Why Ski Courmayeur?


Having a reputation as a lively alternative to the French resorts, this stylish resort provides amusement and amenities to both skiers and non-skiers. Nestled in the region of Aosta Valley in North Italy, Courmayeur attracts a lot of tourists worldwide. Off piste trails are excellent to feed the cravings of skiers here, and for those who do not ski, there are sixty restaurants all over the place coupled with a hundred shops that will preoccupy vacation makers who prefer to just roam around the villages. The breath taking landscape of an alpine scenery can also be viewed since Courmayeur is seated at the foot of the famous Mont Blanc peak.

Easily accessible and good choice of ski transfers

Going to Courmayeur is just an easy travel. It is quickly accessible if you are driving. The ski resort follows the the Strada Statale N26 road and is near to Autostrada A5, located in between the Mont Blanc tunnel boundary and Aosta. Coming from Calais, it would take you up to nine hours. It is also close to Turin airport and can also be accessible from Geneva. Travel time can get as short as 1 hour and a half from the nearest air terminal.

Using the rail service can be a tedious journey since travel time is a little bit long and you have to make various changes. From UK, train travel time takes up to thirteen hours with at least three changes. The final stop is at the Pre Saint Didier Station, and from there its a six-kilometre ride via bus or shuttle to reach the resort.

Ski Facts

Here are other things you need to know why you need to ski at Courmayeur:

Highest lift: 2755 m (9039 ft)
Lowest Lift: 1208 m (3963 ft)
Total vertical drop: 1656 m
Piste Length: kilometres: 100 km
Longest run: 6 kilometres
Snow Cannons: 365
Cross country: 32 kilometres
Total Lifts: 16
Snow Park: 0

Courmayeur is groomed for expert and intermediate skiing. It has a total of 17 % black runs, 58 % red runs, and 25 % blue runs. The resort lifts can cater up to 8,000 people in an hour. With the aid of snow cannons, t can also maintain snow making on 15 kilometres of ski trails.

Accommodation: Hotels

Hotels are the most common accommodations in Courmayeur, and most of them are located in the heart of the village. There are some 4-starred hotels that even have golf amenities. Others boast of outdoor pools with heaters and are very much near to shopping areas. If you want a more economical place to stay for your ski break, there are also two-starred hotels and other affordable chalets and lodges in nearby villages like Dolonne and Entrèves. Family accommodations are also available in Courmayeur in the form of chalets and hotels that can accommodate a big skiing delegation.

Costs at Courmayeur

If you are still thinking why you should ski Courmayeur, you might as well check the expenses you might make in the resort.

Local Lift Prices
Regular lift pass for 1 day: CHF41.00
Regular lift pass for 6 days: CHF199 to CHF240
Regular lift pass for the season: CHF775 to CHF1,250

Equipment Rentals
Boots and Skis: CHF24 (£19)

Top Hotel Prices
Hotel Gran Baita – Rate starts from CHF160 or £126
Hotel Walser - Rate starts from CHF64 or £51 (per person, per day, half board)
Hotel Tavernier, Dolonne – Rate starts from £897 (per week, with flights and 6-day ski pass)
Hotel Dolonne, Dolonne – Rate starts from CHF70 or £54
Auberge de la Maison, Entrèves - Rate starts from CHF140 or £110

Submit Courmayeur Ski Accommodation Request

Submit one single ski accommodation request form, Your requirement is shared with all relevant and registered ski accommodation providers. Individual Courmayeur ski accommodation owners can submit a quote and you can pick the one that does suit you. Even if it is not the Courmayeur accommodation you initially planned to book.

Please also try our sister site Ski Transfer Finder. Helps you find Courmayeur Ski Transfers and get Ski Transfer Enquiries in the same way Ski Accommodation Finder does.

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Ski Accommodation Finder is the only site that allows you share your ski accommodation requirements with all registered Courmayeur owners and ski accommodation providers. There are no middlemen and there is no commission to pay. This should enable you to get the cheapest Courmayeur ski accommodation possible.

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