At the foot of Mont Blanc, Les Houches is located in the Chamonix Valley and has exceptional views of the surrounding peaks - these panoramas really set Les Houches apart. This family ski resort is made up of a group of small mountain hamlets and the area has everything you need for a traditional Alpine holiday.Throughout the ski area in Les Houches you'll find all sorts of snow sports, like cross country skiing, Alpine skiing, snowboarding, telemark, freestyle, speed riding, and more. The ski area has 55km of slopes, ranging from 950m in altitude to 1,900m, running across alpine pastures and down through mountain forests. All levels will enjoy the varied terrain, with everything from specialist beginners areas and freestyle snowparks to Alpine World Cup downhill and slalom courses. If all this isn't enough, the mountaineering and ski capital of the world, Chamonix, is located only 6km away. There you'll have access to a total of 157km of pistes across the valley, and almost endless off-piste.Hidden amongst all the tree-lined pistes around Les Houches you'll find lovely little mountain cafes and restaurants serving some of the tastiest lunches in the valley. And in the hamlets of Les Houches you won't be disappointed with the choice of quality food and services available. In general it's a quiet resort but there are still plenty of activities and if you want to find evening entertainment you won't have to search for long. This small traditional corner of the French Alpes provides everything you need you an authentic winter break. And the best part is that the fantastic skiing and stunning scenery of this area is only a one hour drive from Geneva! Perfect for a quick weekend trip or a longer holiday.