Courmayeur Travel Guide, Italy
Courmayeur, Italy – Overview
Courmayeur is a beautiful Italian Town situated in Aosta Valley at the foot of Mont Blanc. Wonderful landscapes and healthy environment has made Courmayeur a beautiful tourist destination. The Valley of Courmayeur has been regarded as one of the most beautiful resorts in Italy.
It is also home to Giardino Botanico Alpino Saussurea, which is a famous botanical garden in Italy. It has also been regarded as great destination for the hikers and bikers.
Courmayeur is well connected with the other parts of Italy through Mont Blanc Tunnel links and highways. Dolonne is a sister town of Courmayeur connected with it through a Bridge. The whole Valley of Courmayeur is surrounded by the big mountains including Mont Blanc and Mont Chétif etc.
The Mont Chétif is known as a hiker’s friendly mountain. Every year a large number of hiking events are organized on Mont Chétif and Mont Blanc. Courmayeur Ski Resorts offers a lot of easy stuff of the skiers and cruisers.
Whatever is your style and budget, you can every type of entertainment spots in this Valley. It offer almost every type of sporting activities to the tourists including hiking, snowboarding, biking, kayaking, fishing, skating and snowmobiling etc. Skiing and golfing has been the most popular sporting activities in the Courmayeur Ski Resort. The Valley of Courmayeur provides an excellent experience of the shopping.
There are some high-fashion shops and sports shops where you can buy every type of sports or other types of stuffs. Courmayeur lies at the beautiful cross country area. Due to its strategic geographical and wonderful landscapes, Courmayeur is regarded as one of the most beautiful family resorts in Italy.
Courmayeur can be reached by a private car and bus transportation. Getting around the Courmayeur by a car provides you spectacular views of the valley.
Being a favorite travel destination for the tourists, Courmayeur provides all types of accommodation options. There are great lodges, villas and grand hotels which offer every type of facilities and amenities to the guests.
There are many travel and tours operates that offer great packages for winter and summer.
The real asset of this region is nestling between the Europe’s highest mountains. The Valley of Courmayeur has been a Mecca for the enthusiastic skiers since 1970. A spectacular cable car connects the Courmayeur with Chamonix. The Courmayeur is also surrounded by few hamlets including Pré-Saint-Didier and Entrèves etc.
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- Courmayeur, the best place to ski in Italy
review by lindamura posted more then 30 days ago
Courmayeur is the ultimate ski destination enjoying a phenomenal resort location at the end of Italy's Aosta Valley next to the Mont Blanc Tunnel to Chamonix. It is dominated by the magnificent Mont Blanc mountain chain with its 50 km length and its numerous peaks, crests, cliffs and glaciers....
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