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.

Gite le Randonneur du Mont Blanc ( 1900 m )

Capacity : 25 persons
Open from 20 June 2024 to 08 September 2024

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Annalisa OLLIER
Courmayeur Praneyron localita Checrouit
11013 COURMAYEUR (Italy)
Tel. (During the off season): 0039 349 536 88 98
Tel. (During the season): 0039 349 536 88 98
Tel. (Mobile): 0039 349 536 88 98
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A carefully restored chalet, the refuge has 2 very comfortable rooms and dormitories with 18 beds. In winter is open the restaurant pizzeria.In Summer, the refuge provides a perfect stopping point on the spectacular Tour du Mont Blanc route, ideal for those wanting direct access to Alpine nature. The Ollier family, historically from the Courmayeur region, have been mountain guides for 4 generations. They are ready to welcome you to the refuge with their renowned hospitality for unique and unforgettable days.


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

Services offered

Area for drying clothes, Paid for hot showers, Wifi (free), Extra sheets, Electricity (220v)


Bar, Terrace, Bike and mountain bike storage area

Languages spoken

French, English, Italian

Payment methods

Bank Card, Cash

Services located close by

Ski Lifts
Starting at Courmayeur, head for Dolonne and climb to the Plan Chécrouit (final cable car station) via the path on the right of the main route where the tar ends. Once on the Plan Chécroit, take the path on the right that leads to Praneyron where the refuge is located. 2 hour walk.
Minimum 1 person, maximum 25 people
Prices summer 2024
Half-Board in dormitory = 60,00€
Half-Board in room = 80,00€
Tax turism no included Picnic basket = 13 €
Shower € 2.00
Half board meals are served in the neighbouring restaurant.
We have storage space for bikes.Reservation for the Randonneur du Mont Blanc

the deposit is no refundable

Caretaker :

The OLLIER family have managed the restaurant next to the refuge for 35 years and the refuge itself since 2006.

More informations

Other refuges :

Traditional direction of the TMB

Rifugio Monte Bianco CAI Uget (1h00mn)
Hotel Funivia (1h35mn)
Rifugio G. Bertone (2h55mn)
Hôtel Lavachey (6h10mn)
Hotel Chalet Val Ferret (7h10mn)
Gîte Alpage de La Peule (9h50mn)
Hotel du Col de Fenêtre (10h55mn)
Gîte La Léchère (11h15mn)
Maya-Joie (11h30mn)
Chalet 'Le Dolent' (11h30mn)
Gîte de La Fouly (11h35mn)
Auberge des Glaciers (11h35mn)
Hôtel Edelweiss (11h35mn)

Clockwise direction of the TMB

Rifugio Maison Vieille (10mn)
Cabane du Combal (2h25mn)
Refuge des Mottets (5h30mn)
Les Chambres du Soleil (6h50mn)
Auberge-Refuge de la Nova (6h50mn)
Refuge de la Balme (11h55mn)
Refuge de Nant Borrant (12h50mn)
Refuge des Prés (12h50mn)
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