The sustainable vision of Les Gets
Les Gets is a small mountain village where they attach great importance to sustainability. They pay a lot of attention to sustainable tourism because they are very aware of the effect that tourism has on nature. Les Gets is a popular winter sports destination, so there is a lot of tourism here in the winter. Because of this they try to make tourism as sustainable as possible. They also protect the flora and fauna of the area, partly because the village is in the middle of the Unesco Geopark Chablais.
To raise awareness among visitors about the protection of Les Gets, many actions have been carried out in and around the village and ski area. Les Gets has sustainable actions in the areas of environmentally friendly transport, energy, waste, governance, water and nature. These include hiring out electric mountain bikes, waste collection, timing lifts, setting up eco-events, a drinking water reservoir and placing public information signs for protected nature.
The nature in the area is beautiful to discover because of the special landscapes and the many biodiversity that the area has. Les Gets is a modern village where the history has been well preserved, giving it an authentic look. Stroll through the attractive and authentic streets of the village and discover the unspoilt environment.
Les Gets has many activities to offer for young and old, it is a child friendly ski resort where you can enjoy yourself with the whole family. Because of the many facilities and activities everyone will easily enjoy themselves here and there is even a babysitting service available for the smaller children. With no fewer than 71 pistes, the Les Gets - Morzine ski resort is very versatile and there is enough challenge for both experienced and inexperienced skiers. When visiting Les Gets, Alta Lumina is definitely a must. You can admire this unique trail in the early evening when dusk falls. Walk through the mountain station lit by various lights and projectors and imagine yourself in a real fairytale forest. This is also a sustainable development and all the lighting comes from renewable energy sources to protect the fragile nature. Les Gets is also the place to be for stunning panoramic views of Mont Blanc, admiring the deep valleys and high peaks.
Another place where Les Gets is very famous is the large Bike Park, which makes Les Gets the mountain bike destination of Europe. They offer many different challenges for all levels, so this is definitely worth a visit!