Ski Holidays in Courmayeur, Italy
Courmayeur lies at the foot of Mont Blanc, Europe's highest mountain, close to the French border in the Aosta Valley. It is a characteristic Italian village of cobbled streets, stylish shops and excellent cafés and bistros, all set within an attractive medieval centre.
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Snow conditions in Courmayeur
The main skiing area is at Plan Checrouit and, with over 80% of the skiable terrain covered by snow cannons, snow here is virtually guaranteed.
Apres-ski, restaurants and other activities in Courmayeur
There is a good range of friendly bars, with something for all tastes. · Cocktails at the American Bar or the Guides Bar with cosy log fire. There is dancing on the tables at Poppy's Disco pub and Jimmy's in our Hotel Astoria.
Other activities in Courmayeur
- Indoor ice rink
- Fitness centre
- Swimming pool (in next village)
- Cross-country skiing
- Ski touring and snowshoe walking (with a minimum number of 6 participants)
Eating out in Courmayeur:
An excellent range of no less than 50 restaurants and cafés to choose from, offering delicious local Valdostana and Italian cuisine to suit all tastes and budgets. · Le Tunnel for massive pizzas and pasta, Pierre Alexis for excellent Italian cuisine, Piazzetta for pasta and seafood and the Vieux Pommier with its old apple tree, for local specialities.
Other amenities include:
- Weekly market
- Shops and boutiques
- Local buses to Chamonix and Aosta
Courmayeur has a friendly atmosphere and excellent children's facilities. The Monte Bianco ski school operates a Kinderheim at Plan Checrouit at the top of the cable car for children aged 6 months-12 years, 9.00am-4.00pm, Mon-Sat.
Transfer time in Courmayeur
The closest international airport to Courmayeur is Turin (Caselle Aeroporto di Torino) around 150 km transfer distance. The international airport of Cuneo is also convenient but a lot further transfer distance at 250 km away and Geneva airport is also another option.