• Refuge

Refuge of Ambin

Simple refuge with a authentic atmosphere true the mountain values. During summer, the access to the refuge is an easy day family hike.

Refuge Refuge of Ambin Val-Cenis

About

Val-Cenis (73500)
Animals not allowed

Half-day hike:
- Towards the Black Lake in 2h30, 530m of vertical drop: superb lake, clear view on the valley.
- Towards Lake Ambin in 2 hours, 400m drop: pretty lake surrounded by cliffs, mineral atmosphere.
Day hike:
- Towards Pointe Ferrand (3365 m) in 4 hours, 1100m of elevation: unobstructed view of the Po plain (Italy)
- Towards the Sommeillier point (3332 m) in 4 hours, 1070m of elevation: view of the great summits of the Alps.
- Circuit with Italian refuges.

Prices

From 08/04 to 13/05/2024
Night: 12 €
Child rate per night (8-17 years): 10.45 to 15.20 €
CAF member rate per night: 4.75 to 9.50 €
Breakfast: 8 €
Picnic to take away: from 10 €
Dinner: from 20 €
Half board (pp): 30 €.

From 01/10/2024 to 12/03/2025
Night: 12 € (to be paid in the trunk or by check to CAF Maurienne.)
CAF member rate per night: 8 €.

Free entry for children < 8 years.
Group rate available for > 9 people.

Methods of payment accepted : Check, Travellers Cheque, Cash

Reception

Animals not allowed
Languages spoken : English, French

Opening

From 08/04 to 13/05, daily.
Guarded, by reservation.

From 01/10 to 12/03, daily.
Open and unguarded.

Services
  • Bivouac
  • Restaurant
Equipments
  • Covered picnic area
  • Hydroelectric power plant
  • Sustainable development
  • Waste management
  • Photovoltaic panel
Comfort
  • kitchen corner

Detail

Total capacity of the units of accommodations : 30

Dormitories numer +10 persons : 2

Access

Bramans 73500 Val-Cenis

  • Not accessible in a wheelchair
Information update on 07/05/2024 by Haute Maurienne Vanoise Tourisme