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Refuge de Bonavau

Restaurant, Traditional French cooking, Cheese specialities, Mountain restaurant, Restaurant on the ski slopes, Traditional cooking in Champéry
  • A picturesque mountain hut, perched on a bucolic alpine plateau that serves as a point of passage for the Dents du Midi and Dents Blanches trails.

  • The refuge is located above the village of Champéry at the end of the Illiez Valley, facing the Ruan Glacier and nestled between the Tour des Dents du Midi (Switzerland) and the Tour des Dents Blanches (France and Switzerland).

    There is no access by car, no showers and no electricity. Access to the hut requires a walk of about 1h15 from Grand Paradis, and 1h30 from Champéry Village or the Barme Valley.

    Our specialities include:
    - Cheese fondue
    - Croûte au fromage
    - Valaisan...
    The refuge is located above the village of Champéry at the end of the Illiez Valley, facing the Ruan Glacier and nestled between the Tour des Dents du Midi (Switzerland) and the Tour des Dents Blanches (France and Switzerland).

    There is no access by car, no showers and no electricity. Access to the hut requires a walk of about 1h15 from Grand Paradis, and 1h30 from Champéry Village or the Barme Valley.

    Our specialities include:
    - Cheese fondue
    - Croûte au fromage
    - Valaisan charcuterie
    - Omelettes
    - Homemade soups
    - Homemade fruit tarts

    Accommodation:
    The refuge has three dormitories, two with 5 beds and one with 8 beds.
  • Environment
    • Mountain location
    • Mountain view
  • Capacity
    • People :  24 place setting
    • People :  60 Dining tables outside
  • Spoken languages
    • German
    • English
    • French
Services
  • Accessibility
    • Not accessible in a wheelchair
  • Equipment
    • Terrace
    • Restaurant
    • Toilets
  • Services
    • Pets welcome
      • Sleeping outside
    • Accommodation
Rates
Payment methods
  • Cash
  • Rates
    Cash: Only CHF and Euros accepted.
    No payment by credit card (lack of network).
Openings
Openings
  • From May 9, 2024 until October 1, 2024
    Open Everyday
    * Open weekends, weather permitting. Detailed opening times directly on the site.
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