The top of Les 3 Vallées

Val Thorens
Altitude resort : 2300
Opening dates : From November 28th 2015 until May 8th 2016
www.valthorens.com
Val Thorens United, "Multi-coloured snow"
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 label

Between 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 lifestyles

Val 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 vibrant

Val 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.

VT PASS

The VTPass is...

More than 25 benefits for use on ski lifts, the sledging slope, at the sports centre, for car parks, ski schools? As well as unreserved access to the Val Thorens concierge service. Privileged services that will simplify your stay. And lots of other surprises!

How do I get it?
Buy your VTPass with just a few clicks

You'd rather get it on site? Here are the different places you can buy it in the resort:
Parking ticket offices (P0, P1, P2, P3, P4)
Val Thorens Sports Centre
Tourist Office
Val Thorens Reservation

How do I use the VTPass?
With your smartphone, by presenting your VTPass QRCode (received by email) at all of our partner establishments.
Or with your VTPass card which you can present directly at all of our partner establishments.

Stay at Val Thorens

Download the brochure
My 3 Vallées experience "My love affair with Val Thorens" by Bruno CHEVALLET

Events Val Thorens

  • The Bourgui

    Choice of two runs : 

     * 137 km and 4200 m of difference in heights

     * 77 km and 2320 m of difference in heights



    informations :

    Sogevab - Centre Sportif

    Tél : 04 79 01 08 83 - Fax : 04 79 01 04 82

    lesmenuires@sogevab.com



  • Look-alike Festival

    This exceptional festival proposes great concerts at 2300m.



    8.00pm at Sport Centre.



    Free for everybody



  • Petanque week

    Contact :



    Office de tourisme Val Thorens

    Tel : +33 (0)4 79 00 08 08

    valtho@valthorens.com



  • 3 Valleys Addict Tour

    The 3 Vallées Addict Tour came into being as an amalgamation of the 3 VTT and the 3 Vallées Découverte events. It marks the return of the eagerly awaited Free Bike with its 2,000 metres of vertical drop, as well as the emergence of new satellite events for all ages and levels.

     



    Les 3 Vallées ski area will be opening its ski lifts for you. Le 3 Vallées Addict Tour will ring in the start of the summer season, with its many different activities. Each resort will be bending over backwards to offer participants the warmest of welcomes, with mega food and refreshments areas, entertainment, giant barbeques and a whole host of surprises.



     



    The events

    Several options are available for all levels.



    3 Vallées FREE BIKE



    Much to the delight of riders, the Saturday timed event is back. Covering more than 19 km, with 2,000 metres of vertical descent from the top of the Saulire, and varied terrain comprised of 4X4 trails and winding single tracks: what more could you ask for?!





    3 Vallées KIDS



    Even the children get to have a go! 4 hour session accompanied by a qualified cycling instructor.





    3 Vallées HANNIBAL RACE



    This 1 km long semi-urban route is carried out in mini-groups of 2 to 4 cyclists with staggered starts (devilish climb, obstacle course). The loop can be done several times. The route isn’t timed but allows you to pit yourself against other participants.





    3 Vallées FREE RANDO



    Set off to discover Les 3 Vallées along this 84 km loop. On the programme: breathtaking panoramas of the mountains, single tracks through woodland, as well as refreshment stops featuring typical Savoyard produce.





    ENROLMENT



    We strongly recommend you enrol in advance, although enrolments can be done on site.

    http://addicttour.les3vallees.com/participer/



  • Val Tho Trophy

    From beginners to more experienced, Val Thorens brings you a stay for all the lovers of mountain hiking.



    The VT Summit Games are to either push your self or have a relaxed walk. Or why not attend both?



    VT Crazy Cross – Friday 5 August : Fun race with jumps, whoops, step up, …



    VT Speed 3200 – Saturday 6 August : Vertical Kilometer.



    VT Trail Pursuit 12 et 42,5 km – Sunday 7 August :  Two races. 12 km / 600D+ or 42,5 km / 2500 D+. Free for Women.



    VT Family Fun Marche – Sunday 7 August : Funny walk for families.



  • Shop owners street market

    All the day, you can do good deals at the open discount store.



    A tombola is organised.



  • All in rythm week

    A week dedicated to the music.



  • Abracadabra week

    A week dedicated to the magic.



  • Circus addict week

    A week dedicated to the art of circus with different workshops.



  • Mountain and Nature week

    A week dedicated to the nature and ecology.



  • Sports addict week

    A week dedicated to sports with different workshops.



  • Peclet Party - Public dance

    A day filled with activities and ends with a dance hall on the occasion of the French national day.



  • Peclet Party - Public dance

    A day filled with activities and ends with a dance hall.





  • Shop owners street market

    All the day, you can do good deals at the open discount store.



    A tombola is organised.



  • Ping Tour

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