Things To Do

Mountain Biking

From La Cachette chalet which is located on a mountain road, numerous scenic and challenging routes of varying difficulty can be accessed. Reference to guide books provided in the chalet is recommended before choosing route.

Climbing Wall

Suitable training area for novice to intermediate climbers. Recommended only with a qualifed instructor. Contact details available on request.

Paragliding Tandems

Enjoy a birds eye view of the Chamonix valley by taking a tandem flight with one of Chamonix's many qualified pilots. Contact details available on request.

River Rafting

Details available on request.

Merlet Animal Park

A Park where mountain animals roam within a large enclosed area. It stretches out over 20 hectares and is home to 7 species of mountain fauna. With easy access both young and old can observe these animals in their natural habitat. Restaurant facilites available. Open May - Sept. Tariff applies.


Climbing in areas on Aiguille de Midi and Mont Blanc etc. Guide recommended.


May to September only. A stunning course set in the heart of the valley amidst magnificent and dramatic views of the Alps. Details available on request.

Adventure Park

An outdoor adventure park cut out of the forest suitable for spirited teenagers and adults alike. Open by arrangement in winter and spring, daily throughout summer months. Initial instruction by qualified personnel is included in the daily tariff.


Plenty of beautiful forest walks directly from the chalet doorstep. Randonnez routes such as Pierre Blanche, Aiguille des Houches leading to Le Brevant and Servoz easily accessible from the chalet. Reference to guide books provided in the chalet is recommended before choosing randonnez routes.


Indoor and outdoor with water slide. Located in Chamonix town centre. Indoor pool open throughout the year. Outdoor pool open summer only.


Hard courts in Les Houches - seasonal opening.


Public courts on outskirts of Chamonix. Booking necessary.


Chamonix. Films in different languages on specific days. Consult cinema guide for details.

Alpine Museum

Chamonix. Open all year.


Chamonix. Open all year. Lounge facilities.

Mushroom Picking

In the forests around the chalet, many varieties of wild and exotic mushrooms can be found at the right time of day in season. However, this is only recommended for those totally familiar with these fungi as certain varieties can be dangerous.

Christ Roi

<10r>Magnificent statue overlooking the valley which is modelled on the statue of Christ the king overlooking St Paulo in Brazil. Just a 5 minute walk from the chalet through a beautiful forest. The views of Les Houches and the Mont Blanc Massif are stunning.