Val Thorens


Val Thorens village, Val Thorens Val Thorens, at 2300 metres, is the highest ski resort in Europe. Its ski area is part of the 3 Valleys, one of the largest in the world. The quality of the snow, its highly efficient lift system and its variety of slopes suitable for all types of skiers, from beginners to advanced, make Val Thorens a true skiing paradise. The pisted and unpisted slopes are located in a beautiful setting surrounded by six glaciers and six mountain peaks above 3000 metres. Its snowpark, ranked in the top 10 in the world, offers four separate areas so that beginners and experts can progress at their own pace.

Apart from skiing, Val Thorens also offers many other daytime activities, such as mountain biking on snow, tobogganing or ski taxi rides. In the evening, with its cosmopolitan atmosphere, the resort comes alive, becoming a real capital of gastronomy and trendy night club parties.

Downhill skiing

  • Maximum altitude: 3230 m
  • Minimum altitude: 2300 m
  • Number of ski lifts: 26 (cable cars: 1, gondola lifts: 7, chairlifts: 14, drag lifts: 4)
  • Number of ski runs: 78 (black: 9, red: 29, blue: 29, green: 11)
  • Total distance: 150 km
  • Dedicated activity areas: 2 (boarder cross: 1, snow park: 1)
  • Piste map

Snow conditions

Last updated: Wednesday, 03 March 2021 at 09:07

Downhill ski area

  • Snow conditions: Skiing on less than 10% of area
  • Snow depth on lower slopes: 160cm
  • Snow depth on upper slopes: 210cm
  • Avalanche risk: Level 1-2: low risk to limited risk
  • Return by ski: No: the return is not guarantee or does not exist
  • Black runs open: 0 / 9
  • Red runs open: 0 / 29
  • Blue runs open: 1 / 29
  • Green runs open: 1 / 11
  • Runs open : 2 / 78
  • Lifts open: 0 / 26

Weather

Last updated: Wednesday, 03 March 2021 at 09:07

  • Temperature at summit: -2°C
  • Temperature at base: -1°C
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Distance by car

  • Chambéry to Val Thorens: 113 kilometres (70 miles). Estimated time: 1 hour 36 minutes
  • Grenoble to Val Thorens: 144 kilometres (89 miles). Estimated time: 1 hour 51 minutes
  • Genève to Val Thorens: 198 kilometres (123 miles). Estimated time: 2 hours 24 minutes

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