in the shadow of the Giant”
The Queen of the White, Courmayeur, is really unforgettable. Completely ‘into the white’, it has a soul which is elegant and wild. Italian style meets the essence of alpine traditions at the foot of Mont Blanc. A famous destination for international tourism, Courmayeur is the oldest alpine resort in the Aosta Valley, a true paradise for lovers of skiing and snow sports.
Fun, relaxation, and entertainment are assured, not only wandering through the central and well known Via Roma, but also in the fascinating typical alpine villages which dot the inner valley. Here alpine tradition is manifested in a glorious refinement of food and wine, of architecture and of culture.
Adventure, adrenaline and extreme holidays for people always on the go
Ultra-active holidays and sheer exhilaration in Courmayeur Mont Blanc: freeriding right on Mont Blanc, heli-skiing, heli-biking, rafting, via ferratas plus hi-tech bivouac huts.
Your adventure holiday in Courmayeur Mont Blanc will be one to remember forever!
In winter you’re spoilt for choice: freeride skiing and snowboarding on powder on Mont Blanc and down the fantastic Vallée Blanche, the thrill of a helicopter flight and freeriding massive downhills surrounded by breathtaking scenery.
And if you’ve never tried ice climbing, get in touch with a Courmayeur Mont Blanc mountain guide and discover a sport that will bring you in direct contact with nature!
In the summer there are enduro backcountry mountain biking trails on Mont Blanc to try, and there’s no end of choice if water is your element: rafting, canyoning and kayaking on the rushing river Dora Baltea.
Aficionados of high-altitude hiking can head for Courmayeur Mont Blanc’s via ferratas and refuges, which played a central role in the history of mountaineering; from the Borelli and Monzino Refuges to the bivouac huts, spending the night in the mountains is a unique experience.
Be sure to spend a night in the new eco-sustainable hi-tech Gervasutti Bivouac Hut.
Not to forget the indoor offert of the Courmayeur Sport Center: a polyhedral and multifunctional structure where you can do sport all the year : climbing, tennis, ping pong, basket, squash, 5-a-side football, modern dance, spinning and pilates. The heart of the structure is the skating ring, for to all that whom to live the ferment of the ice dancing. The indoor climbing wall, managed by the Courmayeur Mountain Guide Society, is one of the most beautiful of Europe.