Les Houches resort is located only 6km from Chamonix and its ski domain extends from an altitude of 950 meters up to 1900 meters. Trademark of Les Houches is beautiful panorama views towards Mont Blanc. Les Houches is the start/finish of the popular Tour du Mont Blanc, a 7-10 day walk around the base of the Mont Blanc Massif which takes in France, Italy and Switzerland. There is lots of room for everyone - skiers, boarders, cross-country skiers. This is a family resort with traditional setting – a perfect place for family holidays!
About the resort
Right at the foot of Mont Blanc, Les Houches has 55km of 22 runs - 1 international black run, 12 red runs, 5 blue runs and 4 green runs. While you’re skiing here, you can enjoy open snow fields as well as atmospheric forest runs. Les Houches is the location of regular international events and is home to Alpine Ski World Cup downhill races – The Kandahar and it is held on Verte des Houches run. All the best skiers in the world come here to ski La Verte. This run is legendary, so it is a must for intermediates and experts. Les Houches is not that well known for its steep and challenging pistes but more with a vertical descent of 900 m and there is plenty steep skiing to be found.
For beginners, there are two specially designed ski areas, for kids there is a nursery and child care center. Freestyle enthusiasts will enjoy Bellevue Airpark and the DC shoes Area 43. If this is not extreme enough for you try out speed-skiing! 10 km of piste has been created for cross-country skiers. There is also a night skiing on the Tourchet piste - on certain evenings during peak season the slopes are floodlit and there is music and hot drinks at the bottom!
Other activities and accommodation
Les Houches also has many other activities on offer in order to make your holidays unforgettable:
- Ice-skating rink,
There is also an adventure park and a climbing wall for those feeling a bit more energetic. Also you can book a flight with a helicopter around Mont Blanc. You can also visit a local goat farm or relax in the local Spa center.
Les Houches offers broad accommodation opportunities - multiple hotels, bed and breakfast and also apartments for singles, couples of families, ensuring your stay here unforgettable and comfortable.
Getting there by Les Houches transfers
The good thing about Les Houches is its distance from surrounding airports. The best way for getting here is by using Les Houches transfers, which will take you straight to the resort. For the fastest Les Houches transfers, we recommend these airports:
- Geneva Airport (1h 10min)
- Chambery Airport (1h 20min)
- Lyon Airport (2 hours)
- Grenoble Airport (2h 10min)
Use our provided private or shared Les Houches transfers and you will receive a qualitative service for a good price. Book now and enjoy your trip!