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The chalet des Chamois, winter

The chalet des Chamois is our second chalet in Champéry, situated also in the main street of the village. This cosy chalet of only 17 rooms is ideal to enjoy winter holidays with your family and your friends. The chalet of Champéry and the chalet des Chamois are two different chalets however they are situated at only 300 meters one from the other. 

 

 

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Chamois The lounge Billard Aigle Royal Dining room Belette

The chalet des Chamois...

The chalet des Chamois is an authentic valaisan chalet, intimist, cosy and warm. You will feel like at home in the heart of the swiss alps. 

The chalet is composed of 17 rooms with a convivial atmosphere and typical of a mountain chalet: a nice living room with its bar, a wood-panelled dining room with an open fire where you can drink a nice hot chocolate and read a nice book... and a massage room to pamper you after a long ski day. 

The chalet des Chamois is only 5 minutes walk from the telecabin and from the sport center of the village. 

The difference betweek both chalets ? 

The chalet of Champéry have 50 rooms and the chalet des Chamois only 17 rooms. Your holiday advisors will help you choose the best chalet depending on your family composition and your wishes. The formula is the same in both chalets and you will be like at home ! 

Your host couple

Every winter it is a new couple who welcomes you at the chalet des Chamois: they just arrived in Châteauform' and they are happy to welcome you ! 

 

 

 

Snowman

Yahoo the snow ! 

The rooms at the Chamois

The 17 rooms are spread on three levels. They are decoareted in a cosy and comfortable manner allowing you to feel at home. The rooms are named after mountain animals : Aigle Royal, Mouflon, St-Bernard or Gypaète will be the name of your rooms.

Each room is different and the size for the smallest one is 15m² and others are 25m². Some of the rooms have connecting doors, and families with babies or very young children are given priority for these rooms.

The remaining rooms are side-by-side rooms or face to face rooms for which we will happily provide you baby-phones and cots for your babies. Each room is equipped with a phone on which you may receive direct calls and which you may also use to call external lines.

All of our rooms are non-smoking.
Our bathrooms are equipped with bathtubs and/or showers. In our bathrooms you will find bathrobes and towels at your disposal as well as a hair dryer, body/hair gels and soaps.

Discover our different room types in order to better prepare your stay...

<p>Double room Aigle Royal</p>

Two conneting rooms

A double room which is connected with another room with twin beds. Both rooms has its own bathroom. 

<p>Double room Belette situated on the 3rd floor of the chalet des Chamois.</p>

Double room

Double room with one big bed.

<p>Twin room situated on the 3rd floor of the chalet des Chamois. Ideal for two children or teenagers.&nbsp;</p>

Single room

Small room with two single beds of 90cm: ideal for two children or teenager.

<p>The room Biche is the double room which is connected with the room called Chamois. Situated on the 1st floor of the chalet des Chamois.&nbsp;</p>

Double and triple connecting rooms

One double room connected to a triple room (for three children). Both rooms has its own bathroom.

The sports activities

  • 650 km of skiing slopes in the largest ski area in Europe : the "Portes du Soleil"

  • 6 ski stations that can be accessed with your week pass: Champéry, Les Crosets, Avoriaz, Châtel, Morzine, Les Gets

  • Snowshoe walking with a guide through the off-piste powder snow

  • Lunch in "Marmottes", our high-altitude restaurant

  • Ski instructors, night skiing

  • But also: Introduction to curling, ice-skating, indoor swimming pool, sledging...

Well-being and leisure

  • Hammam, Sauna and massages beds at the chalet of Champéry

  • Massages at the chalet des Chamois

  • Relaxed Chalet evenings

  • Food- and wine-tasting of the region's specialities

  • Natural hot water sources in Val d'Illiez, just 4 km from the Chalet of Champéry

  • But also: Library, billiard , film screenings, table football, video games, board games, piano and guitar

Children's activities

  • Ski class with instructor

  • Swimming, ice skating, introduction to curling, sledging

  • Board games, table football

  • Wii available

  • Supervised evening sessions

  • And of course, the enchanting entertainers take care of your children if they do not ski during the day as well as during the evening!
 
 

 Snow shoe walking

Snowshoes walking...

 

Christmas cakes

Deliciouss afternoon snacks! 

   

 

Your delicious dishes

Freedom... for children and parents when it comes to eating times and locations, but also in the variety of choices offered at our buffets and the selection of our delicious dishes, reminding you of grandmother's cuisine, all prepared by your Chef...

Share... with your family, with the Chef, and with the new friends you made during your stay here...

Pleasure... of being pampered whilst discovering the region's products and specialities !

"Les Marmottes", your high-altitude restaurant :

Whether your trip is on skis or by foot, "Les Marmottes" welcomes you for a well deserved break just next to the snow-covered "Dents du Midi"! Like in the Chamois, you are at home here and invited to taste our soups or "grandma's" dish of the day ! This traditional restaurant, located on Ripaille (1690 metres) has remained authentical and has been made juste for us !

Furthermore, "Chez Flo", another high-altitude restaurant in the Avoriaz ski resort, is at your entire disposal.

A word from your Chef

" I will make your mouth water with mountain specialties! Cheese fondues of every description (‘half and half’, or with tomato, mushroom or shallots), traditional specialties such as savoury stews to warm your heart and bring back memories, specialties made with mountain herbs gathered in the summer... with pride of place given to sausages and other local dried meats, all washed down with local wines which you’re bound to enjoy!

