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Val Thorens is Europe's highest resort village at 2300m.
Val Thorens is Europe's highest resort village at 2300m.
Val Thorens ski resort is part of the world largest ski area - the 3 Valleys.
Val Thorens ski resort is part of the world largest ski area - the 3 Valleys.

Val Thorens

Val Thorens Ski Resort France

Val Thorens is Europe's highest ski resort village and is part of the world's largest interconnected ski area, the 3 Valleys. Situated at the head of the Vallee des Belleville and wedged in between the interlinked resorts of Meribel and Orelle, Val Thorens has 99% of its terrain over 2000m elevation. Two glaciers are counted amongst its massive skiing & snowboarding terrain.

The Powderhounds will be reviewing Val Thorens and the 3 Valleys in 2019.

Where is Val Thorens, France?

Val Thorens ski resort is in the Savoy region of the French Alps, 143km east of Lyon and 37km by road south of the nearest major town, Moûtiers.

Lyon and Geneva are the main gateway airports and both are connected to Moutiers by train. Paris has direct TGV train connections to nearby Bourg St Maurice with stops at Moutiers. Shuttles and public bus transport are available from the airports and train station in Moutiers.

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Tarentaise Powder Ski Safari DETAILS
GUIDED OFF-PISTE ADVENTURE
8 Days | 7 Nights | 6 Days Skiing | 3+ Resorts
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Ski some of the most famous ski areas of the world in France with an experienced guide riding vertical descents of up to 2,000m through untracked powder even days after a snowfall. Join a "fixed date" tour or get your own group of 4+ together for a custom tour.
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    Val Thorens Trail & Piste Map
  • Val Thorens Trail & Piste Map
  • Vertical (m)
    1,800 – 3230 (1430m)
    3 Valleys: 1100 – 3230 (2130m)
  • Average Snow Fall
    6 m+
  • Lifts (30)
    7 Gondolas/cable cars
    16 Chairlifts
    3 Valleys - 166 lifts
  • Ski Hours
    Val Thorens: late Nov to May
    9:00am - 5:00pm
    3 Valleys: early Dec to late April
  • Terrain Summary
    Runs – 84 (150km)
    Longest run – 8km+
    Advanced - 13%
    Intermediate - 33%
    Beginner - 54%

    3 Valleys
    Runs – 328 (600km)
    Off piste - 10,500ha
  • Lift Prices (Day Ticket 16/17)
    Val Thorens (& Orelle)
    Adult - €50
    Child - €40
    Child under 5yrs - Free

    Vallee des Belleville
    Adult - €57
    Child - €46.10
    Child under 5yrs - Free

    3 Valleys
    Adult - €60
    Child - €48.60
    Child under 5yrs - Free

    3 Valleys Ski Trail & Piste Map
  • 3 Valleys Ski Trail & Piste Map