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Val Thorens - France

  • Val Thorens
Beginner Friendly
Great Off Piste
Vast Area
Snow Sure
Snowpark
All Rounder
Lively Apres
Adrenaline Junkie

Average snow history

2013/14
643cm
2014/15
612cm
2015/16
518cm
2016/17
674cm
2017/18
734cm
2018/19
560cm

Weather    6 October 2017    8:00AM

Temperature
-2 to -1 degrees
Snowfall
None

The highest ski resort in Europe, at 2,300m Val Thorens is about as snow sure as it gets. Set in a high alpine bowl surrounded by mountains and glaciers as far as you can see. You have direct access to 600km of piste (the largest linked ski area in the world).

The apres ski and nightlife is buzzing from the slopeside terraces to rum dens and underground clubs. You'll be spoilt for nightlife here.

10 Reasons To Visit Val Thorens Ski Resort

  1. 600 kilometres of runs on your doorstep, you could ski new runs everyday for weeks
  2. Highest ski resort in Europe
  3. More than 99 percent of the ski areas are above 2,000 metres and that means guaranteed snow from November to May.
  4. Lively nightlife and apres ski on and off the slopes
  5. Home to the highest open air club in Europe (Folie Douce) perched on the slopes up above the town
  6. Perfect for beginners to learn, lots of green runs (and magic carpet lifts you don't need a lift pass for
  7. Plenty of non-ski activities, including ice driving and ziplines
  8. Ideal resort for large groups with a great array of accommodation options and nightlife
  9. Set in the heart of a vast natural bowl overlooked by six glaciers, it is ideal for the adventurous
  10. Family friendly with good English speaking ski schools

Where to Stay in Val Thorens?

If you are looking for a place to stay in Val Thorens, we have a range of accommodation to suit your needs. Choose from one of many Hotels in Val Thorens that have been handpicked offering up a full hotel experience with a touch of class. Alternatively, we offer a range of Self Catered Apartments in Val Thorens which provide quick or convenient places to stay and provides a vastly improved apartment experience than ever before.

What's Happening

Jump airbag all season long (from 22nd December - 5 May) You can go ice diving under the Lac du Lou - a short drive from the resort Ice drivings from December till May on the highest ice-racing track in Europe Val Thorens took the title of World’s Best Ski Resort at the 2018 World Ski Awards! (the resort has won the award every year since 2013 bar 2015 when it went to Kitzbuhel).

The highest ski resort in Europe, at 2,300m Val Thorens is about as snow sure as it gets. Set in a high alpine bowl surrounded by mountains and glaciers as far as you can see. You have direct access to 600km of piste (the largest linked ski area in the world).

The apres ski and nightlife is buzzing from the slopeside terraces to rum dens and underground clubs. You'll be spoilt for nightlife here.

10 Reasons To Visit Val Thorens Ski Resort

  1. 600 kilometres of runs on your doorstep, you could ski new runs everyday for weeks
  2. Highest ski resort in Europe
  3. More than 99 percent of the ski areas are above 2,000 metres and that means guaranteed snow from November to May.
  4. Lively nightlife and apres ski on and off the slopes
  5. Home to the highest open air club in Europe (Folie Douce) perched on the slopes up above the town
  6. Perfect for beginners to learn, lots of green runs (and magic carpet lifts you don't need a lift pass for
  7. Plenty of non-ski activities, including ice driving and ziplines
  8. Ideal resort for large groups with a great array of accommodation options and nightlife
  9. Set in the heart of a vast natural bowl overlooked by six glaciers, it is ideal for the adventurous
  10. Family friendly with good English speaking ski schools

Where to Stay in Val Thorens?

If you are looking for a place to stay in Val Thorens, we have a range of accommodation to suit your needs. Choose from one of many Hotels in Val Thorens that have been handpicked offering up a full hotel experience with a touch of class. Alternatively, we offer a range of Self Catered Apartments in Val Thorens which provide quick or convenient places to stay and provides a vastly improved apartment experience than ever before.

