Road Cycling in Les Gets and the Portes du Soleil
Les Gets is the central starting point for your tours and is an ideal place to base yourself if you want to experience the hills and thrills of the Alps on your road bike and tackle some of the famous Tour de France routes.
100 passes within 100 miles
Whether you staying with us for 3 days or a week, you need never cycle the same route twice! Within 30 minutes ride of Les Gets is the famous Col du Joux Plane and the route actually comes back through the top part of Les Gets before descending into Morzine. Other well known routes close to Les Gets include the Col de la Joux Verte, Col de la Ramaz and the Col de la Colombiere.
Col de Ramaz
As seen on the Tour de France 2003, a circular route from Les Gets. A demanding 14km hill climb passing through picturesque alpine hamlets summiting at the beautiful winter ski resort of Pras de Lys. Stop at the top for a fantastic view of Mont Blanc and the surrounding Alps whilst enjoying the ambience of this pretty resort over a cuppa tea or cool beer. Length: 60km Ascent: 1000m
Col de Corbiere
A circular route from Les Gets. This fabulous route takes you from the Valley de Dranse to the Valley d'Abondance over a grueling climb past some typical alpine farms with cattle grazing the meadows. There is a smashing café/restaurant on top of the col where you can recuperate in style.
Avoriaz Hill Climb
A circular route from Les Gets. Buy your timer ticket from the tourist office in Morzine to clock your speed on this arduous 14km climb. At the top see the unusual architectural merit of Avoriaz before passing down through the goat farming village of Les Linderets and past the azure Lac de Montriond.
Col de Joux Plane
A circular route from Les Gets and a popular climb on the Tour de France , from the pretty medieval town of Samoens, a nice 50-60 minute climb to the Joux plan where you can get a well earned drink at the lake before descending down to Morzine in splendid scenery
Dranse/Lake Geneva/Valley Verte
A circular route from Les Gets.. Two stunning valleys and the rolling Chablais Pre-Alps in one day!
Our facilities, exclusively for road cyclists
- Secure bike storage
- Maintenance corner
- Washing facilities
- Maps of local routes
We can also arrange or provide...
- Transfers to and from Geneva with your bike
- Local bicycle hire
- Packed lunch
- For groups of 6 or more we can arrange refreshments and a picnic to be waiting at the top of the days Col
- Evening massages