Val Thorens

Europe’s highest ski resort

Flights from

23 Dec 16 to 15 Apr 16




Val Thorens ski resort

The location

Holding the crown as Europe’s highest ski resort, Val Thorens is situated in the Tarentaise Valley of the French Alps. It is around 160km from Geneva Airport, and 200km from Lyon Airport.

Suitable for

Apres Ski

Skill level


The resort

Val Thorens makes up part of Les Trois Vallées (the three valleys) ski region, which is the biggest ski area in the world! With this is mind it’s no wonder the area was previously voted as the best resort on earth.

A thriving nightlife

With endless amounts of bars, pubs and clubs, it’s no wonder Val Thorens is renowned for its après-ski scene. From the casual spots for a beer and burger, to the clubs that are only opening their doors as the sun goes down, you’re sure to find something to suit your group.

A calendar of events

There’s always something happening in Val Thorens. From street markets to concerts, people of all ages will find something that they enjoy. Stick around for the three-day VAL THO festival in March where electro music lovers and world-famous DJs are brought together. And best of all, it’s free!

All the amenities

From sports clothes to souvenirs, Val Thorens has plenty to keep serial shoppers happy. You can also treat yourself at the hairdressers or have a pampering at a beauty salon. You’ll find your everyday amenities are never far away with a tourist office, post office and banks in the resort centre.

The highlights

  • Val Thorens is the highest ski resort in Europe.
  • The resort offers magnificent views across the Tarentaise Valley.
  • A wide range of runs makes it ideal for skiers of all levels.

335 runs

The facts

  • Country

  • Language

  • Number of lifts

  • Terrain parks

  • Highest piste

  • Total piste

  • Connects to

    Geneva Lyon