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Getting There

By Bus -- Thirteen daily buses connect Courmayeur with Aosta (1 hr.). At least hourly buses (more in summer; tel. 0165-841-305) run between Courmayeur's Piazzale Monte Bianco and Entrèves and La Palud (10 min.), just above Entrèves.

By Car -- Autostrada A5 from Turin to the Mont Blanc tunnel passes Courmayeur; the trip from Aosta to Courmayeur on this much-used route takes less than half an hour (lots of time in tunnels; for scenery, take the parallel S26, about 1 hr.), and total travel time from Turin is less than 2 hours.

Visitor Information

The tourist office in Courmayeur, Piazzale Monte Bianco 8 (tel. 0165-842-060 or 0165-842-072; www.courmayeur.it or www.regione.vda.it/turismo), provides information on hiking, skiing, and other outdoor activities in the region, as well as hotel and restaurant listings. Office hours vary widely depending on the time of year; it's best to call ahead.

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.