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.

Chalet-Hôtel Le Prarion ( 1860 m )

Capacity : 35 persons
Open ...
July and August : always,
and sometimes mid-June to mid-September

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6090 Route du Prarion
Tel. (During the season): 0033 (0)4 50 54 40 07
Tel. (Mobile): 0033 (0)6 80 66 81 21
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Located in the commune of Saint Gervais les Bains, just above the Col de Voza, our chalet hotel faces the usual access route to the Mont-Blanc, perched on top of the Prarion mountain ("pré rond", in local patois).
The 360° view will take your breath away!
2 packages are available:
- a gîte with three 12, 4 and 2 rooms
- a chalet hotel and its 12 rooms stylish and comfortable rooms.


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

Services offered

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


Bar, Terrace, Bike and mountain bike storage area

Languages spoken

French, English

Payment methods

Bank Card, Bank Cheque, Cash, Restaurant Vouchers

Services located close by

Ski Lifts
The Prarion mountain comes between the Chamonix valley and the Val Montjoie.
It can be accessed:
- from the Val Montjoie going up the vallée de Bionnassay up to the Col de Voza, then continuing on to the Prarion
- from the Chamonix valley, going up the Col de Voza from the village of Les Houches, then turning off towards the Prarion.
Groups are always welcome at the Prarion!
Whether they are families, friends or associations, they will get a great welcome at the Prarion.
more information :
- 0033 450 54 40 07
- 0033 680 66 81 21

Other refuges :

Traditional direction of the TMB

Refuge du Fioux (45mn)
Auberge de Bionnassay (1h10mn)
Auberge du Truc (4h00mn)
Chalet CAF des Contamines (5h35mn)
Gîte le Pontet (5h55mn)
Refuge de Nant Borrant (7h00mn)
Refuge de la Balme (8h15mn)
Refuge des Prés (8h40mn)
Refuge de la Croix du Bonhomme (11h10mn)

Clockwise direction of the TMB

Gîte Michel Fagot (2h10mn)
Chalet Les Méandres (ex Tupilak) (2h35mn)
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