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Summer Activities



Hiking is fun, especially at La Chapelle-d’Abondance where there is plenty of extraordinary nature landscape to come accross. From simple and easy up to more experimented ride you will find a route for all ages and all level. Take a deep breath and imagine yourself at the top of Les Cornettes de Bises (2432 meters high)


The only ride of its kind in the world. Comfortably positioned in a harness, you fly along at almost 100 km/h at up to 240 m above the hamlet of Plaine-Dranse at Châtel.

The biggest mountain bike park in Europe

There’s something for everybody from easy to difficult: cross-country, enduro and downhill. A massive territory that’s MTB heaven on earth…Thanks to the Portes du Soleil’s size and topography, riders can take in an ever-changing landscape, from treelined singletracks in the forest, to wider and easier routes.
Châtel bike park map (PDF)  |  Châtel MTB Guide 2022 (PDF)


Discover the Abondance valley from a unique observatory station in the company of state qualified instructors. Open to everyone, no physical condition or experience is required. Several formulas are available.

Forme d’O

5-10 mn drive from your apartment enjoy the relaxing ambience of FORME D’O Aquatic center. Between sport and well-being aquatic area comprising 1 inside and 1 outside pool heated. Ocean area comprising 1 inside pool heated with waterfalls and bubbles bed seats, 3 saunas, 2 steam baths, 2 showers with jets, 1 relaxing room and 1 sport room. The Spa Océane offers facials and bodies treatments in individual or double cubicles.

Via Ferrata

The Via Ferrata at La Chapelle d’Abondance follows a steep and challenging pathway up the face, with a succession of rock clefts, chimneys and overhangs. It comprises three distinct sections. The « Le Cabri », « La Chamois » and the « le Bouquetin ». This activity requires proper equipment and expertise.

River Rafting, Kayaking, Hydrospeeding

20mn drive from your apartment your journey starts on river La Dranse. You can choose from multiple companies the type of ride you want to go for from river rafting, kayaking and hydrospeeding. Depending on the age of the participant and the activity selected you will be practicing on a more or less relaxing part of the river.

Climb in the trees

This equipment is located in forest areas on the Super Châtel side, wilderness, suitable for family and of 4 to 99 years! From this site, you have a superb view of the valley, it is a truly magical place!

We Believe In Holidays With a Touch of Tradition together with full modern comfort



This apartment is for rent directly from the owner.

All prices includes the apartment rental fee, the internet WIFI, the bed sheets, the bathroom towels, the cleaning service and the local taxe. During winter season we are renting from Saturday to Saturday however some exceptions can be set depending on the availabilities.

We would be more than happy assisting you with your holiday plans do not hesitate contacting us for an inquiry or a quote.