Courmayeur is the stylish mountain village on the Italian side of Mont Blanc. It’s popular as a winter ski resort, and is also an important hub along the TMB – Tour du Mont Blanc – the most popular inn-to-inn hiking route in the Alps.
Courmayeur has a beautiful cobblestoned, pedestrian-only village core, where you can walk, shop, and or sit at a comfortable cafe. It’s a beautiful village that exudes history and Italian charm.
Skyway Monte Bianco (Mont Blanc), is a cable car in the Alps. The Skyway links the Italian town of Courmayeur with Pointe Helbronner (3466 m elev.) on the southern side of the Mont Blanc massif and served by the Vallee Blanche Aerial Tramway, which crosses from the peak to the nearby peak of Aiguille du Midi, the French the cable car connecting Aiguille du Midi to the village of Chamonix, Courmayeur’s sister city.
Val Ferret is the name of the two separate valleys, departing from the Col Ferret on the border between Italy and Switzerland, on the southern and eastern sides of the Mont Blanc Massif. The Lacs de Fenetre are three small mountain lakes at the end of Val Ferret, on a mossy plateau overgrown with cotton grass, between Great Saint Bernard and the Mont Blanc massif.
Tours & Other Resources
Self-guided Tour du Mont Blanc – the classic route – the most popular inn-to-inn trek in the Alps. Our itinerary takes you over a series of passes through France, Italy and Switzerland with plenty of time to enjoy the comforts of Chamonix and Courmayeur.
Self-guided Deluxe TMB – If you like 5-star hotels and private transfers, our deluxe Tour du Mont Blanc will pamper you with luxurious stays in both Chamonix and Courmayeur.