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Les Gets

Les Gets, a charming village at medium altitude

Les Gets is located in the region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes and in the department of Haute-Savoie. This French commune is one of the ski areas the largest in the world, with a winter sports resort linked to the large domain of Portes du Soleil which earned it the « tourist commune » label.

In addition, the resort has several labels including  » Family plus mountain « , « Charming village resorts », « Large estate resorts », « Charming village » and « Soft mountain ». But in addition, the resort is also part of the French resorts with the Top of the French Alps (TOTFA) label. Les Gets have several establishments, tourist residences, hotels or even villages vacation villages and youth hostels.

A resort linked to the Portes du Soleil

Lhe winter sports resort of Les Gets is one of the biggest in the world and has many downhill ski slopes. The amateurs of ski can make the most of their passions during their stays in this commune. Everyone can make use of the tracksThe area has 4 green runs, 32 blue runs, 27 red runs and black runs.

In total 73 tracks adapted to all levels from beginners to advanced skiers. In addition, Les Gets has 47 ski lifts, including 18 ski lifts and a children’s conveyor belt.

A wide range of entertainment

Les Gets offers several activities to its tourists, including the « ski safari » which will allow them to experience the art of mountain living. The super district of Les Perrières offers various entertaining places perfect for vacation with family or friends. The video park of Les Perrières offers a moment pleasant in ski or snowboard and the inn La Fruitière which is a place original and cozy with a little retro side and a special atmosphere gives the opportunity to relax.

Les Gets ski area in figures

⛷️ Ski resort ⛷️ Les Gets
Commune Les Gets
Massif Massif du Chablais
Department Haute-Savoie
Mountain Northern Alps
? Ski area ?
Size of the village ski area (in klm): 117
Size of the village ski area with connection(s) (in klm): 600
Longest downhill ski run (in km) 6
Name of the ski area Les portes du Soleil
Connected station(s) Abondance, Chapelle d’Abondance, Avoriaz, les Gets, Morzine, Chatel, Saint Jean d’Aulps
❄ Altitude of ski area ❄
Altitude at the bottom of the ski area (in m) 1 172
Altitude at the top of the ski area (in m) 2 002
Average altitude of the ski area (in m) 1 587
Total height of the domain (in m) 830
Surface area of artificial snow (in ha) 126
? Difficulty of ski trails ?
Number of green runs 4
Number of blue trails 32
Number of red trails 27
Number of black runs 9
Total number of downhill ski runs 73
? Ski lifts ?
Ski lifts 18
Children’s treadmill 1
Fixed grip chairlifts 12
Detachable Chairlifts 12
Funiculars 0
Gondolas 4
Cable cars 0
Total number of lifts 47
? Nordic area ?
Number of cross-country ski trails (or Nordic area) 7
Size of the Nordic ski area (in klm): 34
?️ Services in the station ?️
Presence of a snowpark: Yes
Presence of an aquatic complex & spa : Yes
Trails accessible on foot from the village : Yes
Number of year-round inhabitants (including low-lying village) 1350
Slogan of the station #MadeInLesGets
? Access to the resort ?
Nearest train station: Cluses
Bus shuttle to a train station: Yes
Distance from Paris (in kilometers) 604
? Price survey in the station ?
Price of the ski pass (1 day) in high season (access to the entire ski area) 57 €
Price of the week pass (6 days) in high season (access to the whole ski area) 285 €
Ski equipment rental rate per week (adult) 120 €
Ski equipment rental rate per week (child) 65 €
Rental studio 2 persons (school vacations) 900 €
Family apartment rental 4 persons (school vacations) 1 200 €
Cost of stay for 2 adults (excluding transport and food) 1 710 €
Cost of stay for 2 adults and 2 children (excluding transport and food) 2 454 €
? Average real estate rate ?
Average price per m2 of an apartment 6 450 €
Average price per m2 of a chalet 6 880 €
Average price of a 60m2 apartment 387 000 €
Average price of a 100m2 chalet 688 000 €
? Station evaluation on 7 criteria ?
Score on the average snowmaking capacity of the massif / 10 8
Note on the ratio between the size of the ski area vs. the price of the stay / 10 8
Evaluation note of the ski area and ski lifts / 10 9
Note on the diversity of activities (except skiing) / 10 9
Note on the charm and interest of the Village / 10 9
Note on the average cost of a stay / 10 5
Score on the average evaluation of Internet users /10 8
? Station average via 7 criteria ?
Final average score according to / 10 8,0
? Ranking according to ? 33rd position out of 232 stations in France

Les Gets in Questions / Answers

  • What are the winter activities in Les Gets ?

