Enjoy the ultimate experience in the heart of the Three Valleys!

A beautiful escape in the middle of the mountains, the Refuge de la Traye created in 1982 and completely rehabilitated in 2019, elevates the reception offer to the rank of exception! With the complete renovation and expansion of the Refuge de la Traye, a new model of hospitality was born: here is the first high-end refuge in the French Alps…

Welcome to this unique and atypical place, charming mountain chalets, combining authenticity and refinement. In total immersion in this natural setting nestled in the heart of a preserved massif, the Refuge de la Traye offers you the opportunity to experience and feel the mountains. Luxury services, sport, well-being, gastronomy, the Refuge de la Traye offers its guests a quest for meaning and fulfillment.

A family and friendly atmosphere accompanies the intimate and discreet spirit of this corner of paradise. While maintaining a strong local anchor in respect for traditions, the Refuge offers and uses innovative and connected technologies in a spirit of eco-responsibility.

Our Rooms & Suites

The Refuge de la Traye is a promise of happiness, an extraordinary journey to luxury, the beauty of a magnificent landscape sublimated by the comfort of sumptuous luxury chalets.


Deluxe 1


Deluxe 2


Deluxe 3


Deluxe 4


Junior suite


Prestige suite

Our services

The Refuge de la Traye offers high-end services, from elegant rooms to exclusive mountain activities.
A perfect combination of authenticity and luxury for an unparalleled experience.


6 bedrooms and suites

Bag room for hikers and skiers

A restaurant area: seating 20 persons inside and 35 seats on the panoramic terrace

The heated swimming pool

Breakfasts, lunches, snacks, dinners

The lounge, a cosy space with a fireplace and board games

Wine and cheese cellar

Cigar humidor

Wellness area: Spa – Iyashi Dôme, Wellsystem, Mostleds, milk bath, Sauna, Hammam, outdoor Jacuzzis and massages

La Tisanerie (organic and local herbal teas)

The Ski Room

La Boutique du Refuge: accessories, leather goods, regional products

Saint-Bernard Chapel

A multitude of activities are organised within the grounds of the Refuge: snowshoeing, tobogganing, biathlon, tree climbing, zip line, ski trekking, fondue in an igloo, etc.

Cinema room for 8 people

Connected Shelter: Free WIFI

Eco-Responsible Site

Pets are allowed under certain conditions

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MediSpa &

A cocoon set in an enchanting universe where everything is brought together for the pleasure of the senses. The atmosphere conducive to rest and relaxation will allow you to fully recharge your batteries. In a MediSpa spirit, we put science at the service of your well-being! 

Accessible to all, enjoy this relaxing break by discovering our detailed treatment menu before making an appointment with our beauticians.

By reservation

La Table

 Throughout the seasons, many gourmet moments can be savored in our warm room with its breathtaking view, as well as on the panoramic terrace facing the snow-capped peaks.

The Cheese Farm

Discover the art of Savoyard hospitality! On the program of the specialities of Savoy: tasting of cheeses, delicatessen and wines of selection.

A unique place, in an exceptional setting to live unforgettable moments, with friends or family, for a raclette or fondue evening.

Sculpture trail

Burnt trees

Philippe Pastor started the Arbres Brûlés series in 2003, which he created from tree trunks burned following the fires of the Massif des Maures, where his workshops were located. This approach marks its commitment to protecting the environment, which will remain at the heart of its work.

The chapel
Saint Bernard

The chapel of the Refuge de la Traye is dedicated to the patron saint of mountaineers and mountaineers.

Saint Bernard of the Alps, was the founder of the hospices of Petit and Grand Saint Bernard and protector of the passes.

In the 19th century, he was depicted with a rescue dog, the famous St. Bernard, who came to the rescue of mountain victims and gave his name to the dog.

Hors Sac Room

For our hiking friends and other mountain lovers, our “Salle Hors Sac” is open all year round and to all passing by. It is located on the ground floor of the Mazot des Randonneurs below the stairs and faces the Chalet’s main entrance. Access is signposted. During the opening periods of Refuge de la Traye, do not hesitate to ask our team for information, they will be happy to welcome you. 


During the opening periods of the Refuge de la Traye, do not hesitate to ask for information from our teams who will be happy to welcome you. 

