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Folly mountain refuge

© Folly mountain refuge - OT Samoëns
  • © Folly mountain refuge - OT Samoëns
  • © Folly mountain refuge - OT Samoëns

Starting point of many hikes and circuits, the Refuge du Folly will allow you to discover the extraordinary fauna and flora of our mountains. Accessible to all types of hikers, from the most experienced to the first steps.

Description

This hike is accessible to all types of hikers, from the most experienced to those taking their first steps, and will allow you to discover the extraordinary fauna and flora of our mountains.
Accommodation in dormitory or private room (duvets and pillows provided), possibility of half board, lunch basket, aperitif boards, refreshing drinks, ... but also local dishes of the day (diots, beef burgundy, ...) and homemade pastries (blueberry pie, lemon pie, sweet potato pie, coconut chocolate cake...).
Set against the slopes of the Criou, facing the Tuet and the ridges of the Dents d'Oddaz, the refuge can be the goal of a day hike. A real balcony, overlooking the valleys of the Giffre and the Arve.

Equipment

  • Covered picnic area
  • Bar
  • Terrace
  • Book shop
  • Car park
  • Restaurant
  • Waste management
  • Hydroelectric power plant
  • Board games
  • Drying area
  • Loan of games

Comfort

  • Baby equipment
  • Shower
  • Family bedroom

Rates

Night: 17 to 24 €
Breakfast: 6 to 9 €
Picnic to take away: 11 to 15 €
Half board (pp): 37 to 48 € (Including hearty breakfast.).


Discount for children aged 4 to 12.
Room supplement: €7.

Payment methods

  • Check
  • Cash
  • Credit transfer
  • Paylib

Bons plans

2-day tour of the teeth of Oddaz

Opening period

From 31/05 to 30/09/2024.
From October 10 to May 18, 2024, the refuge is unguarded in winter, but a part is open unguarded (15 beds, 3 blankets per bed, tables, benches, no heating or electricity). Reservations recommended to ensure room availability.

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Spanish
  • French

Adapted tourism

  • Not accessible in a wheelchair

Location

Closest village or station: Samoëns.
Walking time from the nearest car park: 2 hours of walking
Possible access by path: The path of the foot of the crêt (the easiest): 2h15 - 740m of drop - The path of Crêt (more aerial): 2h00 - 560m of drop. Also accessible with a bat donkey, mountain bike, snowshoes, ski touring, all-terrain wheelchair and joëlette.
Coach parking.
- References topo guides: Tour de dents blancs (website) - topo FFRP 741
- IGN maps: TOP 25 - 3530 ET.

Animals

Pets allowed : Yes

Pets accepted at extra cost : No

Thèmes

  • Conditions of access for motorized vehicles : No motorized vehicles. At best a VTTAE if you master the slopes ;)

  • Sustainable tourism : Electricity produced by pico power plant thanks to hydraulic energy! Spring water at 4°C. Local and seasonal products

  • Tips : 2-day tour of the teeth of Oddaz

  • Services for children : Baby bath, high chair, special sleeping bag, cot.

Folly mountain refuge
Refuge du Folly 74340 Samoëns
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