Resting at the base of Mont Blanc is Courmayeur, northwest Italian Alpine ski resort. While the primary visit for most people visiting Courmayeur Italy, they often find themselves enjoying many other activities here. From hiking and rock climbing to ice climbing and skiing. There boutiques and restaurants to enjoy, not to mention the beautiful mountain views all around Courmayeur.
If skiing isn’t for you, a visit here in the summer where you’ll find as many activities and all the same beauty as the winter guests enjoy. Instead of skiing down the slopes, you can hike up them and through the woods, become one with Italy’s nature. There is a lot of history here in Courmayeur to soak in as well, like Notre-Dame de Guérison is a Christian sanctuary where the Romans stopped on their way to Gaul. Or take the cable car Skyway Monte Bianco into the Alps, one of the breathtaking views linking Courmayeur with to the south-side of Mont Blanc at Pointe Helbronner.
When you’re in between your chosen ventures, summer or winter, there are several Courmayeur hotels that you can call your temporary home. For instance:
Hotel Aiguille Noire
Located just over 1 mile from Courmayeur, in Entreves, a quaint hamlet that in just over 1,900 feet from the Skyway Monte Bianco. On-site parking is free and a garden with mountain views awaits your enjoyment. You’ll be just 5 minutes from Val Veny ski elevators and if you rent a car while here, you can be at the ski area of La Thuille in 25 minutes.
Your room will be traditionally furnished and equipped with a flat-screen television. A buffet breakfast is served each morning and the partner restaurants offer discounts to guests of the Hotel Aiguille Noire.
This is one of the Courmayeur hotels that is located directly in front of the Mont Blanc and features Alpine-style accommodations. You’ll be just over 2,300 feet from the new cable car, Skyway Mont-Blanc, which departs from Entreves. You’ll be less than 2 miles from Courmayeur center and a little over 5 miles from Pre-Saint-Didier thermal baths.
Your day can start with a buffet breakfast of savory & sweet local flavors while you enjoy the majestic views of Mont Blanc on the terrace or from the lounge room. Your room will have a flat-screen television, private bath that is furnished with a hairdryer.
Hotel Bouton d’Or – Courmayeur
With accommodations in alpine style, this is one of the best Courmayeur hotels to get a view of the Chetif and Checrouit Mountain. The Dolonne ski slope is half a mile away and the hotel offers guests free shuttle to and from. Each morning, there is a continental breakfast and in the evenings after a day on the slopes, shopping, or site- seeing, enjoy the in-house var.
Each room has a flat screen television, mini bar, private bath, free Wi-Fi, and all the comforts for your home away from home while in Italy. A little more than half a mile away is the Courmayeur Ski Slope and the bus stop is 650 feet away.