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5 things to do in Les Gets for the perfect summer holiday

Nestled on the col between Taninges and Morzine, Les Gets offers a beautiful setting to tempt your adventurous side. Whether you’re more of a hiking enthusiast or an intrepid mountain biker, the mountains and lake around Les Gets are your perfect summer playground. We’ve narrowed our list down to our 5 favourite things to do in Les Gets during summer. Read on to find out more!

Summer activities in Les Gets

1. Explore mountain trails at the bikepark

Whether you’re more of a sports enthusiast, thrill seeker, or simply want to explore the beautiful summits of the Mont Blanc chain, you can easily find a trail around Les Gets that meets your expectations. Head over to the Bikepark des Gets to explore the mountains around its 128km of trails. No matter your level, you can find something for you!

Grab your helmet and ride around the slopes at the Bikepark des Gets. Photo credit: Mel Carle

2. Visit Les Gets’s gardens for a green summer

If you’re looking for a more leisurely pace or simply want to end your day with a wellness activity, be sure to visit Pere Delavay’s Botanical Gardens. Not only are the gardens set in a beautiful resort, but they also contributed to discovering many new plant species. The gardens provide free services and educational tours; however, you can also visit them using the game booklet available at the Tourism Office!

Les Gets summer: visit the gardens
Explore the world of botany amidst the thousands of plant varieties at Pere Delavay’s Botanical Gardens. Photo credit: Mel Carle

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3. Make a splash at the floating playground

While rafting and hydrospeed are always available in the area, you might want to check out the Wibit Park for even more thrills and spills! The aqua park is made up of inflatable obstacles, slides, climbing walls, human catapults, and more. It is also always supervised by lifeguards, and has a KidPark for the little ones.

4. Enhance your wellness in the mountains

Summer holidays in the mountains are the perfect time for you to reset, reconnect and recharge in a new landscape. Les Gets is no different! The resort offers many services that are good for your body and soul. In addition to yoga, massages and body treatments, you can find a range of alternative medicines around town. These activities will definitely help you pamper yourself and lighten your mind!

5. Go on a moonlit venture in the woods

Finally, you can finish your day of summer activities by heading over to Alta Lumina, a moonlit journey along a one-kilometre trail. During the walk, you will meet a travelling musician who ventures around the mountains in a hot air balloon. But more importantly, you will discover the beauty of Les Gets through a poetry of light and music!

Discover Les Gets under a new light through this night-time journey. Photo credit: Moment Factory

Whether you’re looking for an adrenaline rush or a relaxing holiday, these summer activities promise something for everyone. If you are planning on doing one or several of these things in Les Gets, then check out our chalet collection here.

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