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Ski Holidays in Courmayeur, Italy

Be wowed by the magnificence of Mont Blanc, Europe’s highest mountain and experience la dolce vita in the traditional alpine village of Courmayeur in the Aosta Valley. Charming and rich in history, Courmayeur has the warm welcoming glow of a classic mountain community combined with a fabulous array of shops, restaurants and bars plus an alluring après ski scene. Bordering France and with close proximity to Chamonix, advanced skiers can take full advantage of first rate ski slopes and enjoy a large area of great ski terrain. Thrill seekers will be glad to know that Heli-skiing and off-piste skiing are popular past times in Courmayeur, whilst beginners and intermediates are well catered for upon the gentle mountain terrain.

Resort Statistics

Level Rating Runs
Beginners 6
Intermediates 12
Advanced 4
Total Runs 22
Resort Statistics
Resort Altitude 1224m
Highest Lift 2763m
Total Piste 100km
Longest Run 20km
Directions of Slopes N/E, N/W
Uphill Capacity 8400
Total Lifts 16
Gondolas/Cable cars 5
Chairlifts 8
Drag Lifts 3

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
  • Curling
  • Fitness centre
  • Heli-skiing
  • 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

Family choice

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.