Courmayeur is an Italian town and commune in the autonomous region of Aosta Valley, in northern Italy. It is located at the foot of Mont Blanc, the highest mountain in Europe, in the Pennine Alps range, and is crossed by the Dora Baltea
Courmayeur is well connected to North-Western Italy (220 km from Milan) . The Mont Blanc Tunnel links the region to France (Lyon is less than 200 km away and can be reached in a few hours), and Switzerland (180 km from Geneva).
Dolonne, a sister-town of Courmayeur, holds many residential areas and hotels, as well as a large sporting center. It is connected to Courmayeur by a bridge that stands over a tributary flowing from Mont Blanc.
Another mountain that surrounds Courmayeur is Mont Chétif. It is a hiker-friendly mountain with a statue of the Virgin Mary at the summit which overlooks the town and can be seen from practically anywhere.