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.

Hôtel Funivia ( 1400 m )

Capacity : 15 persons
Hotel , from 07 Juin 2024 to 16 September 2024
Dormitory , from 07 Juin 2023 to 01 August 2024 and from 26 August 2024 to 16 September 2024

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Vittorio ALLIOD
via san bernardo 2, frazione la palud
11013 COURMAYEUR (Italy)
Tel. (During the off season): 0039 0165 54 74 36
Tel. (During the season): 0039 0165 54 74 36
Tel. (Mobile): 0039 335 843 41 16
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The hotel is an entirely restored mountain house, creating the atmosphere of traditional alpine houses of Aosta Valley, perfect for feeling at home on holiday.
The hotel, 3 km from Courmayeur ( bus service), 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 trails, back of the hotel ther'is trail towards Refuges : Bertone, Bonatti, Elena, Gran Col Ferret With a short walk it's possible to get the Mont Blanc "Skyway" is located at 700 m.


Picnic, 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
Located in the village of La Palud, 4 km. from the centre of Courmayeur ( bus service ), at the beginning of the Val Ferret, on the trail of the Tour du Mont Blanc (TMB), back of the hotel ther'is the trail towards refuges : Bertone, Bonatti, towards the Grand Col Ferret by Arnouvaz ( end of the Val Ferret). A short walk takes you to the SkyWay Mont Blanc cable car. The thermal centre of Pré Saint Didier is 8 km away
special booking reservation for Travel Agencies and Tour Operators
Prices 2024

Dormitory : 42 € per person / 59 € per person B&B
Dormitory High Season : 52 € per person / 61 € per person B&B
Hotel = Price Double room with private bathroom / in B&B
Low season at 118€ - High season € at 132 €.
The local taxe is 1,00 € /night /person.
Picnic = 11 €
A meal of the day in the italian restaurant Chalet Joly (200 meters from the hotel) is 29 € per person, drinks not included. Booking is recommended. Closed on Wednesdays.

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Other refuges :

Traditional direction of the TMB

Rifugio G. Bertone (1h20mn)
Hôtel Lavachey (4h35mn)
Hotel Chalet Val Ferret (5h55mn)
Gîte Alpage de La Peule (8h15mn)
Hotel du Col de Fenêtre (9h20mn)
Gîte La Léchère (9h40mn)
Maya-Joie (9h55mn)
Chalet 'Le Dolent' (9h55mn)
Gîte de La Fouly (10h00mn)
Hôtel Edelweiss (10h00mn)
Auberge des Glaciers (10h00mn)
Auberge Gîte Bon Abri (14h10mn)
Chalet La Grange (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)
Refuge des Mottets (6h55mn)
Les Chambres du Soleil (8h15mn)
Auberge-Refuge de la Nova (8h15mn)
Refuge de la Balme (13h20mn)
Refuge des Prés (14h15mn)
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