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.

Refuge du Fioux ( 1505 m )

Capacity : 22 persons
Open from the 01th june 2024 au 15th September 2024

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Catherine et Serge BOTHOLIER
Refuge du Fioux 4409 Route de Bionnassay
Tel. (During the season): 0033 (0)4 50 93 52 43
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Alpine farmhouse renovated in the 90's. Located in a very quiet area of the middle mountains. Panoramic terrace with a view over Montjoly, Bionnassay glacier and the Dôme du Goûter. Possible to stay for several days. Daily hikes. Tour du Vorrasset, Col de tricot, La Charme, Le Nid d'Aigle...
22 beds available. Accommodation in 2, 4 and 6 bed rooms. Shared bathrooms with shower water.
"à la carte" lunchtime menu.


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

Services offered

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


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

Languages spoken

French, English

Payment methods

Bank Card, Cash, Holiday Vouchers
Access by car: from Saint-Gervais les Bains, follow signs for Les Contamines. At Bionnay, head for Bionnassay - climb to the car park at Le Crozat.
Restricted 4x4 access in July and August (prohibited from 9.00 am to 6.00 pm) except for residents.
Access by train: SNCF station at Saint Gervais le Fayet then take the Mont Blanc tramway to the Col de Voza stop and walk downhill for ten minutes towards Bionnassay.Access by foot: from Les Houches 2 hour hike uphill towards Col de Voza then 10 minutes downhill towards Bionnassay.
From Miage: Col de Tricot, the Tricot footbridge, Bellevue, Col de Voza and then head for Bionnassay or
Le Champel, La Pierre, Le Crozat and then towards Col de Voza.

For groups of more than 15 people, please contact the refuge directly by telephone: 0033 (0)4 50 93 52 43
Prices 2024
Room with Half-Board (evening meal, overnight accommodation, breakfast + 1 token for the shower) = 55 €
Local tourist tax (over 18 years) = 0.80 €

Breakfast = 12 €
Packed lunch = 12 €
The Refuge du Fioux does not have a kitchen area.
For hygiene reasons sleeping bag or sack sheet is
(disposable bag sheet on sale at the refuge )

it is possible to have your linen washed in the machine (4.00 €)
Arrival time between 3:00 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.
Evening meal is served at 7 p.m. and breakfast from 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 a.m.
If you have a special diet (vegetarian, special allergy) please let us know on the day of your reservation
The day of your departure the refuge must be vacated no later than 8:30 a.m.
Thank you for your understanding.

Caretaker :

BOTHOLIER Serge and Catherine

Other refuges :

Traditional direction of the TMB

Auberge du Truc (3h10mn)
La Ferme à Piron (4h45mn)
Gîte le Pontet (5h05mn)
Refuge de Nant Borrant (6h10mn)
Refuge de la Balme (7h25mn)
Refuge des Prés (7h50mn)
Auberge-Refuge de la Nova (12h35mn)

Clockwise direction of the TMB

Gîte Michel Fagot (2h15mn)
Chalet Les Méandres (ex Tupilak) (2h40mn)
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