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.

La Ferme à Piron ( 1164 m )

Capacity : 14 persons
Open from June 1, 2024 to September 19, 2024

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110 Chemin de la Vy
Tel. (Mobile): 0033 (0)7 45 08 43 49
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La Ferme à Piron welcomes you for a warm and friendly stopover on your Tour du Mont-Blanc.

Our small, quiet and spacious dormitories are housed in a fully renovated farmhouse in the heart of the village of Les Contamines-Montjoie.

Ideally located, right next to the Tour du Mont-Blanc trail, our renovated farmhouse offers panoramic views of the Mont-Blanc massif and Val-Montjoie.

You'll enjoy a mountain atmosphere as you discover local products for the aperitif (beers, wines, cheeses, cold meats, etc.). For dinner, enjoy vegetarian cuisine featuring seasonal produce.


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

Services offered

Baggage transport, Free hot showers, Extra sheets, Weather information, Electricity (220v)



Languages spoken

French, English, Italian

Payment methods

Bank Card, Cash

Services located close by

Bus, Taxi, Bakers, Grocers, Pharmacy, Doctor, Post Office, Cash machine, bank, Tourist Office, Ski Lifts
1 km from the centre of the village of Les Contamines-Montjoie towards Notre-Dame de la Gorge
La Ferme à Piron is located 200m from the Tour du Mont-Blanc trail in the small hamlet of La Vy.

The entrance is on the west side of the farm, and there are signs to guide you.
Prices 2024

- Half-board = €85
- Mountain professionals: €70

Tourist tax not included (0.80 € to be paid on site)

Picnic = €13.50

Payment by credit card or cash.
The centre of the village with all the shops is a 10 minute walk away.

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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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