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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

Les Trois Vallées
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 in public areas (in metres)
1 metre
Wearing a mask is mandatory
Public transport / taxi
Freely accessible
Wearing a mask is mandatory
Maximum persons together outdoors
No
Advise is no more than 10 people
Allowed to share a room with someone outside your household?
Yes
Supermarkets and pharmacies
Open
Wearing a mask is mandatory
Petrol stations
Open
Wearing a mask is mandatory
Restaurants
Open
Wearing a mask is mandatory. Inside and outside with a maximum of 10 people per table and 1 metre distance between tables
Bars
Open
Wearing a mask is mandatory. Inside and outside with a maximum of 10 people per table and 1 meter distance between tables
Shops
Open
Wearing a mask is mandatory
Events (open air or indoor)
Yes
Maximum of 10 persons
Museum
Open
Wearing a mask is mandatory
Wellness
Open
Wearing a mask is mandatory
Curfew
No
Not allowed to sell alcohol in certain hours?
No rules different than usual
Club/Nightlife
Closed
Casino
Closed
Airport
Open
Temperature checks upon arrival
Quarantaine
No
Covid-19 tst before departure or wait in quarantaine
No
Covid-19 test on destination
No
Health declaration
No
Other formailities needed to enter the country
No
Transfer regulation
Yes
1 metre distance and additional hygiene measures

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