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Winter activities in Courmayeur

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In Courmayeur you will never get bored!

Not only any sport here is at home and you can range from skiing e snowboard toice climbing and skating, but for the more curious there are original activities like it sleeddog o build an igloo.

Courmayeur By Night do not worry! If that's not enough for you streetparty o a Pericena citizen you can dine directly at the shelters on the slopes and you are guaranteed to return to the valley by snowmobile!

For those who love one cultural holiday moreover, exhibitions and events abound.

Courma it's the best place for a vacation, ever!

The owners Manlio and Elena they are profound connoisseurs of the area and are available to customers for whatever information on Courmayeur and its surroundings.

Sports activities in courmayeur

Such beautiful and complete sports facilities are found in few other places.

100 km of slopes available. 

YOU ALWAYS SKI! 

The descent is always guaranteed also thanks to the artificial snow systems in case of lack of snow.

OUR PROPOSALS:

On 2 sides Val Veny and Checrouit with slopes for all levels. Our Hotel is 200 meters from the Courmayeur cable car. Ready to hit the slopes?

free heel skiing, practiced with special skis. More difficult to practice because it involves specific movements that are more complicated to coordinate and require more strength. Do you want to learn? In Courmayeur you will find theequipment suitable for telemark and experienced masters

 

in Val Ferret over 20 km of cross-country trails for all levels. At the start of the slope at the Foyer Val Ferret you will find info, tickets, services, changing rooms and showers. here the list of cross-country trails near Courmayeur

two large areas for freeride: departure Arp Dolonne, 2700 m to descend to the hamlet of Dolonne or departure Arp Granny from Courmayeur to get to Zerotta in Val Veny or off-piste from Pavillon, arriving with the Skyway, to get to La Palud. Here all the info for the slopes Freeride Courmayeur area and on the same site you can find excellent guides for spectacular freeride excursions!

 

the two sides of the Mont Blanc they differ in the difficulty of the climbs. The more demanding ones leave from Courmayeur, and for those at the beginning of this fascinating sport there isto "normal Italian", o Via del Papa, from the Gonella refuge. A way of  third level for a 2 day ascent. 

Also in this case for the instructors we refer you to the alpine guides "guidecourmayeur". Mont Blanc: 4810 meters to be conquered. The easiest Italian way to climb is via del Papa and passes by the Gonella refuge. If you want to try your hand at a mountain guide, (always recommended) you can find info on the site guidecourmayeur.

to experience the thrill of climbing vertical ice walls, nothing better than Mont Blanc!

discover a silent world, only your breath and the wind, the rhythmic movement on the snow away from everything. An experience to try to feel at one with the mountains. You can try the short Tor De Dolonne route starting from the cable car and arriving at the Fun Park. 500 meters of relaxation and detachment from the confusion. Or a 'night excursion with dinner in a hut! can rent your snowshoes here.

 

a bike that has skis instead of wheels for cross-country skiing and a mountain bike with huge wheels for rough trails; so your passion for pedaling can continue all winter even in the snow! discover all the excursions!

Courmayeur facilities

Our Hotel Triolet is 50 meters from the Courmayeur cable car which remains open in winter until midnight, choose our welcome

Enjoy a dinner at high altitude while admiring the sunset over the mountains white snow and the valley with the lights of the town to draw its contours is an unforgettable experience.

Read here the real-time information on the slopes and lifts in Courmayeur

What to do in courmayeur if you don't ski?

Skyway the Courmayeur cable car

Not just for skiers! Let yourself be tempted by the panoramic climb to Mont Blanc, from the incredible cabin that rotates on itself and allows a 360 ° view during the entire climb; you will not regret! An exciting experience both in good weather and in snow!

The view from the summit is an unforgettable view: 

the terrace of Punta Helbronner offers an open 360 degree view of the surrounding mountains, the possibility of having lunch outside in the beautiful terraces with a view where to sunbathe while relaxing.

Interesting exhibition of ancient crystals (free admission) with all the varieties of Mont Blanc collected over the years by crystals, rock climbers who are passionate about crystals.

Sled dogs or sleeddog

ARE YOU CURIOUS? ADVENTUROUS? Then you will love this activity! One turn on a sled driving your pack of dogs? Yes, there is no need to go to the North Pole! In Courmayeur there are two routes to do with sled dogs from which you can choose: the "Entrèves" route, adrenaline between curves, climbs and descents or the "Val Veny" route immersed in wild nature, in an unspoiled landscape across the Peuterey wood. In both the wind on your face, the rustle of the snow under the sled, the pristine landscape will make you live an unforgettable experience

Here the site for reservations and info on sleeddog

Courmayeur for children

Fun park in Dolonne

A fantastic place where in winter, in addition to the ski school for children with 3 treadmills, you find the bobsleigh and toboggan runs and tubing track! (i.e. rubber donuts to slide on the snow). 

For the little ones there's a'playground dedicated with slides, trampolines and inflatables. 

Open from 10 to 16.30. 