What's Happening

Jump airbag all season long (from 22nd December - 5 May) You can go ice diving under the Lac du Lou - a short drive from the resort Ice drivings from December till May on the highest ice-racing track in Europe Val Thorens took the title of World’s Best Ski Resort at the 2018 World Ski Awards! (the resort has won the award every year since 2013 bar 2015 when it went to Kitzbuhel).

Weather

2013/14
643cm

2014/15
612cm

2015/16
518cm

2016/17
674cm

2017/18
734cm

2018/19
560cm

6 October 2017    8:00AM

Temperature
-2 to -1 degrees
Snowfall
None

Pistes in Val Thorens

Skiing in Val Thorens is suitable for all levels, with some fantastic beginner slopes all the way through to some of the more challenging off-piste itineraries in the Three Valleys for advanced skiers. Ski holidays in Val Thorens are a sure way to get the most out of the snow from December to April.

Our favourite runs at Val Thorens

Green

Welcome to the beginner playground of green runs

Rond Point des Pistes
Rond Point des Pistes

Blue

Long and enormous run thanks to the combination of the two runs.

Blanchot & Tetras
Blanchot & Tetras

Red

Long, wide run over rolling terrain. You can spend hours here!

Christine
Christine

Black

Steep first section, requiring endurance.

Combe de Caron
Combe de Caron

Val Thorens piste map

Val Thorens piste map

Resort information

Apartments In Val Thorens

Apartments In Val Thorens
Apartments In Val Thorens
Apartments In Val Thorens

There is a great range of Val Thorens apartments. From centrally located bolt holes, to the luxurious ski in, ski out residences with all the facilities of a top hotel.

Powder White has 30 self-catered apartments in Val Thorens, all located within easy access to the ski lifts and the village centre.

Our apartments in Val Thorens range from affordable 3-star hotels to luxurious 5-star ski apartments to suit all needs.

Apartments In Val Thorens
Apartments In Val Thorens
Apartments In Val Thorens

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Hotels In Val Thorens

Hotels In Val Thorens
Hotels In Val Thorens
Hotels In Val Thorens

Don't just book a room, discover the Powder White difference

Powder White works with 12 ski hotels in Val Thorens, all conveniently located in a central position and selected for their charm & reputation.

Our hotels in Val Thorens range from affordable 3-star hotels to luxurious 5-star hotels to suit all budgets and needs.

Hotels In Val Thorens
Hotels In Val Thorens
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Additional Info

Ski passes

We know how valuable your skiing time is to you so that is why we can to pre-book your lift passes for you, to save you the time and hassle of doing it once in resort. No additional charge!

The lift passes will be ready and waiting for you in your chalet/hotel/apartment, so you can hit the slopes immediately! You can book these at any time after you've booked.

Ski & equipment hire

The last thing you want to do at the start of your holiday is queue up in a crowded ski hire shop. We understand this and that is why we offer to pre-book all your equipment so that it is ready and waiting for you. You can either collect it from the shop yourself or some shops even offer a chalet fitting service, where all the equipment will be brought around to the chalet, thus avoiding the ski hire shop completely.

Ski school

Ski school can be a real hassle to organise so let us do all the hard work for you. We have built relationships with the top ski schools in Courchevel and we can book lessons for all ability levels, both private and group lessons.

For Christmas, New Year, Russian New Year and February Half Term, we strongly advise pre-booking your lessons as soon as possible as the group lesson and private lesson slots gets booked up very quickly! You can book lessons at any time after you've booked.

Powder White is an Independent Tour Ski Operator offering our guests an informative, personal and tailor-made service. Our friendly & knowledgeable Ski Specialists are here to help, so if you have any questions, need further information, or if you have specific requirements you'd like to discuss with us, please feel free to just get in touch and we have every confidence we will be able to find the perfect skiing holiday for you.

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