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Val Thorens

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

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
16 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 £55
Ski School From £238
Lift Passes From £191
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£83

Equipment : 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.

£55

Equipment : Economy Skis (6 days)

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

£676

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

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

Valid for Val Thorens & Orelle Ski Areas.

£110

Equipment : 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.

£135

Equipment : 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.

£26

Equipment : Helmet (6 days)

Strongly recommended for all abilities.

£107

Equipment : 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.

£211

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

Valid for Val Thorens & Orelle Ski Areas.

£98

Equipment : 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.

£203

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

Buy 2 Adult Local Passes together and SAVE €10 per person.

Valid for Val Thorens & Orelle Ski Areas. Adults are classed as 13 - 65 years for individual lift passes. Select this option for both people taking advantage of this offer.

£273

Snow School : Beginner Ski School (6 days)

For those who can already snowplough and are starting to bring skis together to parallel turn you will progress well with Oxygène in a small group with great quality teaching from a dynamic team of English speaking instructors who make learning fun for all. With 2.5 hours every morning from Sun to Fri (Sunday lesson is 2 hours) you will be whizzing down the slopes confidently by the end of the week. In busy season clients may be switched to afternoon school.

£273

Snow School : First Time Ski School (6 days)

Never skied? Then discover the joys of skiing with Oxygène in a small group with great quality teaching from a dynamic team of English speaking instructors who make learning fun for all. With 2.5 hours every morning from Sun to Fri (Sunday lesson is 2 hours) you will be skiing confidently by the end of the week. In busy season clients may be switched to afternoon school.

£110

Equipment : 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.

£83

Equipment : 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.

£197

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

Buy 3 or more Adult Local Passes together and SAVE €15 per person.

Valid for Val Thorens & Orelle Ski Areas. Adults are classed as 13 - 65 years for individual lift passes. Suitable for beginners. Select this pass for each person taking advantage of this offer.

£251

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.

£238

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

Buy 3 or more Adult Area Passes together and SAVE €15 per person.

Valid for Courchevel, La Tania, Meribel, Brides-les-bains, Les Menuires Saint Martin De Belleville, Val Thorens & Orelle Ski Areas. Adults are classed as 13 - 65 years for individual lift passes. Select this pass for each person taking advantage of this offer.

£243

Lift Pass : Three Valley Area Duo Pass (6 days)

Buy 2 Adult Area Passes together and SAVE €10 per person.

Valid for Courchevel, La Tania, Meribel, Brides-les-bains, Les Menuires Saint Martin De Belleville, Val Thorens & Orelle Ski Areas. Adults are classed as 13 - 65 years for individual lift passes. Select this option for both people taking advantage of this offer.

£61

Pre Travel Extras : Champagne Pack (6 days)

Three bottles of excellent Champagne, Brut Y. Prat "Cuvee Esperluette" from our supplier Flacons & Flocons.

£113

Pre Travel Extras : Great Reds Wine Pack (6 days)

Following the same idea as the 'Easy Reds Pack' pack, this is a selection of more refined wines from each region. These are classic & classy red wines! Includes six bottles.

  • Chateauneuf-du-Pape Domaine Grand Veneur, Alain Jaume 2014
  • Chianti Classico, Castello di Bossi 2012
  • Morgon Côtes de Py, Dominique Piron, Millésime 2015
  • Mercurey "Vieilles Vignes", Domaine de la Framboisière, Millésime 2016
  • Mondeuse Arbin, Savoie, Cellier de la Baraterie 2016
  • Château La Croix Saint Estèphe, Saint Estèphe Millésime 2011

£53

Pre Travel Extras : Easy Whites Wine Pack (6 days)

Yes, wine doesn’t have to be red to match food, even meat dishes ! This is a selection of light to full bodied whites to match the weekly menu! Includes six bottles.

  • Blanc de Viognier, Côte du Rhône Domaine Grand Veneur, Alain Jaume 2016
  • Eclat, Domaine de Joÿ 2015
  • Château Martinolles Limoux Blanc 2014
  • Petit Bourgeois Sauvignon Blanc, Loire, Henri Bourgeois 2015/16
  • Macon-Azé, Domaine de Rochebin, Millésime 2015/16
  • Apremont, Domaine Philippe Chapot 2016

£100

Pre Travel Extras : Great Whites Wine Pack (6 days)

If you are a white wine lover, this one is for you! Simply a selection of the greatest whites from each region. An absolute must try! Includes six bottles.

  • Montagny, Domaine de la Framboisière, Millésime 2014
  • Chablis, La Boissonneuse, Julien Brocard, Millésime 2015
  • Roussette de Savoie, Cellier de la Baraterie 2016
  • Sancerre Blanc Grande Réserve, Domaine Henri Bourgeois 2016
  • Crozes-Hermitage Blanc, Ferraton 2016
  • Pouilly-Fuissé, Domaine Bourdon 2015

£28

Pre Travel Extras : Prosecco Pack (6 days)

Add a touch of sparkle to your holiday with three 75cl bottles of Zardetto Prosecco Brut from our supplier Flacons & Flocons.

£87

Pre Travel Extras : Laurent-Perrier Champagne Pack (6 days)

Indulge yourself with three 75cl bottles of the renowned Laurent Perrier Brut Non Millesime from our supplier Flacons & Flocons.

£273

Snow 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.

£74

Equipment : Economy Snowboard (6 days)

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

£805

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.

£79

Equipment : Economy Skis and Boots (6 days)

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

£74

Equipment : 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.

£226

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+.

£98

Equipment : Economy Snowboard and Boots (6 days)

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

£191

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

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

£273

Snow School : Intermediate Ski School (6 days)

If you can do simple parallel turns on blues and reds then move to the next level with Oxygène in a small group with great quality teaching from a dynamic team of English speaking instructors who make learning fun for all. With 2.5 hours every morning from Sun to Fri (Sunday lesson is 2 hours) you will be riding like a pro by the end of the week. In busy season clients may be switched to afternoon school.

£273

Snow 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.

£273

Snow 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.

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