• Sport

The Chemin des Villages walk

This trail for walkers and cyclists covers almost 2 km and includes a footbridge across the Bourgeat torrent. It links Taconnaz and Route des Granges and takes you to the centre of the village without using the expressway.

Sport The Chemin des Villages walk Les Houches


Departing from Les Houches (74310)
Average length : 01h00
Total elevation gain : 89m
Vertical drop : 90m
Distance : 3.2km
Signed walking trail
Animals allowed

Start: From above the skating rink, take Chemin des Longues then turn left onto Chemin de la Tannuaz. At the end of the road, go up towards La Griaz as far as Chemin des Fleurs. Walk on to Chemin du Platon then go down Route des Granges a few metres before turning right on to Chemin Théobalde Couttet. Cross over the footbridge then take the path to the hamlet of Le Pont and follow the signs for Chemin des Villages/Taconnaz. The full trail is about 2 km long.
From Taconnaz, you can join another trail for a longer walk to Les Bossons and towards Les Gaillands, then the edge of Chamonix.

Total elevation gain : 89m
Altitude max : 1070m
Vertical drop : 90m

Further informations

Stone, Ground

Follow the Chemin Vert in Les Houches to join Chamonix via the north side. You can then come back by following the sentier de l'Arve on the south side of the valley.


Free of charge.


Animals allowed
Adapted to all-terrain strollers

Period of practice

From 10/04 to 31/10.

Subject to snow conditions.

  • Pets welcome


74310 Les Houches
Departing from : Les Houches (74310)
Latitude : 45.892155 - Longitude : 6.799637

Closest bus stop : La Griaz/Le Tourchet
Closest train stop : Les Houches train station
Closest parking : Tourchet / Ice-Rink / Olca car-parks

Information update on 22/04/2024 by Office de Tourisme de la Vallée de Chamonix-Mont-Blanc