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 le Pontet ( 1190 m )

Capacity : 37 persons
From 22/12/18 to 19/04/19 in winter and from 1/06/19 to 30/09/19 in summer

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
2485 route de Notre-Dame de la Gorge
Tel. (During the season): 00 33 (0)4 50 47 04 04
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The gite is located in the Le Pontet camp site and Géraldine and Marc will welcome you to two 13 and 19-bed dormitories.
The beds have duvets and pillows. Bag liners must be used.
Access to the camp site's bathrooms and infrastructure.


Half Board, Picnic, Upon reservation, Evening meal, Breakfast, Free tap water, Bread for sale, Small groceries for sale

Services offered

Area for drying clothes, Possible to wash clothes, Kitchen area, Free hot showers, Wifi (paid for), Weather information, Electricity (220v)


Private Parking, Bike and mountain bike storage area

Languages spoken

French, English, Italian, Spanish

Payment methods

Bank Card, Bank Cheque, Cash, Holiday Vouchers

Services located close by

Bus, Taxi, Bakers, Grocers, Pharmacy, Doctor, Post Office, Cash machine, bank, Tourist Office, Ski Lifts
Cross the village of les Contamines towards Notre Dame de la Gorge.
Continue to the leisure centre, the gite is on the Le Pontet camp site.
Contact us for groups of more than 10
Prices 2019

Half-Board adults = 40 €
Half-Board children (-13 years) = 30 €
Picnic = 8,50 €
WiFi = 1 €
Washing machines and dryers available (fee payable)

Caretaker :


Other refuges :

Traditional direction of the TMB

Refuge de Nant Borrant (1h05mn)
Refuge de la Balme (2h20mn)
Refuge de Tré la Tête ( 3h00mn )
Refuge de la Croix du Bonhomme (5h15mn)
Auberge-refuge de la Nova (7h30mn)
Refuge des Mottets (9h15mn)
Refuge Robert Blanc (11h45mn)

Clockwise direction of the TMB

Chalet CAF des Contamines (30mn)
Auberge du Truc (2h30mn)
Refuge de Miage ( 2h55mn )
Auberge de Bionnassay (4h30mn)
Refuge du Fioux (5h10mn)
Chalet-Hôtel Le Prarion (6h20mn)
Gîte Michel Fagot (8h30mn)
Chalet Les Méandres (ex Tupilak) (8h55mn)
Refuge de Bellachat ( 12h05mn )
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