Les Gets Cross Country Skiing

The MOST popular XC Ski in France.

Southeast of Geneva in the northern Swiss Alps on the French border, the small French valley of Les Gets in the Haute Savoie valley has plenty of serious cross country skiing. Trails run through forested mountains.

To reach this area from Geneva, head southeast on Route A40 to Cluses. Follow Route D902 northeast into Les Gets.

Note: the best way to get around Switzerland in the winter is via train. A good value, if it still exists, is the Swiss Card which can be bought for First or Second Class. It must be purchased before arrival 800-438-7245 or www.raileurope.com.

Overall, Les Gets is the 1st most popular cross country ski area of all 19 Nordic ski destinations in France.

MORE INFORMATION

Local Contact(s):  (33) 4-5053-0024; Swiss Tourism in US (800) GO-SWISS or (212) 757-5944.

Recommended Book:  "Basic Cross-Country Skiing" from J Scott McGee

Recommended Map:  "Switzerland Road Map" from Michelin

Best Season:  Dec. - Mar.

Average Difficulty:  Difficult

Base Camp:  Chalet L Envala, Les Get (0405) 75-8915

Luxury Loding:  Hotel Sabaudia, Les Gets (33) 450-758002

Reference Source:  click here http://www.skidefond.ch/

Date Published:  

Date Updated:  7/3/2016

ID:  7162

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