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Les Houches

Les Houches is an important Tourist Attractions in Chamonix. While entering the Chamonix Valley from the west the tourists will get to come across the Les Houches. The place can be visited while on Chamonix Tours. Les Houches is known as a pleasant French alpine village. The Les Houches forms a part of the Mont-Blanc Ski domain. Les Houches provides an excellent holiday base for a group of tourists.
Les Houches
Les Houches is a village and commune in the Haute-Savoie d├ępartement, situated in the French Alps. Les Houches is an awesome ski-resort, and is located at a distance of 6 kilometers from Chamonix. The beauty of the place is worth a visit and the beauty is accentuated by the surrounding peaks of the Alps in Europe. The altitude of the mountain chain along the stretch of 55 kilometers varies from 950 m to 1900 m. There are 15 km of cross country trails.

There are beautiful resorts present in and around the area of Les Houches. The resort has 2 cable cars, 4 chair lifts, 12 drag lifts and 110 snow cannons. Snow shows and cross country skiing circuits are organized at altitudes of 1000m and 1800m which cover a distance of 10km. The Les Houches Prarion gondola lift which dated back to the 1970s has been replaced in the winters of the year 2006/7. This lift is operated by the LHSG and the other lift operator is the SEPP. While in Les Houches in Chamonix in France one can spend their time by going on for Dog sleigh trips, snowshoe excursions, ice-skating, paragliding, helicopter excursions, climbing wall and night skiing.




The area also has some interesting restaurants and resorts where people can spend their holiday. Apres ski in the Les Houches have bars, restaurants, nightclubs, and shops.

The ski resort of Les Houches is situated in the Mont-Blanc area and is gradually becoming a part of the Chamonix-Mont-Blanc ski domain. The ski resort is partially owned by two independent families and by the Compagnie du Mont Blanc.