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Great Deals on Car Hire and Skiing in Geneva this Easter

Not only are there fantastic deals on car hire Geneva during the skiing season but you can get amazing ski packages. For instance the Italian resort Courmayeur, which is easily accessed by car from Geneva, is offering free skiing for children over the Easter holidays. Organised by the Mont Blanc ski lift company, the deal allows parents a gentle chance to introduce their children to skiing without a heavy impact on their wallets. It is open to children who are under the age of 12 and they can get free ski passes. The deal is based on children sharing a room with their parents.

Courmayeur is one of the best skiing resorts anywhere in Europe. Located in the far north of Italy right on the Swiss border, Courmayeur is at the foot of the Mont Blanc which is the highest mountain in Western Europe. This is sure to be an invigorating holiday with amazing fresh air and a buzzing after ski scene. As well as offering good skiing for youngsters adults can indulge in the best in heli-skiing or off-piste skiing if they are feeling adventurous. Near to Courmayeur are the impressive Vallee Blanche and the Mont Chetif Mountain which have great skiing. To get to Vallee Blanche you can take the cable car from the village of La Palud and it links to an aerial tramway which gives you stunning views as you pass over the mountains.

Courmayeur is equally as popular during the summer as it is in the winter as hikers like to walk there once the snow has melted. This ski resort is home to the highest botanical garden in the whole of Europe and wherever you look you will see beautiful flora and fauna. Courmayeur itself is a beautiful town centred around an old road, the Via Roma.

The drive from Geneva to Courmayeur is one hundred and eighty kilometres so it can be done in an hour and a half. Crossing the border is not problematic with an EU passport. Enquire with your car hire company if you are not from the EU on what to do. Remember that if you plan to go for Easter you should aim to make that booking now so that availability does not lessen.

Posted: 2/16/2010 1:26:28 PM by Global Administrator | with 1 comments

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Hmm not been to Geneva, what are the roads like for driving?
2/18/2010 3:44:03 PM

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