There are less than 500 short haired Saint Bernard in France. The dog breeding in Les Houches is the largest in the Alps.

Leisure Saint Bernard Dogs Breeding Les Houches


Departing from Les Houches (74310)
Guided individual tours available permanently
Average duration of an individual visit : 01h00

These dogs were first of all raised as guard dogs. Then, in the 18th century, the Grand Saint Bernard monks raised them to be search and rescue dogs for lost travellers.

You will discover this noble breed of dog with Jean-Pierre and René Dumont through a guided visit of an hour.

Good to know! The Saint Bernard dog breeding takes care of your dog when you're on holidays. All breed accepted.


Adult: 5.50 €
Child: 3.80 €.

Group from 15 people : 4.50€ per adult, 3.50€ per child.

Methods of payment accepted : Check, Cash


Languages spoken : French

Period of practice

From 20/12/2021 to 30/06/2022
Opening hours on Monday between 2 pm and 5.30 pm. On Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday between 10 am and 11.30 am and between 2 pm and 5.30 pm.
Closed on Sunday.
Closed exceptionally on January 1st, Easter Monday, Feast of the Ascension, Whit Monday, May 1st, May 8th and December 25th.
Annual closure from November 8th to December 19th 2021.

From 01/07 to 31/08/2022
Opening hours daily between 10 am and 11.30 am and between 2.30 pm and 5.30 pm.
Closed on Sunday mornings, Monday mornings and bank holiday.

  • Parking


223 chemin des Vorziers La Fontaine 74310 Les Houches
Departing from : Les Houches (74310)
Latitude : 45.916564 - Longitude : 6.766108

Closest bus stop : Servoz - La Fontaine
Closest train stop : Servoz train station
Closest parking : La Fontaine area car park

Information update on 25/04/2022 by Office de Tourisme de la Vallée de Chamonix-Mont-Blanc