It's time to conquer the slopes ... but that’s not all!
Overtaking dad on the downhill run, setting off altogether on a snowshoe walk, taking part in the torchlit descent, just like the grown ups, or trying out new sports in total safety: you can expect all of this and so much more when you holiday in Val Thorens! Whether a daredevil or slightly less adventurous, there’s an activity for every child, to ensure their holiday in the mountains is an unforgettable one.
Here’s a round-up of activites available for your 9 to 12 years old:
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 !
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!
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
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.
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 !
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
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.
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