Impressive natural setting blessed by romantic atmosphere
Discover the breathtaking atmosphere of this charming unparalleled town. Courmayeur is an Italian town in the autonomous region of Valle d'Aosta, in northern Italy. It is located at the foot of Mont Blanc, the highest mountain in Western Europe, in the Graian Alps range, and is crossed by the Dora Baltea. Courmayeur shared the summit of Mont Blanc with its neighboring commune of Chamonix in France and earned thus the title of the highest municipality in Italy.
Because of its picturesque mountain scenery and healthy mountain air Courmayeur is a beautiful and much-beloved destination year round, perfect for a romantic holiday as well as for a unique wedding! It is one of Europe’s most famous ski locations, but here you will also find the Botanical Garden Alpino Saussurea, which can be described as Europe's highest botanical garden. During the summer months, Courmayeur is a popular destination for hikers.
Excellent transport connections and fairytale surroundings
Courmayeur is well connected to north-western Italy (220 km from Milan). The Mont Blanc Tunnel links the region to France. Lyon is 240 km away and can be reached in a few hours, and Geneva, Switzerland, is just 100 km away.
The nearby village of La Palud is the base station of the Funivie Monte Bianco, the cable car to the Pointe Helbronner linking it to the Vallée Blanche Aerial Tramway going to the Aiguille du Midi where there is a link to the Téléphérique de l'Aiguille du Midi, the cable car from Chamonix.
The most beautiful mountain wedding locations
In Courmayeur and its surroundings, you will just be spoilt! Dolonne, a sister-town of Courmayeur, has many residential areas and hotels, as well as a large sports center. It is connected to Courmayeur by a bridge that straddles a tributary flowing from Mont Blanc.
Another mountain that surrounds Courmayeur is Mont Chétif. It is a hiker-friendly mountain with a statue of the Virgin Mary at the summit overlooking the town. Isn't this magical?