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Les Habères

Les Habères, an authentic mountain village

Les Habères : a ski resort belonging to the Haute-Savoie department, in the region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpe. For your information, it is important to note that this station is connected to the one of Hirmentaz which is in the commune of Bellevaux. Les Habères are located on the slopes of this mountain.

The station is located on a mountain perched at 930 m altitude. With the alpine plateau where the resort is located, skiing for beginners is accessible to the whole family. It is also a field that is really suitable for novices and children. For its authenticity, the green valley is the space reserved for those who seek the calm and tranquility.

A ski area for everyone

Les Habères has 14 slopes divided into several groups. Alpine pastures and fir trees are found along the slopes to set up the course. With 4 red runs, one black run, one green run and 8 blue runs, the resort can accommodate any skier.

In addition, the ski areas Les Habères-Hirmentaz forms a total of 43 slopes for all levels. Here there are 17 red runs, two black runs, 8 green runs and 16 blue runs. There are therefore 50 km of skiable terrain between 1,100 m and 1,610 m altitude. To do this, 23 ski lifts are available.

A wide range of activities available

Thanks to this infrastructure Les Habères is able to offer various activities and entertainment. And since it is a winter sport that requires adapted equipment, the resort is already well equipped. There are 6 chairlifts and 17 drag lifts for the ski lifts in the resort.

All kinds of activities for the childrenThere is a wide range of courses available for children, teenagers and adults, but the choice must be adapted to the level of each one. For thelearningThere is the Nordic site of Les Moises which offers a warm welcome. The snow garden which is equipped with a snow wire is also available to all.

The Habères ski area in figures

⛷️ Ski resort ⛷️ Les Habères
Commune Habères-Poche
Massif Les Habères-Hirmentaz
Department Haute-Savoie
Mountain Northern Alps
? Ski area ?
Size of the village ski area (in klm): 25
Size of the village ski area with connection(s) (in klm): 25
Longest downhill ski run (in km) 4
Name of the ski area Les Habères
Connected station(s) Hirmentaz
❄ Altitude of the ski area ❄
Altitude at the bottom of the ski area (in m) 900
Altitude at the top of the ski area (in m) 1 600
Average altitude of the ski area (in m) 1 250
Total height of the domain (in m) 700
Surface area of artificial snow (in ha) 0
? Difficulty of ski trails ?
Number of green runs 2
Number of blue trails 9
Number of red trails 7
Number of black runs 1
Total number of downhill ski trails 19
? Lifts ?
Ski lifts 6
Children’s treadmill 0
Fixed grip chairlifts 3
Detachable Chairlifts 0
Funiculars 0
Gondolas 0
Cable cars 0
Total number of lifts 9
? Nordic area ?
Number of cross-country ski trails (or Nordic area) 7
Size of the Nordic ski area (in klm): 30
?️ Services in the station ?️
Presence of a snowpark: No
Presence of an aquatic complex & spa : No
Trails accessible on foot from the village : Yes
Number of year-round inhabitants (including low-lying village) 1450
Slogan of the station Lake Geneva Alps
? Access to the resort ?
Nearest train station: Perrignier
Bus shuttle to a train station: Yes
Distance from Paris (in kilometers) 572
? Price survey in the station ?
Price list for a ski pass (1 day) in high season (access to the entire ski area) 20 €
Price of the weekly pass (6 days) in high season (access to the whole ski area) 106 €
Ski equipment rental rate per week (adult) 90 €
Ski equipment rental rate per week (child) 40 €
Rental studio 2 persons (school vacations) 410 €
Family apartment rental 4 persons (school vacations) 590 €
Cost of stay for 2 adults (excluding transport and food) 802 €
Statement cost of stay 2 adults & 2 children (excluding transport & food) 1 179 €
? Average real estate rate ?
Average price per m2 of an apartment 2 100 €
Average price per m2 of a chalet 2 950 €
Average price of a 60m2 apartment 126 000 €
Average price of a 100m2 chalet 295 000 €
? Station evaluation on 7 criteria ?
Score on the average snowmaking capacity of the massif / 10 6
Note on the ratio between the size of the ski area vs. the price of the stay / 10 7
Evaluation note of the ski area and ski lifts / 10 5
Note on the diversity of activities (except skiing) / 10 5
Note on the charm and interest of the Village / 10 7
Note on the average cost of a stay / 10 9
Score on the average evaluation of Internet users /10 7
? Station average via 7 criteria ?
Final average score according to / 10 6,6
? Ranking according to ? 167th position out of 232 stations in France

Les Habères in Questions / Answers

  • What are the winter activities in Les Habères?

