There are less than 500 short-haired Saint Bernards in France. The breeding of Les Houches is the most important 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

First bred as guard dogs, the monks of the Great Saint Bernard made them in the 18th century, a search dog for lost travelers.

Jean-Pierre and René Dumont will take you on a one-hour guided tour of this noble breed of dog with a prestigious past.

Good to know! The Pays du Mont-Blanc kennel welcomes your companion during your absence. Canine pension for all breeds.


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 01/09 to 15/12/2022
Opening hours on Monday between 2 pm and 5 pm. On Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday between 10 am and 11.30 am and between 2 pm and 5 pm.
Closed on Sunday.
Closed exceptionally on November 1st and November 11th.

  • 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 08/09/2022 by Office de Tourisme de la Vallée de Chamonix-Mont-Blanc