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.

Gîte Michel Fagot ( 1000 m )

Capacity : 36 persons
all the year excepted works or vacancies of the guardian
Click on the green boxes below to reserve this refuge :
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Ameline de SCHUTTER
2 Allée des Sorbiers
Tel. (During the off season): +33 (0) 450544228
Tel. (During the season): +33 (0) 450544228
Tel. (Mobile): +33 (0) 675312741
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Located in the center of the village of Les Houches, in "Haute-Savoie", in the Chamonix's Valley, the gite Fagot proposes accomodations since 1 night.
Rooms are little dormitories from 4 to 8 places.(36 places in total)
All conveniences are arround the gite (Geneva airport at 80 km, bus, train, post office, tourism office, supermarket, bakery, cable car, Tour of Mont Blanc, GR5...).


Half Board, Picnic, Upon reservation, Evening meal, Breakfast, Free tap water, Hot water for Thermos

Services offered

Possible to wash clothes, Baggage transport, People transport, Free hot showers, Wifi (free), Extra sheets, Weather information, Electricity (220v)


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

Languages spoken

French, English

Payment methods


Services located close by

Train, Bus, Taxi, Bakers, Grocers, Pharmacy, Doctor, Post Office, Cash machine, bank, Tourist Office, Ski Lifts
By train : up to the train station of les houches and by walk to the gite (10 minutes)
By plane : up to Geneva airport and after road shuttles to les houches or regular car-line.
From Paris:
Motorway A6 to Mâcon then A40 north towards Geneva, then Autoroute Blanche to exit Passy

From Lyon
# A42 Lyon-Pont d'Ain after A40 Mâcon-Geneva.
A43 Lyon - Chambery - Annecy

From the South:
Marseille - Lyon or Marseille A7 - A7 Valencia and Valencia - Grenoble Grenoble and A41 - A40 Passy
Groups accepted.
Rates for one night :
Night and Breakfast: 27€
Half Board: 50€
Half board rates include dinner (drinks not included), overnight accommodation and breakfast.
Full Board: 57€
Full board rates include dinner (drinks not included), overnight accommodation, breakfast and picnic basket (drinks not included).

Rates don't include holiday tax which costs 99 cents per person.
Guarding bags: 1€ per bag per day.
Gite Michel Fagot does not arrange a kitchen area. The establishment is non-smoking.

The arrivals to the Gite Michel Fagot are made from 2:30 pm and till 7:00 pm.

The dinner is served at 7:30 pm, the breakfasts are served from 7:00 am till 8:00 am.

The day of the departure, rooms must be released at 10 am in the morning at the latest.

Caretaker :

Ameline de Schutter

More informations

Other refuges :

Traditional direction of the TMB

Refuge du Fioux (2h40mn)
Chalet-Hôtel Le Prarion (3h00mn)
Auberge de Bionnassay (3h05mn)
Refuge de Miage ( 5h20mn )
Auberge du Truc (5h55mn)
Chalet CAF des Contamines (7h30mn)
Gîte le Pontet (7h50mn)
Refuge de Nant Borrant (8h55mn)
Refuge de Tré la Tête ( 10h00mn )
Refuge de la Balme (10h10mn)

Clockwise direction of the TMB

Chalet Les Méandres (ex Tupilak) (25mn)
Refuge de Bellachat ( 3h35mn )
Refuge de la Flégère ( 8h25mn )
Refuge du Lac Blanc ( 10h10mn )
Auberge la Boërne (12h25mn)
Gîte Le Moulin (12h45mn)
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