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Top 5 Winter Activities in Les Gets

Ski holidays in Les Gets provide numerous alternative winter activities for families and friends to enjoy, take a look at some of our favourites below.

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Yoga

What better way to start your day in Les Gets ski resort than with sun salutation in front of Mont Blanc with Keolan Yoga. With yoga carefully adapted to each individual, this alternative winter activity is suitable for all ages and abilities improving both physical health and spiritual wellbeing.

Experience yoga for adults and discover the 8 aspects of yoga with classes helping you to work on your posture, breathing techniques and meditation. Children can also benefit from this calming activity by improving sociability of little yogi with yoga poses and games. For those looking for a more tailored experience during their stay in Les Gets, one to one private lessons can also be arranged.

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Snowshoeing

Experience the freedom of snowshoeing in the beautiful resort of Les Gets. Increasingly popular with holidaymakers, snowshoeing is a peaceful activity allowing you to explore and admire the woods and alpine pastures of Les Gets France. Follow the resort trails and discover the tracks of alpine animals along the way. A wilderness adventure, snowshoeing is the perfect activity for family and friends to come together following a morning on the slopes.

For those looking to discover more about Les Gets, why not hire a guide who will be able to take you along some of the best snowshoe trails and offer interesting facts about the resort.

Both Mont Caly and Mont Chery boast fantastic views of the Mont Blanc range and should you decide not to hire a guide, these trails are easily accessible to everyone. As the sun sets, several companies in Les Gets also organise snowshoeing walks coupled with dinner in mountain refuges or specially built igloos.

If you are looking to explore the winter activity of snowshoeing in Les Gets, both The Snow Company and The Winter Guide Bureau are on hand to help organise your adventure and show you some fantastic routes and trails.

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Electric snowmobiles

Ideal for a family ski holiday in Les Gets, snowmobiles are an exciting alternative to skiing for the children of the group. This zero-emissions activity allows young members of the group to learn to drive electric snowmobiles specifically designed for their age on a dedicated, enclosed circuit.

Located between the Lac des Ecoles and the blue "Gentiane" slope, under the "Chavannes Express" chairlift, the park is open 3 days a week between 10 am and 5pm. Children will be provided with the necessary safety equipment before they commence their thrilling ride around the track.


A 20 minute initiation session from 5 years old: is 25 €, with a 1 hour lesson from 6 years old priced at 70 €.

For the older members in the group, Avoscoot in Morzine offer nighttime snowmobile rides high up on the slopes of Super Morzine. With rides from 17:30 pm until 23:00, there are a few different experiences on offer including the winter wonderland experience which can be enjoyed by all members of the family.

The main rides are open only to adults over 18 with a car or motorcyle license however, children can still enjoy a ride on the electric snowmobiles available for 4 to 10 year olds.

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Sledging

Fun for all the family, experience all five sledging areas in Les Gets with two in the village centre, two higher up in the mountain and one at the edge of the village. Providing some great sledging opportunities, all of the designated sledging areas are on the Chavannes side of the valley.

One of the most popular sledge runs at 100m, Perrières is located to the left of the Perrières express chairlift base station whilst Le Carry located next to the Chavannes gondola bottom station is the perfect spot for younger children to try sledging for the first time.

For the adrenaline seekers of the group, night sledging is also available on the Pleney slopes in Morzine. Supervised by instructors, children from 8-11 years old must be accompanied by an adult on their sledge.

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Ice skating

Located in the heart of the village, the outdoor ice rink of Les Gets is open on a daily basis depending on weather conditions. Within walking distance from several luxury ski chalets and apartments in Les Gets, this rink offers skate rental and toboggan rental for children.

For a fun evening activity, the Les Gets ice rink also organises ice parties with all members of the family able to skate away to music surrounded by the snowy landscape and twinkling lights.

For those looking to enjoy skating when the weather isn't at its best, the luxury ski resort of Morzine has an indoor rink at the Palais des Sports located just a 10-minute drive from Les Gets. During the day the rink can be used by the public and at night the rink transforms into a lively sporting arena.

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