Summer Chalet holidays in Chamonix

Summer at La Cachette, Les Houches

Chamonix boasts a whole lot of summer holiday activities and fun other than skiing and snowboarding. Your stay at La Cachette, situated in the pretty village of Les Houches, right under the impressive Mont Blanc and only 4 km away from the famous town of Chamonix will open a whole world of fun for your family.

Top summer activities to experience in Les Houches and Chamonix Valley include:

  • Life at Les Houches
  • Discovery and Photo Walks
  • Merlet Wild Life Park
  • Mont Blanc Forest
  • Chamonix Valley hiking and lakes
  • Tour du Mont Blanc
  • Climbing Mont Blanc
  • Mountain Biking
  • Chamonix Leisure Park
  • Paragliding Chamonix Valley and Mont Blanc
  • Yoga Retreats

Life at Les Houches

As a great base for family, Les Houches is a typical mountain village with a friendly and relaxed atmosphere, part of the hamlets of the Chamonix Valley. You will enjoy farm houses, lakes, local bars and good restaurants for quiet evenings out. Local buses run from Les Houches into Chamonix daily.

Discovery and Photo Walks

For people with passion for photography you can discover unusual and unique neighbourhoods around the hamlets of the Chamonix Valley. Walks take place in Chamonix, Servoz, Les Houches, Le Coupeau, Vallorcine, Montroc and many other places that you may have yet to discover.

Merlot Wild Life Park

Discover this magnificent 50 acres park, 1500m in front of the Mont Blanc, where ibex, chamois, marmots, stags, deers, hinds and llamas move around in freedom!

Mont Blanc Forest

Travel from tree to tree in a magnificent forest situated in front of the Mont Blanc massif, open every day in July and August, with sky-high thrills in complete safety: take zip-wires, rope bridges, tunnels, rope ladders and skywalks.

Chamonix Valley hiking and lakes

Chamonix Valley offers 360km of superbly maintained hiking trails and has 150+ different itineraries offering walks that suits everyone. You don’t have to be a great walker to go see the region’s loveliest lakes.

Tour du Mont Blanc

TMB is one of the most popular long-distance walks in Europe. It circles the Mont Blanc massif, covering roughly 170 kilometres with 10 kilometres of ascent/descent and passes through parts of Switzerland, Italy and France.

Climbing Mont Blanc

Known as the world capital of mountaineering, Chamonix’s granite attracts climbers from all over with its superb mountain routes, prestigious north faces or more accessible rock faces for amateur climbers and beginners. There is also an indoor climbing wall at the Richard Bozon Sports Centre.

Mountain Biking

There are waymarked routes as well as paths for experienced riders that are sometimes demanding and steep. Sites more particularly dedicated to downhill mountain-biking can be accessed by the ski lifts in Le Tour – Col de Balme, Le Brévent, Lognan, Bellevue and Le Prarion areas.

Chamonix Leisure Park

The Chamonix Amusement Park is an ideal place to spend a great day out with the family. Activities include: the Chamonix Luge Alpine Coaster, a real Roller Coaster in the mountain, slides, toboggans, trampolines, playground, electric motorcycles, indoor and outdoor play areas, giant swing, flying boat, looping machine, a Tyrolean rope, 2 water pistols and more.

Paragliding Chamonix Valley and Mont Blanc

One of the best ways to view the Chamonix Valley is from a tandem paraglider with spectacular views of the town of Chamonix and the Mont Blanc mountain. Tandem paragliding is one of the must-do activities during your stay at La Cachette in the Chamonix valley.

Yoga Retreats

Mixing adventure, breath-taking surroundings, fun activities, Yoga at our luxury chalet, La Cachette, will give you a truly inspiring summer experience in Chamonix.