• Les Gets - 2016 Tour de France in Morzine - Col de Joux Plane

    25 July 2016
    This year on July 23rd, Morzine played host to the second to final stage of the 2016 Tour de France. This epic event consists of a 21 day-long stages over a 23-day period and covers around 3,500 kilometers. The race alternates between clockwise and counterclockwise circuits of France. The number of teams usually varies between 20 and 22, with nine riders each.
  • Les Gets - Sun is out at Lac Montriond - Discover the lake

    16 July 2016
    Lac Montriond is the perfect spot for some summer fun in the sun. There are a variety of water sports on offer, 3 fabulous restaurants and plenty to do for both young and old.
  • Les Gets - Summer - Spartan beast race in Morzine - Summer holidays

    04 July 2016
    Every year the Sparten Beast does not fail to challenge even the toughest competitor. This year the Beast starts at 9am and ends up at the finish line in the main square next to the tourist office around 11am.
    Conditions today will be challenging to say the least after a heavy downfall of rain and very muddy and slippery conditions.
  • Les Gets - Crankworx 2016 - Freeride mountain bike competition

    06 April 2016
    Although the winter season is coming to a close here in Les Gets, the resort stays alive during the summer months with an influx of visitors for the alternative sports that become available. One of the key attractions to the area during the summer is the popular mountain biking terrain, as the resort offers 95 kilometres of biking trails.
    With this in mind, Les Gets has been chosen as the European leg of the Crankworx world tour for the next 3 years.
  • Rock the Pistes in Les Gets - Review about the event

    16 March 2016
    The annual Rock the Pistes Festival has finally arrived in the Portes du Soleil, having started on the 13th March and running until the 19th March.
  • Missing teddy bear found and given back at chalets1066

    09 March 2016
    Two weeks ago, some of our guests included a little girl called Sophie and her favourite teddy.
    In the stress of getting belongings together and leaving the chalet at the end of the week, the teddy was left behind. This was heartbreaking to Sophie and her family, since she can’t sleep without it.
  • Les Gets - Ice hockey game - Skoda stadium in Morzine

    02 March 2016
    As the sun was setting over the Portes du Soleil last night a brawl was ensuing at the Skoda stadium in Morzine. If you think that ice hockey matches involve fights, blood, violence - then you’d be right. If you’re an avid ice hockey fan then this is the place to be every week, but if you’re more interested in the drama that unfurls on the ice then this provides more entertainment than the you could ever want.
  • Les Gets - Fire spectacle - Descente aux flambeaux caritative

    24 February 2016
    Valentine’s day may have passed but don’t worry, you can still ignite the flame in the Alps. On the 24th February and the 2nd March head down to the bottom of the Chavannes next to apres bar, where it will be heating up for the descente aux flambeaux caritative. A group of ESF hotties and their students will be descending down the slopes in a procession of flames. If you’re lucky the lovely gentlemen from apres will continue to light your fire over a hot drink of zante. In all seriousness though, this is an event that shouldn’t be missed.
  • Les Gets - Paragliding - the pros and cons

    17 February 2016
    Are you afraid of the dark? Spiders? or even heights? Does snow make the fear of heights go away? What about a parachute, will that make you feel more at ease? Here in Les Gets you will notice the sheer amount of paraglider’s littering the sky. Beautiful and majestic or terrifying? I’m going to say terrifying.
  • Les Gets - Get prepared for Valentine's Day

    10 February 2016
    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.
  • Kids in Les Gets - A family oriented ski resort

    03 February 2016
    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.
  • Les Gets - Skiers vs snowboarders - the big question

    25 January 2016
    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.