Les Gets Events & Activities
Posted by George Biffen
Last updated on October 26th, 2017 at 11:47 pm
Les Gets, like all other ski resorts, is mainly about skiing, but it does have plenty of alternatives for those non-skiers or those looking for something extra.
If you fancy a day off the slopes, here is a great selection of activities for you.
+33 (0)4 50 90 47 46 Aquariaz is brand new indoor aquatic centre based in Avoriaz, which is very popular with families.
- Water Playhouse for younger children
- “Slidewinder” rubber tube ride
- River section
- Climbing wall about a pool
- Swimming pool
This type of water park is found nowhere else in the mountains and features a ‘hybrid’ concept with natural tropical vegetation in mountain surroundings. It makes a great resting ski days out for families, and combined with all the other activities Les Gets has to offer. Avoriaz is 20 – 25 mins drive from Les Gets.
+33 (0)4 50 74 74 74Located in the centre of the village centre is the Ice Rink, popular with all ages alike. If you are looking for an activity to pass an hour early evening after a day on the slopes, this is perfect for you. It is open daily between 2 PM and 7 PM.
+33 (0)4 50 74 74 74 Snowshoeing offers a wonderful opportunity to really get out into the wilderness. Get away from the lifts and pistes to find some magnificent silent spots away from the crowds, and see some of the most stunning untouched scenery. Half days, whole days and evenings snowshoeing are available from ESF and The Show Shoe Company, starting at €24 for a half day. The evening walks come highly recommended, especially on staff night off as they can end at a local restaurant.
+33 (0)4 50 74 74 74 Snowmobiling in Avoriaz and in Praz de Lys is a fun and exhilarating sport for all the family to enjoy. Both resorts are about 20 minutes drive from Les Gets. It costs around €80 for a 20km ride, which takes about 45 minutes. Well worth the money if you love adventure.
Hot air ballooning
+33 (0)4 50 74 74 74 Beautiful. Stunning. Breathe taking. Just a few words you will find yourself using when floating over the French Alps. You will see the giant hot air balloons floating through Les Gets from time to time. Prices start at €245 per person for a 1hr 30min ride. This is the perfect gift for your loved ones as a surprise.
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