Welcome to Courmayeur
Flush up against France and linked by a dramatic cable-car ride to its cross-border cousin in Chamonix, Courmayeur is an activity-oriented Aosta village that has grafted upmarket ski facilities onto an ancient Roman balwark. Its pièce de résistance is lofty Mont Blanc, Western Europe's highest mountain – 4810m of solid rock and ice that rises like an impregnable wall above the narrow valleys of northwestern Italy,... Read More
Top experiences in Courmayeur
4-Days Wonderful Piedmont Tour from Milan
Day 1 Departure at 08.30 am from NH Touring, in Milan. Departure to the hilly area of Monferrato, in the South-east of the region Piedmont. Arrival to Acqui Terme, an old city founded by the Romans famous for its original aqueduct.After a short walk in the old town, departure to Casale Monferrato, the capital of the ancient Dukedom of Monferrato. Free time for lunch and departure in the afternoon to Turin, capital of the region, crossing the North of Monferrato with short stop in Crea, where it is possible to visit the local Monastery, a UNESCO World Heritage. Arrival to Turin, overnight at the hotel. Accommodation: hotel in the heart of TurinDay 2 Breakfast at the hotel. Full day dedicated to visit the town. Turin, of Roman origin, first capital of the Kingdom of Italy, main centre of car factory FIAT, cultural and university centre, it is nowadays the fourth biggest town of the country for inhabitants and the third for industrial development. In the morning, visit through the famous Savoy Route, including the Royal Palace, in Venaria, the greatest abode of the Royal Family. Then, continue to Superga, the second hill of the region. Here, visit to the Basilica. Free time for lunch, coming back to the city centre. After lunch, visit of the downtown, including Piazza Castello, with Palazzo Madama, old Roman gate, residence of the Royal Family and finally Art Museum and the Royal Palace; Overnight at the hotel. Day 3Breakfast at the hotel. Departure to La Morra, a small village of the Middle Age. It grounds its richness on the so called “Red gold”, the Barolo. Visit of a typical wine cellar in order to taste the best wines of the region. Then, continue to Grinzane Cavour, that houses the homonym castle and some of the main wine bars of the area. In an amazing trip among hills and vineyards, arrive to Alba, town considered as the capital of the Langhe, district of hills and strong production of wines, known also as the regional leader in the ambit of buying and selling of truffles and chocolates. Free time for lunch. We visit a shop to taste a cream of white truffle, the most precious one. Then, route to achieve Asti. The city presents Roman and baroque style and tracks of the Middle Age and of the Renaissance. Back to Turin. Overnight at the hotel.Day 4Breakfast at the hotel; departure to Fenis to look up to the castle, built in the XII century, located in the highest valley of the region. Then, departure to Courmayeur, a small village located at the bottom of the Mont Blanc. Free time in the beautiful old town. Continuation to Aosta, capital of the autonomous region of Aosta Valley, the smallest region of our country, located in the middle of the highest mountains of the Alps. Free time for lunch and then, way back to Milan. End of our services.
Courmayeur Ski Lesson with all day Ski Rental
If you will you be in Courmayeur during the winter season and would you like to learn to ski surrounded by the beautiful landscape of the Italian Alps, or just want to improve your skiing techniques here is the experience for you. Your skiing equipment will be pre-booked so that all you have to do is to go to the selected rental service (whose name will be communicated to you via e-mail a few days before the booked date), try the equipment and just go outside on the snow. A dedicated instructor will follow you through a full hour of skiing lesson. Depending on your level of expertise, he/she will teach you the best techniques and will give you customized instructions. At the end of the hour, you'll feel much more comfortable on the snow, trying is believing. After the lesson, you'll of course have the chance to spend a full-day on the snow using the equipment you rented.
Trekking Mont Blanc
Experience the rarified air of Europe as you trek the Alps from France to Italy and Switzerland along the Tour du Mont Blanc. This challenging hiking circuit will reward you with mesmerizing views of glaciers, steep valleys and, of course, Mont Blanc itself. Travel across high passes and through Alpine meadows, recharging at night with delicious mountain cuisine in simple refuges. Challenge yourself to conquer one of the world's premier hiking routes, uncovering the alpine heart of Europe on this incredible active adventure.
Mont Blanc Explorer
The French call her "La Dame Blanche." To Italians, she’s "Il Bianco." And to all who set out to tame her, she is known simply as "The Big One". Towering above the already towering Alps, Mont Blanc commands respect. This trip puts committed travellers with excellent fitness on intimate terms with the ceiling of Europe, rewarding all-comers with strolls through quaint alpine villages, hearty dinners, relaxing spa visits, and some of the most jaw-droppingly beautiful mountain scenery you’ll ever see. Prepare to be challenged, awestruck, and amazed.