Val Thorens is the highest French ski resort in Europe. The town centre of Val Thorens is located at an altitude of 2300 meters! From here there are many lifts that will take you to even higher pistes. Val Thorens is part of the bigger ski region of Les Trois Valées. Les Trois Vallées is one of the largest interconnected ski areas in the world and has approximately 600 km of pistes.
Val Thorens is without a doubt one of the most unique ski destinations in France. Since it is one of the highest ski villages in Europe, it explains its popularity with visitors over the years. The ski area of Val Thorens consists of approximately 140 km pistes. The lowest of altitude of this individual ski area is 1300 meters and highest point is 3200 meters. The high altitude and the glacier make skiing in Val Thorens perfect throughout the whole season and makes it one of the most snow sure destinations as well.
When choosing to stay and ski in Val Thorens, there are options for everyone! Accommodations wise there are cheap accommodations for the budget traveller. However, there are also luxurious and lush chalets and hotels for those who prefer more comfort or even want to pamper themselves in a wellness centre. As for lift passes, there are different options as well. You can either choose a lift pass for the individual area of Val Thorens, or you can choose to upgrade your lift pass to the whole region of the Three Valleys. For the less advanced skiers and snowboarders a pass for an individual resort should suffice. If the lift pass for Val Thorens is not enough and you are an avid skier / snowboarder, we recommend the lift pass for the whole region. This way you will be able to make tours and discover different areas of the whole region per day. We advise you to decide which pass suits you best, in your home country, as you pay considerably more on location. (Please note: in low season, it is not possible to buy lift passes for the whole region of Les Trois Vallées).
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