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Les Gets ski resort is perfect for families. Go skiing in Les Gets for a warm, welcoming atmosphere and views of Mont Blanc.
Les Gets is small and family-friendly with attractive chalet-style buildings, a welcoming atmosphere and excellent skiing. With Mont Blanc viewable from its slopes, the spectacular scenery in Les Gets ski resort complements the charming atmosphere of the town.
Plenty of restaurants, bars and shops in the town centre mean that there are lots to do off the slopes too. Les Get part of the Portes du Soleil - one of the largest ski areas in the world. With easy access to Morzine and Avoriaz, there is the opportunity to go out and experience the neighbouring ski resorts.
The Portes du Soleil ski area has 600km of pistes and some of the best skiing around - there's something for all levels of abilities. Les Gets has 120km of slopes and will keep any skier or snowboarder occupied. Most of the pistes are reds or blues. There’s also a dedicated beginner area at the top of the Chavannes gondola. Ideal for families or mixed ability groups.
The village is mostly made up of traditional French chalets. The Chavannes gondola and express chair are the local lifts that easily get you up the ski area. They are convenient as they are very accessible from the main town.
Off the mountain, there’s plenty to do with an ice skating rink, cinema, music museum and a bowling alley. The nightlife can get lively at times with happy hours and live music at certain bars. There’s also places to have a quiet drink if you prefer.
You can fly to Les Gets by landing at Geneva or Chambery. Geneva is about 1hour 10 minutes by car. Ideal if you want quick access to the slopes.
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Resort Altitude: 1,170m
Resort Skiing: 2,466m
Total Ski Area: 600km
Blue Runs: 320km
Red Runs: 210km
Black Runs: 70km
Cross Country: 216km
The main local slopes of Les Gets are shared with neighbouring Morzine, offering the most extensive local network in the Portes du Soleil with a gigantic 600km of ski slopes. There is a large variety of runs, meaning that all levels of skier will have plenty to do. Additionally, the runs in Les Gets tend to be quieter than other ski resorts in the Portes du Soleil, especially those in Mont Chery on the opposite side of Les Gets.
Beginners are well looked after in Les Gets, with the top of the Chavannes gondola being a great place to master the basics. Intermediates and advanced skiers alike will also have a good amount of pistes to enjoy; with a great selection of reds and blues around the ‘bowl’ area of the mountain. Head over to Avoriaz to tackle some of the harder slopes and thrilling off-piste descents.
Les Gets is great for snowboarders, with plenty of magic carpets and easy blues to start off with. Intermediates are blessed with wide, cruisey blues that are generally low-traffic. There is a well-maintained snow park in Les Gets ski resort with plenty of rails, kickers and jumps; whilst more advanced freestylers may want to head over to park-paradise Avoriaz for more challenging territory.
With many ski schools and instructors to choose between, there really is something for everybody.
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Les Fripouilles Nursery in Les Gets will look after children between the ages of six months and four years old. ESF has a Piou-Piou club for children from three years old, from four years old the children can have ski lessons.
There is an extensive selection of restaurants in Les Get. The Ferme de Montagne serves some of the best food in the resort in a unique setting nd Le Vieux Chene specialises in Savoyard cuisine. For those looking for something different, the fan favourite O Kariboo serves superb American creole dishes and tasty burgers.
Whilst Les Gets is known for being best suited to families, there is still a good number of bars to keep groups entertained. Le Pub Irlandais, Bar Bush and the Black Bear all have live music, flowing drinks and lively atmospheres for you to enjoy. For the night owls, there is L’Igloo, the local club which is for those who wish to party on through the night and get home just before the lifts open.
In the centre of town there's an ice skating rink, cinema, music museum and a bowling alley. There is also a very good selection of shops with local crafts and unique gifts. Sleigh rides and snowshoeing are a great way to explore the area and there's parapenting available for the more adventurous. In addition to this, the neighbouring areas of Morzine, Avoriaz, Geneva, Lausanne and Montreux are just a short journey away; making for an ideal day excursion.
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