February 12, 2022 - by : Patricia - Reading 2 min
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La chotte, secret place in Arolla

Who knows La Chotte in Arolla, the little bar for the connoisseurs ! A must for all fans of atypical places.

But what is a chotte? In Switzerland, it’s a place where one takes shelter in case of heavy rain or snow. A mountain pasture shelter with rather rudimentary comfort.

La Chotte d’Arolla, at 2166 m- altitude, is a bar accessible on foot, on snowshoes or on skis depending on the season. Winter and summer, it is The place to be held by the loving care of Cyril and Ambre

A crazy view, a terrace to chill out, gourmet snacks, a place of conviviality where good mood reigns, where it is good to stop for a break between 2 skiing sessions, after a nice alpine hike or just for the pleasure of leisuring a little in the sun, the view as well as tasting some delicious stuff!

In short, you have understood, it is the favorite place of the inhabitants. From the Kurhaus hotel, you can reach it by crossing the beautiful larch forest. A contemplative walk leads you from the Kurhaus to La Chotte in less than 30 minutes and happiness is there in a grandiose mountain setting. More than words, some pictures of this exceptional place like no other

We asked Cyril and Ambre to tell us about La Chotte d’Arolla

  • What Arolla inspires you in 3 words: Resourcing, magic, connection
  • And La Chotte: Happiness, happiness, happiness!
  • 3 good reasons to stop at La Chotte : Freeze time, take a deep breath, smile at life and… gulp down an Arol’lard !!!

… or a smash Burger !

Le fameux Smash Burger

If you don’t know La Chotte yet, you just have to discover this place. Tell us what it inspires you and share your moments with the hashtag #lostintimeinArolla

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