Val Thorens

Val Thorens

About the Val Thorens

As one of the highest villages in France’s 3 Vallées ski area, Val Thorens is also the highest ski resort in Europe.  Featuring superb snow conditions throughout the long season, it has an extensive range of slopes to choose from both in the Val Thorens piste map and its linked-area slopes.  One

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Thanks to its extremely high altitude of 1450m-3230m, Val Thorens will guarantee a superb skiing break. You’ll find some great wide pistes here; perfect when it’s sunny, however it can be more of a challenge when the weather isn’t as good. Beginners will enjoy the nursery slopes; conveniently located in the centre of the village.Read More…

Val Thorens has a pretty good reputation as a more upmarket and fashionable ski resort. Luxurious by nature, it has a lot of accommodation on the higher end of the scale and is widely recognised for its buzzing nightlife. Read More…

When you’re looking at Val Thorens ski accommodation, you’ve got a wide variety to choose from. You’ll find a mix of Val Thorens hotels, ranging from 3-star to two excellent 5-star hotels. Read More…

Val Thorens certainly has a good-sized area for skiing with lots of variety, however you’ll find that many skiers choose to buy an A3 valet Val Thorens ski pass. Although there are nursery slopes for beginners, other resorts may be better suited. Read More…

Val Thorens is without doubt a world-class ski resort, and consequently it does have lots of facilities for visitors to enjoy. Its nightlife is definitely something to be experienced, with great après-ski. The resort has had huge investment in recent years – £170million. This has seen the introduction of the Refuge de Solaise. Featuring the highest hotel in France, it’s well worth a visit if budget allows – especially its gourmet restaurant, and spa with 23 metre pool. Read More…

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Beginner
Intermediate
Advanced
Snowboarding
Apres-ski
Non-ski
Resort Charm
Shopping
Eating

Ratings

Highlights

+99% of the ski area is above 2000m

+A great resort for foodies

+Has one of the best lift systems in France

+Easy Rider” beginners areas

Things to think about

– Lively and busy resort, queues can be long

-Lacks resort charm

-High altitude

Ski Passes

Adult

€ 57,50

€ 111

€ 166.50

€ 222

€ 256

€ 271

ski passes

Child

€ 46

€ 88.80

€ 133.20

€ 177.60

€ 204.80

€ 216.80

What's Included

Local ski pass includes skiing in Val thorens and Orelle.
Child pass price 5-13 Years

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Ski Area
150km

Beginners

Beginners

Intermediate

Advanced

11 runs
35 runs
30 runs
9 runs
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Summit

Resort

Bottom

3200m
2300m
1800m
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31

Lifts

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1

Snow

Park

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€271

Ski Pass

6 Days

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21 November ’20
9 May ’21
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Supermarket
Cinema
Skidoo
Spa
Resort Bus

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Tolls

€73.50
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975km 9hr 39min

Travel from Calais

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Nearest Airport

Chambery 1hr 37min 122km

Flights

Accommodation

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