Refuge located at the entrance of the wild Cirque des Fonts. The Fonts alpine pasture reveals itself as a jewel in a setting of unspoiled nature.

Refuge Refuge des Fonts Sixt-Fer-à-Cheval


Sixt-Fer-à-Cheval (74740)
Animals not allowed

A former alpine chalet, the refuge opened in 1926 is accessible to everyone in around an hour and a half of walking, we discover it overlooking a small hamlet of around forty alpine chalets, at the foot of Mont-Buet.

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    Solar panels, waste sorting, composting, elimination of plastic bottles à la carte, waste reduction.
    Bring your own salad container (approx. 300ml) and cutlery for a zero-waste approach.

    Refuge on a variant of the GR5.
    Refuge on the GRP route: Tour des Fiz
    - RefugeAlfred Wills(1810m): 2h30 / 700m of elevation on the GR5.
    - Lac d'Anterne (2060m): 3h / 700m vertical drop
    - Col d'Anterne (2264m): 4h / 880m vertical drop
    - Mont Buet (3109m): 6h / 1740m vertical drop

    Cot, high chair, games for children.


    Half board (pp): 48 €.

    Free entry for children < 3 years.

    Half-board for children aged 3 to 5: €20
    Free half-board for children under 3.
    Meal basket: €12.50.

    Methods of payment accepted : Check, Travellers Cheque, Cash


    Animals not allowed
    Languages spoken : English, French

    Permanent catering: cold meats, cheeses, omelets, fondue, homemade vegetable soup, homemade desserts ...


    From 08/06 to 22/09/2024.

    • Breakfast
    • Half-board
    • Restaurant
    • Picnic hampers
    • Hot showers
    • Children's entertainment


    Total capacity of the units of accommodations : 32

    Dormitories numer 4/9 persons : 2

    Dormitories numer +10 persons : 1

    Types of accommodations : Mountain chalet


    Cirque des Fonts 33 Chemin de la Combe des Tattes 74740 Sixt-Fer-à-Cheval

    Located in Sixt-Fer-à-Cheval, after the Cascade du Rouget.

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    Information update on 07/05/2024 by Haut-Giffre Tourisme