The resort of Les Gets is very rich in activities, especially in winter it offers activities like :

Dog sledding This activity will allow you to spend a privileged moment with sled dogs. You will have the opportunity to enjoy the unique sensation of sliding and the beauty of the landscape of the resort.

Paragliding : This activity will allow you to take height and to make the full of strong sensation. You can also enjoy a unique panorama of the entire resort and its surroundings.

Sledding This activity will allow you to enjoy a unique sliding sensation. You can spend special moments with friends or family.

Snowshoeing Snowshoeing : this activity will allow you to explore the resort and its surroundings. You will be able to discover all its landscapes, its fauna and its flora.

  • What are the activities in summer in Les Gets ?

The resort of Les Gets also offers many summer activities such as :

MOUNTAIN BIKING Mountain biking : you will be able to take full advantage of the relief of the resort. It will allow you to discover the landscapes of the station and its surroundings while descending its slopes at full speed.

Trial : This resort has the ideal terrain for mountain racing, with its rugged courses you will have the opportunity to perfect your skills. You can also enjoy its landscapes and the beauty of its nature.

Golf: This activity will allow you to enjoy the 18 holes offered by the resort. You will be able to have fun in a totally natural environment while enjoying a panorama of the resort and its surroundings.

Hiking Hiking: This activity is perfect for people who like to explore. You will have the opportunity to discover the resort and its surroundings while admiring its landscapes in summer.

  • What to visit in Les Gets and its surroundings ?

Among these places that you must visit in Les Gets, we can mention : Lake Geneva, The Mont Blanc, the Museum of Mechanical Music, the Col de Joux Plane, the Church of the Nativity of Mary in Les Gets.

  • Where to eat in Les Gets ?

The resort of Les Gets offers more than 30 restaurants among which we can mention : Le Vina Annapurna, the Wild Beets Kitchen, The Torch.

Le Gets offers a number of different accommodations such as the Hotel Chalet Hotel Alpina, Chalet Bluebell Les Gets, Hotel Spa Crychar.

  • How big is the ski area of Les Gets ?

The ski area of the resort of Les Gets has a size of 600 kilometers, divided into 73 trails. It also has 34 kilometers of cross-country ski trails.

  • What is the altitude of Les Gets?

This area has an altitude between 1172 meters and 2002 meters high.

  • What is the price of the Les Gets ski pass ?

Their packages start at 57 euros per day.

  • What is the average price of a rental apartment in Les Gets?

For a furnished studio for 2 people, the average price is 900 euros, and for an apartment for 4 people, the average price per week is 1200 euros.

  • Does Les Gets have a bike park ?

Yes, it has a Bike Park which measures 93 kilometers and has 24 trails, the longest of which measures 13.6 kilometers.

  • How to get to Les Gets by train ?

You can easily get there from the Cluses train station. Then you can take one of the available shuttles to get to the resort.

  • What is the postal code of Les Gets ?

The zip code of Gets is 74260.

  • In which department is located the resort of Les Gets ?

The resort of Les Gets is located in the department of Haute Savoie.

  • Does the resort of Les Gets have a tourist office?

The resort of Les Gets is part of the tourist office Les Gets & Village. It is located at 89 Route du Front de Neige, 74260 Les Gets, France.

  • Are there any webcams in Les Gets ?

Yes, there is a webcam, which you can find at this web address

  • Where can I find information about the weather in Les Gets ?

You can find the latest weather report for Les Gets at

  • What is the opening date of the ski lifts in Les Gets ?

In Les Gets, the ski lifts usually open the first week of December, until the beginning of April, but it all depends on the snow conditions in the area.

  • Is there an ESF school in Les Gets ?

Yes, it is at 105 Route du Front de Neige, 74260 Les Gets, France.

What is’s opinion about Les Gets?

In the end, gives the resort of Les Gets an average score of 8, which puts it in the 32nd place in France. Its strong points are: the average snow coverage, the size of the area in relation to the price, the skiable area.

Les Gets ski map

Les Gets - ski slope map
Les Gets – ski map
Les Gets & Morzine - Ski Trail Map
Les Gets & Morzine – Ski Trail Map
Les portes du Soleil - ski area map
Les portes du Soleil – map of the ski area

Source :

Les Gets – Wikipedia (

Les Gets – Ski resort Haute Savoie – Mountain vacations summer and winter

Les Gets – Presentation of Les Gets (the resort, the ski area…) (

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