Val Thorens: Is 600 km ski pistes enough?
Val Thorens is the highest situated ski resort in Europe. That gives it a very special “flavor” and attraction combined with the almost endless skiing area. Let´s dig in.
Val Thorens is the highest placed ski resort in Europe located at 2300 meters altitude and offers skiing at a very high-quality level. As a skiing destination, here is extremely snow safe, and you are guaranteed an outstanding snow quality all winter until May. Val Thorens is part of the 3 Valleys / Trois Vallé), the largest contiguous ski area in the world and the 600 km of slopes connecting Courchevel, la Tania, Méribel, St-Martin, Les Menuires and Val Thorens can be experienced on skis or with ski lifts.
In the 3 Valleys, snow is everywhere and skiing is more varied. The ski lifts are among the best and most effective in the world, so you can easily reach the other valleys and cities on a day trip. At the same time, there is ample opportunity for off-piste skiing in the company of a mountain guide.
After skiing in Val Thorens
Thanks to its location, you can find “ski-in / ski-out” solutions quite easily. The snow is right outside the door, so the skiing is really close. You will also experience the legendary after-ski offerings: toboggan run at 6 km (the longest in France), over 50 restaurants, bars and tea lounges, several discos, live music, cinemas, bowling, shops and a sports center of 9,000 m2, with tennis, squash, swimming pool, jacuzzi, fitness etc. Val Thorens is an alpine village that emphasizes active living.
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