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 d'Alpage Les Ecuries de Charamillon ( 1900 m )

Capacity : 19 persons
The shelter is open from June 15th 2021 to September 15th 2021.

Click on the green boxes below to reserve this refuge :

Key : Refuge open Refuge fully-booked Refuge closed Refuge not bookable online. Contact the shelter
Alpages de Charamillon - Le Tour -
Tel. (During the season): 0033 (0)4 50 54 17 07
Tel. (Mobile): 0033 (0)6 70 12 85 04
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The gîte des Ecuries de Charamillon is located right in the high mountain pasture on the ski slopes of the Tour/Col de Balme.

Peace is guaranteed with just the "black" Hérens cows and the marmots for company

Sun-drenched terrasse and an unrestricted view over the Mont-Blanc mountain range and the Chamonix valley


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

Services offered

Area for drying clothes, Free hot showers, Wifi (free), Extra sheets, Electricity (220v)


Bar, Terrace

Languages spoken

French, English, Italian

Payment methods

Bank Card, Bank Cheque, Cash, Restaurant Vouchers, Holiday Vouchers

Services located close by

Bus, Ski Lifts
To get to the gite, take the TMB path and from the village of Le Tour, on foot (90 mins) or by the Charamillon cable car (15 mins).

Attention certain maps indicate the shelter of Stables in esteemed by the lake of Charamillon. For information this lake exists only a few weeks in the cast iron of snows, the shelter is not at all in esteemed by this "lake".
Having crossed the collar of Balme to follow the direction the Tour/Charamillon and come down in the high mountain pasture between both ski tows of the ski slopes.
I had tried hard to put road signs but they are regularly kidnapped...
Up to 19 people, please contact the caretaker directly.
00 33 (0)670 12 85 04 -
Prices 2021
Half-Board = 50 €
(Including the overnight, breakfast and evening meal - Drinks not included - )
Overnight + Breakfast = 35 €
Overnight = 25 €
Picnic (ordered the day before your arrival) = 11 €
For special occasions , contact the hutkeeper directly.

Caretaker :


Other refuges :

Traditional direction of the TMB

Gîte Le Moulin (1h10mn)
Auberge la Boërne (1h20mn)
Chalet Les Méandres (ex Tupilak) (12h15mn)
Gîte Michel Fagot (12h40mn)

Clockwise direction of the TMB

Gîte Mermoud (2h25mn)
Refuge Le Peuty (2h30mn)
La Grande Ourse (2h45mn)
Auberge Mont-Blanc (2h45mn)
Hôtel du Col de la Forclaz (3h10mn)
Auberge Gîte Bon Abri (6h35mn)
Chalet La Grange (6h35mn)
Pension en Plein Air (7h15mn)
Relais d'Arpette (7h40mn)
Gîte de La Fouly (11h10mn)
Auberge des Glaciers (11h10mn)
Hôtel Edelweiss (11h10mn)
Maya-Joie (11h15mn)
Chalet 'Le Dolent' (11h15mn)
Gîte de la Léchère (11h40mn)
Hotel du Col de Fenêtre (11h55mn)
Gîte Alpage de La Peule (13h25mn)
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