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Le Chatel tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Val Thorens at 17 km from Le Chatel

Visit Le Chatel: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Val Thorens at 17 km and Valmorel at 21 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Le 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 Le Chatel in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

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

Val Thorens

Val Thorens

Ski resort at 17 km (direction east)

The high altitude skiing at Val Thorens mean it has a longer...

See Val Thorens guide


Ski resort at 21 km (direction north-north-east)

The low-rise buildings and traditional materials help preseve the charm of the...

See Valmorel guide


Ski resort at 21 km (direction east-north-east)

Part of the extensive 'Trois Vallées' ski region, Meribel is extremely popular...

See Meribel guide


Ski resort at 25 km (direction east-north-east)

Courchevel, ski resort in the 'Three Valleys region', is also popular with...

See Courchevel guide


Ski resort at 28 km (direction west), in the Isere department

Its proximity to Grenoble means that the ski resort of Les 7-Laux...

See Les-7-Laux guide
La Grave

La Grave

Most Beautiful Village at 30 km (direction south-south-west), in the Hautes-Alpes department

Although better known as a ski resort, the village of La Grave...

See La Grave guide
Vanoise National Park

Vanoise National Park

National Parc at 37 km (direction east)

The stunning mountain scenery in the Vanoise National Park ensure its year...

See Vanoise National Park guide


at 37 km (direction south-east), in the Hautes-Alpes department

The picturesque mountain village of Nevache is well placed to explore the...

See Nevache guide


Ski resort at 38 km (direction south-west), in the Isere department

Les DeuxAlpes is one of the longest established and most popular Alpine...

See Deux-Alpes guide


Ski resort at 38 km (direction south-west), in the Isere department

The well known ski station of Alpe d'Huez is also famous for...

See Alpe-d'Huez guide


at 41 km (direction south-west)

Albertville is a large active town, with Conflans, a pretty village on...

See Albertville guide
Ecrins National Park

Ecrins National Park

National Parc at 43 km (direction south), in the Isere department

Ecrins National Park is a very popular and very scenic National Park...

See Ecrins National Park guide
Serre Chevalier

Serre Chevalier

Ski resort at 43 km (direction south-east), in the Hautes-Alpes department

Serre-Chevalier is an extensive alpine ski region, based around Briancon and incorporating...

See Serre Chevalier guide


at 45 km (direction west-north-west)

Chambery is a very lively university town which is very pleasant to...

See Chambery guide

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

Map of places to visit near Le Chatel


Markets in and near Le Chatel

  • Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne: market Saturday (4km)
  • Brides-les-Bains: market Wednesday (23km)
  • Allevard: market Thursday (25km)
  • La Rochette: market Wednesday (26km)
  • Aiguebelle: market Tuesday (26km)
  • La Grave: market Thursday (29km)
  • Le Touvet: market Saturday (33km)
  • Saint-Pierre-d'Albigny: market Wednesday (33km)
  • Froges: market Saturday (35km)
  • Le Bourg-d'Oisans: market Saturday (38km)

More information about Le Chatel, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Le Chatel, France

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


  • Aquarium du Lac du Bourget (56km)

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne (4km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Chartreuse (45km)
  • Massif des Bauges (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin alpin du Lautaret (29km)
  • Parc du château du Touvet (33km)
  • Les jardins du Prieuré (54km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Col de la Croix-de-Fer (15km)
  • Aiguilles d'Arves (21km)
  • La Meije (34km)
  • Mont Granier (38km)
  • Ruines de Séchilienne (51km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Le Chatel is in the east of France at 46 kilometres from Chambery, the department capital (general information: Le Chatel is 498 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Le Chatel

Canton: Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne

Arrondissement: Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne

Department: Savoie

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 73300

Distance to Le Chatel

from Chambery (prefecture): 46 km

from Paris: 498 km

from Calais: 711 km

from Nice: 192 km

from Bordeaux: 547 km

from Strasbourg: 379 km

Getting here

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

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Hermillon, Jarrier, La Chambre, Montvernier, Pontamafrey-Montpascal, Saint-Avre, Saint-Etienne-de-Cuines, Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne, Saint-Julien-Mont-Denis, Saint-Pancrace, Sainte-Marie-de-Cuines and Villargondran.

This page in French: Visiter Le Chatel

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