Lower Slopes: 103cm
Upper Slopes: 165cm

Val Thorens, 3 Valleys , France

Val Thorens skiing

At 2300m, Val Thorens is the highest ski resort in Europe, meaning the resort has a great snow record. Put simply, if there's no snow in Val Thorens then there's no snow anywhere! Forming part of the 600km Three Valleys ski domain, Val Thorens' extended skiing is excellent, with intermediates being particularly spoilt for choice. Advanced skiers ...

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Our Ratings

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Our Opinion

The highest resort in Europe. Linked to the biggest ski area (600km) in Europe. With the best snow record in Europe and the longest winter season in Europe. Also boasts Europe's highest pub and the Alps' biggest nightclub. A resort of superlatives that offers incredible  choice and value.

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Properties in Val Thorens

Best Deals in Val Thorens

03 Dec
£1,304 (£228 off)
10 Dec
£1,431 (£251 off)
17 Dec
£1,444 (£253 off)
31 Dec
£2,266 (£251 off)
07 Jan
£1,712 (£189 off)

Skiing & Boarding

Beginners
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Intermediate
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Advanced
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Snowboarding
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Off-Piste
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Lifts & Slopes

Highest lift:
3200m (10499 Feet)
Lowest lift:
1300m (4265 Feet)
No of lifts:
198
No of slopes:
275
Total piste length:
600km
Longest run:
5km
Snow parks:
2
Snow cannons:
519
Glacier:
Peclet Glacier
Off piste:
Yes
Cross country:
0km

Local Lift Pass Info

Highest adult pass 1 day:
€ 57.00
Highest adult pass 6 days:
€ 277.00
Highest child pass 1 day:
€ 45.60
Highest child pass 6 days:
€ 221.60

Lift-linked Resorts

Liftpass Database and compilation ©
Snow24 plc 2010-11

Resort Attributes

  • Family friendly
  • Budget
  • Snow sure
  • Good for off piste
  • Good for all levels
  • Good mountain restaurants
  • Good for eating out
  • Good for non-skiers
  • In large ski areas
  • Good shopping
  • Lively and Young
  • High altitude skiing
  • Easy slope access
  • Good for snow parks
  • Reliable for snow
  • Good ski schools
  • Ski-in Ski-out
Val Thorens basic Map

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Transfer info

  • Geneva - Coach - 3 hrs 15 mins
  • Chambery - Coach - 2 hrs
  • Moutiers - 1 hr
  • Lyons - Coach - 3 hrs 15 mins

All times are approximate