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Destination guide

Alpine retreat in Les Gets holiday lettings

A stunning alpine village between Lake Geneva and Mont-Blanc, Les Gets is a charming winter wonderland with traditional stone and wood chalets and a rich cultural heritage. From snow-sure slopes and upland landscapes to mountain bike excursions and lakeside adventure, Les Gets offers a little something for everyone. Holiday lettings in Les Gets put you in the centre of this natural splendour and all its offerings.

Things to do

Things to do near Les Gets holiday homes

Les Gets has a variety of outdoor excursions and wilderness areas for you to explore the landscape. Holiday homes can be found near locations like Mont Chéry, a mountain in the Chablais Alps with skiing and hiking opportunities, and Route des Grandes Alpes, a trek through the French Alps with a canyon, lake and dramatic peaks. Col de Joux Plane, a mountain pass that’s a popular spot for cycling, and the Mechanical Music Museum, a living museum of self-playing musical instruments and automatic music boxes, are also must-see attractions.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Les Gets

Are you hoping to discover attractions to visit in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Les Gets a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Evian Thermal Spa (17.3 mi / 27.8 km)
  • Les Gets Ski Resort (1.1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • Espace Aquatique (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
  • Avoriaz Ski Resort (4.2 mi / 6.8 km)
  • Les Prodains Gondola (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
  • Morzine-Avoriaz Golf Club (5.8 mi / 9.4 km)
Outdoor activities

Must-try sports near Les Gets holiday homes

In addition to unforgettable skiing and snowboarding opportunities in the picturesque French Alps, Les Gets has plenty of other outdoor activities to explore the vast landscape. Ice-skating, snowshoeing, geocaching, nighttime snowshoe lantern walks, snowmobiling, electric snowmobiling, parapenting and skijoring, a traditional Nordic activity that involves skiing behind a horse on a wilderness trail, are all exciting ways to explore the environment. Cross-country skiing, speed riding, sledging, husky dog sledding, yooner, ski yoga, ice climbing, ice diving and winter swimming are also popular activities to try out near your Les Gets holiday rental.

Weather

Seasonal weather averages in Les Gets

Travellers enjoy Les Gets for its skiing. If you're interested in winter sports, you might consider visiting in August, December, March or November, when snowfall averages 0 inches and temperatures average -4°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Les Gets

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to take in the scenery, Les Gets is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Lac de Joux Plane (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
  • Lac de Montriond (4.9 mi / 7.9 km)
  • Base de Loisir des Lacs Aux Dames (5.8 mi / 9.3 km)
  • Jaysinia Alpine Botanical Gardens (5.8 mi / 9.3 km)
  • Lac de Gers (9.5 mi / 15.2 km)
  • Rouget Waterfall (10.3 mi / 16.6 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Les Gets

The nearest airport is in Geneva (GVA-Cointrin Intl.), located 26.9 mi (43.3 km) from the city centre.

How to get around

Transport to Les Gets holiday cottages

Travelling to and around Les Gets is easy and convenient, thanks to its extensive network of public buses and free shuttle services. Plenty of taxis are available for travel to the more secluded holiday homes, and there are night and inter-resort bus routes for flexible transportation. The Les Gets Little Train, a novel transport option, offers stops to different cable-car lifts during the summer months.

Good for couples

Alpine romance in Les Gets holiday homes

If you’re in search of a romantic alpine holiday with roaring fires, fine dining and an array of outdoor adventures, it doesn’t get any better than Les Gets. Holiday cottages can be found near majestic locations like Aulps Abbey, a medieval monastery with historical exhibits, alpine gardens and a charming tea room, and Lac des Mines d’Or, a glasslike lake with pine forests and water activities. For more adventure and excitement, try out Cascade Aventure, an adventure park with canopy walks, rope swings and other wilderness excursions, and Cascade de Nyon, a glistening waterfall in a remote part of the mountain that’s known for hiking and canyoning.

Can I find a vacation rental around Les Gets?

Yes, our 2021 property listings offer a large selection of 3,890 vacation rentals near Les Gets. From 880 chalets to 2,500 flats & apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Les Gets for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Les Gets?

Vrbo UK offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Les Gets. From Vrbo UK travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Chavannes Express Ski Lift: 7,892 vacation rentals
  • Mont Chery Ski Lift: 7,542 vacation rentals
  • Perrieres Express Ski Lift: 8,223 vacation rentals
  • Folliets Ski Lift: 7,768 vacation rentals
  • Planeys Ski Lift: 5,761 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Les Gets listed on Vrbo UK where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Chalets in Les Gets?

Yes, of course. Vrbo UK has 880 Chalets in Les Gets. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Les Gets include:

  • Flats: 2,500 rentals available
  • Houses: 1,053 rentals available
  • Villas: 24 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Les Gets?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 489 vacation rentals with pool available in Les Gets. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.