Welcome Winter is the most magical time of the year in Courmayeur. Every year, the town welcomes winter with a real party and the opening of the ski area. At 6.30 p.m. sharp the town “pushes the button” to officially kick off the skiing season by lighting up the huge Christmas tree of Abbé Henry Plaza and all the Christmas lights of the city center, offering a spectacular grand opening for everyone.
The world without a little music or poetry would be an unwelcoming place without any room for creativity. (Gianfranco Iovino)
Discover Courmayeur’s major winter and summer events
But that’s not all: concerts, music festivals, sports and scientific entertainment boost up Courmayeur’s social life throughout the year. Among all the events, the Celtic Music Festival, in Peuterey forest, will offer enthrall you in the magical atmosphere by ways of dance steps. There are also Yoga classes with ancient rituals that’ll let you reconnect with nature amidst the high summits and singing rivers.
Courmayeur is not just about music and relaxation though, it is also a vivid cultural hub. At the foot of Mont Blanc you will be able to meet Italian and international personalities from the world of politics, economy and cinema.
In July, dance takes center stage in Courmayeur Mont Blanc: every year the best teachers, choreographers and dancers get together at the foot of the Mont Blanc to perform their best artistic dance routine inspired by the mountain. And for those who love shopping, Boutiquenville - Foura Totte is a two-days shopping marathon that offers discount prices in the most exclusive shops of Courmayeur.