Reviews Courmayeur

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Ski resort ratings

Ski resort ratings for Courmayeur compared to all other ski resorts. Based on 80 reviews.

Overall 70 Skiing 69
NoviceAdvancedExpertOffpisteSnow-sure
7.0 7.67.3 7.76.8 7.26.4 7.07.0 7.6
FamilyAtmosphereNatureWalkingLifts
7.1 7.87.2 7.17.8 7.76.8 7.06.9 7.1
Variety slopesSnowparksCrosscountrySlope preparationSlope orientation
7.0 6.7

Good eating out No waiting at the lifts Snow reliability Small ski area Few challenges for experts Bad eating out

7 Courmayeur, Aosta

Novice
6
Advanced
7
Expert
8
Offpiste
6
Snow
7
Lifts
6
Family
7
Ambiance
8
Nature
8
Walking
7

We thought the resort was quite hard for beginners but intermediates and advanced skiing is excellent. It is great for a short break. We loved the Crystal repa and the nightlife and everyone was so friendly. Courmayeur is a charming town. We will be going back for sure

Review by Mauricio Sciacca from Tregnago on Sunday Mar 28th. Visited Courmayeur in march 2010 as group

7.6 Courmayeur, Aosta

Novice
8
Advanced
8
Expert
7
Offpiste
7
Snow
7
Lifts
8
Family
8
Ambiance
7
Nature
8
Walking
8

The town is charming, the people are dlightful and very helpful, the lift system is good and skiing is good. The locals speak good English are are very happy to help at all times. There are 3 routes up the mountain. The Courmayeur cable car which takes 133 people per trip, the Dolone gondola which takes 10 per car and the Val Veny cable car which I did not use but appeared to be about the same size as the Courmayeur cable. We did not experience any queues for these lifts and we traveled during the English 1/2 term week. This may have been a week before the main Italian holiday, but I do not know this for certain. It is possible and more cheap to hire the kit from the shops at the bottom. Loc

Few challenges for experts No waiting at the lifts

Review by Ask from Milano on Tuesday Feb 19th. Visited Courmayeur in february 2008 as couple

6.7 Courmayeur, Aosta

Novice
7
Advanced
7
Expert
6
Offpiste
6
Snow
7
Lifts
7
Family
7
Ambiance
6
Nature
7
Walking
7

Just returned from a long weekend in Courmayeur 23rd - 26th January. Really accessible with flights to Turin and just under a 2 hour drive. Stayed at the Hotel Courmayeur very friendly, good food and about 7 minutes walk to the main gondola. Mainly red runs and good intermediates will ski it in a day or so. Also, not many long runs and resort gets busy on a Saturday. Don't try and eat at the Maison Vielle (at the top of the chair of the same name) on a Saturday, they can't cope and service is totally chaotic. Food at Petit Mont Blanc was pretty poor, really sloppy pizzas! For Apres-ski Bar Roma and The American Bar are good with great free nibbles! All in all a good place for a long weekend

Good eating out Bad eating out

Review by Elizabeth Crutchley from Edinburgh on Saturday Feb 2nd. Visited Courmayeur in january 2008 as couple

7 Courmayeur, Aosta

Novice
7
Advanced
7
Expert
6
Offpiste
7
Snow
7
Lifts
7
Family
7
Ambiance
7
Nature
8
Walking
7

Stayed at the Hotel Walser very near to town & the main gondola (5 minute walk). Excellent hotel with great food, great rooms & very friendly staff. I can't fault it on anything. The ski area is a little small for intermediates but the closeness of other resorts included on the lift pass makes it worth trying. We visited Pila (beautifull) & Chamonix (awesome) which broke the week up nicely. The ski area was very uncrowded until Saturday when all the locals & ski clubs arrive but monday to friday are great. The Town is very pretty & worth dining out a couple of times even if it means giving up prepaid evening meals in the hotel. It was so good we even dined out after our e

Small ski area No waiting at the lifts

Review by Andrew Nightingale from Leeds on Wednesday Jan 30th. Visited Courmayeur in january 2008 as couple

7.8 Courmayeur, Aosta

Novice
7
Advanced
8
Expert
8
Offpiste
7
Snow
8
Lifts
n.a.
Family
8
Ambiance
8
Nature
9
Walking
7

Mondain duur bergdorp met overweldigend mooi zicht op de Mont Blanc. Zoek er geen cultuur maar natuur, die is er in overvloed. Veel goed uitgestippelde wandelwegen. Het weer is er door de beschutte ligging ook (meestal) mooier dan aan de Franse kant van de berg (Chamonix). Je kan het volledige bergmassief met zijn prachtige gletsjers trouwens per (zeer prijzige) berglift oversteken tot in Chamonix en met de bus via de uitgebrande maar inmiddels herstelde bergtunnel terugkeren. Courmayeur heeft een mooie kleine dorpskern met ruime keuze aan restaurantjes, pastawinkels, typische dranken allerlei, chique kledingzaken enz.

Review by Guido from Schagen on Saturday Jul 14th. Visited Courmayeur in march 2007 as group

Neighbouring ski resorts

Arpy 5.9 km La Thuile 8.6 km Chamonix 16.8 km Argentiere 21 km Les Contamines 19 km