Located at the bottom of a splendid basin overlooked by Mont Blanc, Courmayeur town and commune (elevation: 1,224 m) with the Courmayeur Mont Blanc Funivie ski area is a top choice for all skiers. With plenty of character and great ski terrain, the resort has 100 km of runs (slopes) and a few off-piste routes for every taste. On the perfectly groomed slopes (33 with 11 blue – 17 red – 5 black) both the beginners as well as the experimented skiers will enjoy the rides. The artificial snow, produced for over 70% of the ski area, ensures quality snow cover on all the runs.
The slopes, which are located on two different sides, Val Vény and Plan Chécrouit, go up as far as the Cresta d’Arp, at an altitude of 2,750 m. The ski area can be reached thanks to the two cableways (cable cars), located in Courmayeur (Courmayeur cableway) and Entrèves (Val Veny cableway), more
and the Dolonne cabin lift.
Off-piste skiers can embark on the adventure of trying some thrilling descents on fresh snow along the fantastic routes that run from the Punta Helbronner (3,462 m) towards Chamonix (France) and Courmayeur. With the opening of the new Skyway Monte Bianco cable car, which serves the Punta Helbronner on the Italian side, the link to Chamonix is not only quicker but also very spectacular. The Skyway Monte Bianco station platform on Punta Helbronner offers an amazing view over the Aosta Valley and the Piedmont region. The amazing Vallée Blanche (France) offers 20 km of off-piste skiing amid beautiful peaks and glaciers and the large Toula ski area, for which individual safety equipment and the assistance of an alpine guide during the descent amid granite rocks and seracs are required. On the French side, the Punta Helbronner is served by the Vallée Blanche Aerial Tramway, which crosses from the peak to the nearby peak of Aiguille du Midi (peak-to-peak distance of 5 km). This, in turn, gives access to the French téléphérique (cable car) de l'Aiguille du Midi, connecting Aiguille du Midi to Chamonix, Courmayeur's sister "city".
Non-skiers can enjoy the view of wonderful peaks using the lifts: the Dolonne cabin lift, the Chécrouit cabin lift and the Youla and Arp cable cars will take you up to the Cresta d’Arp, an important panoramic viewpoint. You can also have lunch at one of the numerous mountain restaurants located at different altitudes and enjoy a different experience, meaning that stopping for a break is always a pleasure.
After skiing, you can browse the multitude of shops, boutiques, restaurants and bars along Courmayeur’s cobbled streets, as the centre of the town is car-free. This is a charming and interesting place to explore at every hour of the day. From December to April the Courmayeur cableway, located in the town centre, will be open every night until midnight, allowing apres-ski lovers to stay up and have a drink and dinner at the restaurant while enjoying the sunset in the snow and the lights of the villages seen from above.
Breuil-Cervinia is a modern ski resort lying at the foot of the Matterhorn (Monte Cervino) at 2,050 metres above sea level, from which Plateau Rosà at 3,480 metres can be reached. The resort, which is well-known both in Aosta Valley and abroad, hosts an impressive ski area, offering 103 km of runs linking up with the Valtournenche for a total of 154 km of slopes, plus a cross-border connection with Zermatt (Switzerland), adding up to a grand total of 360 km of runs.
In Breuil-Cervinia ski area there are 48 runs (11 blue / 26 km -30 red / 67 km - 7 black / 10 km) and the winter season, which lasts six months (from late October to early May) is the longest season in Aosta Valley. Here you can practice alpine skiing, off-piste skiing, cross-country skiing, heli-skiing and even snow catting, snow scooting, more
snow biking, ice karting, ice skating and curling. Summer skiing is possible in the higher part of the ski resort, on the Plateau Rosà glacier. The summer also offers the chance to practice hiking, mountain biking and golfing. You can have a nice walk around the Layet Lake, also known as Blue Lake (Lago Blu) of the Matterhorn or play golf in a stunning natural context at the foot of Monte Cervino, where one of the highest golf courses in Europe is situated.
In Breuil-Cervinia, everything is within walking distance, including the lift systems. The Cime Bianche Laghi - Plateau Rosà cable car and the Bontadini chairlift provides a comfortable way to get to Plateau Rosà, while the eight-person Pancheron chairlift offers impressive views at the foot of the Matterhorn (Monte Cervino), as well as access to very technical slopes and great off-piste routes. Through the large windows of the Plateau Rosà cableway, you can enjoy amazing panoramic views both during the descent and return journey (for those who do not ski in the winter).
The town has many residential homes, modern hotels and wellness centres, offering their guests relaxation and beautiful moments. Numerous after ski ideas include shopping, pre-dinner drinks with tastes of local produce, dinner at the restaurants and visits to the Alpine Guide’s museum and Indian Park, one of the most spectacular snowparks in the Alps dedicated to freestyle fun. 
Monterosa Ski connects three alpine valleys (Val d’Ayas, Valle di Gressoney and Valsesia) into a single ski area, in the sight of Monte Rosa massif and Mont Avic Nature Park between Aosta Valley and Piedmont regions. It has always been very popular among the most demanding skiers due to the carefully maintained slopes and great technological standards of the lifts. The Monterosa Ski area offers 100 kilometres of runs in 8 alpine towns and villages (Antagnod, Alagna, Alpe di Mera, Brusson Estoul Palasinaz, Champoluc-Frachey, Champorcher, Gressoney-La-Trinité, Gressoney-Saint-Jean).
