Taking a vacation in Val Thorens means going to the highest winter sports resort in Europe! Located at an altitude of 2300m, the resort is part of the Trois Vallées ski area, in the town of Saint-Martin-de-Belleville, in the Albertville district in Savoie.
A partially pedestrian resort, Val Thorens is accessible by car, but cars may only park in the parking lots. Built in 1971, the Val Thorens resort is now world-famous, and every winter it welcomes 300,000 visitors, 70% of whom are foreigners.
In a resort the size of Val Thorens, there are plenty of activities! Val Thorens is part of the Trois Vallées ski area, and offers 600 km of downhill ski slopes!
Val Thorens has the longest sledding slope in France: 6 km. You can test the giant snow park, which has a permanent boarder cross. Torchlight parades are also organized.
You can also go snowshoeing, even at night, or hike on the glacier.
An ice driving circuit allows you to learn how to drive on slippery terrain. Why not test the joys of snowmobiling, too?
Bowling, movies, game rooms, clubs, and of course, many bars, will fill your evenings with fun. The resort also includes about fifty restaurants.