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.

Rifugio Maison Vieille ( 1956 m )

Capacity : 45 persons
We open on 12th June
We close on 25th September
Click on the green boxes below to reserve this refuge :
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Giacomo CALOSI
Colle Checrouit 33
11013 Courmayeur 33
Tel. (During the off season): 0039 3280584157
Tel. (During the season): 00 39 337 23 09 79
Tel. (Mobile): 0039 328 05 84 157
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Located at 1956 m altitude, this stage of the Tour of the Mont Blanc has welcoming dormitories ands hot showers. Good atmoshere, wine, music


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

Services offered

Area for drying clothes, Baggage transport, People transport, Paid for hot showers, Wifi (free), Extra sheets, Weather information, Electricity (220v)


Bar, Terrace

Languages spoken

French, English, Italian, Spanish


Animals welcome

Payment methods

Bank Card, Cash

Services located close by

Ski Lifts
Accessible on foot from Courmayeur in one and a half hours / from the Pré de Pascal at Val Veny in 45 minutes / from the Refuge Monte Bianco C.A.I at Val Veny in 35 minutes / with the Courmayeur cable-car + chairlift Maison Vieille in July and August (,from Rifugio Elisabetta in 3h30
Groups welcome
Dormitory prices in Euros
Half-board adults 50
Half-board children 35(under 12 )
full meal 25
breakfast 10
night and shower 25
guide 25
Camping not allowed
Luggage transport available from the Pré de Pascal. Please park your car off the private property and call us.
Lunch bag 12 euros

Caretaker :


Other refuges :

Traditional direction of the TMB

Gite le Randonneur du Mont Blanc (15mn)
Rifugio Monte Bianco Cai Uget (50mn)
Hotel Funivia (1h50mn)
Rifugio G. Bertone (3h10mn)
Rifugio Bonatti ( 5h40mn )
Hotel Lavachey (6h25mn)
Hotel Chalet Val Ferret (7h20mn)
Refuge Elena ( 7h55mn )
Gîte Alpage de La Peule (10h05mn)
Hotel du Col de Fenetre (11h10mn)
Gîte La Léchère (11h30mn)
Refuge Mayajoie (11h45mn)
Chalet 'Le Dolent' (11h45mn)
Auberge des Glaciers (11h50mn)
Hôtel Edelweiss (11h50mn)

Clockwise direction of the TMB

Cabane du Combal (2h10mn)
Rifugio Elisabetta ( 2h55mn )
Refuge des Mottets (5h20mn)
Auberge-refuge de la Nova (6h40mn)
Refuge Robert Blanc (7h50mn)
Refuge de la Croix du Bonhomme (9h40mn)
Refuge de la Balme (11h45mn)
Refuge de Nant Borrant (12h40mn)
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