A small family-friendly, authentic village with a vast ski area
Situated between Lake Geneva and Mont Blanc, Les Gets is part of the vast Porte du Soleil ski area. Typically Savoyard, Les Gets has succeeded in preserving its authentic character with its traditional stone and timber chalets, friendly locals and relaxed ambiance. With panoramic views of the Mont Blanc massif and an expansive ski area catering for skiers of all ages and abilities, Les Gets truly is a paradise for luxury winter holidays.
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Located on the low pass leading to Morzine, Les Gets is an attractive, sunny village with appetizing food and wine shops lining the main street. Popular with families, an outdoor ice rink adds to its charm and there are many good restaurants and several apres-ski bars ready to welcome you after a day’s exploring on the mountain. Many luxury chalets are located above the village, perfectly positioned for peace and privacy, whilst remaining close to the centre and its amenities.
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A treat for children and adults alike.
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Easily accessible are two main ski areas on either side of the village: Les Chavannes, linked to the Portes du Soleil slopes and Mont Chéry, offering stunning views of the Mont Blanc range. Each ski area has its own individual characteristics making it the perfect playground for skiers of all levels. Les Gets is particularly good for children with convenient village nursery slopes and over 500 children’s activities both on and off the piste. For those who wish to explore further afield, the Portes du Soleil comprises of 12 linked Franco-Swiss ski resorts and has a ski area of 650 km.
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If your interests lie away from the slopes, then Les Gets will have no problem in keeping you entertained. Take time to soak up some mountain culture at the Mechanical Music Museum, set off on a scenic hike, test out ski-joering or give paragliding a go. Les Gets also has a packed programme of fun-filled events throughout the year such as Ski Color and Rock the Pistes Festival.
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