Refuge de Frience

The Refuge de Frience is nestled in the Alpes vaudoises between Villars and Gryon.

Situated on a panoramic plateau in the heart of Alpe des Chaux, only a few minutes from Villars and the centre of Gryon, the Refuge de Frience has been an institution for over 50 years. It has always been a favourite for families, walkers and visitors wishing to relax or enjoy a meal on the fabulous terrace or inside around the large fireplace.
The Refuge de Frience offers a wide range of seasonal menu items as well as traditional Swiss dishes such as cheese crust, open wood-fire raclette and fondue moitié-moitié or with 100% Vacherin.

Practical information

Open all year round
Panoramic terrace with views of the Dents du Midi
Free shuttle service between Gryon and Villars
Parking available


Refuge de Frience
Route de l'Alpe des Chaux 40
1882 Gryon

Tel : +41 (0)24 498 14 26

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