menthon Saint Bernard

at 67 km (direction west-south-west)

After exploring the quaint village of Menthon-Saint-Bernard you can hire a boat...

See Menthon Saint Bernard guide


at 67 km (direction west-south-west)

Talloires is one of the most lovely of the villages...

See Talloires guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Haute-Savoie

Map of places to visit near Chatel


Markets in and near Chatel

  • Abondance: market Sunday (10km)
  • Morzine: market Wednesday (14km)
  • Les Gets: market Thursday (18km)
  • Samoens: market Wednesday (22km)
  • Evian-les-Bains: market Friday (24km)
  • Cluses: market Monday (30km)
  • Thonon-les-Bains: market Thursday & Monday (30km)
  • Boege: market Tuesday (34km)
  • Viuz-en-Sallaz: market Monday (36km)
  • Chamonix: market Saturday & Saturday (38km)

More information about Chatel, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Chatel, France

What to do at Chatel? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Chatel.

Grand sites of France

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin botanique alpin La Jaÿsinia (22km)
  • Jardin d'eau de pré curieux (24km)
  • Le Labyrinthe - Jardin des Cinq Sens (41km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Roc d'Enfer (20km)
  • Cirque du Fer-à-Cheval (22km)
  • Cascade du Rouget (24km)
  • Cascade de la Diomaz (27km)
  • Lac d'Anterne (30km)
  • Col de Romme (33km)
  • Lac Cornu (34km)
  • Mole (34km)
  • Le Brévent (37km)
  • Montenvers (37km)
  • Mer de Glace (41km)
  • Col de la Colombière (41km)
  • Glacier des Bossons (43km)
  • Aiguille du Midi (43km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Chatel is in the east of France at 67 kilometres from Annecy, the department capital (general information: Chatel is 443 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Chatel

Canton: Abondance

Arrondissement: Thonon-les-Bains

Department: Haute-Savoie

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 74390

Distance to Chatel

from Annecy (prefecture): 67 km

from Paris: 443 km

from Calais: 637 km

from Nice: 287 km

from Bordeaux: 599 km

from Strasbourg: 267 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Chatel from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 1 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): La Chapelle-d'Abondance.

This page in French: Visiter Chatel

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