Les Houches school of Physics

UGA - Les Houches

Geographical address

140 Chemin de la Côte
74310 Les Houches

GPS coordinates

Latitude : 45.191701699999996
Longitude : 5.7672558

Coming by car

Les Houches is easily accessible from France (A41 motorway), from Switzerland (Martigny and Col des Montets) and from Italy via the Mont Blanc tunnel.

From Geneva and Le Fayet

8 km before Chamonix, 300 m after passing under the tunnel, just next to the first exit for "Les Houches Bellevue". Arriving at the cable car station "Bellevue", turn right and continue upwards (about 2 km from the cable car). 500 m after the "Prarion" cable car, turn left and follow the small arrows at the crossroads. Continue until the end of the côte des chavants road.

From Chamonix

Turn right for "Les Houches-Chef-Lieu", turn right in Les Houches, continue to the cable car station "Bellevue". Then proceed as above.

Coming by train

Railway station "Les Houches".

Then, we recommend that you take a taxi to get to the school located 5 km away.

Coming by plane

From Geneva airport

The school is located 1 hour from the airport. You can reach the school using a shuttle service, regular bus service or train.


Published on  September 23, 2020
Updated on October 6, 2022