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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.

How many holiday rentals are available around Les Gets?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 3,464 holiday lettings around Les Gets. From 798 chalets to 2,294 flats & apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

Can I rent a mountainside property in Les Gets?

We all want a room with a view. But of you're longing for scenery that'll have you feeling on top of the world, you'll have to head for the hills. HomeAway has no less than 2,308 mountain holiday properties available. Alternatively, you may prefer to try something else. HomeAway has no lack of options to pick from, including:

  • 976 village holiday accommodation options.
  • 789 ski-out holiday accommodation options.
  • 407 lakeside holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent an apartment in Les Gets?

There's no need to say goodbye to the conveniences of home just because you're heading off on holiday. Kick back and relax in an apartment and experience the area like a local. You can take your pick from 2,393 different options on HomeAway. If you book soon, you could spend as little as £21 per night. If that doesn't suit your squad's taste, we've got a number of different self-catering accommodation options to choose from, such as:

  • Chalet: 830 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £43 per night.
  • House: 176 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £31 per night.
  • Studio: 111 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £23 per night.

Can I stay in Les Gets in a large group?

Whether you're taking off on a trip with the entire family or spending a week away with your old school gang, it's a whole lot of fun being under the one roof! The good news is that HomeAway has options to suit you. Why not have a look at the 695 apartment holiday rentals listed here? They're the leading option for big groups of visitors. The rental properties that are perfect for large numbers here include:

  • If yours is a squad of 6, we offer 903 properties to rent suitable for that size. Book a night from just £25.
  • If you have 8 in your crew, you'll be thrilled to hear that there are 546 holiday rentals that are ideal. Prices start at £31 a night.
  • Looking for properties for rent catering to 5 people? You'll be delighted to know we have 400 that will fit the bill. You can bag one from just £30 per night.

So don't fret! When you book with us you'll be able to bring your mom, your cousins and all your buddies to Les Gets.

Where are the cheapest holiday rentals in Les Gets?

Cut down on those steep accommodation costs with a little help from HomeAway. You'll find a range of awesome holiday rentals and save heaps of cash! You'll discover heaps of deals to brag about in Corzent. The average price in this fantastic area is £79 a night, and you'll have as many as 4 holiday rentals to choose from.