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.

Gîte de la Léchère ( 1700 m )
LA FOULY (Swiss)

Capacity : 34 persons
Open from June 2019 to 22nd September 2019

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Anne-Marie et Chloé SARRASIN
1944 LA FOULY (Swiss)
Tel. (During the off season): 0041 (0)79 891 50 20
Tel. (During the season): 0041 (0)27 783 30 64
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The Gîte de la Léchère is located on the Tour du Mont Blanc, on the left bank of the Dranse, between La Fouly and Ferret. We're localised 100 meters from the TMB path.
We offer a warm and friendly welcome in an environment where quality local products are given the importance they deserve.
The Gîte can sleep up to 34 in dormitory accommodation, with separate showers and toilet facilities, dining room and a large terrace overlooking the valley.


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

Services offered

Baggage transport, Free hot showers, Wifi (free), Weather information, Electricity (220v)


Bar, Terrace

Languages spoken

French, English

Payment methods

Bank Card, Cash

Services located close by

Bus, Taxi, Grocers, Cash machine, bank, Tourist Office, Ski Lifts
Access on foot (approximately 25 minutes from La Fouly)
You can leave your car at the La Léchère bridge, after the village of Le Clou/Les Granges
Access by bus (bus stop in the village of Le Clou/Les Granges) then by foot (approximately 7 minutes)
Prices 2019

Half-Board adult = 67 CHF
Half-Board child (6-11 yrs) = 47 CHF
Half-Board child (3-5 yrs) = 25 CHF
Special diet available on request
Sheet sleeping bag mandatory
The St Bernard PASS gives access to a variety of activities in the region, including buses and ski lifts, at a very affordable price!

Caretaker :

Anne-Marie and Chloé SARRASIN

Other refuges :

Traditional direction of the TMB

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

Clockwise direction of the TMB

Gîte Alpage de La Peule (1h50mn)
Refuge Elena ( 4h10mn )
Hotel Chalet Val Ferret (5h00mn)
Rifugio Bonatti ( 6h20mn )
Hotel 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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