Snowboarding and Skiing Breaks in Courmayeur, Italy
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Drive time : 73 miles or 1hr 20mins drive time from Geneva
Drive time : 101 miles or 1hr 45mins drive time from Chambery
Drive time : 150 miles or 2hrs 30mins drive time from Grenoble
Courmayeur is another of the Italian ski destinations that is growing in popularity. With many skiers and snowboarders broadening their horizons, Italy is becoming increasingly popular and ski breaks in Courmayeur are starting to turn a few heads.
Cheap ski flights to Geneva or Chambery are available for access to the fantastic resort of Courmayeur plus so many others. Courmayeur is situated at the end of the Aosta valley, next door to the Mont Blanc tunnel which allows good access to the nearby resort of Chamonix.
This has made skiing breaks in Courmayeur very popular. Not only can visitors enjoy the charms and merits of this resort, but easy access to others, like the famous Chamonix resort, make it additionally appealing for tourists.
Fantastic Après Ski and Non Ski Activities Can Be Found in Courmayeur
Courmayeur is famous for its somewhat special atmosphere, a fusion of traditional Italian charm, laid back friendly people and great nightlife! The village offers a wide selection of stylish bars, restaurants and shops, all surrounded by the stunning views of Mont Blanc itself. It also boasts a traffic free centre, some attractive alpine architecture and an interesting Alpine museum should you wish to spend some time away from the slopes!
Visitors on a skiing break in Courmayeur will also find the Giardino Botanico Alpino Saussurea, which, it is thought, is Europe’s highest botanical garden.
Snow Conditions and Pistes Ideal for All Skiers and Snowboarders
The skiing is varied and offers some entertaining runs for most levels. That said, Courmayeur is unlikely to satisfy those looking for serious mileage during their stay, but there is plenty more on offer off piste!
However, the close proximity to other major ski resorts means that tourists on a skiing weekend in Courmayeur are never far from somewhere new to ski or snowboard. Furthermore, major investment in the area’s snowmaking ability ensures that visitors will find a near guarantee of snow during a skiing break in Courmayeur
Book cheap ski flights to Chambery or Geneva for fabulous winter breaks in the fantastic resort of Courmayeur.