I can go with mum and dad now!


From the age of 6, many family activities are available for you to enjoy altogether! But if your budding explorer wants to have fun with friends, that’s also an option!

Fancy whizzing down the longest toboggan run in Europe? Or experiencing the thrills and spills of the ice driving circuit? Maybe your kids want to race you over Val Thorens’ fun zones? Whether you’re on skis, wearing moonboots or in your swimsuit, one thing’s for sure – you won’t have time to be bored!


Here’s a round-up of activities available for your 6 to 9 year olds:


To discover unspoiled areas and get to know our mountains fauna, snowshoeing is ideal! The companies offering snow-shoeing hikes for all levels. Various professionals propose the activity : during the day, the ESF and Raquette Nature offer some special days out, especially made for kids from 8 years old with their parents.

At night, when the chairlifts are closed, both Evolution 2 and Prosneige Ski Schools offer evenings in an igloo. Equiped with snowshoes, children walk up to a site and build an igloo with the instructor. It's an evening 100% dedicated to kids !


For further information, contact the following professionals :
Evolution 2
Raquette Nature


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

Snake Gliss

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.

Dog sledging

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

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

Delir park - Fun Park - Trampolines

Laughter - adrenalin - fun... A children's paradise!

Trampolines, bouncy castles, ball parks, modules for children under 12... you'll have to drag your children away!



Kids' Show

During school holidays, the young ones (as well as the not so young ! ) are invited to watch every thursday night at 6 pm a poetic and yet funny show.

A festive and emotional moment expected !

Free of charge

More information

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

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Neiges Eternelles (les)
A unique place in Val Thorens for a custom-made stay! Three cosy apartments in a chalet of stone and wood facing Cime Caron with personalized hotel services provided by our Chalet Girls.
Ski Sporting Activities Child Famille Plus
Ecole de ski Internationale Prosneige
The authentic, independant and international skischool of Val Thorens since 1996. 75 instructors at your service, with a knowledge of 17 languages to offer. Our team’s commitment is to guarantee a once in a lifetime experience : - A private and secure kindergarden with a costum rolling carpet - Specific pedagogy and modern teaching ways for the youngest ones - Small groups  for all ages from beginners to experts - Expertise in free-style and free-ride - Native tongue provided for our children classes Posneige - Emotions at the top
Ski Sporting Activities Famille Plus
Ecole de ski - Evolution 2
Evolution 2 Ski and Adventure School, or a different way of discovering the mountings… Our finest activities in the largest ski area in the world: let your dreams of adventure come true! We adapt to your needs, your desires and your level so that you can share our passion for the mountains. Whatever your age, we are here to provide support and share your best experiences in Val Thorens.
Restaurants Famille Plus
Diamant Noir (Le) - Koh-I Nor
A culinary experience for you five senses. Our Chef Eric Samson welcomes you for dinner at the Diamant Noir restaurant where you will enjoy refined, high-quality dishes made from exceptional, local, seasonal produce. The warm and distinctive cuisine and décor take you on a voyage of discovery.
Restaurants Famille Plus
Cabane (la)
In an authentic, romantic and warm setting, discover a refined cuisine with a Savoyard touch. Le Cabanon is a small annexe and private dining room for birthday parties or cocktails for about hundred people... A la carte or custom-made
Restaurants Famille Plus
Grange (la)
An unusual pizzeria and restaurant: it's like being in a real barn! Varied and traditional menu, Savoyard specialities and grilled meat... Half-board formulas to simplify your holidays, for adults and children. Breakfast XXL, ideal before a day on the slopes !
Ski Child Famille Plus
Ecole du Ski Français (ESF) - Mini-clubs, jardin d'enfants, cours collectifs enfants, ados et adultes, cours privés
Children and adults, ESF Val Thorens pampers young and old! From the age of 3 months, adapted activities, the best instructors.
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Petite Ferme (la)
Delicious Italian specialities (pasta, risotto, bruschetta) and open fire pizzas in front of the guests. A warm and convivial welcome in a very cosy mountain decoration.
Restaurants Famille Plus
Joyeuse Fondue (la)
A restaurant with a wide range of fondue recipes: meat, cheese, chocolate,... but also pierrade royale, raclette and a nice selection of grilled meats. Take a look at the decoration !
Restaurants Famille Plus
Chez Pépé Nicolas - Chalet d'Alpage
If you want to discover a wonderful story, and a timeless setting, you need to stop at “Chez Pépé Nicolas”. On the "La Chasse" slope, between Les Menuires and Val Thorens, discover a place full of emotions, with a breathtaking view of the Péclet-Poslet glacier and the Lou valley.
Open in summer
Shopping Famille Plus
Prosneige Shop
This is the main shop for our Prosneige ski school where you can rent or buy equipment, accessories and ski clothes and organise ski and snowboard lessons.
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Koh-I Nor*****
Clinging to the mountainside, the highest 5-star hotel in Europe, Koh-I Nor is mainly made of glass façades and offers one of the most beautiful sunsets in Europe.
Restaurants Bar/Nightclubs Famille Plus
Auberge des Balcons (l')
Easy to reach from the Plein Sud slope, in chalet 1 in les Balcons de Val Thorens, for only 16€ for lunch time enjoy our "ski menu" main course+dessert or starter+main course!
Restaurants Bar/Nightclubs Famille Plus
Chaudron Magique (le)
Discover our Savoyard specialities, grilled meats and homemade pizzas. Our cheeses, cooked meats and meats are carefully selected and prepared with « respect for the product»
Shopping Famille Plus
Eskiador Sport 2000
Eskiador Sport 2000 is a ski rental store located in the Pierre & Vacances residence «Les Temples du Soleil», nearby the Montana Cheval Blanc, Montana Plein Sud and Kashmir residences as well as the Altapura hotel. You will find brand new skis and snowboards every year to make your Val Thorens experience unforgettable. Our team of experts will advise you 7 days a week, from 8.30am to 7.30pm. Direct access to the slopes. Book online to get up to 45% off.
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Sherpa (le)***
Chalet-style hotel on the slopes ideally located in a quiet area on the heights of Val Thorens, close to the ski slopes and the village centre. Warm and intimate address where hospitality and art of living come together at the fireside and in the gourmet restaurant. Home-made cooking. Terrace with "cosmic sauna". Indoor Sauna, Hammam and Jacuzzi. Maria Galland beauty corner.
Restaurants Famille Plus
Base Camp (le) - Hôtel Pashmina
Quality produce and authentic, refined dishes are to be savoured in a relaxed atmosphere with the mountains as a backdrop. Treat yourself to a feast for both the eyes and the palate! At the foot of the new "Croissant" ski run, the restaurant's south-facing terrace offers breathtaking views while you eat your lunch.
Open in summer
Sporting Activities Hygiene, Health And Beauty Kindergartens - Leisure complex Famille Plus
Centre Sportif de Val Thorens
Open in summer
Restaurants Bar/Nightclubs Hotels Clubs and Holiday Villages Famille Plus
Hotel Club MMV Les Neiges
Hotels Clubs and Holiday Villages Famille Plus
Hôtel Club MMV Les Arolles
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Trois Vallées (les)