La Chapelle d’Abondance, A charming resort, on a human scale
Installed in the commune of the Haute-Savoie in the Val d’Abondance, the ski resort « La Chapelle d’Abondance » has perfect areas for tourism. It is a charming village, human size, which a real charm, summer and winter.
Around the resort, there is the Mont de Grange located at an altitude of 2,432 m. It is recognized as one of the most imposing peaks in the Chablais. The Cornettes de bise (2 432 m of altitude) are another mountain to visit during a passage in the resort. The latter separates France from Switzerland. The Cornettes also contain the famous lake of Arvouin which is located at an altitude of 1670 m in the mountain pastures.
Many possible activities
The resort welcomes every year many families who wish to relax. But, La Chapelle d’Abondance is also open to everyone like groups of friends. Each visitor will be immersed in the heart of a traditional mountain village. The reliefs lead mainly to thex « Portes du Soleil ».
Apart from skiing, various activities can be offered on the premises such as walks on a dog sled. A visit to the trails can also be recommended to understand why the village has obtained the label Pays d’Art et d’Histoire. The resort also offers a home perfectly suited for visitors with hotels as well as cottages.
A large ski area
The station proposes to do alpine skiing or Nordic skiing according to the desires of each sportsman. For this, you can surf on the snow with altitudes from 1,000 to 1,800 m. The ski area is 2 ha with 24 runs of 35 km in total. 25 % are slopes Green trails while 54% are blue trails. For the red runs, they are only 21%. Finally, the resort has 1 snowpark and 10 ski lifts.
The resort of La Chapelle d’Abondance in figures
|⛷️ Ski resort ⛷️||La Chapelle d’Abondance|
|Commune||La Chapelle d’Abondance|
|Massif||Massif du Chablais|
|🗻 Ski area 🗻|
|Size of the village ski area (in klm):||35|
|Size of the village ski area with connection(s) (in klm):||600|
|Longest downhill ski run (in km)||6|
|Name of the ski area||Les portes du Soleil|
|Connected station(s)||Chatel, Morgin, Torgon, Avoriaz, Abondance, Les Gets, Morzine|
|❄ Altitude of ski area ❄|
|Altitude at the bottom of the ski area (in m)||1 000|
|Altitude at the top of the ski area (in m)||1 800|
|Average altitude of the ski area (in m)||1 400|
|Total height of the domain (in m)||800|
|Surface area of artificial snow (in ha)||20|
|🎿 Difficulty of ski trails 🎿|
|Number of green runs||6|
|Number of blue trails||13|
|Number of red trails||5|
|Number of black runs||0|
|Total number of downhill ski runs||24|
|🚡 Ski lifts 🚡|
|Fixed grip chairlifts||3|
|Total number of lifts||10|
|🌲 Nordic area 🌲|
|Number of cross-country ski trails (or Nordic area)||7|
|Size of the Nordic ski area (in klm):||25|
|🏘️ Services in the station 🏘️|
|Presence of a snowpark:||Yes|
|Presence of an aquatic complex & spa :||No|
|Trails accessible on foot from the village :||Yes|
|Number of year-round inhabitants (including low-lying village)||910|
|Slogan of the station||Great skiing and authentic village|
|🚆 Access to the resort 🚆|
|Nearest train station:||Thonon les Bains|
|Bus shuttle to a train station:||Yes|
|Distance from Paris (in kilometers)||616|
|💶 Price survey in the station 💶|
|Price of the ski pass (1 day) in high season (access to the entire ski area)||57 €|
|Price of the week pass (6 days) in high season (access to the whole ski area)||285 €|
|Ski equipment rental rate per week (adult)||100 €|
|Ski equipment rental rate per week (child)||60 €|
|Rental studio 2 persons (school vacations)||750 €|
|Family apartment rental 4 persons (school vacations)||950 €|
|Cost of stay for 2 adults (excluding transport and food)||1 520 €|
|Statement cost of stay 2 adults & 2 children (excluding transport & food)||2 154 €|
|🔑 Average real estate rate 🔑|
|Average price per m2 of an apartment||3 600 €|
|Average price per m2 of a chalet||3 980 €|
|Average price of a 60m2 apartment||216 000 €|
|Average price of a 100m2 chalet||398 000 €|
|📊 Station evaluation on 7 criteria 📊|
|Score on the average snowmaking capacity of the massif / 10||8|
|Note on the ratio between the size of the ski area vs. the price of the stay / 10||6|
|Evaluation note of the ski area and ski lifts / 10||9|
|Note on the diversity of activities (except skiing) / 10||7|
|Note on the charm and interest of the Village / 10||8|
|Note on the average cost of a stay / 10||6|
|Score on the average evaluation of Internet users /10||7|
|🎓 Station average via 7 criteria 🎓|
|Final average score according to Skidata.io / 10||7,3|
|🏆 Ranking according to Skidata.io 🏆||95th position out of 232 stations in France|
La Chapelle d’Abondance in Questions / Answers
- What are the activities in winter in La Chapelle d’Abondance ?
