Les Gets

Les Gets


Altitude 1000m

Population around 3000

Nearest Airports:

  • Geneva : 75 minutes
  • Chambery : 2 hrs
  • Grenoble : 3 hrs
  • Lyon : 3 hrs

Les Gets

Part of the Portes du Soleil with 650km of pistes for all winter sports and provides an outdoor activity experience in the Summer months. Excellent winter and summer location: Geneva airport 75 mins. Situated between Geneva and Mont Blanc, the Village has maintained its traditional rustic characteristics, whilst providing a modern sports resort offering a wide range of slopes for all abilities and ages with ski-to-your-door accessibility plus access to the wider reaches of the Portes du Soleil; Easy access to ski into Switzerland. Easy Access to Avoriaz via Morzine.

A typical Savoyard village with a varied historic and cultural heritage, a thriving local community retaining a respect for tradition, a warm welcome and top-quality services, and has all the traditional cafes, restaurants and shops for all to enjoy in a family orientated resort.


Winter

Les Gets (1172 to 2002 metres) is dedicated to welcoming visitors to its vast ski area perfect for all ages and abilities. Here, one can ski right out of the village to get away from it all between fir forests and mountain pastures, and discover magnificent panoramic views in the heart of the immense Portes du Soleil ski region.
The child friendly ski areas such as the “Territoire du Grand Cry” and the “Mappys” areas are adjacent to the town centre and are perfect for young children, beginners and intermediate skiers. The activity on the slopes can be enjoyed while relaxing at one of the family friendly restaurants situated close by.   Activities include tobogganing, with a dedicated area for the smaller children. When tired of skiing the centrally located ice rink in the Village Centre is a perfect place for the family to learn to skate and is a hive of activity especially when school is out and the local children show off their ice skating skills. A relaxing after ski experience is to be enjoyed in the Restaurants, cafes and bars and there are professionally run nurseries for the children for daytime activities and babysitting.

Winter activities include:-

  • The Morzine – Les Gets sector skiing: 49 ski lifts and 64 slopes (9 black, 27 red, 23 blue, 5 green)
  • Ski Lifts: to the Snow Park and reaching out to the Porte du Soleil – 650km of skiing, snowboarding pistes.
  • Ski Schools : for all ages and abilities on the slopes of “Territoire du Grand Cry” and the “Mappys”
  • Sledging: on the child friendly slopes.
  • Ice rink: Village Centre.
  • Trekking: Cross Country Ski and show-shoeing Tracks and guided tours through the fir forests and open spaces in the mountains.
  • Dog sledding:
  • Paragliding centre : Morzine
  • Winter Sports : hire outlets for all activites.
  • Bus Service: Regular bus service to Morzine (20 minutes) and links to all areas within Portes du Soleil; Download the latest bus timetable from this link here: http://www.morzine-avoriaz.com/navettes.html
  • New; Evening door to door winter Shuttle service for 2 euros – Tel: +33(0) 695 922 453

Summer

Typically Savoyard, Les Gets has managed to preserve its mountain-village soul within this picturesque area with its traditional stone-and- wood chalets and its varied historic and cultural heritage offers a unique summer alpine experience.
Awarded the Famille Plus Montagne quality label Les Gets has a wide range of outdoor activities for all the family. Marked trails in the mountains, a recreation area at Les Ecole Lake (life guard on duty) and a pony club and many other activities.   Here, nature is at its most beautiful: preserved landscapes, a mythic panoramic view of the Mont Blanc massif, and a feeling of well-being, quiet and freedom. Hike and walk along the mountain trails or for the more adventurous, mountain biking and a tree-to-tree Adventure Park. Or a sedate round of golf on a superb golf course opposite Mount Blanc, a golfer’s paradise, set amidst some of the most beautiful and spectacular scenery in Europe.

Summer outdoor activities include:-

  • Mountain biking: – numerous trails suitable for all abilities and accessible from the ski lifts.
  • Walking and hiking: – the routes vary from easy to strenuous in the spectacular mountains.
  • Golf course: Amazing views of Mont-Blanc.
  • Swimming: Les Ecole Lake (life guard on duty)

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