Youth Hostel Val Cenis


Facing the Mont Cenis pass and bordering the Vanoise national park, the Val Cenis youth hostel is a typical mountain chalet.

June 29, 2024  – September 28, 2024
December 14, 2024 – April 26, 2025

Reopening after complete renovation!

Vacation vouchers accepted
Bank cards accepted

The youth hostel in Val Cenis is the ideal starting point for many tours and activities. In summer, you are on the Great Alps road, close to the GR5 and in the heart of an extraordinary natural environment. In winter, you are at the foot of the slopes : 125 km of slopes are available to you, from 1400 to 2800 m of altitude, for all levels and all types of skiing !

Access information about the youth hostel :
grande odyssee val cenis

services of the youth hostel of Val Cenis


65 beds
13 rooms
Rooms with 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 beds



Available services

Internet access / Wifi / Bar / Independent kitchen / Library / Relaxation area / Garden / Theme nights


Restaurants / Bars: 500 m
Grocery store / Market: 1 km

services of the youth hostel for groups



Available room(s)

1 meeting room: 20 seats


Single/double rooms for attendants and drivers
Parking for coaches

You like
  • Enjoy good food at the table of the youth hostel in Val Cenis.
  • Being at the foot of the ski slopes and hiking trails (GR5).
  • Fishing or relaxing in the Mont-Cenis lake.
  • Practice mountaineering and hiking in the Vanoise National Park (in France) or the Grand Paradis (in Italy).

the activities of the youth hostel of Val Cenis

Lovers of fondue, snow sports, mountaineering and the great outdoors will certainly appreciate the exceptional setting and cuisine of the HI Val Cenis youth hostel. On the border between France and Italy, the Mont-Cenis lake is an invitation to relax. In the summer, you can fish and walk around. As for the high valleys of the Arc, they make happy the amateurs of skiing, snowboarding, hiking and mountaineering. A breath of fresh air and breathtaking landscapes!

  • Canoe
  • Climbing / Via Ferrata
  • Adventure course in the trees
  • Rafting / Air-boat
  • Hiking
  • Ski / Snowboard
  • Cross country / Nordic skiing
  • Stand up paddle
  • Bike
  • Gastronomy and wine
  • Monuments / Castles / Museums
  • Amusement park / Entertainment
  • Natural heritage
  • Wine route
  • Ski slopes: 500 m
  • Wooded / Forested area: 500 m
  • Recreational facilities: 500 m
  • Historical sites: 5 km
  • Botanical gardens: 10 km

Map & access


Modane / Val Cenis line > Stop: Hameau-des-Champs


Modane (25 km)

Turin, Italy (90 km)

Access by road

N6 > Modane/Lanslebourg/Hameau-des-champs > exit “Lanslebourg” or A43 “Turin/St-Jean-de-Maurienne” > exit “Modane”, direction “Lanslebourg”

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