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Skiing in Val Thorens

Slopes

20Km
55Km
65Km
10Km
Total 150Km

Lifts

9

16

5

Height

3230m
2300m

Glacier

0

Cross-country

0Km

Fun park

1

Val Thorens

Slopes

73Km
210Km
254Km
73Km
Total 610Km

Lifts

40

62

58

Height

3230m
1100m

Glacier

0

Cross-country

114Km

Fun park

5

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Les Trois Vallées
Les Trois Vallées
Les Trois Vallées

General information

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.

Skiing in Val Thorens

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).

Book one of accommodations or packages for your ski holiday in Val Thorens now, and don’t miss out on some of the extra services that we offer for free!

Regulations per region

Distance required in public areas (in metres)
Yes
1 meter
Max persons together outdoors
Yes
Max. 10 persons
Not allowed to share a room with someone outside your household
No
Public transport / taxi / skibus
Available
Obligated mouth mask
Transfer
Yes
Obligated mouth mask
Supermarkets and pharmacies
Open
Obligated mouth mask
Gasstations
Open
Obligated mouth mask
Shops
Open
Obligated mouth mask
Restaurants
Open
Obligated mouth mask
Bars / Apres-ski
Yes
Bars and cafés are now open in France but in certain departments classified as active circulation zones for the virus, the prefects can take more restrictive measures to fight the epidemic, in consultation with local elected officials.
Discotheque/Club/Nightlife
Closed
Certain hours not allowed to be outside, curfew
No
Not allowed to sell alcohol in certain hours
No
Events open air or indoor
Yes
Max. 500 persons
Wellness
Open
Obligated mouth mask
Skilifts
Open
Obligated mouth mask
Ski lessons
Yes
Obligated mouth mask
Ski rental
Yes
Obligated mouth mask
Slopes
Open
Mouth Mask
Yes
Obligated mouth mask
Quarantaine
No
Covid test before departure or wait in quarantaine
No
Covid test on destination (random or everyone)
No
Health declaration
Yes
All travelers are required to complete and carry the certificate corresponding to their situation: for exceptional international travel from abroad to France and for a non-conforming trip to certain overseas communities
Other formalities needed to enter destination?
No
Additional measures per ski region
No
Additional airline and bus rules
No
Other excursions
No

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