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.

Auberge-Refuge de la Nova ( 1554 m )

Capacity : 55 persons
From early June until the end of September 2024

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Erick et Muriel SANCHEZ
Les Chapieux
73700 BOURG ST MAURICE (France)
Tel. (During the off season): 0033 (0)6 64 94 98 35
Tel. (During the season): 0033 (0)9 82 12 64 35
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Located 1554 metres above sea level at the foot of the Col du Bonhomme on the GR TMB and GR du Beaufortain trails, this village has long been an area for exchanges between Italy and France. It is in this exceptional setting that the refuge welcomes mountain lovers, welcoming atmosphere.


Half Board, Picnic, Lunchtime meal, Evening meal, Breakfast, Free tap water, Small groceries for sale

Services offered

Area for drying clothes, Baggage transport, People transport


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

Languages spoken

French, English, Spanish

Payment methods

Bank Cheque, Cash

Services located close by

Tourist Office
Accessible on foot from Les Contamines or from le Val Veny (Italy), and by car, motorbike and bike from Bourg Saint Maurice or Beaufort by following the Cormet de Roselend climb.
Groups are welcome
Tariffs 2024

Price per person.
Half-board dormitory = De 65,12€
Half-board room (shower and toilet) = 84,12 €
Half board room (shower and toilet upstairs) = 79,12 €
Taxe de séjour = 0,88 €
Picnic = 14 €
Evening meal = 28 euros
Payment by cash only
We do not accept animals
Restaurant and bar

Caretaker :

Erick et Muriel SANCHEZ

Other refuges :

Traditional direction of the TMB

Les Chambres du Soleil (05mn)
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

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