Phone. +39 366.2686776

e-mail: funpark.dolonne@gmail.com

Park playground area

For those who only have a couple of hours to let the children play, the playground inside Courmayer, at the Bollino park is an excellent solution. The park has many fun games with slides, swings of all shapes, constructions to climb on and pulleys

High-altitude adventure park

3 km from Pré-Saint-Didier, just above the ravine, 8 km from Courmayeur is the Mont Blanc Adventure Park. Routes of different difficulties that you can repeat several times. Apart from there is the zipline of the ravine: a path with the pulley suspended on the ravine of Saint Didier which is very exciting. You can do the route accompanied by the staff. Restaurant available on site.

Here rates and routes of the Mont Blanc Adventure Park.

Unmissable experiences

Heliski: helicopter and freeride on Mont Blanc

Have you ever thought of flying in a helicopter above the clouds and landing on deserted peaks to go down freeride, free, with the mountain all to yourself? A dream that can come true in Courmayeur at Heliski Courmayeur in collaboration with the Alpine guides of Courmayeur!

Make an igloo

An incredible experience that can only be activated for groups because it requires harmony and teamwork to build an ice shelter to survive the sub-zero nights.

Here all the info onigloo experience

Winter events in courmayeur

The first weekend of December lights up the Christmas lights and above all theCourmayeur Christmas tree (piazza Abbè Henry) and the start of the ski season is celebrated.

Over the weekend, lots of current music and folk groups will alternate with debates and discussions organized with Sky TG24.

After the slopes have closed, experience the thrill of skiing with torches and the thrill of riding a motorcycle on the snow! Only the white of the snow around and a black velvet of star-dotted sky above you as you descend into the valley amidst the majesty of the mountains. Here you will find all the info on torchlight hikes and snowmobile rides

Between November 20 and January 6, just half an hour's drive from Courmayeur, you can visit the Marché Vert Noël, Christmas market which winds through the historic center of Aosta, in the spectacular scenery of the Roman Theater. About fifty chalets are set up with handicraft e local specialties, antiques or typical, and small objects in wool, felt, terracotta, ideal for finding original giftsi.

Theatrical show starting on 7 December 2021 at the Jardin de l'Ange.

The story of the brave chimney sweep Rhemy who becomes a mountaineer to get the snow back in Courmayeur!

For info Courmayeur Service Center Piazzale Monte Bianco, 3 COURMAYEUR

Phone +39 0165 841612

e-mail: info@courmayeurmontblanc.it

11 12-December

two days of live performances: great interpreters of Italian jazz they will perform in a repertoire of both standard jazz and original compositions. info at Courmayeur Sport Center

December 28th at 21pm at the Courmayeur Sport Center

Italian singer-songwriter winner of the Tenco award, she has collaborated with several artists including I Pinguini Tattici Nucleari, Fabri Fibra, Sfera Ebbasta and Blanco. Tickets online.

The offers are countless:

  • you can attend the traditional fAccolade of the ski instructors 
  • Party in the square oevery year the town of Courmayeur organizes the New Year's party in the square, there will be music for all tastes and live guests to liven up the party. The celebrations will last until dawn and for the occasion i downtown shops will stay open all night to allow everyone to do their first shopping of the year in the center of Courmayeur!
  • Fireworks wherever you are in Courmayeur you will see the sky fill with a thousand lights to celebrate the new year
  • Disco events: each club obviously organizes an unforgettable party, each with its own style. We talked about the main clubs on the page Courmayeur talking about what to do in the evening in Courmayeur.

Millennial Fair of S. Orso (Aosta) on 30 and 31 January. 

In the historic center of Courmayeur craftsmen and artists exhibit their works in the oldest streets of the city. 

from wood carvings of all kinds at barrels for wine and spiritsfrom ancient games proposed to the children of yesterday and today at typical footwear of the area, and then articles in wrought iron, baskets and objects of wicker, laces created just like grandmothers made them, objects in leather, fabrics and lane. L'Aosta Valley identity it shows itself in all its variety through these artifacts.

During the fair you can enjoy many wines and typical products to the food and wine pavilion and in the area of ​​the Roman theater.

February 14! Who does not know this date? For lovers it is the day of cuddles, surprises, declarations.

On the day of lovers all Courmayeur becomes romantic. What's more beautiful than a walk in a carriage in the snow and then drink a hot chocolate looking into each other's eyes?

Or stroll through the center between craft shops and haute couture and then enjoy a mulled wine?

But also one ascent to the SkyWay it's a dinner at high altitude with a wonderful view around and one descent suspended in the starry sky it is an unforgettable romantic experience!

And last but not least, how can we forget that we are two steps away from thermal baths of Pre Saint Didier, among the most elegant and well-known in Europe! A wonderful idea for a Valentine's Day for a relaxing couple.

Whatever the style of your day, around you will have music, lights and typical flavors with menus dedicated to lovers, immersed in the romantic snowy panorama of the Mont Blanc massif.

February 17-21, 2022. 4 days of design and architecture. 

Widespread exhibition in the streets of the center, al Duca degli Abruzzi Museum and Courmayeur Sport Center we will see exhibits, presentations of futuristic projects and objects created by designers and architects 

What else do you need to spend an unforgettable holiday?