|Address:||Loc. Côte Savolère|
|Number of beds:||136|
|Number of rooms:||14|
|Opening periods:||14.03 / 10.05 ; 10.06 / 18.09|
Situated at the foot of the north-west wall of the Gran Paradiso, in the heart of the National Park, the Federico Chabod Refuge is a starting point for the sheer face of the Gran Paradiso. The refuge is linked to the Vittorio Emanuele II Refuge and can be reached in two and a half hours on foot from the bottom of the valley.
There is a small climbing wall close to the refuge.
|Bed in a 2 to 4 bedded room||
|sleeping on wooden planks in a room with more than 4 beds||
|Half-board (price per person)||
|Shower towel single use||
|Breakfast (Price per person)||
|Dinner (Meals at fixed price - drinks excluded)||
Free overnight stay for coach drivers and holiday representatives who are providing assistance to groups of at least 25 persons, organised by travel and tourist agencies
How to get here by car
Aosta Ovest-Aymavilles motorway exit. At the motorway exit go straight on towards Aosta until you reach the traffic light: turn left here and carry on along strada statale (main road) 26 towards Mont Blanc going past Sarre castle on your right and past the town of Saint-Pierre.
Keep going straight on along the main road and you will arrive at Villeneuve. Having gone past the town continue along the entire straight stretch of the strada statale (main road) up to the junction for Introd-Rhêmes-Valsavarenche, turn right and go uphill until you reach Introd. Go past the town and, when you reach the next junction, turn left towards Valsavarenche and carry on uphill for approximately 12 km until you reach the centre of Valsavarenche, Dégioz. Carry on along the main road, just after you reach the hamlet of Pont you will see the parking area on the left. The refuge can be reached on foot in approximately two and a half hours.
Geographical co-ordinates: Est: 7.23881 Nord: 45.5403
How to get here by public transport
The nearest train station is in Villeneuve.
Scheduled Coach service as far as Pont (approximately 3 trips a day).