The ski resort of Val Thorens is the highest in Europe and a paradise for skiing in all its forms. It lies at the foot of an impressive rock and ice peak of 3,300 meters: The Aiguille de Péclet.
This ski resort has an enviable spread over 140 km of runs and an exceptional vertical drop of 1,430 meters. Thanks to its altitude, you find 8 ski areas above 3,000 meters, this will enable you to enjoy an exceptional snow from late November to mid-May.
Furthermore, we must add that most of the skiable terrain of the site exceeds the 2,000 meters above sea level. Another reason to enjoy Val Thorens is their modern lifts with a capacity of 52,000 skiers per hour.
The ski resort of Val Thorens belongs to Les 3 Vallées ski area, the largest in the world and one of the most prestigious of the Alps in France. This extensive region has 600 kilometers of pistes and a vertical drop of 2,160 meters. It consists of eight ski resorts: Courchevel, La Tania, Méribel, Brides-Les-Bains, Les Menuires - Saint Martin, Val Thorens and Orelle.
The huge amount of slopes and its ski area make this winter resort a perfect destination for any skier, even for those who prefer to enjoy the snow in a more quiet way.
Height Difference: 1,430 meters (3,230 m - 1,800 m)
Height Difference: 2,160m (3,260m-1,100m)