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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.
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.
Baby bath, high chair, special sleeping bag, cot.
Electricity produced by pico power plant thanks to hydraulic energy! Spring water at 4°C. Local and seasonal products
Trail game to make access to the refuge more fun :)
2-day tour of the teeth of Oddaz
No motorized vehicles. At best a VTTAE if you master the slopes ;)
Holiday cottage located 800m from the center of Samoëns, ski bus stop in front of the entrance of the cottage and 2 km from the ski lifts. Ideal for families, groups of friends or hikers, and small holiday centers.
This hike takes you to the summit of the Criou, the symbolic mountain towering over the town of Samoëns. There is a breathtaking panoramic view from the summit over the Giffre Valley, Mont Buet, Rousse des Chambres and Les Dents Blanches.
Managed by the International Association for Tour of the Dents Blanches (AITDB), this Franco-Swiss tour takes you on a route that is hospitable at times, e.g. on the way through the pastures in Barme (Switzerland), or wild as it is in the O...
Discover the Folly refuge on the 16km trail. Itineraries are indicative.
The tour of the Dents Blanches is a challenging route in the wilderness, suitable for expert walkers who know how to find their bearings in the mountains: several of the technical sections are more like high-mountain hiking.