It’s not easy to find mountain refuges which are easily accessible to everyone. In the following, you can sleep over, eat a great meal or just have a drink. Local dishes are made with loving care from recipes handed down from past generations.
About : Mountain Refuges for everyone (Circuits n°22)
Accessible to everyone, on foot or by car :
- Refuge de l’Alpe de Villar d’Arène, 2079 m - Tel. 04 76 79 94 66.
A 1½ hour walk from Le Pied du Col, climbing 400 m. Paradise for children!
- Refuges on the Emparis plateau, 2,258m
Explore the width, length and height of the magnificent Emparis plateau thanks to a number of refuges, where you can eat, drink and sleep.
• Refuge du Fay, 2,258m.
Open from mid-June to the end of September. Closed in winter. Tel. 04 76 80 24 12.
• Refuge des Mouterres, 2,250m.
Open from June to September. Closed in winter. Tel. 04 76 80 24 05.
• Refuge des Clots, 1,540m.
Mid-June to September with prior booking. Tel. 04 76 80 03 10.
And to continue your adventure in the mountains, come to the Jeudis des Refuges de l’Oisans. Each Thursday during the summer, the wardens of the mountain huts put on special evening events to share their experiences with guests. You can choose the night that appeals to you! The full programme is available from tourist offices and montagne-oisans.com
From 15/06 to 30/09 : open daily.