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.

Gîte La Léchère ( 1710 m )
LA FOULY (Swiss)

Capacity : 27 persons
Open from 01 June 2024 to 24 September 2024

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Gervaise MARQUIS et Fabienne COPT
la Léchère Dessous 2
1944 LA FOULY (Swiss)
Tel. (During the off season): 0041 (0)79 862 98 37 / 0041 (0)79 728 52 34
Tel. (During the season): 0041 (0)27 783 30 64
Tel. (Mobile): 0041 (0)79 862 98 37 / 0041 (0)79 728 52 34
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At an altitude of 1700m, located on the passage of the Tour du Mont-Blanc, the Gîte La Léchère is located between the Grand Col Ferret and la Fouly. Small quiet corner in the middle of a clearing, animated by the bells of the cows, queens of Hérens, this former mountain pasture has been transformed and now offers the following services:
3 dormitories
Showers and WC
A large panoramic terrace
A family kitchen
In summer, in addition to the TMB, many routes for day races.
In summer, open from June 1 to September 30, direct line reservation
From October 1 to May 31, possibility to book the self-managed gîte via


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

Services offered

Free hot showers, Wifi (free), Weather information



Languages spoken

French, English, Italian, German, Spanish

Payment methods

Bank Card, Cash

Services located close by

Bus, Taxi, Grocers, Cash machine, bank, Tourist Office
Gîte La Léchère - La Fouly: 30 minutes
La Fouly - Gîte La Léchère: 30 minutes
Grand Col Ferret - Gîte La Léchère: 2 hours 30 minutes
Gîte La Léchère - Grand Col Ferret: 3 hours 30 minutes
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Prices 2024
Half Board (excluding drinks)
Adult = 69.00 CHF
Child = 49.00 CHF
Guide / official guide = 39.00 CHF
Lunch = 12.00 CHF
Tourist tax not included, CHF 2.40 / night / person
Sleeping bag liner MANDATORY, on sale on site 5 CHF.
Evening meal served at 7:00 p.m. since 1rst september at 18:30
Breakfast from 7:00 a.m. to 8:30 a.m.
Release of the dormitories at 9:00 a.m.
Food allergies to be announced 48 hours in advance

Caretaker :

Gervaise MARQUIS
Fabienne COPT

Other refuges :

Traditional direction of the TMB

Hotel du Col de Fenêtre (20mn)
Maya-Joie (25mn)
Chalet 'Le Dolent' (25mn)
Gîte de La Fouly (30mn)
Hôtel Edelweiss (30mn)
Auberge des Glaciers (30mn)
Auberge Gîte Bon Abri (4h40mn)
Chalet La Grange (4h40mn)
Relais d'Arpette (5h10mn)
Hôtel du Col de la Forclaz (8h50mn)
Refuge Le Peuty (9h20mn)
Auberge Mont-Blanc (9h25mn)
La Grande Ourse (9h25mn)

Clockwise direction of the TMB

Gîte Alpage de La Peule (1h50mn)
Hotel Chalet Val Ferret (5h00mn)
Hôtel Lavachey (7h40mn)
Rifugio G. Bertone (8h50mn)
Hotel Funivia (10h50mn)
Gite le Randonneur du Mont Blanc (12h15mn)
Rifugio Maison Vieille (12h25mn)
Rifugio Monte Bianco CAI Uget (13h15mn)
Cabane du Combal (14h15mn)
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