Amine your chef and all the team

 

 

   

Dégustation de fromages au Chalet de Champéry en

Cheese tasting at the Chamois...

 

Les marmottes

Your restaurant "Les Marmottes"

 
 

Availability and rates for winter 2017-2018

The rates are per person, for 7 "all-inclusive, troublefree" days 

Your stay for Christmas

Rates Chalets Noël 2017 2018

Your stay for New Year's Eve 
Rates Chalets NA 2017


From saturday february 10th until saturday march 3th: (from saturday fabruary 10th to saturday february 17 th, only the chalet des Chamois will be open for your holidays)

Rates Chalets FEV MAR 2018

 

Snow

Want to get together with your whole family...?


Maybe it is since a long time you haven't met with your whole family ?
Come together from grandparents to grandchildren for Christmas... 
The chalet des Chamois is ideal to be reunited with all your family ! 

And always during the season, one child per family of less than 4 years old is our guest !

You would like to stay 2 weeks with us ? We offer you 10% of discount on your second week !


If you need to rent ski material or to reserve a taxi from the airport or the station, we will take care of that for you... Just ask us for the rates.

Check our availability, ask a quote...

Do not hesitate to contact : Alexia or Anne-Françoise at +41 21 213 02 83 or by e-mail : alexia@les-maisons-de-katy-et-jacques.com ou anne-francoise@les-maisons-de-katy-et-jacques.com 

See you very soon!

 

 

Your "all-inclusive, troublefree" package

  • Your rooms
  • Breakfast
  • Lunches at the chalet des Chamois
  • Lunches at "Les Marmottes" in Switzerland
  • Snacks and all drinks from the bar or at your table
  • Dinners
  • Ski passes for the "Portes du Soleil" 
  • Ski classes with qualified instructors from the swiss ski school or guides
  • Accompanied snowshoeing trips
  • Relaxation activities in the chalet and in the village
  • Your transfer from the Lausanne station to the chalet of Champéry, you have to choose the train arriving at 15h37 at Lausanne et the departure at 12h23 from Lausanne also. 
  • And for your youngest kids, our group of baby-sitters, the animation of our "enchanting entertainers" and access to the Champéry Kid's club for those aged 3 years and over

And for your young children...

At the chalet of Champéry we supply high-chairs, push-chairs, baby carriers, toys for all ages, as well as a "mum's corner" where you will find a baby-bottle warmer, microwave and any material you may need to help prepare bottles or meals for your babies. It will be easy for you to find nappies in the supermarket down the village. 


Things to bring with you...

...When you're packing don't forget to bring gloves, hats, goggles, ski suits, swimming costumes, sunglasses, sun cream... and for the après-ski, evening and dinner, some comfy mountain clothing. You may also want to bring a small backpack that could be useful to carry a bottle of water or some chocolate bars with you on the slopes...and for your children, please remember to mark their clothes, jackets, gloves, hats, glasses... and especially the security blanket !

 

 

Skiing classes for your children...


The classes take place the day after your arrival until the day before your departure.
For the very young who don't know how to ski, instructors from the swiss ski school will guide them through their first slide at the village's Kid's Club. For the kids who know how to ski, we will enquire their level before your stay, so we can arrange classes according to different levels. On sunday morning, the instructors accompany your kids on the slopes and test them so they can check they are in the right class. The classes have a maximum of 10 children per instructor.

Sledge

... and skiing for adults


The "Portes du Soleil" tickets will be given to you for 6 days, running from Sunday morning to Friday afternoon. The instructors and guides come to the chalet of Champéry to meet you in the morning and will accompany you in the cable car to the "Portes du Soleil’. Since you are accompanied by instructors, you will be not have to queue at any ski-lifts. If you prefer, you are also free to pick up a piste map and discover the ski regions on your own.

Ski equipment


The ski equipment is not included in our package but we will help you with rental. Before your trip we will enquire your size, weight and skiing proficiency of each member of your family so we can reserve your equipment. The sports shop will bring the equipment with your name directly to chalet of Champéry where you are free to make sure everything is in order with the assistance of a specialist who will make any final adjustments.

How to join us at the chalet des Chamois ?

The chalet des Chamois is located in the end of the village main street of Champéry.

By car

45 minutes away from Lausanne and 1h 30 min from Geneva

Print out our access guide from Geneva and Lausanne ! Don't forget that mountain roads are sometimes covered in snow and it would be better if your car is fitted with snow tires.

Print our access guide from Geneva and Lausanne on mappy.com

By plane

From Geneva Airport in 1 hour 30 min
Upon arrival at the airport, take the direct train to Aigle. The station is just on the left side of the terminal. At Aigle, the little red and white AOMC train will take you to Champéry station.

By TGV

From Aigle station in 20 min (direct TGV from Paris)

Or from Lausanne station in 45 minutes (TGV Paris - Lausanne)

Then Lausanne - Aigle: duration of journey: 30 min, leaving every half hour.

At Aigle, take the little AOMC train that will take you to Champéry station.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Do you need a taxi on arrival?

No problem ! We would be more than happy to arrange one for you !

By metre-gauge railway

From Aigle you arrive directly in the heart of Champéry village, passing through the mountains...


Get off at the train station and we will come to pick you up!

   

To contact the chalet des Chamois : 

 

 

Christmas decoration


Les maisons de Katy et Jacques 
The chalet des Chamois  
99, rue du village
1874 Champéry

 

 

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