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Ski Weekends & Short Breaks in the French Alps

At Chalet La Giettaz, you’re not tied to the traditional Saturday-to-Saturday routine of a normal chalet holiday. Because we have 10 apartments, we can be flexible with both arrival days and the length of your holiday, even during peak periods like Christmas and New Year.

Our location, just over an hour’s drive from Geneva, means that we are a great choice for a weekend ski-break, as the short transfer and great selection of flights to Geneva from the UK make the journey about as easy as you could hope to have to an Alpine resort. We are as little as 5 hours door-to-door from Central London or most other UK cities with a direct flight connection to Geneva: check out our sample itinerary below to see just how easy it is to reach us.

What’s more, once you get here, the empty spaces on the local pistes mean that it’s easy to make the most of your time here, rather than wasting time queuing for lifts and so on. Equipment hire is easily arranged, so you can travel with carry-on luggage only and save even more time at the airport.

Of course, you’ll have time to enjoy our sauna and jacuzzi facilities, before you settle in to the bar for a few drinks and a hearty evening meal. After a couple of days surrounded by our beautiful scenery, our completely hassle-free experience will leave you refreshed and revitalised.

Our new January Weekend Breaks offer includes half board accommodation and lift pass, with prices starting from just € 200 per person*.  Please visit our blog for full details.

For more information on how to reach Chalet La Giettaz, visit our location page.  And if you'd like to enquire about a ski weekend or short break with us, please contact us and we'll get back to you as soon as possible.

* price based on 4 people sharing a 2-bedroom apartment over the weekends of 6/7 Jan, 13/14 Jan, 20/21 Jan or 27/28 Jan 2018; other dates and group sizes are available on request.

  • Ski Weekend Sample Itinerary

Here is an example of easy it can be for you to spend a weekend skiing with us...

Friday:

5.15pm: download your boarding pass and grab your passport

5.30pm: leave your office in Central London

6.00pm: arrive at London City Airport

7.15pm: flight LX447 departs for Geneva

10pm: land in Geneva - you've only got hand baggage, so you're straight through arrivals to meet your transfer, or hire your car

12midnight: arrive in La Giettaz, with a cosy apartment and welcome hamper waiting for you!

Saturday:

8.30am: leisurely breakfast of fresh croissants, orange juice and coffee

9am: our shuttle service leaves for the lift at Le Plan

9.07am: arrive at Le Plan: we've already organised your lift pass, so just pick up your hire skis and get on the lift!

9.30am: take in the fabulous views from the Torraz summit - and savour the full day of skiing that lies ahead!

1pm: lunch at the awesome Bonjournal mountain auberge, where the views of Mont Blanc are matched only by the quality of the omelettes!

5pm: the last run down through the trees back to Le Plan, where the shuttle is waiting to take you back to the Chalet

5.30pm: a relaxing soak in our hot tub, followed by a stretch in the sauna and a glass of something refreshing in the bar

7.30pm: dinner in the bar, or alternatively wander down to one of the charming local restaurants in La Giettaz

11pm: off to bed, ready for another day on the piste tomorrow!

Sunday:

8.30am: another delicious breakfast, and back on the shuttle to Le Plan

1pm: perhaps the carbonara today?

3.30pm: time for the last run back to Le Plan, and the shuttle back to the chalet

4.15pm: leave La Giettaz

5.30pm: arrive at Geneva Airport

7.10pm: flight EZY8489 departs for London Gatwick

7.45pm: arrive at Gatwick

9pm: back home!

All flight times correct at the time of writing (October 2017).  Journey times between Geneva and La Giettaz are approximate.  Please contact us for more information, including prices.

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