The Tour du Mont Blanc is a unique trek of approximately 200km 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.

Hotel Funivia ( 1400 m )

Capacity : 15 persons
Hotel , from 01/06/19 to 15/09/19
Dormitory , from 02/06/2019 to 27/07/2019 and from 01/09/2019 to 16/09/2019

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Vittorio ALLIOD
via san bernardo 2, frazione la palud
11013 COURMAYEUR (Italy)
Tel. (During the off season): 0039 0165 899 24
Tel. (During the season): 0039 0165 899 24
Tel. (Mobile): 0039 335 694 93 34
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The hotel is an entirely restored mountain house, creating the warm and inviting atmosphere of traditional alpine houses of Aosta Valley, perfect for feeling at home on holiday.
The hotel, 3 km from Courmayeur, in the small peaceful village of La Palud, is located in front of the Mont Blanc, at the entrance to the Val Ferret on the TMB variant.


Picnic, Lunchtime meal, Evening meal, Breakfast, Free tap water, Hot water for Thermos

Services offered

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


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

Languages spoken

French, English, Italian

Payment methods


Services located close by

Bus, Taxi, Bakers, Grocers, Ski Lifts
Coming out of the Mont Blanc Tunnel, first exit on the left for the Village of La Palud.
From Italy, the last village before the Mont Blanc Tunnel. Follow the steep road that enters the village where the Hotel is located.
Prices 2019

Dormitory = 30 € per person / B&B
Hotel = Price for double room with private bathroom / B&B
June from 64 € à 89 €- August from 84 € to 104 € - July and September from 84 € to 94 €
A meal in the italian restaurant Chalet Joly (30 meters from the hotel) is 23 € per person.
The local taxe is 0,80 € /night /person.

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Other refuges :

Traditional direction of the TMB

Rifugio G. Bertone (1h20mn)
Rifugio Bonatti ( 3h50mn )
Hotel Lavachey (4h35mn)
Hotel Chalet Val Ferret (5h55mn)
Refuge Elena ( 6h05mn )
Gîte Alpage de La Peule (8h15mn)
Hotel du Col de Fenetre (9h20mn)
Gîte La Léchère (9h40mn)
Refuge Mayajoie (9h55mn)
Chalet 'Le Dolent' (9h55mn)
Auberge des Glaciers (10h00mn)
Hôtel Edelweiss (10h00mn)
Pension en Plein Air (13h55mn)
Auberge Gîte Bon Abri (14h10mn)

Clockwise direction of the TMB

Gite le Randonneur du Mont Blanc (1h25mn)
Rifugio Maison Vieille (1h35mn)
Rifugio Monte Bianco Cai Uget (2h25mn)
Cabane du Combal (4h10mn)
Rifugio Elisabetta ( 4h30mn )
Refuge des Mottets (6h55mn)
Auberge-refuge de la Nova (8h15mn)
Refuge Robert Blanc (9h25mn)
Refuge de la Croix du Bonhomme (11h15mn)
Refuge de la Balme (13h20mn)
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