Courmayeur in the summer
Lying at the end of the Val d'Aosta, immediately at the foot of the Mont Blanc, rises the famous mountain resort of Courmayeur. For decades the destination of a rich and refined mountain tourism, in Courmayeur you live a dream: an idyllic town, with beautiful buildings and typical houses, a long pedestrian walkway and shops that sell products and objects of all kinds.
But it is by trying to look up to the sky that you are enchanted by the wonders of nature in these areas: you are faced with the spectacle of Mont Blanc chain, with the Dente del Gigante, the Aiguille du Midi and all surrounding peaks over 4000 meters high, while on the left the characteristic profile of Mont Chetif watches over Courmayeur.
In Courmayeur, a mountain lover has everything he can need, starting with the countless possibilities for excursions: they range from the simplest paths such as the one that leads to the Elena Refuge, passing through the intermediate ones up to the summit of Mont Chetif, arriving at the high mountain hiking with mountain guide to reach the peaks of the Mont Blanc range.
The families they will have a lot of fun taking the children for nice, flat and relaxing walks in the adjacent areas Val Veny and Val Ferret, among pastures, beautiful meadows and luxuriant nature, or spending a beautiful day at the swimming pool located at the foot of Mont Chetif, in the town of Plan Checrouit.
Another essential option for those who go to Courmayeur for the first time is to observe Mont Blanc up close thanks to the SkyWay cable car that allows you to reach over 3500 meters of altitude. From here it is possible visit the Mont Blanc glacier with the help of mountain guides or visit the Turin Refuge with the magnificent view from above on the surrounding valleys. From the terrace of the cable car you can admire the main peaks of the Aosta Valley and neighboring France which is located just beyond the glacier that it shares thanks to the French town of Chamonix.
In Courmayeur, after a day in contact with nature, you cannot miss a stop in one of the typical restaurants of the town: you will be amazed by the goodness of the typical local products and by the welcome that the locals will be able to reserve for you, to recharge you for another one. beautiful, mountain day at the foot of Mont Blanc.
Courmayeur summer holidays
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