41points

Courmayeur

71points

Gressoney

Courmayeur
Gressoney
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Courmayeur vs Gressoney

Courmayeur
Gressoney

How does Courmayeur compare to Gressoney?

  • 3 more ski slopes
    ?

    31vs28
  • 48 more restaurants/bars
    ?

    77vs29
  • 7 more ski trails (high difficulty)
    ?

    10vs3
  • 2 more ski trails (low difficulty)
    ?

    5vs3
  • 1 more museums
    ?

    1vs0
  • 18 more hostels and hotels
    ?

    42vs24
  • 2 more cinemas
    ?

    2vs0
  • 8 more ski lifts
    ?

    20vs12

How does Gressoney compare to Courmayeur?

  • 60km closer to nearest airport
    ?

    90kmvs150km
  • 1 more ski trails (medium difficulty)
    ?

    15vs14
  • 2.3inches more snowfall (December)
    ?

    46inchesvs43.7inches
  • 8km longer ski run
    ?

    9kmvs1km
  • 38.3inches more snowfall (February)
    ?

    112inchesvs73.7inches
  • 33.1inches more snowfall (March)
    ?

    107inchesvs73.9inches
  • 42.6inches more snowfall (April)
    ?

    78inchesvs35.4inches
  • 33.9inches more snowfall (January)
    ?

    98inchesvs64.1inches

General info

1.distance from airport

150km

90km

A nearby airport is ideal, as journeying by car or bus through mountainous areas can take longer than on flat terrain.
2.has smoking ban in closed public spaces
Courmayeur
Gressoney
Source: city's official website, 2020.
3.base elevation

1224meters

1624meters

The level of the base of the mountain above sea level.
4.Is child friendly
Courmayeur
Gressoney
The resort has dedicated on site childrens clubs, so no need to worry about a babysitter.
5.months open yearly

5months

6months

A longer ski season offers more flexibility on when to visit.

Skiing

1.ski slopes

31

28

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

14

15

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
Courmayeur
Gressoney
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.Offers open cross-country skiing
Courmayeur
Gressoney
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.
5.trails (difficult)

10

3

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.
6.Has a ski school
Courmayeur
Gressoney
Ski schools offer lessons to beginners.

Leisure

1.restaurants

77

29

More restaurants and bars can indicate a lively nightlife, as well as offering visitors more choice.
2.number of museums

1

0

Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official website, 2020.
3.number of cinemas

2

0

Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official website, 2020.
4.number of theaters

0

0

Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official website, 2020.
5.Has a spa
Courmayeur
Gressoney
After a day out in the snow, you can get warm and relaxed in the spa.
6.Has an ice rink
Courmayeur
Gressoney
At the ice rink you can get your skates on and try your hand at a different winter sport.

Facilities

1.hotels and hostels

42

24

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

1

0

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
Courmayeur
Gressoney
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!

Snowfall

1.snowfall december

43.7inches

46inches

Average snowfall in the month of December.
2.snowfall february

73.7inches

112inches

Average snowfall in the month of February.
3.snowfall march

73.9inches

107inches

Average snowfall in the month of March.
4.snowfall april

35.4inches

78inches

Average snowfall in the month of April.
5.snowfall january

64.1inches

98inches

Average snowfall in the month of January.

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