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Val Thorens

About this Resort


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 in one of the highest Michelin resturants in Europe, pay a visit to either Fitz Roy, Le Diamant Noir or Les Explorateurs - Hotel Pashmina. Should that not tickle your fancy, you can also hit the resort's sports center (closed for winter 21/22 due to major renovations), 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

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
Apres & Night Life
Suitability by Skiing Ability

Resort Factfile

2300m Altitude
3200km Ski Area
3600m Longest Run
3200m Highest Lift
30 Total Lifts
4 Gondolas
14 Chair Lifts
2 Drag Lifts
84 Pistes
8 Black
39 Red
39 Blue
7 Green

Average Transfer Times

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

Lift Passes, Ski Hire & Extras

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Package Holidays in Val Thorens

Prices based on 7 nights for 2 guests departing from London Gatwick

Prices and availability per person


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