The Tour du Mont Blanc is a unique trek of more than 170 km 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.

Les Chambres du Soleil ( 1550 m )

Capacity : 24 persons
Open from June 01, 2024 to October 07, 2024

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Pierre ARPIN
Les Chapieux
73700 BOURG ST MAURICE (France)
Tel. (During the season): 0033 (0)4 79 31 30 22
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Come to relax in the magnificent and preserved valley of Les Chapieux.
Our family-run hotel-restaurant welcomes you for a restful stopover, the bar and the garden will help you to disconnect. Here, there is no WIFI and no mobile network!
Enjoy a bed in a spacious dormitory (3 to 4 persons) or a cosy room.
Our food is homemade with local products.


Half Board, Picnic, Lunchtime meal, Evening meal, Breakfast, Free tap water

Services offered

Area for drying clothes, Possible to wash clothes, Free hot showers, Extra sheets, Electricity (220v)


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

Languages spoken

French, English, Spanish


Handicapped access

Payment methods

Bank Card, Bank Cheque, Cash, Holiday Vouchers

Services located close by

Grocers, Tourist Office
13 km from Bourg Saint-Maurice, the main town.
6 km before the Cormet de Roselend (D902), on the "Grandes Alpes" road, in the Glacier valley, at Les Chapieux.
Group of more than 6 people, contact us
Prices 2024

Half board:
> in dormitory of 3 to 4 persons = 69,12 €.
> in a room = between 79.12 € and 85.12 €.
Tourist tax not included

Evening meal (menu) = €27
Lunch basket = 12 €.
Breakfast = 10 €.

Payment in cash.
We do not accept pets.
Bar open every day
Snacks at lunchtime
Grocery store nearby (around 80 meters)
Bivouac possible in the hamlet

Caretaker :

ARPIN Pierre and COTE Céline

Other refuges :

Traditional direction of the TMB

Refuge des Mottets (1h45mn)
Cabane du Combal (5h25mn)
Rifugio Maison Vieille (7h25mn)
Gite le Randonneur du Mont Blanc (7h40mn)
Rifugio Monte Bianco CAI Uget (8h40mn)
Hotel Funivia (9h15mn)
Rifugio G. Bertone (12h20mn)

Clockwise direction of the TMB

Auberge-Refuge de la Nova (05mn)
Refuge de la Balme (5h05mn)
Refuge de Nant Borrant (6h00mn)
Refuge des Prés (6h00mn)
Gîte le Pontet (6h55mn)
La Ferme à Piron (7h25mn)
Auberge du Truc (8h50mn)
Refuge du Fioux (11h30mn)
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