The previous "What's new in Les Gets" article was listing some of the new outdoors activities for this 2021/2022 Winter season in Les Gets. This second part is mainly about food and new restaurants in the village.
The new lift is high speed and was specifically designed so those new to skiing can more easily get on and off the chairs and whilst it is designed only as a replacement, it is far more efficient and comfortable.
As well as the UCI Downhill, Les Gets also hosted the UCI XCO Mountain Bike World Cup at the weekend. It was the last event, taking place on Sunday, but it certainly wasn’t the least! Competitors came from all over for one of the biggest XCO Mountain Biking Events in the world and the competition was exceptional. The excitement of the day had us gasping at times, and our hearts were in our mouths on numerous occasions.
Over the weekend, Les Gets held the second round of the Mercedes-Benz UCI Downhill Mountain Bike World Cup 2021. Competitors came from all over the globe to compete in the largest and most prestigious mountain bike event in the world, and they were no less than impressive.
Each year the Pass’Portes du Soleil marks the opening of the area’s full lift system and once again, it did not disappoint! The 17th edition of the event was held over the last two weekends, and we were so pleased to be in the centre of it here in Les Gets. The combination of 80km of varied routes, 1000-2450m of altitude, enthusiastic mountain bikers, breathtaking views, and delicious local produce made for an amazing long weekend that we won't soon forget.
The final stage of the Criterium de Dauphine took place yesterday and the end of the course was in Les Gets. Mark walked into the village and positioned himself close to the finish, Ben walked George to and watched the race from the Joux-Plane, close to LHottys cafe, the pictures opposite were all taken by them.
In Les Gets, the mountain biking season began the weekend before last, the lifts were running and the village was busy. Yesterday we had the finals of the famous Road cycling race – the Criterium du Dauphine in Les Gets.
We are all waiting for travel to open up. We offer a glimpse of a relaxing stay in the mountains in the charming village of Les Gets. Here are some tips for choosing the ideal chalet for a summer stay in the mountains.