Family activities

Lac Les Gets:

This lovely lake is a 20 minute walk or 5 min free bus ride / petit train ride from Chalet Virolet. It’s perfect for a family day out and has:

  • A designated children’s swimming area, with lifeguardd05add492b05a1efd753669e3127dcff
  • A water slide running into the lake
  • Wibit water park!
  • Volleyball and basketball courts
  • Table tennis
  • Children’s play area with swings / slides and mini climbing wall
  • Bike pump track
  • Tree top ‘high ropes’ adventure park (must be at least 6yrs old to participate)
  • The restaurant du Lac – serves a good plat du jour, sandwiches and drinks

In Les Gets village (which is a short stroll from Chalet Virolet) you can find:

  • A traditional wooden carouselLesGetsPumpTrack
  • A bike pump track
  • A trampolining and bungee cord area for children aged 1yr and older
  • Small play park
  • Pottery painting
  • 10 Pin Bowling
  • The Mont Chery telecabine (great views of Mont Blanc from the top
  • Le Petit Train
  • The museum of mechanical music
  • Caroline’s farm tours

In Morzine & Montriond:



Morzine (10 mins drive away) has an Olympic size (50 metre) outdoor swimming pool, with a separate area for young kids and a play pool for older kids – also a water slide, indoor pool and poolside café.


Lac Montriond is a 15 minute drive from the chalet and is a large natural lake with kids swimming area, canoe & paddleboard hire and a couple of great restaurants.

On Lake Geneva:

You’ll find an excellent beach at Excennevex (45 mins drive from the chalet), perfect for a relaxing day and some fun in the water. From here you can rent SUP’s and canoes and even arrange a spot of waterskiing or wakeboarding.

The pretty medieval village of Yvoire (5 mins from Excennevex) is well worth a visit for it’s wonderful ice cream parlours!