Northern Alps

La Chapelle d'Abondance Overview

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# 1Small Ski Area in Europe
# 3Beginner Terrain in France
# 2Beginner Terrain in Haute Savoie
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Located in Northern French Alps, but only 90 minutes from Geneva airport, the village of La Chapelle d'Abondance lies at the heart of a traditional farming valley in Haute-Savoie.

The location of this small ski holiday destination is between Abondance and Châtel and around 1000 meters in altitude.

La Chapelle d'Abondance is an ideal starting point to explore the Portes du Soleil ski area, with its snow meadows and breathtaking mountain views which visitors can take in from the centre of this charming working village. In addition to the skiing in La Chapelle d’Abondance itself, with 75km of pisted ski runs, the appropriate ski Lift Pass will allow you to ski or snowboard in the other Portes du Soleil ski resorts of Abondance, Avoriaz, Châtel, La Grande Terche, Les Gets, Montriond, Morzine, Saint Jean d'Aulps, Champoussin, Champéry, Les Crosets, Morgins and Torgon.

To summarize, La Chapelle d'Abondance is picturesque and authentic Savoyard village with both a local ski area served by a modern telecabine on the village edge, and the option of a link in to the Portes du Soleil through lifts between the village and Châtel. Nearest neighbours, by ski-lift, are Torgon in Switzerland, and Châtel.

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La Chapelle d'Abondance Lodging

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Total Snowfall

120cm
75cm
50cm
25cm
0cm
60cm
Dec
100cm
Jan
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Mar

Terrain Overview

25%
Beginners Runs
54%
Intermediate Runs
21%
Advanced Runs
24
Runs in Total
35 km
Skiable Terrain

Total Lifts: 10

1
Gondolas & Trams
1
High Speed Sixes
1
Quad Chairs
1
Triple Chairs
1
Double Chairs
5
Surface Lifts

Elevation

1800m
Summit
800m
Vertical Drop
1000m
Base
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