About Les Houches
The village resort of Les Houches is under a ten minute drive from Chamonix. Situated at an altitude of 1000 metres and sitting at the foot of Mont-Blanc (4807m), Les Houches offers an exceptional panorama of the peaks surrounding Chamonix.
The village is made up of a number of hamlets, with oratories, chapels, farms and good scope for renovation projects. The resort has an expansive ski area with a wide range of tree-lined runs served by 2 main lifts at Bellevue and Prarion. It has a good beginners' area with snow tubing and snowpark, plenty of blues and reds and is home to the legendary Kandahar run. Snow shoeing and cross-country ski-ing are also on offer.
Les Houches has a good choice of hotels and restaurants, sports shops, 2 supermarkets, cinema, indoor climbing wall, church, school and its own ice-rink.
In summer, there is a lake, outdoor climbing wall, tennis courts and children's playpark. Beautiful walks are accessible both from the village and from the cable cars as is rack and pinion Tramway du Mont Blanc.
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More Information On Les Houches
For further information about the resort please visit www.leshouches.com .