Refuge du Lac du Lou

    From 10€


    The refuge is situated by the largest lake in the Vallée des Belleville (7ha) which is hidden away in a little valley, away from ski lifts and ski slopes. You will be greeted with a warm welcome, great cuisine and beautiful surroundings.

    Ensure warm clothing

    Hiking 1/2 day:
    Pierre Blanche Lake, 1 hour walk, 300m climb.

    Hiking Full day:
    Mont Brequin, 4h30 1100m climb, beautiful peak and views on the Maurienne.
    La Masse point, 3h.

    The refuge is located on the footpath which is also a hiking circuit around the Masse which is possible over 2 days and 2 nights in refuge.

    La Masse 73440 Saint-Martin-de-Belleville Toggle the map


    From 28/08/2016 to 30/06/2017
    Night: 10 €.

    From 08/07 to 01/09/2017
    Night: 10 €.

    Reduction for children between 5-10 years old.

    Opening Period

    From 28/08/2016 to 30/06/2017, daily.
    During the winter, keys are with the guardian. Be careful, avalanche risk during the winter.

    From 08/07 to 01/09/2017, daily.
    In June and September, groups only upon reservation.


    • Covered picnic area
    • Car park
    • Sustainable development
    • Coach parking
    • Waste management
    • Photovoltaic panel


    • Bivouac
    • Restaurant


    • Hot showers


    • Not accessible in a wheelchair


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    The narrow valley - Lac du Lou - Lac de Pierre Blanche
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