Welcome to Elena Refuge site,

the refuge is at the bottom of Val Ferret, at an altitude of 2061 metres, opposite the thousand-year-old Prè de Bard glacier.
It is a stage in the Mont Blanc tour and it takes an hour to the Swiss border, accessible from Col Ferret.
We offer an unforgettable experience in the warmth of a fireplace, in rustic and comfortable surroundings of wooden beams and stone works.

Opening period:   from half June to half September
Total bed space:   127
Rooms:  bedroom + bathroom
Dormitory:  30/36 places in bunk bed and shared bathrooms
Services:  restaurant and coffee bar, winter local (opening only winter)
Telephone number: (+39) 0165844688 (Rifuge) (+39) 0165862503 (Fax)
e-mail address:  rifugioelena@virgilio.it

How to reach us:

Passing the village of Courmayeur go up Val Ferret going through the valley floor up to Arnouva. At the end of the asphalt road, Elena's refuge is accessible in about 40 minutes walk: you can choose whether to go through the easy mule track or through the panoramic path.