The annual Passportes du Soleil is from 28th - 30th June 2019, a very well known 3-day Mountain Biking event is open to all as a ride of discovery covering the whole 12 resorts in France and Switzerland which make up The Portes du Soleil. You can start the tour from Les Gets and registrations are open now. This year our next door village Morzine will be hosting the Bike Show with over 200 stalls and bike tests - we offer rides to and from the other resorts from Chalet Bluebell.
Over 80km of marked routes with many pit stops along the way. There is a kids course which is supervised by instructors, and a walking Pass Portes event takes place during the weekend too.
This whole mountain biking mecca is open throughout the summer with marked biking pistes for every ability.
Our facilities for mountain bikers
- Secure bike storage
- Maintenance corner
- Washing facilities
- Maps of local routes
- relax in the hot tub after a hard days cycling
- nutritional meals
We can offer or Arrange
- Transfers to and from Geneva with your bike
- Local bicycle hire
- Packed lunch
- Evening massages
Mountain Biking in Les Gets and throughout the Portes du Soleil is phenomenal! It is by far the largest and the best place in the Alps. Les Gets has regularly hosted the World Cup, World Championship XC and DH competitions.
Les Gets will host the Mountain Bike Mercedes-Benz UCI World cup. Les Gets is back in the world tour with the organization of the MTB World championships in 2022, of the MTB World cup in 2019 and of the MTB World Cup finals in 2020! Les Gets resort has been chosen to organize the UCI Mountain Bike World Championships presented by Mercedes-Benz for Downhill (DHI) and Cross-Country (XCO) from 24 to 28 August 2022, and four rounds of the Mercedes-Benz UCI Mountain Bike World Cup for the same disciplines in 2019 and 2020.
Les Gets Bike Park
LES GETS BIKEPARK 2019 OPENING DATES:
PRE-OPENINGS EXPRESS DES CHAVANNES AND NAUCHETS
- From Thursday 30 May to Sunday 2nd June (Ascension)
- From Saturday 8th to Monday 10th June (Pentecôte)
- Saturday 15th and Sunday 16th June
- From Saturday 22nd June to Sunday 8th September 2019
There are well marked and signposted routes for everyone from first-time riders to serious competitive downhill riders. The trails are marked similarly to the ski pistes in order of difficulty from green to black. Exploring cross-country routes is a fun family day out with mountain restaurants along the route, or ask the chef at Chalet Bluebell to pack you a picnic.
We have local bike shops in Les Gets who offer bike hire and fitting and all the protective equipment needed we can organise this for you in advance of your stay. We can pre-arrange for a mountain bike guide or instructor to take you around the tracks.