Folly mountain refuge

Refuge du Folly
74340 Samoëns


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.


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.


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.

Conditions d'accès des véhicules motorisés

No motorized vehicles. At best a VTTAE if you master the slopes ;)

Gestes pour l'environnement

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

Bons plans

2-day tour of the teeth of Oddaz

Services pour les enfants

Baby bath, high chair, special sleeping bag, cot.




04 50 90 10 91

Réserver par téléphone

Book online

You'll also like

Itinéraire Trail - 16km

Discover the Folly refuge on the 16km trail. Itineraries are indicative.

Read More

Les chalets et l'Aouille du Criou

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.

Read More

Gîte les Moulins

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.

Read More

Tour of the 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...

Read More

Read More