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Territory refuges

Do you fancy getting away from it all? Stay the night on your several-day excursion to enjoy the breathtaking sunsets and sunrises across the mountains and enjoy the unique atmosphere in these refuges, you won’t regret it!

These special shared moments are an integral part of a successful stay in the Chablais mountains. Important! Remember that you need to book!

Refuge des Tindérêts

Refuge des Tindérêts

In the heart of the authentic Abondance valley, join in one hour’s walk a beautiful refuge located in a natural site. At 1500 m altitude at the foot of Mount Grange, it proposes you the accomodation and small restauration.

More information about Refuge des Tindérêts
Price per pers. Child Ado Adult
Night €11.50 €12.50 €13.50
1/2 board €36 €38 €40
Hot Shower €3 €3 €3

Open from June 15 to the first weekend of September, every day.

Trebentaz Refuge

Trebentaz Refuge

Located at 1900 meters above sea level, in the heart of the Mont de Grange hunting reserve with panoramic terrace, this refuge is a privileged stopover, stage of the GR5 via the Col des Mattes.

More information about Trebentaz Refuge
Price per pers Child (-12 yrs-old) Adult
1/2 Board in a Dorm €34 €46
1/2 board in 3-person bedroom (1 double bed + 1 single bed) €55 €55
Tent installation €5 €5
Hot Shower €3 €3
Picnic Box €10 €10

Open daily from late June to mid-September (depending on weather conditions)

refuge de la dent d'oche bernex


The refuge is nestled on top of a ridge at 2114m altitude, 100m below the Dent d’Ouche summit and on the GR5 route. Only accessible on foot it takes around 3 hours to walk from the Fétiuère restaurant car park. The Bise Refuge is a 5-hour walk (and a 7-hour walk if you go via Lake Tanay).

Open every day from mid-June to mid-September. In the event of very bad weather reservations may be refused.

For more information please check the website or contact by phone or e-mail:

Tel: +33 (0)6 48 90 57 41

Night per pers. Under 8 YRS. OLD 8-18 Yrs. Old Adult
Individual Free €10.55 €19.20
Evening Meal €15 €20 €22
Breakfast €3 €5 €8

Open daily from May 29 to September 26

refuge de bise gr5 pays d'evian vallée d'abondance

Refuge de Bise

At the foot of the Cornettes de Bise, in the heart of the Bise mountain pasture, Natura 2000 network. Access by car via Vacheresse or by hiking via the Col de Bise (from Saint-Gingolph), via the Pas de la Bosse (from La Chapelle Abondance) or the Col d’Ugeon.

More information about Refuge de Bise
Price per pers. Child(-10 Yrs. Old) Adult
1/2 Board in a Dorm (drinks not incl.) €45 €51
Night Only in a Dorm €22 €22
Breakfast €9 €9
Picnic Box €9 €9
1/2 pension groupe (10 personnes) €48

Open every day from mid-June to the end of September (depending on weather conditions)

refuge d'ubine


Situated at an altitude of 1500m in the middle of the Ubine prairies. It is accessible by car from Ubine (Vacheresse 20km – 30mins) or from La Chapelle d’Abondance roughly a 2-hour walk via the Ubine Pass.

The refuge is open all year round. In the event of very bad weather reservations may be refused. For more information please check the website or contact by phone:

Tel:  +33 (0)4 50 73 12 98

Price per pers. Child(7-12 Yrs.old) Adult
Night €7 €15

Free for under 7 yr. olds (except groups)

Open all year, every day

Refuge de Chésery lac


This refuge is at an altitude of 1985 mètres, next to Lake Vert (in the Swiss Valais alpine pastures). It is on the GR5 footpath (via the Bassachaux pass). This refuge is accessible by car up to the Bassachaux car park. Then it is about a 1hour 15min walk to reach the refuge.

You can reserve to stay the night anytime between mid-June to mid-September. However if bad weather conditions are forecasted your reservation may be refused. For more information please contact the refuge directly:

Tel : 0041 79 725 68 20
E-mail :

Price per pers. For all
Night 23CHF = approx. €23
1/2 Board 50CHF = approx. €50
Evening Meal 23CHF = approx. €23
Breakfast 10CHF = approx. €10
Picnic Box 7CHF = approx. €7

Open from mid-June to mid-September, daily