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Les Gets

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Haute-Savoie

Les Gets - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Haute-Savoie
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Situated between Lake Geneva and Mont Blanc, Les Gets is the Mecca of mountain lovers and vacationers in search of authenticity. A charming village with its typical rich Savoyard chalet stone and wood, Les Gets is a magical place where sweetness and lifestyle come together everyday. Here you forget your car and go around throughout the small train or bus ... Like the museum of mechanical music, the village reveals its traditions and its heritage full of historical and cultural treasures.

In winter, thanks to the exceptional situation of the village, you will not miss a minute trail access is easy and immediate, you leave the village to ski to get away in the vast ski area between trees and pastures. To you discover the pleasure of skiing and magnificent views at the heart of the vast Portes du Soleil.

In summer, let yourself be guided by your desires with the hiking, mountain biking, golf 18 holes facing Mont Blanc, Tarzan jumps in forest adventure park ... And why not swim a few strokes between lush forests and vistas of the lake swimming or simply enjoy the pleasures of idleness?

Take advantage of your stay with family or friends to discover the local cuisine.

In season, the streets come alive with celebrations around the village square and the events are made for adults and children fully benefit from the fresh mountain air.

Geographical information

MunicipalityLes Gets
Postcode74260
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Latitude46.1586220 (N 46° 9’ 31”)
Longitude6.6699880 (E 6° 40’ 12”)
AltitudeFrom 900m to 1820m
Surface area29.98 km²
Population1301 inhabitants
Density43 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureAnnecy (82 km, 1h07)
Insee code74134
IntercommunalityCC du Haut-Chablais
DepartmentHaute-Savoie
RegionAlps

Nearest cities & towns

Morzine7.1 km (11 min)
Essert-Romand7.4 km (11 min)
Montriond8.9 km (13 min)
La Côte-d'Arbroz9.2 km (14 min)
Taninges11.8 km (15 min)
Saint-Jean-d'Aulps12.8 km (16 min)
Châtillon-sur-Cluses15.5 km (19 min)
Le Biot16.6 km (21 min)
La Rivière-Enverse16.8 km (21 min)
Seytroux17.3 km (24 min)
Praz de Lys-Sommand17.5 km (33 min)
Mieussy18.2 km (22 min)
Saint-Sigismond19.3 km (25 min)
Morillon20 km (24 min)

Things to see and do

Places of interest

Information points
Leisure centres
Natural sites

Events and festivities

Detailed information

Grande Odyssée Savoie Mont Blanc
One of the biggest international dog sled racesFrom 7 to 18 january 2017

Photos

Les Gets winter
Les Gets winter
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Hike in Les Gets (© P. Witt)
Hike in Les Gets (© P. Witt)
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Golf 18 holes (© N. Joly)
Golf 18 holes (© N. Joly)
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Museum of Mechanical Music Gets (© N. Joly)
Museum of Mechanical Music Gets (© N. Joly)
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Forest Adventure Park (© N. Joly)
Forest Adventure Park (© N. Joly)
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the ski area of Les Gets (© N. Joly)
the ski area of Les Gets (© N. Joly)
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the Cabin of Father Christmas in Les Gets (© N. Joly)
the Cabin of Father Christmas in Les Gets (© N. Joly)
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Weather

Monday 5 december
Min. 5°C - Max. 5°C
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Tuesday 6 december
Min. 5°C - Max. 5°C
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Wednesday 7 december
Min. 5°C - Max. 5°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Canyoning all year with a guide
Sports sensations45 € Morillon (8.1 km)
Mountain biking for beginners or improvers
Sports sensations15 € to 35 € Bogève (18.3 km)
Unusual walk or snowshoe hike
Nature and the great outdoors17 € to 25 € Saxel (23 km)
Guided hike in the North Alps
Sports sensations20 € to 180 € Domancy (29 km)
Skiing, snowboarding and cross-country skiing lessons
Sports sensations33 € to 59 € Chamonix-Mont-Blanc (30 km)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Le Grand Tour du Mont-Chéry and alternative route
HikeEasy4h15Les Gets
Char des Quais Tour by mountain bike
Mountain bike itineraryEasy40 minLa Côte-d'Arbroz (3.2 km)
Joux-Plane Climb
Cycling itineraryEasy3h55Morzine (3.8 km)
Pointe d'Uble : à la rencontre des mouflons
HikeAthletic5h40Taninges (4.6 km)
Circuit de l'Encrenaz
Cycling itineraryEasy2h20Montriond (4.7 km)

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Hotels