Alpage de Balme

in Argentière

Restaurant set in an authentic, welcoming mountain chalet in the Balme le Tour/Vallorcine ski area, close to the Aiguillette ski lift, with exceptional views of the Mont Blanc chain.

Traditional Savoyard cuisine: cheese crusts, röstis, salads, charcuterie and home-made pastries.

Marie, Vincent and their team welcome you in a warm and authentic mountain chalet setting.
Located in the Balme le Tour/Vallorcine ski area below the Aiguillette des Posettes and close to the Aiguillette ski lift, the restaurant is easily accessible for family outings in winter and summer alike.

In summer, the restaurant is a 30-minute walk from the Tour gondola and a 20-minute walk from the Vallorcine gondola. For the more sporty, the Aiguillette des Posettes is a 2h30 to 3h walk away. It's also a popular stopover on the Mont Blanc tours.

In winter, the restaurant is accessible by snowshoe via the Vallorcine gondola or by ski on the Tour/Vallorcine ski area.

The view of Chardonnet, the Tour glacier and the Mont-Blanc range is exceptional.

The Les Alpages de Balme restaurant serves traditional Savoyard cuisine using high-quality local produce.
Cheese croûtes, röstis, salads, charcuterie etc. and delicious home-made pastries.

Reservations strongly recommended.

Opening dates
From 23/12/2023 to 14/04/2024, daily.

From 22/06 to 15/09/2024, daily.
Alpage de Balme
195 Chemin de l'evette des îles
74400 Argentière
Maximum number of covers : 80
Number of seats on the terrace : 40