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Val Thorens

France

About this Resort

Description

Val Thorens, the highest resort in Europe. The apres ski destination to rival the world's best. The family favourite frontrunner. The multi award winner. Is it any wonder skiers of all ages and skills descend on this beautiful resort year upon snowy year? The highest point in the Three Valleys ski area, overlooked by six glaciers, and surrounded by a horseshoe of dramatic peaks, the resort never fails to elicit oohs and aahs from those who happens upon its slopes.

When it comes to multitasking, Val Thorens gets top marks. It truly has something for everyone. From its vast and varied pistes and wealth of restaurants and bars to its jam-packed post slope entertainment schedule, a ski holiday in Val Thorens is a ski holiday like no other.

Snow Record

As the highest resort in Europe, Val Thorens is one of, if not the most snow sure resort in the Alps. With an average snowfall of 603cm and the average biggest dump reaching 61cm per season, you are guaranteed some of the best conditions from November right through to May. Should that not be enough, thanks to its Three Valleys connection and the well kept ski secret that is Maurienne (the Fourth Valley), you're guaranteed excellent snow conditions all season long and some truly incredible pistes to explore.

Skiing in Resort

Val Thorens is renowned for the quality of its snow as well as its state-of-the-art lift system. From its world class beginners' area to its wealth of carving and off-piste, there's something to suit everyone. With 99% of the ski area situated above 2,000 metres, Val Thorens offers excellent conditions for all things ski. Between its powder snow fields and perfectly groomed runs, the Val Thorens ski area offers great snowsports to beginners and experienced skiers alike.

Après Ski

With over 40 bars and 3 nightclubs there's certainly no dearth of apres ski action in Val Thorens. Should you wish to enjoy a coffee and some post-slope synopses in a quiet, yet bustling bar, head to Bar 360. You'll also find some great après ski action in La Folie Douce, a world-renowned bar, hailed as the dance floor on top of the world. Or, if you're looking to sample some Michelin standard cuisine, pay a visit to the two Michelin starred restaurant, Jean Sulpice, the highest Michelin starred restaurant in Europe. Should that not tickle your fancy, you can also hit the resort's sports center, which comes complete with two pools, jacuzzis, saunas, and Turkish baths. Children are catered for as well, with a fun park, which features trampolines and bouncy castles. Finally, there's a superb well-being club, where you can avail of the sun beds, massages and indulgent facial treatments.

Massage Me - helping people make time for themselves

Whether your aim is to indulge in true relaxation on holiday or to re-energise in preparation for more fun on the slopes, why not treat yourself to a massage?

We've partnered with Massage Me, an experienced team of professional massage therapists, to offer you a variety of fantastic treatments. Best of all, you won't even have to leave the comfort of your room as they come to you and turn your accommodation into your own personal spa - now that's luxury!

Resort Suitability

Families & Kids
Groups
Non-Skiers
Apres & Night Life
Atmosphere
Shopping
Suitability by Skiing Ability
Beginner
Intermediate
Advanced
Snowboard

Resort Factfile

2300m Altitude
630km Ski Area
3600m Longest Run
3200m Highest Lift
30 Total Lifts
3 Gondolas
16 Chair Lifts
9 Drag Lifts
56 Pistes
6 Black
27 Red
16 Blue
7 Green

Average Transfer Times

Lyon Arrival Airport
3 hours 40 min Transfer Time
200 km Transfer Distance

Lift Passes, Ski Hire & Extras

Ski Equipment From £55
Snowboard Hire From £74
Ski School From £202
Lift Passes From £194
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£50

Bringing Own Equipment : Carriage Ski/Snowboard (6 days)

£234

Lift Pass : Three Valleys Area Pass (6 days)

Valid for Courchevel La Tania Meribel Brides-les-bains Les Menuires Saint Martin De Belleville Val Thorens & Orelle Ski Areas.

£793

Lift Pass : Three Valleys Area Pass Family Bundle (6 days)

Buy 2 Adult Area Passes and 2 Child Area Passes for Children Under 18 and SAVE big!

Valid for Courchevel La Tania Meribel Brides-les-bains Les Menuires Saint Martin De Belleville Val Thorens & Orelle Ski Areas.

£223

Lift Pass : Three Valleys Senior Area Pass (6 days)

Valid for Courchevel La Tania Meribel Brides-les-bains Les Menuires Saint Martin De Belleville Val Thorens & Orelle Ski Areas. Age 65+.

£187

Lift Pass : Val Thorens Senior Local Pass (6 days)

Valid for Val Thorens & Orelle Ski Areas. Age 65+.

£194

Lift Pass : Val Thorens Valley Local Pass (6 days)

Valid for Val Thorens & Orelle Ski Areas.

£663

Lift Pass : Val Thorens Valley Local Pass Family Bundle (6 days)

Buy 2 Adult Local Passes and 2 Youth Local Passes for Persons Under 21 and SAVE big!

