The Tour du Mont Blanc is a unique trek of approximately 200km around Mont Blanc that can be completed in between 7 and 10 days passing through Italy, Switzerland and France.

Hikers, climbers and mountaineers will greatly appreciate stop overs offered by refuges and gites along the Tour du Mont Blanc.

Refuge des Mottets ( 1864 m )
BOURG SAINT MAURICE (France)

Capacity : 80 persons
Refuge open from 15th June 2014 until 18th September 2014
Click on the green boxes below to reserve this refuge :
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Isabelle ARPIN
Vallée des Glaciers
73700 BOURG ST MAURICE
Tel. (During the off season): + 33(0) 4 79 07 01 70
Tel. (During the season): + 33(0) 4 79 07 01 70
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Located to the south of the Mont Blanc mountain range:
.- in the magnificent vallée des Glaciers
.- 1864 metres above sea level
.- at the foot of the aiguille des Glaciers and the col de la Seigne
.- on the Tour du Mont Blanc GR TMB trekking route
This old ancestral mountain chalet was refurbished in 2010. It will be open from the 15th June 2013 until 18th September 2014.

If you want to discover or rediscover,
- the joys of fun social evenings
- the pleasure of getting up in the morning in the middle of the mountains
- the peace and tranquillity of nature, far from the hustle and bustle of everyday life
With a family friendly atmosphere, the team at la Refuge des Mottets invite you to spend fun filled evenings with family and friends.
You will stay in a large or small 4 bed dormitory complete with hot shower and bathroom in a separate building. (blankets available, make sure you have a fabric liner)
In a two bed room with or without shower room (duvets, sheet or fabric liner provided)

Services

Half Board, Picnic, Lunchtime meal, Evening meal, Breakfast, Free tap water, Bread for sale, Small groceries for sale

Services offered

Area for drying clothes, Free hot showers

Facilities

Private Parking, Bar, Terrace, Bike and mountain bike storage area

Languages spoken

French, English, Italian, Spanish

Reception

Handicapped access

Payment methods

Bank Cheque, Cash, Holiday Vouchers
On foot: located between le refuge du bonhomme and le refuge Elisabetta
2 hours from the Col de la Seigne
By car: 25km from Bourg Saint Maurice, drive towards Cormet de Roselend and Chapieux, continue for 6km, pass la Ville des Glaciers and continue on foot for 20 minutes
Please note, the road is closed during Winter
We welcome groups and associations. Please contact us via email at refuge@lesmottets.com

- large dormitory: 41 Euros per person half board
- 4 bed dormitory: 51 Euros per person half board
- two bed room without shower 142 Euros (shower and toilet in another building). Half board
- two bed room with shower 198 Euros half board
Picnic 11 Euros
Dinner is served at 7pm. Breakfast at 7am. Contact us via email if you have any other queries.

PLEASE NOTE:
- We produce our own electricity and are therefore dependant on weather conditions. Thanks for your patience.
- there is no telephone network in la vallée des Glaciers.
We have ordered sun for Summer 2014 but we don't know when it will be arriving or how long it will stay for.'
Enjoy walking along le tour du Mont Blanc, see you soon!

Caretaker :

Isabelle ARPIN

Other refuges :

Traditional direction of the TMB

Refuge Robert Blanc (2h30mn)
Rifugio Elisabetta ( 2h50mn )
Rifugio Maison Vieille (5h40mn)
Gite le Randonneur du Mont Blanc (5h55mn)
Rifugio Monte Bianco Cai Uget (6h55mn)
Hotel Funivia (7h30mn)
Rifugio G. Bertone (10h35mn)
Rifugio Bonatti (13h05mn)

Clockwise direction of the TMB

Auberge-refuge de la Nova (1h20mn)
Refuge de la Croix du Bonhomme (4h20mn)
Refuge de la Balme (6h25mn)
Refuge de Nant Borrant (7h20mn)
Gîte le Pontet (8h15mn)
Chalet CAF des Contamines (8h45mn)
Refuge de Tré la Tête (9h20mn)
Auberge du Truc (10h10mn)
Refuge de Miage ( 10h35mn )
Auberge de Bionnassay (12h10mn)
Refuge du Fioux (12h50mn)
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