Val Thorens claims the crown not just of the highest ski resort in the Trois Vallées, alongside Meribel and Courchevel, but at 2300m in the whole of Europe. With skiing available from November till May, it has a well deserved reputation as one of the most snowsure resorts in the Alps - perfect for both our pre season or spring holidays

The town is compact and purpose built, thoughtfully planned to offer ski to door for many guests. A compact village centre with a vast range of accommodation to suit everyone from budget travelers to those able to splash some cash .The town itself compact centre with minimal car traffic. A wide range of restaurants bars and clubs makes for a lively Apres Scene. For those seeking more wholesome off snow activities, there is also a superb sports centre with an indoor pool, sauna and Jacuzzi, alongside tennis and squash.

The resort sits at the head of the Belleville Valley and completely above the treeline, alongside Les Menuires and St Martin de Belleville. These villages provide the perfect option for those looking to escape the bustle of Val Thorens itself, providing a quieter base from which to ski. On clear days, this lends itself to truly spectacular panorama, though it sometimes does present a challenge during whiteouts.

In total, the three valleys provides 600km of pistes and 200 lifts, it claims the crown of the largest connected ski area in Europe. Constant investment in the lift network also allows it to boast one of the most efficient lift networks in France. Among these slopes, there really is something suitable for everyone from perfectly groomed blues to powdery bowls. This really cements its reputation as a resort for all guests. With such a range, our Instructor Led Guiding service is the perfect way to find the right runs for you.


Extensive slopes for all abilities, plus access to the Three Valleys

One of the most snow-sure resorts

Fastest lift system in France

Compact, with ski-in/out lodgings


Not a tree in sight

Away from the front de neige, not an attractive place to walk around

Not ideal for non-skiers

Some very crowded pistes and dangerous intersections

Getting there

  • Chambery airport: 2 hours
  • Grenoble airport: 2.5 hours
  • Geneva airport: 3 hours
  • Moûtiers train station: 30 minutes

Holiday Discounts

Resort Discounts

Good For

  • Advanced
  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
In Resort
  • Family Friendly
  • Ski To Door
On Slope
  • Boarder
  • Fast Lifts
  • No Queues
  • Snow Reliability
  • Terrain Parks

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