Apartment avaliable for rent in the
Sleeps: 6Bedrooms: 2Underground
The apartment is in the village of
Les Houches and is a 100m stroll from the Le Prarion Telecabine.
Les Houches is a village resort
located in the Mont-Blanc Valley, 5 minutes drive from the town of Chamonix. It
has spectacular views of the Mont-Blanc Massif. By staying in Les Houches you
will have the best of both worlds ie. access to the fantastic skiing,
snowboarding, walking, mountain biking, climbing, parapenting and nightlife of
Chamonix town and the ability to return to the tranquillity of a traditional
alpine village to recharge your batteries for your next day's adventure.
In winter the local ski area extends
to an altitude of 1900m, giving you access to over 50 km of alpine pistes and
10 km of Ski de Fond. Les Houches has 67 snow cannons. These cover the pistes
which return you to the bottom of the mountain. It is a fantastic area for
mixed ability groups as it has something to offer everyone. A hands-free lift
pass is available which takes a lot of hassle out of your day. One of the
pistes is used for the Men's World Cup Alpine Downhill and Slalom events.
If you purchase a Mont-Blanc
Unlimited Skipass you have access to over 400km of ski runs which cater for all
levels of skier and rider.
If you do not have access to a car, a
bus stop is situated 100m away, from which a regular service runs to and from
Chamonix giving you access to all the skiing in the valley.
In summer there are numerous
activities available. Local trails for walking and mountain biking leave from
the village and also from the top of the telecabines, which stay open during
the summer season. There are tennis courts 5 minutes walk away. Nearby you will
find a tree climbing adventure course with rope bridges and slides, white water
rafting, parapenting and a nature reserve. From the top of the Bellevue
Telecabine you can gain access to the Mont-Blanc Tramway.