Almost all grown up!
By the age of 12, children can do most adult activities! Whether it’s taking their first steps on the snow, learning to snowboard, perfecting their technique or tackling the moguls in the snowpark, the resort’s ski school instructors are on hand to accompany your pre-teen/teen every step of the way. A vast array of other activities are also available for them: discovery sessions, thrills and spills, pushing back their limits or taking time to relax – they’ll be spoilt for choice!
Here’s a round-up of activities available for your young adventurers (or not so adventurous adventurers!):
Enjoy this moment with animals to admire the view and relax. Did you know that being with animals helps children to relax ?
Mixing sledging and cuddles with the dogs, this is one of kids' favorite activity !
From 2 years old accompagnied by a parent.
More information: Evolution 2
Flying has always been a childhood dream ... And Val Thorens is the only place where you can fulfill them, alone or in pair !
- Fly to-wo-by-two on the BEE ! The double zip-line starts at the end of Moutiere Chairlift, and ends up at the heart of the resort, in Place Caron.
Children from 14 years old, and taller than 1.40m
Accesible to skier and pedestrians
Further information on the dedicated page "Bee Flying"
- Come aboard the new Maurienne-Tarentaise shuttle which flies through the air like an eagle !
Accesible to children, weight minimum : 40kg
Skiers only, access by the Bouchet chairlift
Further information on the dedicated page "The Tyrolienne"
Toboggan : The Cosmojet
Get ready for an incredible experience on a marked-out run "The Cosmojet" in the heart of a magnificent natural valley.
All the thrills of a toboggan run for everyone from 5 years old.
Let's go for 45 minutes of excitement and sliding entertainment !
The itinerary is great fun, linking raised bends and varied slopes giving tobogganists intense pleasure.
Nothing to fear, just let yourself go and enjoy, right at the heart of an exceptional site.
Go and try the Cosmojet with the whole family !
Free for children between the age of 5 and 10 and under 1.25 m tall, on an adult's (above 18) sled.
Information and booking : Chalet de la Luge (located at the Rond Point des Pistes, near Cascade's chairlift), or call +33 (0)4 79 00 07 08
Children torchlit ski descent
Children will be acting, with an electric torchlight, as the famous « red jumpers » ski instructors during their traditionnal torchlit descent.
Every wednesdays during school holidays
Information and reservations direclty at the ESF Ski School
Fun areas and snowpark
Having fun on your skis is the essential part of a successful holiday! To ensure that everyone finds what they are looking for, Val Thorens offers initiation or improvement classes in many fun areas.
You can start with the VT Fun Ride, a piste suitable for the whole family for your first experience and then progress in the VT Family Park for your first successful figures.
Finally, if you are at the right level, or simply what to be amazed by what you see, then head to the ultra-creative VT Park modules to watch the pros freestyle skiing and snowboarding !
It’s a funny activity to enjoy with friends or family, and great for trying out the sensations of sliding around on the ice for the first time !
From 7 years old,
Further information on the activity's dedicated page Ice Karting.
Get your fill of thrill and awe by discovering (or rediscovering!) the frozen waterfall climb at Val Thorens in family !
Accompanied by professionals who will teach you how to use ice axes and crampons, you will share unforgettable moments in a majestic and unspoilt setting.
Spending the day one the slopes is not enough for your teens ? You are looking for some activities to make the most of this bad weather day ?
In Val Thorens' Sports Center, there's no time to be bored ! From tennis, to fitness, squash, ping-pong and swimming pool, as well as basketball or futball ... Whatever your needs and desires, there is an activity waiting for you in our Center !
Further information : Sports Center
Snake Gliss is an activity where up to 10 sledges are tied together, led by a professional instructor.
The fun, thrilling activity involves a winding 45-minute descent from the top of the Funitel de Péclet. Fun and laughter guaranteed!
More information on Snake Gliss dedicated page.
Don’t forget that our Destination Experts are on hand at the Tourist Office to help you get the very most out of your family holiday in Val Thorens!
Head to the Maison de Val Thorens, or call us on +33 (0)4 79 00 08 08