Torino Nuovo


Altitude: 3.382 m
Address: Loc. Colle del Gigante
Telephone: 0165.844034
Number of beds: 151
Number of rooms: 21
WC: 12
Opening periods: 27.05 / 06.11

Not all the structures which can be reached by cableway today can still be considered refuges. However the two Torino refuges deserve to be included in the list because of their historical importance – the Colle del Gigante has been used by mountaineers since the times of Horace-Bénédict de Saussure – and the role which they play for mountaineers heading towards Mont-Blanc du Tacul, its satellites, and Dente del Gigante and Aiguille de Rochefort.
They are two large brickwork structures, with bathrooms, although they are not especially comfortable also because of their altitude.



Description Included Price
Half board (price per person) 50,00 €
60,00 €
Full board (price per person) 65,00 €
75,00 €
Cotton travel Sheet 3,00 €
3,00 €
Breakfast (price per person) 8,00 €
10,00 €
Lunch (Meals at fixed price - drinks excluded) 18,00 €
20,00 €
Dinner (Meals at fixed price - drinks excluded) 18,00 €
20,00 €
Prices are valid from 01/12/2021 to 30/11/2022

How to get here by car

Courmayeur motorway exit.
After the Courmayeur motorway exit carry on towards the Traforo del Monte Bianco (Mont Blanc Tunnel) for approximately 4 km going past the hamlet of Entrèves. On the last hairpin bend before the tunnel it is possible to exit the main road and go onto the road which leads to Val Ferret. Having turned towards Val Ferret, a short distance afterwards you will find a hotel on your left, in front of the start of the Mont Blanc cableway. The refuge can be reached by cableway.

Geographical co-ordinates:   Est:   6.93371   Nord:   45.84504

How to get here by public transport

The nearest train station is in Pré-Saint-Didier.
Scheduled Coach service as far as Courmayeur (approximately 15 trips a day).
It is possible to reach the start of the cableway taking the local line for Val Ferret (approximately 15 trips a day).


Tourist Areas
Tourist Areas

Mont Blanc

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Great Saint Bernard

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