RESIDENCE "LES BALCONS D'ANAÏTE"

Located at the foot of Mont Blanc in the Chamonix Valley, the residence "Les Balcons d'Anaïte" presents a set of activities to enjoy your stay.

Les Houches, a different and enriching experience ...

The mountain has much more to offer than the skiing activities. Join our guides, come closer to nature with the discovery of the friends of nature : huskies, ski Joëring tractored down by the docile regional horse, experience original, authentical and surprising pleasures with the St Bernard .

Culture / Leisure / Gastronomy

  • Natural outdoor ice rink located at the center of the village, two steps away from the residence. Free access and ice skates rental
  • 2 tobogganing spots : Tourchet (in the town center) and Chavants
  • Snowshoe walks : 4 northern routes in Les Houches : upon arrival of the Bellevue ski lifts (5 km) and, in parallel, with a cross-country ski run (2,8 km) and upon arrival of the Prarion ski lifts (4,2 km)
  • Sledge dog : baptism, initiation to the driving of a dog team, day and half-day trips, trappers party
  • Ski Joering (Skiing at the end of a rein): Drawn by good-natural horses, you will discover an environment-friendly way to ski, off the beaten tracks. Activity accessible to all (children from 6 years old) provided they can use a drag lift and maintain their skis parallel. Reservation needed
  • St Bernard breeding : the most important one in the Alps
  • La Compagnie des Ânes : rides on donkeys’ backs, depending on snowing up and upon reservation only.
  • La Ferme à Payot (farm producing goat cheese) : buy directly from the farm, and Snacks organized (days and hours to be communicated later on)

logo-les-houches-2007Pour avoir plus d'informations, contacter,

l'Office du Tourisme des Houches
Place de l'Eglise - BP 9-
74310 Les Houches
Tél : 04 50 55 50 62
Fax : 04 50 55 53 16
Mail : info@leshouches.com
Siteweb : www.leshouches.com

The Mountain

In the Chamonix Valley, the « mountain spirit » opens itself to you and drives you to an exceptional setting.
Villagers share with you their traditions and their culture. Children and adults, everybody will find what they’re looking for. Come and discover the “Mountain culture”, and share new emotions just as you are.

Chamonix Mont-Blanc Valley : SUMMER 2010 BROCHURE

Culture / Leisure activities / Gastronomy

  • Hiking : Les Houches is a very good start to multiple walks and hikes, accessible to all. Within the forest or in the mountains, discover the naturel heritage of the region on well-kept and marked out paths. More...
  • Climbing : Les Houches and Servoz offer 2 natural sites for climbing : one is in Chavants, and the other is in La Plaine Saint Jean.
  • The ascent of Mont Blanc : let’s see each other at an altitude of 4810 m !
  • Water sports : rafting, canoeing, ‘hydrospeed’(= type of water sport consisting in shooting the rapids on a board).
  • Mounain bike, 3 runs, a practice park composed of 2 bike parks, a “2 in 1” way via Prarion and Mont Blanc cable car and streetcar.
  • Museum and natural heritage, Mountain Museum in Les Houches, the House of Mountain Pasture in Servoz, the road of chapels, The “Gorges” of La Diosaz, the natural reserve of Carlaveyron, the pasture of Pormenaz …
  • St Bernard breeding : the most important one in the Alps
  • The Animal Park of Merlet, located at an altitude of 1562m, right in front of Mont Blanc : the Animal Park of Merlet allows you to discover the life of mountain animals on a 20 acres domain. Wild sheep, ibex, chamois, marmot, deer, fallow deer, doe, lama all spend happy days there !
  • La Compagnie des Ânes : rides on donkeys’ backs, depending on snowing up and upon reservation only.
  • La Ferme à Payot (farm producing goat cheese) : buy directly from the farm, and Snacks organized (days and hours to be communicated later on)
  • And many more activities : tennis, paragliding, archery, fishing, tree adventure, local markets, Nordic walking,…

logo-les-houches-2007For more information, contact us

l'Office du Tourisme des Houches
Place de l'Eglise - BP 9-
74310 Les Houches
Tél : 04 50 55 50 62
Fax : 04 50 55 53 16
Mail : info@leshouches.com
Siteweb : www.leshouches.com

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