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 Alpage de La Peule ( 2100 m )

Capacity : 33 persons
Open from 10th June 2024 to 19th September 2024

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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 2024

Half-Board in dormitory adults = 79 CHF*
Half-Board in dormitory children = 59 CHF*

Picnic = 15 CHF

VAT included.
Shower included (open in the evening until 22:00)
*Tourist tax in addition (2.40 CHF per day and per person)
No refund without medical certificate

Caretaker :

Family Nicolas COPPEY

Other refuges :

Traditional direction of the TMB

Hotel du Col de Fenêtre (1h05mn)
Gîte La Léchère (1h25mn)
Maya-Joie (1h40mn)
Chalet 'Le Dolent' (1h40mn)
Gîte de La Fouly (1h45mn)
Hôtel Edelweiss (1h45mn)
Auberge des Glaciers (1h45mn)
Auberge Gîte Bon Abri (5h55mn)
Chalet La Grange (5h55mn)
Relais d'Arpette (6h25mn)
Hôtel du Col de la Forclaz (10h05mn)
Refuge Le Peuty (10h35mn)
Auberge Mont-Blanc (10h40mn)
La Grande Ourse (10h40mn)

Clockwise direction of the TMB

Hotel Chalet Val Ferret (3h10mn)
Hôtel 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)
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