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.

Gîte Les Mélèzes ( 1170 m )

Capacity : 12 persons
Open from June 15, 2024 to September 14, 2024

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Juliette et Eric BOURDEU
220 Chemin du Cugnon
Tel. (During the off season): 0033 (0)6 95 35 10 94
Tel. (During the season): 0033 (0)9 80 89 22 18
Tel. (Mobile): 0033 (0)6 95 35 10 94
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Les Mélèzes is a family chalet that was completely renovated in 2021.

It can accommodate 12 people in 5 bedrooms.
3 double rooms
1 twin room
1 small dormitory for 4 people.

Everything has been thought of for your comfort.

A very neat decoration and a very cocooning atmosphere.
A shoe dryer to keep your feet dry.
Each bed has its own electrical outlet and a USB charger to recharge all your electronics.
A large south-facing terrace on the edge of the stream facing the Pénaz peaks.
Deckchairs to relax in after a day's walking.

The gîte has a private car park. You can leave your vehicle free of charge for the duration of your hike.
We also have a secure bike room at your disposal.


Half Board, Picnic, Breakfast, Free tap water, Hot water for Thermos

Services offered

Area for drying clothes, Possible to wash clothes, Wifi (free), Weather information, Electricity (220v)


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

Languages spoken

French, English, Italian, German

Payment methods

Bank Card, Cash, Holiday Vouchers

Services located close by

Train, Bus, Taxi, Bakers, Grocers, Pharmacy, Doctor, Post Office, Cash machine, bank, Tourist Office, Ski Lifts
By the Chemin du Cugnon, south exit of Les Contamines-Montjoie, 100 metres from the GR5 and the GR Tour du Mont-Blanc trail
12 people maximum
Summer 2024 rates
1/2 Board* = 90€ per person( room piste verte) WC and private shower.

1/2 Board* = 85 € per person in Double or Twin room.

1/2 Board* = 75 € per person in a 4 person dormitory.

Picnic = 10€

Tourist tax in addition = 0,80€ (per day / per person over 18 years)

Local picnic = 10 €.

Laundry = 2 €.

Winter duvet rental single bed = 10 €.
Winter duvet rental for 2 persons = 15 €.

(* Evening meal, overnight stay, breakfast included)

Tourist tax in addition (for people over 18 years old) = 0.80 € / per day / per person.
Credit cards accepted. Euros and CHF accepted.

Caretaker :

BOURDEU Juliette et Eric

Other refuges :

Traditional direction of the TMB

Gîte le Pontet (30mn)
Refuge de Nant Borrant (1h35mn)
Refuge de la Balme (2h50mn)
Refuge des Prés (3h15mn)
Les Chambres du Soleil (8h00mn)
Auberge-Refuge de la Nova (8h00mn)
Refuge des Mottets (9h45mn)

Clockwise direction of the TMB

Auberge du Truc (2h10mn)
Refuge du Fioux (5h00mn)
Gîte Michel Fagot (7h05mn)
Chalet Les Méandres (ex Tupilak) (7h30mn)
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