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 Alpage de La Peule ( 2100 m )

Capacity : 33 persons
Open from 15th June 2019 to 19th September 2019

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Nicolas COPPEY
Somlaproz 35
1937 ORSIERES (Swiss)
Tel. (During the off season): 0041 (0)79 290 34 93
Tel. (During the season): 0041 (0)27 783 10 41 (saison d'ete)
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Are you looking for somewhere original, simple and warm? How about some gentle tourism? With our 65 milking cows, we produce raclette and tomme cheeses and mountain pasture butter. We offer typical mountain dishes such as raclette, fondue and the assiette valaisanne and of course our must-try "croûte au fromage". Sleep in a comfortable dormitory in a relaxed and authentic atmosphere


Half Board, Picnic, Upon reservation, Lunchtime meal, Evening meal, Breakfast, Free tap water, Hot water for Thermos , Bread for sale

Services offered

Free hot showers, Electricity (220v)



Languages spoken

French, English, German

Payment methods

Leave your car at the pont des Ars and take the mountain pasture road. It's about one hour's walk through the flowers. From the last bus stop in the Valley, in the village of Le Ferret, it'd about 90 minutes.
Price 2019

Half-Board in dormitory / adults = 67 CHF
Half-Board in dormitory / children = 48 CHF

Tourist tax, shower and VAT included.

Caretaker :

Family Nicolas COPPEY

Other refuges :

Traditional direction of the TMB

Hotel du Col de Fenetre (1h05mn)
Gîte La Léchère (1h25mn)
Refuge Mayajoie (1h40mn)
Chalet 'Le Dolent' (1h40mn)
Auberge des Glaciers (1h45mn)
Hôtel Edelweiss (1h45mn)
Pension en Plein Air (5h40mn)
Auberge Gîte Bon Abri (5h55mn)
Relais d'Arpette (6h25mn)
Hotel du Col de la Forclaz (10h05mn)
Refuge du Peuty (10h35mn)
Hôtel La Grande Ourse (10h40mn)
Auberge Mont-Blanc (10h40mn)

Clockwise direction of the TMB

Refuge Elena ( 2h20mn )
Hotel Chalet Val Ferret (3h10mn)
Rifugio Bonatti ( 4h30mn )
Hotel Lavachey (5h50mn)
Rifugio G. Bertone (7h00mn)
Hotel Funivia (9h00mn)
Gite le Randonneur du Mont Blanc (10h25mn)
Rifugio Maison Vieille (10h35mn)
Rifugio Monte Bianco Cai Uget (11h25mn)
Cabane du Combal (12h25mn)
Rifugio Elisabetta ( 13h30mn )
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