ENJOY THE WORLD'S LARGEST SKI AREA!
The 3 Valleys have enjoyed an international reputation that has transcended French and European borders for many years. Every winter, this ski paradise attracts enthusiasts from all over the world, eager to discover this incomparable playground. Here, skiers and snowboarders are guaranteed optimum conditions throughout the winter season.
The sheer size of the ski area, both in terms of vertical drop and surface area, is sure to impress even the most seasoned skiers. To give you an idea, there are around 20km as the crow flies between Courchevel and Orelle, and the area boasts over 600km of pistes spread over more than 1,500 hectares. In fact, the 3 Vallées alone encompass the five largest ski areas in the United States!
What's remarkable is that the 3 Vallées ski area is accessible to all levels of skier. Around 50% of the pistes are classified as green and blue, meaning that even beginners can enjoy the experience in complete safety. Specially designed areas are available for novices, with wide, gentle slopes. For families, themed areas have been created, offering a range of activities from snowpark family zip lineto suit all ages and tastes. You can ski with complete peace of mind while enjoying spectacular panoramic views, including Mont Blanc, the Vanoise massif, the Écrins, the Beaufortain, the Lauzière and many more.
With just one ski pass, you can explore the 7 different resorts in the area, discovering pistes hidden in the middle of snow-covered fir trees and reaching the summits close to the glaciers. It's a unique experience in the heart of an exceptional natural environment.
Val Thorens in the 3 valleys
Nestling at the summit of the 3 Vallées ski area, Val Thorens stands out as a cosmopolitan destination, offering a perfect fusion of exceptional skiing and an incomparable atmosphere. It's here, in this friendly atmosphere, that visitors are invited to fully immerse themselves, to share their passion for skiing, and to experience unforgettable moments together.
Val Thorens is more than just a ski resort; it's also the embodiment of a new way of life. true state of mind. It promises you relaxed, dynamic and gastronomic days on the slopes. Whether you're looking for moments of relaxation, sporting challenges or simply the opportunity to be pampered, Val Thorens gives you the freedom to move at your own pace, to follow your desires, while multiplying unique and memorable experiences.
What's more, thanks to its privileged location in Les 3 Vallées, Val Thorens offers unrivalled access to the world's largest ski area, allowing you to take full advantage of its varied slopes and exceptional panoramas right from the resort.