Le Chalet de Charamillon is a massive chalet located on the mid-station of the Tour-Balme ski area above the hamlet of Le Tour. In winter it operates both a large self service restaurant and a snack bar. In summer only the snack bar is open. The chalet has a massive outdoor terrace facing the view of the Chamonix Valley. The snack bars sells hot and cold drinks and sandwiches and other small snacks.
The easiest access to the Chalet de Charamillon is using the Charamillon gondola which departs from Le Tour and ends a few dozen meters away from the chalet . The snack bar is open when the lifts are open which is from mid June to mid September. You can find more information and the exact dates on their website.
Linked Trails & Points of Interest
These are the trails and points of interests linked to this Snack Bar
A great discovery loop of the Aiguillette des Posettes and the Montagne de Balme above Le Tour on the north-eastern end of the Chamonix Valley
When to Go
Mid Jun - Start Oct
4.0 - 6.0 Hours
+1171m / -1171m
15+ Years old
2.0 - 3.0 Hours
This route takes you from the village of Le Tour to the high altitude refuge Albert 1er, right next to the Glacier du Tour
When to Go
Start Jul - End Sep
3.0 - 5.0 Hours
+862m / -862m
7+ Years old
1.5 - 2.5 Hours
Location & Map
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