Valid for Val Thorens & Orelle Ski Areas.

£202

School : Beginner Ski School (6 days)

Suitable for those discovering the thrills of skiing primarily on green and blue slopes. Generally runs in the morning from Sun to Fri. In busy season clients may be switched to afternoon school. Oxegène Ski School offer small group sizes, great quality teaching and instruction from a dynamic team of English speaking instructors, making sure both young and old enjoy learning.

£202

School : Beginner Snowboard School (6 days)

Suitable for those discovering the thrills of snowboarding primarily on green and blue slopes. Generally runs in the morning from Sun to Fri. In busy season clients may be switched to afternoon school. Oxegène Ski School offer small group sizes, great quality teaching and instruction from a dynamic team of English speaking instructors, making sure both young and old enjoy learning.

£202

School : First Time Ski School (6 days)

Suitable for first timers. Generally runs in the morning from Sun to Fri. In busy season clients may be switched to afternoon school. Oxegène Ski School offer small group sizes, great quality teaching and instruction from a dynamic team of English speaking instructors, making sure both young and old enjoy learning.

£202

School : First Time Snowboard School (6 days)

Suitable for first timers. Generally runs in the morning from Sun to Fri. In busy season clients may be switched to afternoon school. Oxegène Ski School offer small group sizes, great quality teaching and instruction from a dynamic team of English speaking instructors, making sure both young and old enjoy learning.

£202

School : Intermediate Ski School (6 days)

Suitable for those discovering the thrills of skiing primarily on blue and red slopes. Generally runs in the morning from Sun to Fri. In busy season clients may be switched to afternoon school. Oxegène Ski School offer small group sizes, great quality teaching and instruction from a dynamic team of English speaking instructors, making sure both young and old enjoy learning.

£202

School : Intermediate Snowboard School (6 days)

Suitable for those discovering the thrills of snowboarding primarily on blue and red slopes. Generally runs in the morning from Sun to Fri. In busy season clients may be switched to afternoon school. Oxegène Ski School offer small group sizes, great quality teaching and instruction from a dynamic team of English speaking instructors, making sure both young and old enjoy learning.

£108

Ski Stuff : Advanced Skis (6 days)

The Advanced category is for experienced demanding skiers looking to maximize their fun. For this category we have selected the year's best skis for every terrain both on-slope and off.

£135

Ski Stuff : Advanced Skis and Boots (6 days)

The Advanced category is for experienced demanding skiers looking to maximize their fun. For this category we have selected the year's best skis for every terrain both on-slope and off. Includes Boots.

£74

Ski Stuff : Beginner Skis (6 days)

Perfect for those discovering the thrills of skiing for the first time or primarily on green and blue slopes. In this category, we offer skis that are manageable and reliable, even on hard snow that help you make progress while having fun.

£98

Ski Stuff : Beginner Skis and Boots (6 days)

Perfect for those discovering the thrills of skiing for the first time or primarily on green and blue slopes. In this category, we offer skis that are manageable and reliable, even on hard snow that help you make progress while having fun. Includes Boots.

£55

Ski Stuff : Economy Skis (6 days)

Suitable for all abilities. The most affordable way to get on the slopes.

£80

Ski Stuff : Economy Skis and Boots (6 days)

Suitable for all abilities. The most affordable way to get on the slopes. Includes Boots.

£26

Ski Stuff : Helmet (6 days)

Strongly recommended for all abilities.

£83

Ski Stuff : Intermediate Skis (6 days)

Suitable for skiers at home on all types of slopes and snow. In this category we offer comfortable high-performance skis that guarantee stability and grip even at full speed.

£111

Ski Stuff : Intermediate Skis and Boots (6 days)

Suitable for skiers at home on all types of slopes and snow. In this category we offer comfortable high-performance skis that guarantee stability and grip even at full speed. Includes Boots.

£74

Snowboard Stuff : Economy Snowboard (6 days)

Suitable for all abilities. The most affordable way to get on the slopes.

£98

Snowboard Stuff : Economy Snowboard and Boots (6 days)

Suitable for all abilities. The most affordable way to get on the slopes. Includes Boots.

£83

Snowboard Stuff : Premium Snowboard (6 days)

The Premium category is for snowboarders at home on all types of slopes and all types of snow. We offer comfortable high-performance boards to let you ride effortlessly and confidently.

£111

Snowboard Stuff : Premium Snowboard and Boots (6 days)

The Premium category is for snowboarders at home on all types of slopes and all types of snow. We offer comfortable high-performance boards to let you ride effortlessly and confidently. Includes Boots.

£31

Travel Insurance : Winter Sports Travel Insurance - 1 week

This comprehensive platinum travel insurance policy also covers winter sports and can be booked by anybody up to and including 65 years old. This policy is sold on the basis that you are healthy with no existing medical conditions. Please click here for full policy details and see the important notice on page 1. Child/Infant policy only valid where at least 1 adult policy is taken per booking

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