A Great White Shark in Les Gets.

We were delighted to welcome  John Jeffrey “The great White shark” to the Christiania at the weekend.John who played 40 times for Scotland between 1984 and 1991 was in Les Gets with his family last week to get in some skiing before the start of the RBS 6 nations next month.John and Derek at the Hotel John was impressed by the snow conditions in Les Gets and had had an enjoyed week skiing with his family. He was also impressed with the wine from “Vergecosse” and took an interest that some of his former international opponents are involved as investors in this company.

Tony Hadley in Les Gets

“TO CUT A LONG STORY SHORT”, its “TRUE” our client Jane Aitchison struck “GOLD” when in Le Vaffieu restaurant on the piste at Le Pleney, when she met the lead vocalist of Spandau Ballet Tony Hadley. Tony was happy to chat and have his picture taken. He was also very complimentary about Les Gets, the snow conditions and the atmosphere in the village and said he was certain to return soon.

Weekend arrivals

If your flight is delayed at the weekend due to the snowfall in the UK please call the hotel direct on +33 450 75 82 44 or e-mail receiption@hotelchristiania.com as there will not be anyone in the UK booking office at the weekend. The staff at the hotel will then be able to assist you with your transfer to the hotel.

Its been snowing in Les Gets

As our staff arrive at the Hotel for the winter season there has been a large fall of snow.

It’s snowing in Les Gets

As the images below show its started to snow in Les Gets. This should give a good base for the season.

Mont Chery views.

Have you ever ventured up Mont Chery during your stay in Les Gets?If not make sure you at least spend one morning in Les Gets hidden runs which many ignore. This video which is running at 4 times normal speed shows the view from the cable car on the way up.

Les Gets – A quality family location.

Following on from yesterdays video this production from the tourist office highlights the family virtures of Les Gets.Located within the fabulous Portes du Soleil ski area, between Geneva Lake and Mont Blanc, Les Gets is a little corner of paradise, an authentic Savoyard mountain village that has managed to preserve its soul.The resort’s quality and diversity will delight the entire family. In Les Gets – awarded the “Famille Plus Montagne” quality label, with child-friendly facilities and services – children rule!No matter the season, well-being and relaxation are here the key words: In the winter, ski out of the village to explore the vast ski area, with its fur trees and high mountain pastures. In the summer, take advantage of the many outdoor activities on offer and discover the breathtaking scenery.

Les Gets Video

The staff at the tourist office in Les Gets have been busy making some great videos for the up coming season which will will share via this page over the next few days.We hope watching this has got you in the mood to book a ski trip this winter.

The arrival of Santa Claus

If you are in Les Gets on Christmas eve with your family then this event is a must see.  Santa Claus leaves his hut at 6pm on the 24th December to come to see you before his big tour around the world. For more details please see this link on the tourist office website. 

Snow Sculpture workshops

For those of you who are in Les Gets from the either the 28th December 12 or the 4th of January 2013 there will be a snow sculpture workshop in the main square between 4pm and 6.30pm For more details please visit this link on the tourist office website.