The resort of La Chapelle d’Abondance is very rich in activities, especially in winter it offers activities such as :
Luge : This activity is perfect for young and old to spend time with family and friends.
Sled Dogs This activity will allow you to spend special moments with these wonderful creatures. You will be able in their company to discover the chapel of abundance.
Hiking : This activity will allow you to discover the nature of Chapelle d’abondance. You will be able to admire its snowy landscapes, its fauna and its flora.
Electric mountain bike The resort of La Chapelle d’Abondance also offers to explore its nature on an electric mountain bike. You can enjoy all the sensations of a mountain bike on snow without having to get tired.
- What are the activities in summer in the resort of La Chapelle d’Abondance ?
The resort of La Chapelle d’Abondance also offers many summer activities such as :
Trial : If you are a trials fan, then you will be delighted to know that this resort offers over 400 kilometers of marked trails. You will be able to enjoy all the sensations of trial in full safety.
Hiking : You can also admire at your own pace the nature of the Chapelle d’Abondance. You will be able to discover its landscapes, its fauna and its flora.
MOUNTAIN BIKING : You will take advantage of the relief of the Chapelle d’Abondance to enjoy the thrill of mountain biking. This very stimulating activity will do you the most good.
Climbing : This resort has also the ideal relief to make climbing. With the Chablais which is composed of very hard limestone rock you can climb safely.
- What to visit in La Chapelle d’Abondance and its surroundings ?
Among these places that you must visit in La Chapelle d’Abondance, we can mention : Lac D’Arvouin, Parc a Daims, Chapel of Our Lady of Compassion, Saint-Maurice Church.
- Where to eat in La Chapelle d’Abondance ?
The resort of La Chapelle d’Abondance offers more than 20 restaurants among which we can mention : L’Ensoleillée, The Red Iron, Jacky’s workshop.
- Where to sleep in La Chapelle d’Abondance ?
La Chapelle d’Abondance offers a number of different accommodations such as the Hotel Les Gentianettes Hotel and Spa, The Sunshine, The Castle Farm.
- How big is the ski area of La Chapelle d’Abondance ?
The ski area of the resort of La Chapelle d’Abondance has a size of 600 kilometers, divided into 24 tracks. This area also has 25 kilometers of cross-country ski trails.
- What is the altitude of La Chapelle d’Abondance?
This domain has an altitude between 1000 meters and 1800 meters high.
- What is the price of the La Chapelle d’Abondance ski pass?
Their packages start at 57 euros per day.
- What is the average price of a rental apartment in La Chapelle d’Abondance?
For a furnished studio for 2 people, the average price is 750, and for an apartment for 4 people, the average price per week is 950.
- Does the resort of La Chapelle d’Abondance have a bike park?
No it does not have a Bike Park.
- How to get to La Chapelle d’Abondance by train ?
You can easily get there by being at the train station of Thonon Les Bains. Then you can take one of the available shuttles to get to the resort.
- What is the postal code of La Chapelle d’Abondance ?
The zip code of La Chapelle d’Abondance is 74360.
- In which department is located the station of La Chapelle d’Abondance ?
The resort of La Chapelle d’Abondance is located in the department of Haute Savoie.
- Does the resort of La Chapelle d’Abondance have a tourist office ?
The resort of La Chapelle d’Abondance is part of the tourist office of La Chapelle d’Abondance. It is located at 8 D22, 74360 La Chapelle d’Abondance.
- Are there any webcam in La Chapelle d’Abondance ?
Yes, there is a webcam, which you can find at this web address https://sites.valdabondance.com/webcams/
- Where to find information about the weather in La Chapelle d’Abondance ?
You can find the latest weather report from La Chapelle d’Abondance station at https://meteofrance.com/previsions-meteo-france/la-chapelle-d-abondance/74360.
- What is the opening date of the ski lifts in La Chapelle d’Abondance ?
In La Chapelle d’Abondance, the ski lifts usually open the first week of December, until the beginning of April, but it all depends on the snow conditions of the massif.
- Is there an ESF school in La Chapelle d’Abondance ?
Yes, it is at 29 Route des Moulins, 74360 La Chapelle d’Abondance, France.
What is skidata.io’s opinion about La Chapelle d’Abondance?
In the end, skidata.io gives the average rating of 7.28/10 to the resort of La Chapelle d’Abondance, which places it among the 89e French ranks. Its strong points are the average snow cover, the cost of a stay, the size of the domain in relation to the rates.
Map of the ski slopes of La Chapelle d’Abondance
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