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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
Population1293 inhabitants
Density43 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureAnnecy (82 km, 1h07)
Insee code74134
DepartmentHaute-Savoie
RegionRhône-Alpes

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)

Things to see and do

Places of interest

Information points
Leisure centres
Natural sites

Events and festivities

Photos

The ski area of ​​Les Gets (© N. Joly)
The ski area of ​​Les Gets (© N. Joly)
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Les Gets Village in Winter
Les Gets Village in Winter
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The Museum of Mechanical Music Gets (© N. Joly)
The Museum of Mechanical Music Gets (© N. Joly)
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The Shack in Santa Claus Gets (© N. Joly)
The Shack in Santa Claus Gets (© N. Joly)
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Hike Les Gets (© P. Witt)
Hike Les Gets (© P. Witt)
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Golf 18 holes (© N. Joly)
Golf 18 holes (© N. Joly)
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Park Forest Adventure (© N. Joly)
Park Forest Adventure (© N. Joly)
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Weather

Sunday 29 march
Min. 3°C - Max. 7°C
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Monday 30 march
Min. 2°C - Max. 4°C
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Tuesday 31 march
Min. -1°C - Max. 3°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Unusual walk or snowshoe hike
Nature and the great outdoors17 € to 25 € Saxel (23 km)
Circuit at the tourist shuttle map
Crafts25 € to 600 € Évian-les-Bains (28 km)
Whitewater rafting on the Dranse
Sports sensations39 € to 75 € Thonon-les-Bains (28 km)
Skiing, snowboarding and cross-country skiing lessons
Sports sensations33 € to 58 € Chamonix-Mont-Blanc (30 km)
Visit to the Fairy-tale House
Entertainment450 € to 6 € Notre-Dame-de-Bellecombe (41 km)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Char des Quais Tour by mountain bike
Mountain bike itineraryEasy50 minLa Côte-d'Arbroz (3.2 km)
Pointe d'Uble : à la rencontre des mouflons
HikeAthletic7h45Taninges (4.6 km)
Roc d'Enfer explorer trail
HikeIntermediate6h55Saint-Jean-d'Aulps (5.6 km)
La Pointe du Haut Fleury depuis le Praz de Lys
HikeAthletic4h00Taninges (6.9 km)
Le Lac de Roy
HikeIntermediate1h40Taninges (6.9 km)

Restaurants

Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals

Campsites

Hotels