For a stopover or simply to have a good time, the refuges in the Vallée des Belleville welcome you for a meal, a snack or an overnight stay.

Huts in the Vallées des Belleville

The Lac du Lou refuge

This refuge is located in a small valley, free of ski lifts, on the edge of the largest lake in the Vallée des Belleville. It sleeps 32. Open from 17/06 to 17/09

Contact: 07 70 22 86 79 / [email protected] / refugedulacdulou.com/

The Gittamelon refuge

On the way to the Grand Perron des Encombres, the Gittamelon refuge welcomes you to an authentic little mountain village. Accessible on foot, by mountain bike or by car via the signposted Les Encombres itinerary, or by taking the Planlebon footpath.

Enjoy an evening with friends or family, sampling local specialities or simply having something to eat or drink after a good hike, while admiring the site of the Aiguilles de la Moendaz!

Open from 01/07 to 28/08 - Sleeps 18, half board

Contact: 06 76 43 28 12 / 06 63 78 75 28 / [email protected] / refuge-gittamelon.com

The Trait d'union refuge

Above the village of Saint Marcel, in a place called Le Danchet, the refuge is accessible by the Saint-Martin-de-Belleville cable car or on foot. In love with her mountain home and driven by the desire to share this unique place with others, Viviane Hudry became a refuge keeper. She offers authentic Savoyard cuisine and 3 cosy bedrooms.

Open from 09/09 to 15/10 every weekend

2 bedrooms for 2 people, 1 bedroom for 4 people

Privatisation only for lunch or overnight stays and half-board

Themed breaks: Zen days, lovers' getaways, friendly getaways, self-care getaways

Contact: 07 70 28 85 77 / [email protected] / letraitdunion-les3vallees.fr

The Plan Lombardy refuge

Just 15 minutes by car from the village of Saint-Jean-de-Belleville, a 30-40 minute walk awaits you. The Plan Lombardie refuge is easy to reach via a gravel path, and is set in a wild, unspoilt valley. You can come and eat here (lunch and dinner), experience a night in a refuge, or organise an event.

Open from May to October. Sleeps 21, half board

Contact: 09 82 12 43 08 / [email protected] / refugeplanlombardie.com

The Nant Brun refuge

Located in the unspoilt Deux Nants valley near Saint-Jean-de-Belleville, the Nant Brun refuge is a former mountain pasture chalet nestling at an altitude of 1510 metres. It welcomes you for a gourmet break or a peaceful night's sleep. The refuge has modern, comfortable facilities that in no way detract from the authentic charm of a mountain refuge. Easy to reach, it's the ideal place for a getaway with family or friends.

Open from 1 July to 3 September. Sleeps 15 (4 bedrooms for 2 to 6 people)

  • Overnight stay and meal on reservation
  • Lunch from Tuesday to Sunday
  • Evening meal from Thursday to Sunday

Contact: 06 36 17 34 29 / [email protected]

Overnight in a refuge with access for hiking or glacier trekking

With La Maison des Guides et de La Montagne 

After the effort, the comfort! You'll receive a warm welcome in one of the refuges in the Parc National de la Vanoise or the Parc National du Grand Paradis.

  • 2-day walk with 1 night in a refuge
  • 8 people maximum
  • Equipment provided: mountaineering boots, crampons, harness, helmet, ice axe (if glacier trek)
  • Further information and prices from La Maison des Guides et de La Montagne : 06 63 81 53 41 / [email protected] / ski-tour-guide.com

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