Val Thorens (France) is the highest altitude resort in Europe and the highest point in the 3 Vallées ski area, the largest ski area in the world with over 600 kilometres of runs.
Situated in a vast natural cirque overlooked by 6 glaciers, the Val Thorens ski area offers a multitude of itineraries so you can ski in the sunshine all day long.
Val Thorens and Les 3 Vallées slopeplan
Renowned for the quality of its snow and up-to-the-minute ski lifts, welcome to snowsports paradise. Carving, off-piste, ski touring, snowpark, boardercross, télémark skiing, there’s something to suit everyone. With 99% of the ski area situated above 2,000 metres, Val Thorens offers excellent conditions so you can enjoy yourself to the max.
A doorstep skiing resort; ski out of your accommodation and you’re already on the slopes! Between its powder snow fields and perfectly groomed runs, performance doesn’t even come into it; the Val Thorens ski area offers great snowsports to beginners and experienced skiers alike, whatever their ability level!
The ideal playground for mountain lovers, the ski area lets you enjoy exceptional views, notably the grandiose spectacle of the legendary Glacier de Péclet from the Cime de Caron or “the most beautiful view in the Alps”, according to the Michelin Green Guide: a breath-taking 360° panoramic view over more than 100 Alpine summits (French, Swiss and Italian).
Discover the different ski pass combinations available for the 2 ski areas accessible from the resort: Val Thorens - Orelle (150 kilometres of runs) and Les 3 Vallées (600 kilometres of runs).
Skiing three valleys
Skiing in the Three Valleys seems to offer unlimited choice of pistes, cross-country trails and which snowpark today for the freestylers too will be the question. Our live webcams and ski maps will help you there as you don your ski gear and set off on your ski adventure…
With guaranteed snow coverage and groomed for excellent skiing, the slopes, all 600km of them are easily accessible and easy to navigate thanks to the elaborate and cutting edge cable car network of the Three Valleys, you will never have to wait long for a ride to your chosen landmark for the day’s descent.
Skiing in the Three Valleys opens up other winter sports, discover new disciplines, get re-acquainted with older sports and simply enjoy the domain’s natural beauty and high standards of welcome to its visitors…an exceptional ski moment awaits…