Les Gets

Key dates winter season 2015-2016 in Les Gets

As we head towards the start of the 2015-16 ski season we thought we would bring you some information on the key dates for the season to come in Les Gets.

21st November 2015 – The start of partial opening at weekends
11th December 2015 - Hotel Christiania opens for the season.
12th December 2015 – Opening of lifts in Avoriaz and along with Chavannes plateau in Les Gets and Morzine liaison.
19th December 2015 – Full opening in Les Gets and Portes du Soleil.  This is also our Christmas week.
26th December 2015 – New Year week (we still have a limited number of apartments available and 1 room in the hotel for 5 nights.
3rd January 2016 – Lower cost week from 3rd to 9th January (6 nights only).
6th February 2016 – The start of the French school holidays split over 4 zones, each with their own holiday week. No short breaks are possible during this period.
13th February 2016 – The English half term week, very limited space now in the Christiania.
5th March 2016 – The first day after the end of the French holidays and its possible to have short breaks from this day onward.
24th March 2016 – Easter week peak prices start from this date for 10 days.
1st April – Lift pass prices reduce by 20% for the Les Gets/ Morzine pass and 15% for the Portes du Soleil pass until the end of the season.
9th April – end of season low cost week.
17th April – last day of the season in Les Gets.
18th April – This is the morning Hotel Christiania closes for the season.
24th April – The final day of the season in Avoriaz which stays open a week longer than the rest of the Portes du Soleil.





Bikepark opening weekend.

The tourist office in Les Gets have announced the following. The Bikepark of les Gets will be able to make its opening weekend of 1 and 2 June 2013 through important work realized on the ground despite the difficult weather conditions of the past few weeks.The Chavannes Express chairlift will be open (opening hours: 9 h – 17 h 30).The Nauchets sector is still too snowy for an opening.Open trails:-The freewheel (red)-Squirrels (green)-Canyon (black/Freeride)-The Mini Jump Park (red, partial opening)-The 4 Cross (red)A special rate ski lift mountain bike € 10/d. (single tariff) will be applied for this opening weekend.The Opening weekend event (concert, cycling, tests) originally planned for this weekend is cancelled. 

End of season dates.

The tourist office have asked that we pass on the following information. Les Gets and Morzine lifts will close April 14, 2013 at the evening- With regard to the area of the Portes du Soleil the Swiss side will close on 14 April in the evening. Chatel and Avoriaz will close April 21 in the evening (Avoriaz will keep part of its area open until 28 April depending on snow conditions, TBC)We can therefore confirm that the Chritiania in Les Gets will be open until breakfast on the 15th of April.Picture taken in Les Gets, 15th April 2012.

Some powder skiing

With all the great weather in February there are a number of powder videos beginning to appear on YouTube.February on Mont Chery.

March and Easter skiing

With the great snow fall in late January and early March we are sure of great conditions in Les Gets until the lifts close on the 14th of April.Outside the Hotel Christiania on the 9th of February 2013  It’s not too late to book for season 2012/13 at the Christiania in Les Gets and the UK office will be open tomorrow to take your booking.

Another picture from yesterday

Yesterday was such a great day at the Christiania in Les Gets, so we thought you would want to see another picture which we have now put as our banner on our facebook page.Les Gets 1st March 2013

A great start to March

The weather here in Les Gets was just awesome today.1st March 2013 1st March 2013   

Ski room update from last Tuesday

Our latest update from the ski room door.We will do more of this type of video through the rest of this ski season.

Les Gets veiws in the last 24 hours

Some great pictures of the current conditions in Les Gets.the boarder cross track yesterday afternoonThe view from the Grande Ourse yesterday.From the side of the hotel this morning.From the side of the hotel this morning