Discovery Italy takes you to the Courmayeur ski area

The Courmayeur ski area is funny and safe. There are two sides, the one of Chécrouit and the one of Val Vény, with slopes for everyone: beginner skiers, professionals and snowboarder. 

Modern and fast lifts reach the Courmayeur ski resorts extended on the Monte Bianco, the roof of Europe, with ski slopes that are always perfectly groomed thanks to the snowmaking system. 

The Courmayeur cable car is open until midnight to let the après-ski lovers appreciate a tasty appetizer or a dinner at altitude while enjoying the sunset on the snow and the lights of the town from above.  

The Courmayeur district is located in the Aosta Valley, in north-western Italy, and includes:  

  • 100 km between piste (42km) and off-piste.
  • Runs: 33 (11 blue – 17 red – 5 black)
  • Lifts: 4 cable cars – 2 cabin lifts – 8 chairlifts – 3 skilifts – 1 beginner carpet.

Moreover, there is the Vallé Blanche ski descent, a stunning ski route. An off-piste itinerary expanded for over 20 km on the Mer de Glace glacier starting from Punta Helbronner at 3.466 m, which can be reached by the wonderful Skyway.well groomed.  


Courmayeur is a famous touristic town in the Aosta Valley and known for the beauty of the landscape and the hospitality of its inhabitants. The old town, in fact, offers an authentic alpine atmosphere, which you can breathe both walking through the shops of the central Via Roma and in the most hidden corners. The town of Courmayeur (1,224 m) stands at the foot of the Mont Blanc, in a green valley surrounded by pine and larch trees, mountains, glaciers and beautiful traditional villages along the course of the Dora Baltea, the river that crosses the whole Aosta Valley.