The top of Les 3 Vallées
Opening dates : From November 24th 2012 until May 12th 2013
The resort that combines the best of skiing with the best of atmospheres
Highest resort in Europe
Val Thorens is the highest resort in Europe (2300 metres). At the top of the 3 Vallées, it opens out onto the world's largest ski area, with 600 kilometres of equipped slopes, 320 signposted runs, and some 174 ski lifts.
There are clear benefits of being at such a high altitude: Val Thorens is quite righly renowned for the incomparable quality of its snow, which is guaranteed from November to May. Its site, boasting remarkable sunshine and snow cover, is surrounded by 6 glaciers and 6 equiped mountain peaks at altitude of more than 3000 metres. Enjoy unique panomramic views over more than 1000 peaks in the French, Swiss and Italian Alps from La Cime Caron (3200 metres); a vast, diverse, naturally international vision.
Doorstep skiing labelBetween powder snow fields and perfectly groomed slopes, the huge Val Thorens ski area offers every kind of snowwports to every kind of person, with something for every taste, ability level and even mood (relaxed, sporty, musical, festive...): Alpine skiing, cross-country skiing, snowboarding, telemark skiing, snowshoeing and best of all, the longest toboggan run in france: 6 kilometres for 45 minutes of pure descent!
Val Thorens promises ease for fans of "mind-blowing skiing", a laid-back approach for beginners, and enjoyment for everyone, whatever your skiing ability level. Easy access to the slopes from hotels and residences makes Val Thorens qualified for the "doorstep skiing" label.
A diverse range of lifestylesVal Thorens' pioneer spirit is evidenced by its ski lifts, which, like the resort, are at the peak of innovation. Comfortable, modern equipment guarantees fast, completely safe journeys. Waiting time is kept to a minimum, even at peak times and during difficult weather conditions. Safety and speed make all the difference for ski lovers.
A diverse range of lifestyles, accomodation and leisure activities complements the wide choice of skiing.
Val Thorens offers a wide range of accomodation: ranging from 5 star hotels to charming 2 star hotels, from the most affordable, to top of the range, luxury appartments in 5 star residences.
For over a decade, the resort has developed a wealth of chalets and residences offering the latest equipement in terms of comfort, as well as hotel services, ideal for families, couples, or groups of friends.
Laid-back, lively, and vibrantVal Thorens is home to another vast area, that of its entertainement and leisure activities. The best and most varied cosmopolitan, multicultural, and welcoming atmospheres are provided by experts in extending guests a warm welcome. Laid-back, lively, and vibrant, discover everything you'd expect from a town with all the atmosphere of a village: sports center, shopping, 40 bars and 60 restaurants, the largest nightclub in the Alps, as well as live concerts every week.
Ice-driving, toboganing and snow mountain biking complete this melting pot of activities for visitors from all over the world.
Good deals Val Thorens
After a long skiing day , discover and enjoy the different wellness packages of the sport centre!
Rate from 303 €*/ person : accommodation 7 nights in a 4 person studio ( fully occupied) +a 6 days 3 Vallées skipass + on option 1 adult aquapass.
*Offer subject to conditions and availability.
Rate from 301.50 €* / pers with 7 nights accommodation in a 4 person studio ( fully occupied)+ a 6 days 3 Vallées family ski pass ( 2 parents + 2 children under 18 years) + on option ski lesson and nursery for kids.
*Offer subject to conditions and availability.
Events Val Thorens
Choice of two runs :
* 127 km and 3250 m of difference in heights
* 70 km and 1750 m of difference in heights
This exceptional festival proposes at 2300 m the best look-a-like of the moment. The physical and vocal resemblance is disturbing.
Free for everybody
Office de tourisme Val Thorens
Tel : +33 (0)4 79 00 08 08
Les 3 Vallées Découverte
Sunday, July 6th 2014, go to the 3 Valleys ski area (Savoie) to participate in the "3 Vallées Discovery" with friends or family. An event open to all mountain bikers!
This event marks the beginning of the summer season in the 3 Valleys and the opening of mountain bike trails and lifts. The 3 Valleys ski area offers over 260 km of tracks dedicated to mountain biking.
MTB Belleville Tour
MTB race (4 to 6 kms a day) linking the Vallée des Belleville villages
Val Tho Trophy
Saturday : Verticale Val Tho (race)
Record : Julien Chorier in 46 minutes and 11 seconds.
Sunday : Val Tho Trophy (hiking for all)
Kontum Ski is a sporting event in skiing for the benefit of the region's ethnic minorities of Kontum in Vietnam.
The goal is to help the mountain people from Vietnam to develop (farming project, traditional hand crafted development, cultural patrimony protection, scholarships....).
All the benefit of this event will be totally transferred to the association Kontum.
The Dutch are coming to Val Thorens every winter at the occasion of the Dutch week, to celebrate their Queen anniversary (Koninginnedag). It's a popular celebration where ski and animations follow one another. The orange colour is in favour this week !
Snowtime Test & Ride Center
Free testing ski's & snowboards
Brands: Atomic - Elan - Head - Nitro - Salomon ski - Salomon boards
Location: mountain restaurant Chalet de la Marine
Inscription: Sunday 27 April at the Test & Ride Center
All in rythm week
A week dedicated to the music.
A week dedicated to the magic.
Circus addict week
A week dedicated to the art of circus with different workshops.
Green arts week
A week dedicated to the nature and ecology.
Air and wind week
A week dedicated to the air and the wind.
Sports addict week
A week dedicated to sports with different workshops.
It is apotheosis Val Thorens will mark the end of the winter season.
And what better than the great mountain air to catch his breath and approach the summer season lungs bouncy.
CONCERTS ARE FREE !!
The opportunity to enjoy the many activities and entertainment offered and the last days of ski ...
Download the program.
Dynafit Snow Leopard Track
Come and discover ski touring with ski touring lovers from the resort. You will have a wonderful time in a friendly atmosphere when discovering this sport and surpassing yourself.
An easy climbing at the end of the day on the skis with sealskin to arrive to Chalet de la Marine, at 2500 in height. You will discover breathtaking scenery while enjoying a glass of hot wine and tasting local specialities.
The best skiing in the best atmosphere - the best souvenirs!
- Wednesday 8th January 2014
- Wednesday 29th January 2014
- Wednesday 19th February 2014
- Wednesday 26th February 2014
- Wednesday 5th March 2014
- Wednesday 12th March 2014
- Wednesday 2nd April 2014
- Wednesday 16th April 2014
- Wednesday 23rd April 2014
Information and bookings at the Tourist office.
Registration fee to be confirmed
The traditional dance of July 14th at the Joseph Fontanet Forum will be entertained by Bruno and Valerie!
The traditional dance of August 15th at the Joseph Fontanet Forum will be entertained by Bruno and Valerie!
Last day of skiing!
Enjoy the last day of the 2013-2014 ski season in Val Thorens!
The ski resort of Val Thorens closes Sunday, May 11, 2014 (2pm).