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 Patronage

At Refuge de La Traye, we are firmly committed to wildlife conservation, and we realize this commitment by supporting the association:

« Le Tétras Libre ».

Le Tétras Libre

This association is dedicated to essential actions: rescuing, treating, rehabilitating, and releasing distressed wild animals. Located in the heart of Savoie, it primarily operates in the Pays de Savoie, including Savoie and Haute-Savoie, and also covers part of Ain.

This commitment exemplifies the values of Refuge de La Traye, deeply rooted in respect and preservation of the environment.

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 est un sanctuaire de bien-être. Le sol revêtu de peaux de bêtes et son mobilier cocooning créent une atmosphère à la fois luxueuse et apaisante. Une table de massage au centre vous invite à une expérience sensorielle.  Entre les fragrances d’huiles essentielles et les sons de la nature qui filtrent à travers la toile, chaque session devient plus qu’un simple massage : c’est une véritable pause régénérante pour le corps et l’esprit. Ici, le luxe rencontre la simplicité dans un écrin de sérénité.

The swimming pool

Nestled in the heart of Refuge de la Traye, the pool offers a breathtaking spectacle. With direct access from your room, immerse yourself in its crystal-clear waters while the alpine meadows and majestic peaks create a comforting cocoon. A haven of peace where relaxation and wonder blend seamlessly.

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. 

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.
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!
Rifle Shooting
Glissez-vous dans la peau d’un champion olympique en vous essayant au tir à la carabine. Allongez-vous sur notre tapis de tir en pleine forêt à 2 pas du refuge. Après un briefing par notre professionnel, place à la concentration pour tenter d’atteindre un maximum de cibles… Trouvez votre œil directeur, caler la crosse, aligner les mires, retenez votre respiration et …. Feu !
Gare aux tours de pénalités ! Accessibles à tous, dès 7 ans.
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.
Atelier de poterie & peinture
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.
Puissance 4 géant
Se divertir est un véritable jeu d'enfant au Refuge de la Traye.
Profitez d'un de puissance 4 géant en famille au bord de la piscine.
Chamboule tout & Tir aux ballons
Au tir aux ballons, essayez de viser juste sur l'un de nos emblématiques jeux de foire.
Pour ceux qui ont l'esprit de compétition ou qui veulent simplement s'amuser !
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