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Les Houches tourism and travel guide

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Visit Les Houches: highlights and tourist information

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Les Houches is situated in the Haute-Savoie department and Rhone-Alpes region (now part of the Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region), in the east of France at 53 kilometres from Annecy, the department capital (general information: Les Houches is 471 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Chamonix at 5 km and Saint Gervais Les Bains at 8 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Les Houches, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Les Houches in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!


... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Haute-Savoie

Map of places to visit near Les Houches

Markets in and near Les Houches

  • Chamonix: market Saturday & Saturday (5km)
  • Saint-Gervais-les-Bains: market Thursday (8km)
  • Sallanches: market Saturday (15km)
  • Megeve: market Friday (16km)
  • Samoens: market Wednesday (22km)
  • Cluses: market Monday (26km)
  • La Clusaz: market Monday (30km)
  • Le Grand-Bornand: market Wednesday (31km)
  • Bourg-Saint-Maurice: market Saturday (31km)
  • Les Gets: market Thursday (32km)

More information about Les Houches, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Les Houches, France

What to do at Les Houches? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Les Houches.

Grand sites of France

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin botanique alpin La Jaÿsinia (22km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Glacier des Bossons (4km)
  • Le Brévent (5km)
  • Aiguille du Midi (6km)
  • Mont Blanc (8km)
  • Lac Cornu (8km)
  • Montenvers (9km)
  • Mer de Glace (10km)
  • Lac d'Anterne (11km)
  • Cascade du Rouget (18km)
  • Cirque du Fer-à-Cheval (20km)
  • Col de Romme (24km)
  • Col de la Colombière (28km)
  • Mole (37km)
  • Roc d'Enfer (37km)
  • Cascade de la Diomaz (42km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Les Houches

Canton: Chamonix-Mont-Blanc

Arrondissement: Bonneville

Department: Haute-Savoie

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 74310

Distance to Les Houches

from Annecy (prefecture): 53 km

from Paris: 471 km

from Calais: 671 km

from Nice: 246 km

from Bordeaux: 589 km

from Strasbourg: 308 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Les Houches from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 2 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chamonix and Servoz.

This page in French: Visiter Les Houches

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