The most renowned resorts, Champoluc in Val d’Ayas and Gressoney-La-Trinité in Valle di Gressoney, have excellent runs and great off-piste tracks. Champoluc area, which is part of the Monterosa circuit, offers 27 km of runs and has 18 slopes (4 blue - 14 red). more

Champoluc is the departure point for an enchanting route that takes skiers right to Gressoney-La-Trinité and Alagna Valsesia, in the other two valleys that complete the Monterosa Ski area. It is the main centre in Val d’Ayas, a fundamental hub for the Monterosa Ski lifts, which lead up to the 2,727-metre altitude of the Bettaforca Pass, where they link up with those of the Gressoney Valley. From the Crest (1,980 metres), the lifts head on up to Monte Sarezza (2,702 m). After skiing, you can try the Monterosa Terme, a place of relaxation and well-being in the Monterosa Ski area.
Gressoney-La-Trinité Ski Resort is situated at the foot of Monte Rosa in the middle of the valleys that make up the Monterosa Ski network. It is an ideal base to make the most of the inter-valley connections with Champoluc through the Bettaforca Pass (2,727 m) and with Alagna through the Salati Pass (2,971 m), as well as to enjoy its internal 34 km of runs on 22 slopes (2 blue - 17 red - 3 black).
Skiing in Gressoney-La-Trinité offers the possibility to use fast, ultra-modern lifts facilities to explore the great and varied slopes and the excellent off-piste routes, which are some of the best in Italy. Between the Gabiet and the stunning Punta Jolanda area, it is possible to try an exciting internal route, the jewel of which is the old “Gialla” (Yellow) trail, a thrilling experience reserved strictly for expert skiers. more
Gressoney-La-Trinité also offers quick access to the Indren glacier, the paradise of freeriding, which is reachable with just three ski lifts in all seasons. Children will have the opportunity to enjoy the Snow Park near the Staffal cable car, a fun introduction to skiing.
Gressoney-Saint-Jean Ski Resort sits at an altitude of 1,385 m in the Italian Alps and is part of the Monterosa Ski area. This area is not particularly large (one chairlift, one cableway and one Snow Park), but it features 8.2 km of runs suitable for all kinds of skiers (11 slopes: 4 blue, 5 red and 2 black). The cableway and the snow park are popular among beginners and children who want to learn to ski and have fun on the snow.
The “Leonardo David” black runs that snake through the Cembran pine wood, are especially popular among expert skiers looking for a challenge, while the blue and red runs keep the other skiers happy. Skiing is possible even at night on the illuminated W4 “Leonardo David” black track.
The largest village on the Monte Rosa pass is not linked by lift to the other runs in the Monterosa Ski area, more
but the connection with the rest of the runs is provided by a 10-minute ski-bus service.
Pila Ski Resort overlooks the city of Aosta, from which you can get to the slopes by a brand-new eight-person gondola lift in just a few minutes and without a car. Cableway is open both in summer and in winter and offers a breathtaking view over Aosta Valley, in the middle of which lies Pila Ski area. There are 70 km of slopes (6 blue - 22 red - 4 black) in the ski area, which run from the 1,540 m altitude of Plan Praz to the 2,750 m of the Couis 1.
Pila offers direct access to the lifts from all the hotels and here everything is possible, everything is convenient, and everything is available to everyone. The Grimod cableway provides access to Areaeffe Snow Park, much loved by snowboarders and freestylers. The Snow Park is divided into two sectors, one is easier and the other one is more difficult, more
where riders will find rails, box rails, fun boxes, kickers of up to 17 metres, and an authentic jibbing trail over 500 m long. Here you will find the comfort and services of the city along with the charm of the mountain. 
Located in the Central Valley and Mont Avic (Valle Centrale/Mont Avic), Champorcher (1,440 m) is the first ski resort in the Aosta Valley that visitors who come from Turin or Milan will find. It borders Mont Avic Nature Park and is just 21 km from the motorway exit and the railway station of Pont St. Martin. The ski resort offers 12 km of runs (18 slopes: 2 blue - 13 red - 3 black), always with a lot of snow, and is suitable for all kinds of skiers.
In just 5 minutes, the Cimetta Rossa chairlift will take you up to Cimetta Rosa situated at an altitude of 2,500 m, from where a number of intermediate runs can be enjoyed. It offers superb views out over the Matterhorn, Monte Rosa and the Rosa dei Banchi Glacier. 
Champorcher is also a nice destination for ski mountaineering, more
with beautiful trails immersed in natural surroundings.
Cogne (1,534 m) sits in the centre of Gran Paradiso National Park, around the edges of the famous Sant’Orso Meadow with the glaciers of the park in the background. Cogne Ski Resort offers downhill enthusiasts a ski area, which lies on the wooded slopes of the head of Montseuc, with 9 km of runs (2 blue - 5 red - 1 black) suitable for skiers of all levels. The slopes face north, guaranteeing great snow every time, and are served by one gondola lift and two chairlifts.
Cogne Ski Resort is popular for cross-country skiing in particular, offering tracks winding through woods, mountain streams and bridges, for a full immersion in a natural uncontaminated landscape. 
Beginners can enjoy learning to ski on a fun nursery slope with a magic carpet, while children can enjoy the wonderful baby snow park with inflatables and a bob and snow tubing run. more
They will certainly have a lot of fun.