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Refuge de la Balme – Tarentaise

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Refuge de la Balme – Tarentaise
in La Plagne Tarentaise

From 15/06 to 15/09, daily. Refuge staffed. From 16/09 to 14/06, daily. Open but not staffed, contact the warden.

Pratical informations

Route de la montagne
73210 La Plagne Tarentaise
Contact us by e-mail

06 84 35 07 41
Payment methods accepted : Check,

Special offers

Refuge on the GR5 hiking trail.
Refuge on the following GRP route: Variant n°4 of the Tour du Beaufortain.
Peaks: Pierra Menta - Nova - Gargan - Roc de Charbonnière.
Hike of several days: Massif du Beaufortin.


At the foot of the Pierra Menta in the Ormente valley, on a stage of the GR5 on the Tour du Beaufortin variant. In winter, when the refuge is not staffed, there is a room that sleeps 20. If you want to take your dog or camp there, please contact the warden.

- Waste management
- Renewable energy (photovoltaic)
- Maintenance and marking of trails

Additional Information

Catering: Fromage blanc with fruit coulis, tarts, …Nettle soup, Beaufort cheese soufflé, honey-flavoured diot sausages, crozets, polenta des bucherons and other typical Savoyard dishes.


From 18/09/2017 to 19/06/2018
Night: from 11 €
Child rate per night: from 11 €.

From 15/06 to 15/09/2020
Night: from 20 €
Child rate per night: from 14.50 €
Half board (pp): from 45 €
Half-board (child): from 33 €
Picnic to take away: from 9 €.





Discover the whole valley at your own pace via the Grand Tour de Tarentaise, from two days to several weeks, according to your own plans and the different sectors: Beaufortain/Mont Blanc, Haute Tarentaise, Around La Plagne, Vanoise, Three Valleys, Lauzière.
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