Les Gets - Snow & preparation for the season - Ski holidays

This was taken from the web cam in Les Gets today - the Grains d'Or web cam - at 16.30hrs. We clearly have snow in Les Gets!...
5 December 2011

Les Gets - Snow Forecast - Weather conditions

The last snow forecast seems to have not quite got the dates right - however, snow is forecast starting around the 1st or 2nd December, the long term forecasts for the Alps are upbeat for a good season - temperatures are dropping - so we are hopeful of good snow starting very soon....
27 November 2011

Les Gets - Snow forecast - Good start to the season

Temperatures of below zero as from 25th November are forecast and almost a foot of snow, due to fall over three days. This looks like a good start to the season and should form a good base for the rest of the ski season....
21 November 2011

Les Gets - Christmas program announced - Ski holidays

The details program for Christmas in Les Gets has just been announced, every day you can visit him in his Grotto (apart from Christmas Eve - when you can see him leaving his grotto to deliver presents)....
19 November 2011

Les Gets - Ski pass prices unchanged for ski season

Prices for ski passes are the same for this ski season, a family of at least 4 qualified for a 10% discount. Prices for 6 days are: Les Gets Morzine - Adult - €156 Les Gets Morzine - Child - €124 Portues du Soleil - Adult - 216 Portues du Soleil - Child - €162 ...
14 November 2011

Les Gets - Some news about Les Gets and building work

Ben and Morven have just returned from Les Gets, to the UK, they have been having 3 hours of French lessons each day, with Lost in Translation and working on Hastings and other Chalets in the rest of their time. Lost in Translation are based in Morzine and have an excellent team of people who teach French, the French government subsidize lessons......
13 November 2011

Les Gets - Avoriaz in the London Press - Basecamp Festival

Two events were highlighted in the London Metro on Friday, the Basecamp Festival, April 2-6th 2012, this will be a massive music and snow sport festival. More details are at: http://www.basscamp-festival.com/...
16 October 2011

Les Gets - White water rafting - Pictures

These are pictures taken earlier this week when our Chalet Manager, Alex, went whitewater rafting with our friends at Frogsrafting - you can see they all had a great time - they were on the Giffre River in Samoens. It was a very hot day and to be in the cool water was very refreshing....
30 June 2011

Les Gets - Information travelling by car from the UK to Les Gets

We have just found a couple of excellent websites for planning your car journey from the UK to Les Gets....
26 June 2011

Les Gets - Summer Pass Portes du Soleil route - Our experience

Next weekend is the Passportes du Soleil – this is a brilliant event, the route covers 80km and 14 lifts, there is around 1000m climbing....
22 June 2011

Les Gets - Getting ready for the summer season - Holidays

Our Chalet manager, Alex, arrived mid-last week and we spent a few days starting work, once the snow has melted, gardens in the Alps seem to grow at about three times the rate of English gardens and if you are not careful, there is a covering of dandelions everywhere. We re-seeded parts of the lawn - as parts had not survived well after the snow......
14 June 2011

Les Gets - Critérium du Dauphiné in Les Gets

Yesterday we saw a stage of the Criterium du Dauphine in Les Gets, Bradley Wiggins was in the centre and was clearly in the lead. The event was quite low key compared with the TdF and other events in Les Gets...
12 June 2011

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