Take advantage of the different VTTAE routes in Val Thorens and the valley to reach the summits with ease!

Saint-Martin-de-Belleville, Les Menuires and Val Thorens have had 40 itineraries on 321 km of trails, from 660 to 2800 m altitude, since 1998 and have been awarded the "espace VTT/FFC" label, the official label of the French Cycling Federation.

Mountain bike hire

Accompanied cycling trips

With the ESF

  • Two weekly outings
    • Monday: 2-hour introductory ride (10am to 12pm), 65€ / person
      • Registration by 4pm the day before
      • Minimum of 4 participants to maintain the outing
    • Thursday: introductory walk + 3-hour picnic (10am to 2pm), 75€ / person
      • Registration by 12 noon the day before
      • Savoyard terroir" picnic at the bon franquette
      • Minimum of 4 participants to maintain the outing
  • Prerequisite: knowing how to ride a bike without the wheels!
  • Height required: 1.50m/1.55m
  • Prices include: bike hire, loan of helmet and instructor supervision.
  • Practical info :
    • Sunglasses and gloves or mittens recommended
    • Bring a small rucksack with water and a warm or windproof jacket.
    • Departure from the local du Roc behind the Alberta hotel
    • Please arrive 10 min before the start of the activity
    • The bikes are electric Fatbikes, which means they are very stable and suitable for beginners.
    • Customers with their own electric bike can take part in the activity and receive a discount of -50% on the price of the activity.
  • ESF - House of Val Thorens 04 79 00 02 86

With the Bureau des Guides

  • Half-day mountain bike outing: €35
  • Half-day mountain bike outing including mountain bike: €50/adult, €44/child
  • Full-day mountain bike outing: €60

Trail maps

2 maps are available from the Val Thorens, Les Menuires and Saint-Martin-de-Belelville Tourist Offices:

  • The 3 Vallées map (free)
  • IGN map of the Vallée des Belleville (on sale for €5 or available free on the internet)

The main cycle service areas

There are three dedicated bicycle service areas in the valley, at Saint-Martin-de-Belleville, Les Menuires and Val Thorens.

These centres feature kiosks offering solutions for washing your bike after your daily outing, maintaining it with the right tools, and inflating your tyres to the right pressure.

You can also park your bike on a secure cradle and recharge your electrically-assisted bike while you take a break.

Free access after registering at the terminal

New: Discover 2 cycle lanes reserved exclusively for bikes

Discover 2 cycle lanes reserved exclusively for bikes, away from footpaths, from Les Menuires to Col de Tougnète (7 km), or from Les Menuires to Val Thorens (6.5 km).

The first is a muscular or electric tour of this recent pass (alt. 2407 metres) connecting the Vallée des Belleville with the rest of the 3 Vallées.

The second, with its magnificent balcony sections, is the best gentle route between the resorts of Les Menuires and Val Thorens.

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