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Val Thorens

France

About this Resort

Description

Val Thorens, the highest resort in Europe. The après 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.

      Families, Children
      Apres Ski, Night Life
      Groups
      Non-Skiers
      Great Shopping
      Village Atmosphere
      Beginner
      Intermediate
      Advanced
      Snowboard

    Pistes

    Total Pistes: 630km

    • 6 Black Slopes
    • 27 Red Slopes
    • 16 Blue Slopes
    • Longest Run: 3600m
    • Village height: 2300m
    • Highest lift: 3200m
    • Slope Direction: NE,NW,S
    • Snow Cannons: 148

    Lift System

    • Lifts in Total: 30

    • Chair lifts: 16
    • Drag lifts: 9
    • Gondola: 3

    Facilities

    • Paragliding
    • Indoor Golf
    • Roller Hockey
    • Snow Scooter Rides
  • £50

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

    £31

    Travel Insurance : Winter Sports Travel Insurance - 1 week

    This comprehensive 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

  • Kids & Childcare in resort

    Important Note: Please note if you choose to book the services outlined above, your contract for them will not be with us and the services will not form part of any package of services we may supply. Your contract for these services will be with the supplier of the services identified above as appropriate. The booking conditions of that supplier will apply to that contract. We accept no liability in respect of these services or for the acts or omissions of any supplier(s) or other person(s) or party(ies) connected with them.

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