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Tour des Fiz: Tour of 5 refuges in 4 days #familyfriendly

© Tour des Fiz: Tour of 5 refuges in 4 days #familyfriendly - Refuge de Platé

The Grand Tour des Fiz for families with 3 nights' accommodation in a refuge


Day 1: Departure Passy Plaine Joux then climb to Chalets de Platé. Overnight stay at Refuge de Sales. 4h50 walking, 11km, 1200 EG, 650 EL.
Day 2: From Sales, reach the Fonts refuge via the Pleureuse and Sauffaz waterfalls and the carriage trail. Overnight at the refuge des Fonts. 3h30 walk, 9km, 400 EG, 900 EL.
Day 3: Departure from the Refuge des Fonts for the Refuge Alfred Wills via the Petit Col d'Anterne. Overnight stay at Alfred Wills. 2h35 walk, 6km, 700 EG, 250 EL.
Day 4: Return to Plaine Joux via Col d'Anterne, refuge de Moëde Anterne, refuge du Chatelet d'Ayères and Lac Vert. Possibility of passing Lac de Pormenaz between Moëde and Chatelet. 4h30 walking, 12km, 500 EG, 1000 EL.


  • Distance 38km
  • Difficulté Modéré
  • Type d'itinéraire BOUCLE
  • Dénivelé positif 2100m
  • Dénivelé négatif 2100m
  • Itinéraire balisé Yes
  • Altitude maximum 2300m

Opening period

From 15/06 to 10/09.
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From November to May, the route is cleared. Snow may still be present in spring.
In winter, access to the Tour des Fiz is not recommended (high-level ski mountaineering only).

Accessible outside the snow season and depending on weather conditions. Please check with the Tourist Offices beforehand for current access conditions and the opening hours of refuges along the route.

Subject to favorable snow and weather conditions.

Adapted tourism

  • Not accessible in a wheelchair



Pets allowed : No

Itinerary in a nature reserve: dogs prohibited, even on a leash

Tour des Fiz: Tour of 5 refuges in 4 days #familyfriendly
Passy Plaine-Joux 74190 Passy
  • Distance 38km
  • Difficulté Modéré
  • Dénivelé positif 2100m
  • Dénivelé négatif 2100m
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