Apres Ski in Les Gets
Les Gets Village
Sensitive development using local techniques and materials has allowed Les Gets to grow while retaining a true Alpine charm.
Some time ago the commune of Les Gets decided that they would be unusually strict about planning control.
Sensitive development using local techniques and materials has allowed it to grow while retaining a true Alpine charm lost in many comparable villages.
It also benefits from a sensible one-way system with three main drags surrounded by shops, restaurants and hotels.
While it is especially popular with British skiers, Les Get aslo has a strong French following during the school holidays.
For non-skiers there’s a small ice-rink and a museum of music boxes. In the summer it’s a mecca for downhill mountain biking and regularly hosts world cup events.
There is a wide range of accommodation in the village, including hotels, chalets and apartments.
Apres Ski Bars & Nightlife in Les Gets
The village has more civilized venues than many other small ski resorts.
Les Gets has a few more civilized venues than many other small ski resorts.
Spacious and smart is the Bear (or Canadian) Bar above the Irish Bar, which itself is cosy with alcoves for more intimate refreshments.
Perennially popular with English speakers is Bar Bush owned by a near legendary extreme skier called Figs.
Interesting places include the Zebra bar, Bar Canadie and the Boomerang in the hotel of the same name and of course L’Igloo nightclub.
Restaurants in Les Gets
There are numerous restaurants mostly offering typical Savoyard food.
Good quality restauration can be found at Le Tourbillon, Le Tyrol and Le Vieux Chene, but expect a fairly similar menu wherever you go.
La Tanniere at the bottom of the main slopes is certainly worth a visit.
Les Gets Other Activities
Savoyarde delicacies are the thing to buy in Les Gets.
The compact village of Les Gets offers good shopping with a typical mixture of upmarket boutiques and fabulous Savoyarde local speciality shops.
For those still requiring exercise there is a charming outdoor ice rink in the heart of the village.