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.

Rifugio Maison Vieille ( 1956 m )

Capacity : 40 persons
We open on 10th June 2024
We close on 21th September 2024

Click on the green boxes below to reserve this refuge :

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Giacomo CALOSI
Colle Checrouit - 33
11013 COURMAYEUR (Italy)
Tel. (During the off season): 0039 337 23 09 79
Tel. (During the season): 0039 337 23 09 79
Tel. (Mobile): 0039 337 23 09 79
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Located at 1956 m altitude, this stage of the Tour of the Mont Blanc has welcoming dormitories ands hot showers. Good atmoshere, wine, music, WiFi


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

Services offered

Area for drying clothes, Baggage transport, People transport, Paid for hot showers, Wifi (free), Weather information, Electricity (220v)


Terrace, Bike and mountain bike storage area

Languages spoken

French, English, Italian


Animals welcome

Payment methods

Bank Card, Cash

Services located close by

Ski Lifts
Accessible on foot from Courmayeur in one and a half hours / from the Pré de Pascal at Val Veny in 45 minutes / from the Refuge Monte Bianco C.A.I at Val Veny in 35 minutes / with the Courmayeur cable-car + chairlift Maison Vieille in July and August (,from Rifugio Elisabetta in 3h30
Groups welcome
Prices 2024
in dormitory
Half-Board adults = 70 €
Half-Board children = 45 € (under 12 inclusive)
Overnight and breakfast = 45 €
Overnight and shower = 30 €
Guide = 35 €
Picnic = 15 €
Tourist tax = 0,50€
Camping not allowed
Luggage transport available from the Pré de Pascal. Please park your car off the private property and call us.

Caretaker :

Giacomo CALOSI

Other refuges :

Traditional direction of the TMB

Gite le Randonneur du Mont Blanc (15mn)
Rifugio Monte Bianco CAI Uget (50mn)
Hotel Funivia (1h50mn)
Rifugio G. Bertone (3h10mn)
Hôtel Lavachey (6h25mn)
Hotel Chalet Val Ferret (7h20mn)
Gîte Alpage de La Peule (10h05mn)
Hotel du Col de Fenêtre (11h10mn)
Gîte La Léchère (11h30mn)
Maya-Joie (11h45mn)
Chalet 'Le Dolent' (11h45mn)
Gîte de La Fouly (11h50mn)
Auberge des Glaciers (11h50mn)
Hôtel Edelweiss (11h50mn)

Clockwise direction of the TMB

Cabane du Combal (2h10mn)
Refuge des Mottets (5h20mn)
Les Chambres du Soleil (6h40mn)
Auberge-Refuge de la Nova (6h40mn)
Refuge de la Balme (11h45mn)
Refuge de Nant Borrant (12h40mn)
Refuge des Prés (12h40mn)
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