More and more people are discovering the joys of skiing Courmayeur in the Mont-Blanc mountain range. Â A few reasons why, Cheap and good mountain restaurants, Coffee!, Heli skiing, Untracked off-piste and no lift lines.
Getting to Courmayeur only takes 20 minutes longer than arriving in Chamonix if you travel with a private operator such as Deluxe-Transfers, you will travel straight through the Famous Mont-Blanc tunnel and down into the picture postcard town of Courmayeur.
The Mont-Blanc tunnel is the amazing piece of tunneling that has made this possible, some facts.
- Finished in 1965
- 11,611Â metres (7.215Â mi) long
- Fire in 1999 killed 31 people
- 711Â tonnes of explosives were used to blast 555,000Â cubic metres (19,600,000 cuÂ ft) of rock
- 5 engineers and 350 workmen worked an estimated grand total of 4,600,000 man-hours to complete the project.
Just a few facts borrowed from Wikipedia.
Deluxe Transfers are available for all types of work, including trips to Courmayeur from Chamonix and off course from Geneva. Â For price quotes please do not hesitate to get in touch.