Editor: Marie Gustin

Val Thorens, the best skiing in the best atmosphere

Val Thorens is a resort that combines the best skiing with the best atmosphere. At 2,300m  altitude, Europe’s highest ski resort is literally at the peak of the world’s largest ski area – Les Trois Vallées, home to over 600km of slopes. Val Thorens is unquestionably an exceptional place.


Renowned for the quality of its snow and ski lifts, powdery pistes and perfectly groomed slopes, there’s plenty for beginners and advanced skiers to enjoy at Val Thorens!

This is the place to have fun in a breathtaking setting. This resort allows you to leave your hotel wearing your skis, ready to hit the slopes in no time!

It’s an ideal playground for all mountain lovers, allowing you to admire exceptional views, including the magnificent Glacier Peclet or “the best view of the Alps” at the Cime de Caron, according to the Michelin Green Guide. A stunning 360° panoramic view over 1,000 summits in the French, Swiss and Italian Alps.

Discover the various ski pass options for the 3 ski areas which can be accessed from the resort: Val Thorens – Orelle (150km of slopes), Vallées des Belleville (300km of slopes) and Les 3 Vallées (600km of slopes)


Val Thorens is a young ski resort, but that doesn’t mean to say it only attracts a young crowd! Whether you’re holidaying with the family, your friends or other half, discover the “Val Thorens lifestyle”.

With the different styles of skiing comes a diverse array of lifestyles, a wide range of accommodation (from 2 star apartments to 5 star hotels) and a large choice of activities and events with an international twist (the Ski Force Winter Tour, the Rock On Snowboard Tour, the Andros Trophy, the Skicross World Cup, the SFR Freeskiing Tour etc).

Get a feel for the resort, share thrills and unforgettable moments such as a dinner high up in the mountains, night sledging downhill, mountain biking in the snow, ice driving, a massage, a beautiful sunset or just a hot chocolate by the fireplace. Val Thorens is a gourmet ski resort: it’s trendy, it’s lively and it invites you to relax and indulge in everything it has to offer.