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Related Regions: Valle des Belleville, Les 3 Vallées, Northern Alps, France, Savoie, Europe, Europe Overall, Tarentaise Valley

As the highest village in Europe the ski resort of Val Thorens, situated at 2300m in altitude has it all. Great skiing along with a warm and cosmopolitan welcome. Thanks to its privileged placing, the village of Val Thorens is right in the heart of the skiing. Wherever you are, skiing isn't far away. Liberated from the restraints of traditional ski villages, here you're already on the ski pistes! Val Thorens is above all a skiing paradise in every way. Thanks to its exceptional snow and its layout there is skiing for all abilities: The skiing is rather easy around the station and gets more technical the further you are away. The ski area has a huge 1430 metre difference in altitude from 1800m at the bottom to 3230m at the top. In terms facilities the ski resort has a snow park, boarder cross course, junior kids zone, slalom stadium which hosts a notable quantity of prestigious races, 6km long bobsleigh track and another kids area specially set aside for the youngest of kids. Val Thorens doesn't let us down when we put the skis down for the day, après ski is lively and there is a great range of activities on offer: sports, relaxation and wellness treatments at the leisure centre. There is also very diverse evening entertainment on offer: Enjoy the warm and friendly atmosphere during the live classical and jazz concerts with either friends or with family, gaze at the street entertainment, torchlight ski descents and other regular events. In total there are 150 shops, bars, restaurants and nightclubs at your disposal all day and late into the night. For children Val Thorens has 3 nurseries, a kindergarten and kids club accommodating children from 3 months to 6 years old. They can enjoy a range of activities notably that of being introduced to the pleasures of skiing at a very early age. All the childcare centres offer either half-day or full day options, with or without meals.

Elevation

  • 3230m
    Summit
  • 930m
    Vertical Drop
  • 2300m
    Base

Lifts

  • 11
  • 0
  • 12
  • 2
  • 3
  • 0
  • 0
  • 5
  • 33
    Total

Terrain

  • Beginner Runs

    12%

  • Intermediate Runs

    43%

  • Advanced Runs

    35%

  • Expert Runs

    10%

  • Runs

    89

  • KM Pistes

    150 km

  • Terrain Parks

    1

  • Longest Run

    3.5 km

  • Skiable Terrain

    61 ha

  • Snow Making

    48 ha

  • KM Snow Making

    120 km

Important Dates

  • Projected OpeningProjected Closing24/11/201805/05/2019
  • Days Open Last Year
    164
  • Projected Days Open
    168
  • Years Open
    47
  • Average Snowfall
    686cm

Best Val Thorens Hotels

5
Spa
Place de l'Eglise VAL THORENS, 73440
Hotel
* Prices above are provided by partners for one room, double occupancy and do not include all taxes and fees. Please see our partners for full details.
5
uitzicht vanuit het appartement
Rue du Soleil VAL THORENS, 73440
Specialty Lodging
* Prices above are provided by partners for one room, double occupancy and do not include all taxes and fees. Please see our partners for full details.
5
Hôtel
Rue de Gebroulaz Val Thorens, 73440
Hotel
* Prices above are provided by partners for one room, double occupancy and do not include all taxes and fees. Please see our partners for full details.

Val Thorens Reviews

Alex Leclercq
7th June 20165
We went there with Skikot, a famous travel brand in Belgium who was really good for the organization. We had a small...Full review
dudi
4th March 20164
amazing place but an expensive one without apreski like AustriaFull review
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