Refuge Bellachat

A quaint wooden haven with breathtaking Mont Blanc views, offering a peaceful retreat for hikers on the TMB trail.
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Refuge Bellachat
Refuge Bellachat

Nestled near the BrĂ©vent pass, the Bellachat Refuge is a quaint wooden sanctuary that can accommodate 24 hikers. This small refuge, perched on the foundations of an old mountain pasture chalet, is steeped in history and offers a truly authentic mountain atmosphere. With its exceptional panorama of the Mont Blanc massif, it’s a place where the grandeur of the Alps feels within reach.

Just a couple of hours from the top of Brèvent, Refuge Bellachat is a gem often missed by those hurrying to complete their journey. Its modest size adds to its charm, and while current health measures have limited its capacity to just 10 beds, the experience remains undiminished. Booking ahead is essential.

For those descending from La FlĂ©gère, the refuge is a welcome respite, a spot to enjoy a well-earned break on the terrace with direct views of Mont Blanc. And if you’re coming from Refuge Lac Blanc, it’s a seven-hour trek to Bellachat, making it an ideal final stopover for those seeking a peaceful night’s rest away from the bustle of Chamonix.

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