Val Thorens: the highest ski resort in Europe is hard to beat for snow fans.
At 2,300m, it has one of the longest ski seasons. It is situated at the head of the 3 Valleys – the largest ski area in the world. It has 100 percent ski-in ski-out accommodation with unbeatable skiing: powdery fields, perfectly groomed slopes – 600km of runs and snow guaranteed right through the season.
The ski facilities are cutting-edge, with high-tech ski lifts that take you right up to the highest peaks with views over more than 1,000 mountaintops.
The village atmosphere is informal and friendly for après ski with a wide variety of restaurants, clubs and a stack of other activities and it is car-free.
Opening dates :From novembre 26, 2016 to mai 1, 2017
Val Thorens knows just how to surprise you with its unparalleled range of fine dining establishments (60+ restaurants).
It’s the home of “snow bistronomy”, which combines a warm, friendly atmosphere with real gourmet treats.
Different places and styles all motivated by a desire to provide guests with a unique experience and a journey through flavour that will satisfy every appetite, even that of the most exacting foodie!
Do you fancy a game of squash with a friend, or simply want to pamper yourself after a day's skiing? Whether you want to exercise, play sport or relax, the Val Thorens Sports Centre is the ideal place to visit, featuring a wide range of activities in a 7,500 sq. m covered space.
Get ready for an unforgettable experience!
The fun, signposted slope features raised bends and varying gradients that are sure to delight all participants. The slope is more than 6 km in length and is suitable for all ages from 5 up.
Fun and laughter guaranteed!
Are you looking to get even higher? Then come and try the zip line!
The zip line stretches for 1,300 metres and takes 1 minute 45 seconds from end to end, offering breathtaking panoramic views along the way.
The start line is at the high point of the 3 Vallées (3,230 m) in the Orelle area, finishing at the Val Thorens peak.
If you love the mountains, you'll simply adore Cime Caron!
Hop on board one of the Caron panoramic cable cars and experience one of the most breathtaking views of the Alps. Enjoy an unbroken view of Mont Blanc and 360° panoramic view of more than 1,000 Alpine peaks in France, Italy and Switzerland.
Having fun on your skis is the essential part of a successful holiday! To ensure that everyone finds what they are looking for, Val Thorens offers initiation or improvement classes in many fun areas.
You can start with the Fun Slope, a piste suitable for the whole family for your first experience and then progress in the Easy Park for your first successful figures.
Finally, if you are at the right level, or simply what to be amazed by what you see, then head to the ultra-creative snowpark modules to watch the pros freestyle skiing and snowboarding!
The ice track is one of Val Thorens' most iconic locations. Whether you're looking to improve your winter driving skills or seeking a thrill, come and learn how to control your vehicle on snow and ice.
For the last 20 years the track has hosted the highest stage of the Trophée Andros, a popular, spectacular and high-quality ice-driving competition.
From Val Thorens, set off to explore Les 3 Vallées, the world's biggest skiing area with 600 km of slopes to suit all levels.
In total there are more than 330 slopes, almost half of which are easy slopes and half of which are "expert" slopes. So there's something for everyone.
Have you finished skiing for the day? Why not take the opportunity to go shopping!
A wide range of enchanting shops and window displays await you in Val Thorens’ shopping centres. Sports goods, as well as fashion, jewellery, decorative household items and even local produce!