The resort of Les Habères is very rich in activities, especially in winter it offers activities such as :

Luge : Perfect for fun with friends or family, this activity will allow you to enjoy a unique sliding sensation. This station also provides you with tracks specially dedicated to this activity.

Snowboard Snowboarding : this activity is perfect to get a good feeling. You will have the opportunity to take full advantage of the relief of the resort. The resort also has a Snow Park at your disposal for more fun.

Cross-country skiing Cross-country skiing: this activity will allow you to take full advantage of the freedom offered by the snow of the resort. You will be able to take full advantage of its snow cover as well as its size.

Snowshoeing Snowshoeing : this activity will allow you to explore the resort and its surroundings. You will have the opportunity to admire its snowy landscapes and the panoramas that it offers on the Mont Blanc.

  • What are the activities in summer in the resort of Les Habères?

The resort of Les Habères also offers many summer activities such as :

MOUNTAIN BIKING This activity will allow you to take full advantage of the resort and its relief. You will have at your disposal a Bike Park to be able to make the full of strong sensations.

Hiking This activity will allow you to fully enjoy the resort in summer. You will have the opportunity to discover the resort at your own pace and admire its landscapes. You will be able to discover its fauna and flora.

Paragliding Paragliding : this activity will allow you to take height, you will have the possibility of admiring the station of height. This activity will allow you to have a unique view of the resort and its surroundings.

Glider Flight This activity will allow you to discover all the sensations offered by a glider flight. You will be able to make the full of strong sensation and to admire a single sight on the station and its neighbourhoods.

  • What to visit in Les Habères and its surroundings ?

Among these places that you must visit in Les Habères, we can mention : the ruins of the Castle of Habère-Lullin, Habere-Poche’s Elise, the Moises Bog, Mount Forchat.

  • Where to eat in Les Habères ?

The resort of Les Habères offers more than 58 restaurants among which we can mention : The Auberge du Bois Noir, the Restaurant Aux Touristes, Les Habères.

  • Where to sleep in Les Habères ?

Les Habères offers a number of different accommodations such as the Hotel Domaine Du Soleil, Aux Touristes Hotel Restaurant, Aux Touriste Hotel Restaurant.

  • What is the size of the Habères ski area?

The ski area of the resort of Les Habères has a size of 25 kilometers, divided into 19 runs. Of these runs, the longest is 4 kilometers long. It also has 30 kilometers of cross-country ski trails.

  • What is the altitude of Les Habères?

This area has an altitude between 1600 meters and 900 meters high.

  • What is the price of the Les Habères ski pass?

Their packages start from 20 euros per day.

  • What is the average cost of renting an apartment in Les Habères?

For a furnished studio for 2 people, the average price is 410 euros, and for an apartment for 4 people, the average price per week is 590 euros.

  • Does the resort of Les Habères have a bike park ?

No, it does not have a bike park.

  • How to get to Les Habères by train ?

You can easily get there by being at the Perrignier train station. Then you can take one of the available shuttles to get to the station.

  • What is the postal code of Les Habères ?

The zip code of Habères is 74420.

  • In which department is located the station of Les Habères ?

Les Habères ski resort is located in the department of Haute Savoie.

  • Does the resort of Les Habères have a tourist office ?

The resort of Les Habères is part of the tourist office of the Alpes du Léman – Office of Habère-Poche. It is located at 18 Route du Col – Place des Habères 74420 Habère-Poche, France.

  • Are there any webcams in Les Habères ?

Yes, there is a webcam, which you can find at this web address

  • Where can I find information about the weather in Les Habères ?

You can find the latest weather report for the Les Habères station at

  • What is the opening date of the ski lifts in Les Habères?

In Les Habères, the lifts usually open the first week of December until the beginning of April, but it all depends on the snow conditions in the mountains.

  • Is there an ESF school in Les Habères ?

Yes, it is at the address 179 Route du Bois Noir 74420 Habères Poche.

What is’s opinion on Les Habères?

In the end, gives the resort of Les Habères an average rating of 6.57, which puts it in the 165th position in France. Its strong points are: the cost of a stay, the average snowfall, the evaluation of the Internet users.

Les Habères – Hirmentaz ski map

Les Habères - Ski trail map
Les Habères – Ski trail map

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