Please notice: Skyway cableway first ascent is scheduled at 7.30 am; then 7.40 am, 8.00 am, 8.20 am, 8.40 am, 9.00 am, every 20 minutes. Last ascent is scheduled at 4.20 pm, while last descent at 5.00 pm.

The Workshop will take place at the Skyway Mont Blanc, in Pavillon du Mont-Fréty. The venue can be accessed directly from the town of Courmayeur, and in the immediate vicinity of both the Motorway exit and the Mont Blanc Tunnel. In the zone of Pontal d’Entrèves, you will find the base station of the Skyway Mont Blanc. There is a paid parking for 300 cars and a coach park.

The Gala dinner will take place at the restaurant "Le Vieux Pommier" in Courmayeur, Piazzale Monte Bianco n. 25.

At the centre of Europe, Courmayeur Mont Blanc is easy to get to from other parts of Italy and other countries.

Distances from the main airports:

  • Geneva Cointrin 106 km
  • Turin Caselle 150 km
  • Milan Malpensa 212 km
  • Milan Linate 235 km
  • Bergamo Orio al Serio 259 km

Distances from the main cities:

  • Aosta 37 km
  • Turin 140 km
  • Milan 217 km
  • Rome 784 km
  • Luzern 305 km
  • Paris 618 km


The nearest airports are Turin Caselle (1h), Milan Malpensa/Linate (2h30) and Geneva international (1h).


From Italy: Courmayeur can be easily reached from the principal roads and motorways; take the SS 26 road through the Valle d’Aosta or the A5 Torino-Aosta-Courmayeur motorway (the motorway exit is just a few hundred metres from the town).

If you’re arriving from France, Switzerland or northern Europe, you are advised to take the Mont Blanc Tunnel or the Great St. Bernard Tunnel. In summer, the Great St. Bernard and Little St. Bernard mountain passes are also open.


You can arrive by train only in the city of Aosta. Italian Railways


The towns and villages of Courmayeur are served by a public bus company, which also runs connecting services in the Mont Blanc valley and to Aosta, Chamonix and the main towns and cities of northern Italy.

For information: Autolinee SAVDA (local and inter-regional services) tel. +39 0165 842031

A private company is running coaches as well from and to Courmayeur. For information: Flixbus

Courmayeur local public transport

SAVDA operates local public transport services in the Courmayeur area, connecting the town center of Courmayeur with Val Ferret, Val Veny and the villages of Verrand, Dolonne and Plan Gorret.

More information can be found at the Courmayeur tourism office.