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.

Hotel Funivia ( 1400 m )

Capacity : 10 persons
Hotel , from 01/06/21 to 16/09/21
Dormitory , from 01/06/2021 to 30/07/2021 and from 01/09/2021 to 16/09/2021

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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 8434116
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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, 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 2021

Dormitory = 35 € per person / B&B
Hotel = Price for double room with private bathroom / B&B
June and September 75 € - July and August 96 €
A meal in the italian restaurant Chalet Joly (30 meters from the hotel) is 25 € per person. Booking is recommended.
The local taxe is 0,80 € /night /person.

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Other refuges :

Traditional direction of the TMB

Rifugio G. Bertone (1h20mn)
Hotel Lavachey (4h35mn)
Hotel Chalet Val Ferret (5h55mn)
Gîte Alpage de La Peule (8h15mn)
Hotel du Col de Fenêtre (9h20mn)
Gîte de la Léchère (9h40mn)
Maya-Joie (9h55mn)
Chalet 'Le Dolent' (9h55mn)
Gîte de La Fouly (10h00mn)
Hôtel Edelweiss (10h00mn)
Auberge des Glaciers (10h00mn)
Pension en Plein Air (13h55mn)
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 Robert Blanc (9h25mn)
Refuge de la Croix du Bonhomme (11h15mn)
Refuge de la Balme (13h20mn)
Refuge des Prés (14h15mn)
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