41points

Courmayeur

78points

Val d’Isère

Courmayeur
Val d’Isère
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40 facts in comparison

Courmayeur vs Val d’Isère

Courmayeur
Val d’Isère

How does Courmayeur compare to Val d’Isère?

  • 18 more restaurants/bars
    ?

    77vs59
  • 1hours longer opening hours
    ?

    8hoursvs7hours
  • 24.91$ cheaper average daily ski pass price
    ?

    43$vs67.91$
  • 1 more museums
    ?

    1vs0
  • 15 more hostels and hotels
    ?

    42vs27
  • 319.18$ cheaper season ticket price
    ?

    1 187.00$vs1506.18$
  • 1 more cinemas
    ?

    2vs1
  • Has a golf course
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How does Val d’Isère compare to Courmayeur?

  • 127 more ski slopes
    ?

    158vs31
  • 261km bigger skiable area
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    300kmvs39km
  • 6km closer to nearest airport
    ?

    144kmvs150km
  • 26 more ski trails (medium difficulty)
    ?

    40vs14
  • 12 more restaurants/bars on the slopes
    ?

    18vs6
  • 19 more ski trails (high difficulty)
    ?

    29vs10
  • 30.3inches more snowfall (December)
    ?

    74inchesvs43.7inches
  • 9km longer ski run
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    10kmvs1km

General info

1.distance from airport

150km

144km

A nearby airport is ideal, as journeying by car or bus through mountainous areas can take longer than on flat terrain.
2.opening hours

8hours

7hours

The opening hours is the average number of hours per day that the resort is open for skiing. Long opening hours mean you can go for an early ski, or have a long sleep and go later.
3.has smoking ban in closed public spaces
Courmayeur
Val d’Isère
Source: city's official website, 2020.
4.months open yearly

5months

5.5months

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

1224meters

1550meters

The level of the base of the mountain above sea level.
6.Is child friendly
Courmayeur
Val d’Isère
The resort has dedicated on site childrens clubs, so no need to worry about a babysitter.

Skiing

1.ski slopes

31

158

The total number of ski slopes available at the resort.
2.skiable area

39km

300km

The size of area available for skiers to enjoy on the mountain as measured in kilometres.
3.trails (medium)

14

40

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.
4.Allows off-piste skiing
Courmayeur
Val d’Isère
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.
5.Has a ski school
Courmayeur
Val d’Isère
Ski schools offer lessons to beginners.
6.Offers open cross-country skiing
Courmayeur
Val d’Isère
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.

Leisure

1.restaurants

77

59

More restaurants and bars can indicate a lively nightlife, as well as offering visitors more choice.
2.restaurants on the slopes

6

18

Rather than having to trek back to the base of the mountain, it is a lot more convenient to have restaurants and bars on the slopes.
3.number of museums

1

0

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

2

1

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

0

0

Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official website, 2020.
6.Has a spa
Courmayeur
Val d’Isère
After a day out in the snow, you can get warm and relaxed in the spa.

Facilities

1.hotels and hostels

42

27

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

1

5

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
Val d’Isère
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

74inches

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

73.9inches

114.6inches

Average snowfall in the month of March.
3.snowfall february

73.7inches

111.32inches

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

35.4inches

124.15inches

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

64.1inches

104.7inches

Average snowfall in the month of January.

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