Val Thorens Destination Guide

The Three Valleys (Les Trois Vallees) ski area is located in the French Alps and is the largest ski area in the world. Val Thorens is the highest resort in the Three Valleys (Les Trois Vallees) ski area, and in Europe. At 2,300m in altitude, snow is guaranteed throughout the season and the mountain views are simply stunning.

The Three Valleys is home to eight internationally renowned ski resorts. Namely, Courchevel, La Tania, Meribel, Brides-les-Bains, Les Menuires, Val Thorens, Orelle and Saint Martin de Belleville. Conveniently, it is possible to ski the entire interlinked valley using a single ski pass. Val Thorens ski terrain is suitable for beginners, right up to the most experienced skiers and snowboarders. There are 600 km of linked pistes and a total of 82 runs. The hotels, apartments and chalets are ski-in / ski-out, which subsequently makes for a comfortable and convenient stay.

Activities

The apre ski atmosphere is fantastic. There are plenty of bars, restaurants and clubs to keep you entertained after a day out skiing. You will also find an indoor shopping centre with plenty of shops and services spread throughout the village. Furthermore, there is a fitness area and sports centre with a spa.

Many events take place in Val Thorens throughout the year. From mountain bike races in the summer to ski cross championships in the winter. The sports centre is open 7 days a week and has a spa with a sauna, Jacuzzi and steam room. There are swimming pools, a children’s club, Fun Park with trampolines and even a well-equipped fitness centre. Aside from skiing and snowboarding, leisure activities range from music concerts and bowling to watching movies at the cinema. In summer the resort is just as busy. Guests can partake in fishing, horse riding, hiking, golf, cycling, paintball, rafting, tennis and even quad biking.

Travel

The closest airport is Chambery, which is 122km. The Moutiers train station (37 km away) has a regular shuttle bus travelling to and from Les Menuires and Val Thorens.

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