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.

Maya-Joie ( 1600 m )
LA FOULY (Swiss)

Capacity : 45 persons
All year

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Route du Barfay 4
1944 LA FOULY (Swiss)
Tel. (During the season): 0041 (0)27 565 56 30
Tel. (Mobile): 0041 (0)27 565 56 30
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Accommodation in rooms or dormitories with 4 to 14 beds. Showers and washrooms upstairs. Wifi Room, reading room, conference room, terrace with deckchairs.
Breakfast, evening meal (optional), drinking water free of charge.
Clothes drying room, hot showers upstairs, electricity, private parking, bar, terrace, bike and mountain bike storage, ski maintenance workshop with cleaning equipment.
Languages spoken: French and English.
Payment methods: cash (Euro or CHF), bank cards.


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

Services offered

Area for drying clothes, Kitchen area, Free hot showers, Wifi (free), Weather information, Electricity (220v)


Terrace, Bike and mountain bike storage area

Languages spoken

French, English

Payment methods

Bank Card, Cash

Services located close by

Bus, Taxi, Bakers, Grocers, Cash machine, bank, Tourist Office, Ski Lifts
Maya-Joie is 200 meters from the Fouly station in Val Ferret at an altitude of 1700 m. Set in a tranquil haven surrounded by lush greenery, the house is easy to access and has parking spaces. This countryside location, facing Mont Dolent, provides a relaxing environment for one or more nights.
45 minutes from Martigny, 90 minutes from Lausanne, Aosta and Chamonix, two hours from Geneva and Bern.
Prices 2024

Night and breakfast = CHF 68 - Euros 68* -> dormitory 14 beds
Night and breakfast = CHF 72 - Euros 72* -> 4 beds room
Night and breakfast = CHF 80 - Euros 80* -> 2 beds room

Dinner CHF 18 - Euros 18*

Lunch bag CHF 12 Euros 12

Tourist tax not included

Exchange: 1.10.2023 1CHF = 1 Euro

Caretaker :

Brigitte RAUSIS and Julien MOULIN

More informations

Other refuges :

Traditional direction of the TMB

Gîte de La Fouly (05mn)
Hôtel Edelweiss (05mn)
Auberge des Glaciers (05mn)
Chalet La Grange (4h15mn)
Auberge Gîte Bon Abri (4h15mn)
Relais d'Arpette (4h45mn)
Hôtel du Col de la Forclaz (8h25mn)
Refuge Le Peuty (8h55mn)
Auberge Mont-Blanc (9h00mn)
La Grande Ourse (9h00mn)

Clockwise direction of the TMB

Chalet 'Le Dolent' (05mn)
Gîte La Léchère (25mn)
Hotel du Col de Fenêtre (40mn)
Gîte Alpage de La Peule (2h10mn)
Hotel Chalet Val Ferret (5h20mn)
Hôtel Lavachey (8h00mn)
Rifugio G. Bertone (9h10mn)
Hotel Funivia (11h30mn)
Gite le Randonneur du Mont Blanc (12h35mn)
Rifugio Maison Vieille (12h45mn)
Rifugio Monte Bianco CAI Uget (13h35mn)
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