Hiking The Courmayeur

The 4th most popular hiking trail in Italy.

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Northwest of Milan and northeast of Courmayeur, the beautiful Val Ferret has numerous trails used in the winter for cross country skiing. The hiking trailheads start from the village of Plampincieux.

To reach this area from Milan, head west on Route A4 and then follow Route A5 northwest into Courmayer.

Overall, Courmayeur is the 4th most popular hiking trail of all 12 hikes in Italy.

Tour Du Mt Blanc near Courmayeur (Italy)

Tour Du Mt Blanc near Courmayeur (Italy)

Tour Du Mt Blanc near Courmayeur (Italy)

Tour Du Mt Blanc near Courmayeur (Italy)


Local Contact(s):  Local Tourism (011) 39-0165-842-060; Italian Tourism (212) 245-4822.

Recommended Book:  "Walking in Italy" from Lonely Planet

Recommended Map:  "Italy Road Atlas" from Michelin

Best Season:  Jun. - Aug.

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

Base Camp:  Laurent (011) 39-165-842687; Hotel Bouton d Or

Luxury Loding:  Hotel Palace Bron (011) 39-0165-846-742; Gran Baita (011) 39-165-844040; Hotel Berthod (011) 39-165-842835

GPS:  45.798, 6.98

Date Published:  1/3/2016

Date Updated:  6/26/2016

ID:  10947


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