Exciting news from Courmayeur Ski Resort

Exciting news from Courmayeur Ski ResortCourmayeur Italy is proud to be the site chosen by world-famous chef, Heston Blumenthal, to host his first Winter Ski Gourmet Festival.  The event will be held from February 2 – 5, 2014 at the foot of Mont Blanc in the charming, picturesque ski resort of Courmayeur.  Courmayeur is one of the best Mont Blanc ski resorts for a gourmet ski destination because it has more restaurants than any other ski resort of its size, including fantastic mountain restaurants in addition to the many Courmayeur restaurants located within the village.  Courmayeur is your typical Italian ski resort complete with breathtaking scenery, beautiful buildings, cobblestoned streets, quaint shops and a charming character that puts any visitor immediately at ease.  It is the perfect Italian Alps ski resort for this type of event. Continue reading

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Courmayeur Isn’t the Only Destination in the Valle d’Aosta, But It Might be the Best

Courmayeur Isn’t the Only Destination in the Valle d’Aosta, But It Might be the BestWe haven’t been everywhere, but Italy’s magnificent Valle d’Aosta (Aosta Valley) just has to be one of the most beautiful places in the world.  A lot of people consider it to be the true heart of the Alps. Located in northwestern Italy, France lies on its western border, Switzerland is to the north, and the Italian Piedmont region is to the south and east.  You might not be familiar with the name “Valle d’Aosta,” but we’re pretty sure you’ve heard of a few of its more famous attractions.  Continue reading

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When to book an apartment for your Courmayeur ski vacation

Book Courmayeur HotelIt may difficult to choose the Courmayeur ski resort that is best for your Mont Blanc ski vacation – – they are all great!  Courmayeur hotels come in all sizes, shapes and price ranges.  There is no shortage of choices when it comes where to spend your Courmayeur holidays.  However, there are times when you may want to choose another type of Courmayeur accommodation other than a hotel.  Sometimes it might be better to rent an apartment for your Swiss Alps ski vacation.  Renting an apartment can be a great alternative to a hotel room for several reasons. Continue reading

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