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Les Trois Vallées

Skiing in Les Trois Vallées

Slopes

73Km
210Km
254Km
73Km
Total 610Km

Lifts

40

62

58

Height

3230m
1100m

Glacier

0

Cross-country

114Km

Fun park

5

Les Trois Vallées
Les Trois Vallées
Les Trois Vallées
Les Trois Vallées

General information

The powder snow paradise of Les Trois Vallées is located in the Savoie. Val Thorens is the highest French ski village here. The village centre of Val Thorens is located at an altitude of 2300 meters (7,600 ft)! From here many lifts depart for even higher pistes. Les Trois Vallées is one of the largest interconnected ski resorts in the world. With 180 lifts and 600 km (373 ml) of prepared pistes, a true journey of discovery awaits you!

For snowboarders there is a snow park, a half pipe and a boarder cross. There are also unlimited off-piste options for free riders. Cross country skiers can make their hearts beat faster in the lower areas of Méribel, La Tania and Les Menuires.

The ski region of Les Trois Vallées consists of 4 smaller ski areas:

Val Thorens

Val Thorens is the highest French village, with the village core at 2300 meters altitude and has approximately 140 km of runs and approximately 29 ski lifts. From here many lifts start and bring you to even higher slopes. If you stay in Val Thorens, you can choose from two different ski passes. One for Val Thorens and one for the entire ski resort of Les Trois Vallées. For those who are not so advanced, a lift pass for just Val Thorens should be sufficient. For the avid skiers and those who like to make long trips we recommend a lift pass for the entire Trois Vallées area. We advise you to select your lift pass when making the booking, since you have to pay much more for lift pass once you are in Val Thorens. The high altitude and presence of a glacier will allow skiers and snow boarders to ski throughout the whole season. (Please note: The glacier may be closed if there is sufficient snow on the slopes and in the village)

Les Menuires

The Les Menuires ski resort has a total of 160 kilometers of slopes, which can be reached via 51 lifts. Due to the easy accessibility, waiting times are relatively short. Since the new gondola lift between Les Menuires and St. Martin de Belleville has been opened, the connection between these areas has become even better. This is a wonderful place for skiers and snow boarders with the experience level of a beginner or intermediate, since the slopes are not that difficult to manage.

Méribel

The Méribel ski resort has 150 kilometers of slopes and modern gondola lifts. The area consists of two connected parts, Méribel and Méribel-Mottaret. For the avid skiers, there are two Olympic downhill runs and an official slalom downhill run. Snowboarders have not been forgotten in this ski area since there is a half-pipe and a board- cross for the dare devils.

La Vallée de Courchevel

The varying area consists of small and large cozy villages and many wide slopes. Courchevel has a total of 150km of runs and approximately 45 lifts. When you are on the slopes you can enjoy the beautiful surroundings. The snowy mountain caps and the forest make this a wonderful and magical destination.  Courchevel has the largest cabin lift in the whole of the French Alps and can hold 160 people. From Courchevel, you can easily get to the other ski areas that are interconnected with it.

Check out our holiday packages for skiing in any of the three valleys resorts! You can either book an all inclusive holiday or choose to book a self drive holiday. All flights packages to France include free bronze ski rental equipment. However, it is always possible to upgrade your ski material to a ski package that suits your experience level.

Travel information relating to the Coronavirus 

This information has been carefully compiled by Sunweb based on information provided by the local authorities. Since the measures mentioned are subject to constant change, no rights can be derived from this and Sunweb accepts no liability for any damage resulting from the use of this information.

Regulations per region

Distance required in public areas (in metres)
Yes
1 metre
Mask
Yes
Masks are mandatory from the age of 11 in public transport and air traffic. Also in all public closed buildings and areas, for example government buildings, hospitals, shops, restaurants and hotels. Ski lifts, drag lifts, ski schools, ski buses (also on the platform), lift stations, ski rental shops and other closed parts of the ski area. Even when you are in line (outside and inside).
Covid test before departure or wait in quarantaine
Yes
Proof of a negative PCR test is mandatory for all 11 years and older, within 72 hours of departure
Covid test on destination (random or everyone)
No
Health declaration
Yes

It is mandatory for all passengers to fill in a passenger location form 48 hours before arriving/returning to the UK. The form can be found here.

When you enter France you need to fill in a “Declaration sur l'honneur”.

Quarantaine
No
Max persons together outdoors
No
Not allowed to come together
Allowed to share a room with someone outside your household?
Yes
But advised to wear a mask inside aswell when in company of others
Curfew
Yes
Country wide curfew from 18:00-06:00
Slopes
Closed
Skilifts
Closed
Ski rental
Closed
Ski lessons
No
Unavailable from Friday 30.10.2020.
Public transport / taxi / skibus
Open
A mask is mandaotry for everyone aged 11 and over, and only take transport for essential trips. Travelling between the French regions is no longer allowed as of Monday 02.11.2020
Restaurants
Partially Open
Only takeaway and room service (hotels).
Bars / Apres-ski
Closed
Club/Nightlife
Closed
Events open air or indoor
No
Museums, cinemas and theater are however opened again.
Shops
Open
Must close at 18:00
Supermarkets and pharmacies
Open
A mask is mandatory
Not allowed to sell alcohol in certain hours
No
Wellness
Closed
Additional airline and bus rules
No
Transfer
Yes
A mask is mandatory
Petrol stations
Open
A mask is mandatory
Other formalities needed to enter destination?
Yes
Please always double check the GOV UK website before travelling. From 24/1 you must hold a negative PCR-test taken less than 72h before travel
Additional measures per ski region
No
Other area information
Yes
Additional COVID-19 information provided by France Montagnes.
Good to know
Yes
Entry into France and departure, to or from a country outside the European Union is prohibited, except for compelling reasons.

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