60points

Chamonix

41points

Courmayeur

Chamonix
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21 facts in comparison

Chamonix vs Courmayeur

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Courmayeur

How does Chamonix compare to Courmayeur?

  • 38 more ski slopes
    ?

    69vs31
  • 10 more ski trails (medium difficulty)
    ?

    24vs14
  • 31 more ski trails (low difficulty)
    ?

    36vs5
  • 19 more hostels and hotels
    ?

    61vs42
  • 29 more ski lifts
    ?

    49vs20
  • 1 more five star hotels
    ?

    2vs1
  • Winter olympics host
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How does Courmayeur compare to Chamonix?

  • 8 more restaurants/bars
    ?

    77vs69
  • 1 more ski trails (high difficulty)
    ?

    10vs9
  • 32.91$ cheaper average daily ski pass price
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    43$vs75.91$
  • Has smoking ban in closed public spaces
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  • 189meters higher base elevation
    ?

    1224metersvs1035meters
  • Has an ice rink
    ?

General info

1.has smoking ban in closed public spaces
Chamonix
Courmayeur
Source: city's official website, 2020.
2.base elevation

1035meters

1224meters

The level of the base of the mountain above sea level.
3.Is child friendly
Chamonix
Courmayeur
The resort has dedicated on site childrens clubs, so no need to worry about a babysitter.
4.Winter olympics host
Chamonix
Courmayeur
The resort has played host to the winter olympics. This means it is likely to have a range of professional slopes, other winter sports, and finally, good facilities and well developed transport links.

Skiing

1.ski slopes

69

31

The total number of ski slopes available at the resort.
2.trails (medium)

24

14

Ski trail difficulty is measured in "percent slope", a system in which a 100% slope equals a 45-degree angle. Medium difficulty trails (marked with a blue square) have a slope gradient between 25% and 40%. These trails are ideal for regular skiers.
3.Allows off-piste skiing
Chamonix
Courmayeur
In resorts which allow off piste-skiing, you can ski anywhere which is great for adventurous types. However, there are hazards such cliff edges, avalanches or simply getting lost and suffering exhaustion.
4.trails (difficult)

9

10

Ski trail difficulty is measured in "percent slope", a system in which a 100% slope equals a 45-degree angle. High-difficulty trails (marked with a black diamond) have a slope gradient of more than 40%; such trails are designed for experienced skiers who enjoy a good challenge.
5.Offers open cross-country skiing
Chamonix
Courmayeur
Cross-country skiing is an Olympic sport that provides great exercise for both the upper and lower body. Resorts that keep the cross-country skiing trails open for the general public attract professional and casual skiers.
6.Has a ski school
Chamonix
Courmayeur
Ski schools offer lessons to beginners.

Leisure

1.restaurants

69

77

More restaurants and bars can indicate a lively nightlife, as well as offering visitors more choice.
2.Has a spa
Chamonix
Courmayeur
After a day out in the snow, you can get warm and relaxed in the spa.
3.Has an ice rink
Chamonix
Courmayeur
At the ice rink you can get your skates on and try your hand at a different winter sport.
4.Has ice climbing areas
Chamonix
Courmayeur
Ice climbing is a great sport for adrenalin seekers. It entails climbing frozen cliff edges/waterfalls using tools such as ice axes in order to grip the surface.
5.Has a golf course
Chamonix
Courmayeur
The resort has a golf course which visitors can enjoy, weather permitting!

Facilities

1.hotels and hostels

61

42

With more hostels and hotels at the resort you have a range to choose from.
2.number of five star hotels

2

1

Five star hotels at the resort can indicate prestige. It can provide luxurious accommodation to those wanting to spend a bit more.
3.Has camping facilities
Chamonix
Courmayeur
Camping can offer a cheaper alternative to hotels or B&B’s, and can provide a fun outdoors experience - although it might not be ideal in winter!

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