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Les Houches

Thinking of skiing in Les Houches? Situated at the entrance of the Chamonix Valley and only 6km from its famous town, the pretty village of Les Houches is right under the impressive Mont Blanc massif.

 Why Les Houches Ski Resort?

  • Unrivalled scenery with splendid views of Mont Blanc, the Aiguille du Midi and the other Aiguilles de Chamonix
  • Easy access - only 2km from the motorway exit
  • An ideal base to discover the Chamonix valley
  • Good children’s facilities

Les Houches Resort Information

Les Houches is a typical mountain village with a pretty church encircled by old wooden Savoyard farmhouses.  Nestled in the heart of the Mont Blanc, Les Houches village and resort offer an outstanding panoramic view of the Aiguilles (needle-like peaks) of Chamonix. This family ski resort is very much in the traditional image of mountain ski holidays. There are a number of pleasant bars and good restaurants in Les Houches for quiet evenings out, and buses run in and out of Chamonix all evening.

Les Houches’ friendly, relaxed atmosphere provides a great base for families. Les Houches is also ideal for those wishing to explore the rest of the legendary valley.

Peak Retreats features self-catered ski apartments 'Le Hameau de Pieree Blanche' in Les Houches. These 4* apartments offer a high standard of accommodation and provide an ideal base for a Les Houches ski holiday.

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Les Houches ski facts:

  • Ski area: Les Houches
  • Resort height: 950m
  • Resort top height: 1900m
  • Km piste: 55
  • Lifts: 19 (1 cable car, 1 gondola, 7 chairlifts, 8 drags, 1 rope)
  • Snow cannons: 120+
  • No. of slopes: 24
  • Green slopes: 4
  • Blue slopes: 6
  • Red slopes: 12
  • Black slopes: 2
    • Beginners 3 stars
    • Intermediates 4 stars
    • Experts 3 stars
    • Boarders 2 stars
  • Driving distance from Calais: 554 miles (7hrs 45)

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