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Ski Holiday Val Thorens

Ratings | Resort Description | Ski Facts


Ratings

Ski Holiday Val Thorens Overall:
Overall rating: 4 Beginners:
Beginners rating: 3 Intermediates:
Intermediates rating: 5 Advanced:
Advanced rating: 5 Snowboarding:
Snowboarding rating: 4

Resort Description

At an altitude of 2300 metres, Frances modern, purpose-built resort of Val Thorens is the highest in Europe!

Val Thorens is part of the Three Valleys circuit, with access to neighbouring Courcheval and Meribel. You can enjoy some of the worlds most amazing sun drenched skiing with minimal queuing! Beginners will gain confidence on the gentle slopes. Val Thorens is an intermediates paradise with an infinite choice of pistes to explore. Experts will relish the challenges of some hair-raising descents and Courchevals infamous couloirs. Val Thorens is a snowboarders playground with quality tuition, exciting runs for all levels and a dedicated board park.

Theres informal, lively aprs-ski in Val Thorens and quieter alternatives if you prefer a more relaxed evening. Tempting international cuisine is served in the restaurants.

Away from the pistes, why not enjoy a fascinating excursion to Innsbruck or Salzburg?
You can take in the panoramic view with a hand gliding flight, sleigh ride or winter walk. The sports centre offers an excellent range of sports, including swimming, gym, a climbing wall, trampolines, tennis and squash. Afterwards relax in the sauna and jacuzzi.

Superb skiing and an interesting array of activities make Val Thorens a firm favourite.

Ski Facts

Village height: 752m
Highest lift: 1,956m
Km of piste: 250kms
Number of runs:
Blue: 63
Red: 57
Black: 8
Longest run: 8kms
Number of lifts: 93
Snowmaking equipment/km covered: 84 snow cannons
Airport transfer: 2 hours 30 mins