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Why Les Gets is the best resort in the world to learn to ski.

Why Les Gets is the best resort in the world to learn to ski.
Wednesday, 18 October 2017

Article by Ben Nathan, ISIA qualified ski instructor: Every resort is different to teach in, some favour beginners, some intermediates and some advanced skiers. Les Gets offers the best value, to those wanting to learn to ski, as it has pistes which support learning at every level of skill and so means one can gain skiing skills faster and to a stronger level, than other resorts. This applies not just to someone new to skiing, but also to experienced skiers wanting to further hone their skills. The key to learning strong skiing skills, as quickly as possible, is to progress gradually, practicing at each level. All beginners start on the nursery slopes, where there is a ‘magic carpet’...

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Winter Activities other than Skiing
Friday, 29 September 2017

There is a misconception that ski resorts are only for skiers and snowboarders but over the year there are a number of activities that have become very popular with both skiers and non-skiers alike. The authentic, charming village of Les Gets offers a host of non skiing activities starting with an ice rink situated in the heart of the village. Once the pistes close for the day this ice rink becomes a hive of activity. Boots can be hired or you can bring your own and the rink is lit up brightly and as the rink is outdoors the whole village gathers around the rink to watch the fun. The rink is also open in the afternoon. Local restaurants have a steady supply of hot chocolate and hot wine on...

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Why Les Gets

Why Les Gets
Monday, 04 September 2017

Les Gets is popular because it offers an intimate, authentic French atmosphere. The small, attractive, family-friendly resort offers a genuine Savoyard experience. The main street is lined with appetising food and wine shops that specialise in the local produce. The two main pistes (Chavannes and Mont Chery) both begin and end in the village itself, making access very easy. The base of the Chavannes piste offers specially designated slopes for sledding - a winter sport the whole family can enjoy. The village has a quiet ambience that appeals to families. This is not to say that the village does not cater to all types of guest as there are a variety of bars and a nightclub to liven up your a...

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Christmas and New Year in Les Gets

Christmas and New Year in Les Gets
Sunday, 03 September 2017

Did you know that Father Christmas lives in Les Gets? It is one of the best kept secrets in the Portes du Soleil. He and his faithful elves live together in their grotto, a log cabin hidden deep in the middle of an enchanted forest high above the village. In this magical place they work all year round making toys and presents for Christmas. If you are lucky you may catch a glimpse of him with his elves as you stroll through the village. Should you miss him in the village, there is still a unique chance to meet him and his elves in the enchanted forest. This is something the whole family can enjoy. Take the shuttle bus from the Santa station in the village centre to his grotto in the Enchant...

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Chalets1066 continue to expand and take on three more new Chalets

Chalets1066 continue to expand and take on three more new Chalets
Saturday, 26 August 2017

Chalets1066 are continuing to expand and have just taken on three more chalets. Each of these chalets has something special, Marais is in the village centre, de Vantaa is very close to the village centre and Ferme des Amis is a beautiful traditional recently renovated with many traditional beams and features with a bus stop right outside. Ferme des Amis This is a beautiful traditional farm house, recently converted. The building work was carried out sympathetically and the original beams and structure have been retained whilst the property now benefits from insulation to current standards. The chalet was previously owned by the Head of the Ski Lift company, and he arranged for the bus st...

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