Les Gets - Get prepared for Valentine's Day

Love is in the alps, with just DAYS until the big love fest, I bet you singletons are feeling a little blue. Never fear, I have a list of loveable activities for the single pringles in town...invite your friends and show those smug couples how its done and you could even score yourself a hot date. Follow my suggestions and you'll have the best valentines day ever...that or end up in prison for harassment...either way.
10 February 2016

Kids in Les Gets - A family oriented ski resort

Les Gets is well known for its appeal to parents and children, with party towns of Morzine and Avoriaz just around the mountain, Les Gets is always the more humble, family-orientated choice.
03 February 2016

Les Gets - Skiers vs snowboarders - the big question

s the argument thats been around as long as the tea vs coffee, its as important to a friendship as their darkest story, who IS better, a snow boarder or a skier? Now we have to go into this with an open mind - I personally am a skier, my helper for this weeks article, Stevie, is a boarder. We live together, and sometimes its tense. We have come up with a few of the most important piste related questions and will tally up the most wins to come to a conclusion.
25 January 2016

Les Gets - Chalets1066 style coverage of Grand Odyssee race

If you were in Les Gets town today, you may have noticed the distinct sound of barking and cheering travelling through the centre. Today was the Grand Odyssee race, where huskies and their loyal sledders race to the top of the Chavanne ski run. If you are a common reader of our blogs, you’ll remember last week’s theme was talking about the two week and 800 mile trek these sledders are embarking on, an annual event you won’t have wanted to miss. The Les Gets stretch of the race is the second day in and 49km through the slopes, with 9 to 12 teams fighting for the first trophy spread over a 3 day race.
13 January 2016

Les Gets - Chalets1066 is Preparing for New Year's Eve

Here at Chalets 1066 we are always looking forward to tomorrow and since tomorrow is a new year, we are busy preparing for the excitement 2016 will bring. And what better way to prepare than write our new year’s resolutions! Now we know for a fact that the one thing the new year will bring is snow, but what else does Chalets 1066 need to improve? We are of course, always open to suggestions, so take to Facebook and twitter to give us our resolutions. Here is what we have so far.
30 December 2015

Santa in Les Gets - Traditional Christmas day in the village

This is the night before Christmas and all through the Alps, not a creature was stirring, not even a... ok everyone was stirring because it’s Christmas and Les Gets is buzzing with festivities. Mountains and mulled wine are definitely the best recipe for a magical christmas and heres why:
23 December 2015

Les Gets - New Father Xmas Video - Christmas Event

Learn more about the Christmas week in Les Gets, a magical experience for the whole family in this video made by the Office de Tourisme.
18 November 2015

Les Gets - Aerial Video - Les Gets village and mountains

Aerial Video around Les Gets - Views of the village and Mont Chery
11 November 2015

Les Gets - Pound strengthens versus euro - Ski holidays

Do you plan to take a holiday in stunning Les Gets, in the French Alps? If so, it may interest you to know that staying in a chalet in the Alps will now leave less of a dent in your bank balance. This is because the pound to euro exchange rate recently hit 1.36, close to its strongest in 7.5 years, or since October 5th 2007. What this means for you is that;
14 September 2015

Les Gets - Ski season end - Activities & events still going on

Well all good things have to come to an end and the end of winter season is one of them, but Les Gets is keeping us all entertained till the end. We recently had a very exciting event taking place literally on Chalets 1066's doorstep. Last Week on Thursday 19th March we had the Rock the Piste festival where Selah Sue gave an incredible performance at the top of the Les Folliets lift.
22 March 2015

Season flying by! - Report on weather conditions in Les Gets

Here at Chalets 1066 we have had an amazing season - it has gone very quickly and we are just about to head into our 12th week of the season with only 6 weeks remaining. Saturday is going to be another busy changeover day but we are looking forward to the new guests arriving.
05 March 2015

Les Gets - Busy Half term week - Guests in Chalet Le Lapye

Here at Chalets 1066 we had a very busy half term week- with all our chalets fully booked. The weather conditions were superb for that week with lots of beautiful sunny days and plenty of snow - which everyone was very happy about.This week in our catered chalet Le Lapye, we had some friends of Ben over from Australia. They had an amazing few days skiing and thoroughly enjoyed our chalets host delicious cooking
26 February 2015