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

Dates for 2023-24 winter season

  • Opening: Saturday 25 November 2023
  • Closing: Sunday 5 May 2024

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

Reduced price ski passes for Val Thorens

Official website of the resort

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