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 Mermoud ( 1300 m )

Capacity : 19 persons
Open from 14th of June 2024 to 15th of September 2024.
Outside the summer period, contact the office at 00 33 (0) 4 50 54 01 87.

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Dominique DHOMPS
398 route du Morzay, le Plan droit.
74660 VALLORCINE (France)
Tel. (During the off season): 00 33 (0)4 50 54 01 87
Tel. (During the season): 00 33 (0)4 50 54 60 03
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Gîte Mermoud is located in the tranquil vallée de Vallorcine. With it's terrace, le "Pêle" salon in Savoyan style with a beam dating from 1723 and it's wood panelled rooms, this gîte is located close to everything the Mont-Blanc region has to offer. Tranquillity is a bonus.


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

Services offered

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


Private Parking, Terrace

Languages spoken

French, English, Spanish

Payment methods

Bank Card, Bank Cheque, Cash, Holiday Vouchers

Services located close by

Train, Bakers, Grocers, Post Office, Tourist Office, Ski Lifts
Gîte Mermoud is located in the hamlet of Le Morzay between Vallorcine's two stations and on the major road of Chamonix Martigny. The Tour du Mont Blanc is close to the gîte.
Yes up to 19 people and in other chalets belonging to the association. Please contact the caretaker directly:
Prices summer 2024

Half-Board = 47 €*
Full board (snack) = 57 €*
Reduced rates for children under 12 years
Annual contribution = 3€ per person
Picnic = 10€.
*Tourist tax not included
Located at the foot of Mont-Blanc, the association Chalets de Vacances en Montagne offers accommodation options suitable for everyone: families, groups and individuals. The CVM offers modest price options. The chalets are situated between Argentière and Vallorcine. For more information go to:

Other refuges :

Traditional direction of the TMB

Auberge la Boërne (1h05mn)
Gîte Le Moulin (1h25mn)
Gîte d'Alpage Les Ecuries de Charamillon (3h05mn)
Chalet Les Méandres (ex Tupilak) (11h45mn)
Gîte Michel Fagot (12h10mn)

Clockwise direction of the TMB

Refuge Le Peuty (5h10mn)
La Grande Ourse (5h25mn)
Auberge Mont-Blanc (5h25mn)
Hôtel du Col de la Forclaz (5h50mn)
Chalet La Grange (9h15mn)
Auberge Gîte Bon Abri (9h15mn)
Relais d'Arpette (10h20mn)
Auberge des Glaciers (13h50mn)
Hôtel Edelweiss (13h50mn)
Chalet 'Le Dolent' (13h55mn)
Maya-Joie (13h55mn)
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