The Teepee

Le Tipi is a sanctuary of well-being. The floor covered in animal skins and its cocooning furniture create an atmosphere that is both luxurious and soothing. A massage table in the center invites you to a sensory experience. Between the fragrances of essential oils and the sounds of nature filtering through the canvas, each session becomes more than just a massage: it is a truly regenerating break for the body and mind. Here, luxury meets simplicity in a setting of mountain serenity


The swimming pool

What if the ultimate luxury in the mountains was not skiing, but the calm of summer? What if, finally cut off from the urban hustle and bustle, you opted for a relaxing stay in an exceptional environment? Direct access to the swimming pool, from the rooms facing you: the flowering mountain pastures and the peaks of the Alps create a cocoon that makes you feel good. With your feet in the water of a heated swimming pool with an infinite overflow, your head in the sun, you enjoy summer, for a moment that seems to last an eternity.

The cinema room

Our selection of films is vast, from the latest blockbusters to timeless classics and inspiring documentaries. You also have the option to choose your own films for a truly personalized evening. Our dedicated team will make sure everything is set up perfectly so you can enjoy every moment of your cinematic experience.

The shop

We believe in the richness of the Alpine region and we are passionate about preserving our traditions and culture. Our range of products reflects our commitment to preserving the environment and promoting local know-how. We are proud to present a variety of products including honey, artisan candles and more. Each of these items is made with care, often from raw materials harvested in the surrounding area, which guarantees their quality and uniqueness.

Among our treasures, you will find the famous génépi, an emblematic mountain liqueur, distilled with care from the wild herbs of our mountains. 


Children's Paradise

Whether for sporting activities such as hiking, an educational farm or cycling, or more creative activities such as painting and drawing, we have everything planned so that children can have fun and enjoy themselves. 

We know that the summer holidays are a crucial time for children, which is why we have put in place a team of qualified professionals to supervise activities and guarantee the safety of each child. 

Our activities

Discover the many activities at the Refuge de la Traye: hiking, acrobatic courses, zip line, educational farm, mountain biking, children's play area, etc.

Whether for sporting activities such as hiking, an educational farm or cycling, or more creative activities such as painting and drawing, we have everything planned so that children can have fun and enjoy themselves. 

The charm of the Refuge lies in its breathtaking environment, located on a beautiful plain surrounded by forest with exceptional views. Grab your boots and strap on your snowshoes... It's time to explore, don't forget your camera! **Trail maps are available upon request.
the Tipi
In winter, the Tipi tent can be used for different activities. Reserve your Tipi moment for a meeting around the campfire, a story for the children or a meditative hot/cold massage for couples.
Zipline & Acrobatic Course
Fly through the air on our zipline! Let yourself go to freedom by sliding along the line and shouting with excitement. Original and fun, it takes you to the top of the trees to taste the joys of the zip line, the Tarzan vines, the footbridges and bridges of monkeys. At the foot of the Refuge, numerous trails at different levels of difficulty, as well as a fitness trail, are offered to satisfy the most intrepid as well as the most cautious in complete safety. Between friends or family, young and old from 9 years old will be able to share a friendly moment rich in sensations.
Snow Tubing
Welcome to a world where mountains meet adventure, where thrills mingle with the natural beauty of alpine landscapes. The Refuge de la Traye, located in the heart of the majestic mountains, invites you to live a unique and thrilling experience. We have an exceptional surprise in store for you: skiing at the Refuge de la Traye!
We all love hurtling down the slopes on a sled, but can you make it to the bottom of the slope without falling? Don't forget your hat and gloves, and of course a camera to capture your descent.
Rifle Shooting
Slip into the shoes of an Olympic champion by trying your hand at rifle shooting. Lie down on our shooting mat in the middle of the forest, just a stone's throw from the refuge. After a briefing by our professional, it's time to concentrate to try to hit as many targets as possible... Find your dominant eye, position the stock, align the sights, hold your breath and... Fire ! Watch out for penalty rounds! Accessible to everyone, from 7 years old.
In the summer season, handle bows and arrows with archery. In an exceptional setting, our teams welcome archers of all levels. They will be happy to introduce you to this ancient outdoor activity: sport open to all from 6 years old, introductory or advanced courses will be offered to you. Calm and relaxation on the program with this activity that is both fun and technical.
Pottery workshop
Playing, kneading, shaping, creating... children discover working with clay surrounded by our animals in the very heart of our educational farm. While having fun, they integrate notions of volume, space, proportion, shape and observation. While respecting everyone's rhythm, this workshop develops their creativity and imagination.
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