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The History of Courmayeur Mont Blanc and it’s natural springs

The history of Courmayeur Mont Blanc can also be traced through its waters and abundant natural springs

The history of Courmayeur Mont Blanc can be traced through its springs and spa cures.

Courmayeur went from being a small mountain village to tourist resort around1680, after a famous naturalist called the Duke of Aosta’s attention to the curative properties of its spring waters. From 1860 onwards, members of the royal court of Turin started coming to the springs of Courmayeur.

As stories of many cures spread, Courmayeur Mont Blanc became one of the foremost holiday destiations in Valle d’Aosta and for almost half a century the Spas were all the rage with the Piedmontese and Savoy aristocracy.

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