Les Houches ski holidays Skiing & snowboarding in Les Houches, Chamonix Valley


Ski holidays in Les Houches - sitting at the entrance to the Chamonix Valley, Les Houches is an ideal ski resort for family holidays with spectacular views of Mont Blanc standing at 4810m.

An authentic and charming village, Les Houches is made up of a scattering of hamlets surrounded by deep forests and rolling alpine meadows so you get some fantastic tree runs. There is also the famous "Kandahar" world cup black run - for experts only!

Its a relatively quiet ski resort compared to its much larger neighbour Chamonix, just a few km further up the valley, but is packed with charm and interesting bars and eateries frequented by the locals.

Key information (local area)
Altitude 1008 m
Top lift 1860 m
Piste (km) 55 km
Nearest airport Geneva ( km)

Our view on Les Houches ski holidays

Overall, Les Houches offers the convenience of local skiing and easy access to all the ski areas in the Chamonix Valley and over the mountain into St Gervais.

If you like gentle uncrowded slopes and a traditional village atmosphere then Les houches is the ideal ski holiday resort.

For more information on skiing in Les Houches and around the Chamonix Valley... please see our resort guide.

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Ski holiday extras

If you are looking for an airport transfer, hire ski equipment or rent a car for your ski holiday in Les Houches, we have teamed up with leading providers where you can book directly online.