Val Thorens

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Val Thorens is a ski resort located on the territory of the town Saint-Martin-de-Belleville.


GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION

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Ski resortVal Thorens
Latitude45.2966030
Longitude6.5846630
AltitudeFrom 1815 to 3230 meters
National label
Chief townChambéry (at 112 km, 94 min)
DepartmentSavoie
RegionRhône-Alpes

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RESORT PRESENTATION

  • Located at 2300 m altitude, Val Thorens is the highest ski resort in Europe. It is also the culmination of the 3 Vallées, the largest ski area in the world connected (600 miles) of pistes. 600 km of slopes connect the resorts of Courchevel, La Tania, Brides-les-Bains, Meribel, Saint Martin, Les Menuires and Val Thorens. In 2013 she received the trophy for "Best ski resort in the world."
  • MSDS:
  • Creation date: 1972.
  • 78 runs: 10 green, 32 blue, 27 red and black 8.
  • 32 lifts.
  • 22,955 tourist beds.
  • 374 artificial snow machines (with water collected in tanks outdoors).

SIGHTSEEING

  • A Val Thorens, many activities are offered outside of alpine skiing:
  • 10 km of footpaths or snowshoes.
  • Toboggan "The Slide", the longest toboggan run in France: 6 km descent / 700 m elevation.
  • ATV on snow.
  • Snowmobiles.
  • Paragliding.
  • School of driving on ice.
  • Taxiski for people with disabilities or seniors.
  • Strollers Hiking, snowshoeing.
  • Panoramas accessible to pedestrians lifts.
  • Sports center of 9000 m² (Aquaclub with swimming pool, jacuzzis, saunas, steam room, gym, Fun Park, tennis and squash ...).
  • Not to mention activities such as bowling, cinema, nightlife of the resort, the wellness centers, restaurants.
  • A weekly entertainment program is available to customers throughout the season.
Detailed information
Information pointsTourist Office of Saint-Martin-de-Belleville
Leisure centresSki Resort Les Menuires,   Ski Resort Saint-Martin de Belleville,   Ski Resort Val Thorens
MonumentsChapel Notre-Dame de la Vie
Natural sitesAiguille Peak of the Grande Moenda,   Headland of the Fenêtre,   Headland of the Masse,   Mount of Péclet,   Mount of the Borgne,   Mount of the Chambre,   Mount of the Vallon,   Pass of the Bonhomme,   Pass of the Encombres,   Pass of the Parchets,   Pass of the Pierre Blanche,   Pass of the hemonde,   Rock Jaille,   Rock of the Lune

EVENTS AND CELEBRATIONS

  • In February:
  • Coupe de France Boarder Cross.
  • European Cup Ski Cross.
  • Coupe de France de Ski Cross
  • "Folies de Carnaval."
  • April:
  • Enduro 3 Valleys: A unique discovery of the 3 Valleys in the form of "special" (slalom, Schuss, Derby ...) that everyone participating in the "category" corresponding to the level of ski pros, amateurs and families ...
  • In November:
  • Overview Press Andros Trophy: The highlight essential before the first event of the Andros Trophy, which takes place in December, two days allow journalists to discover all the news (stables, cars, drivers, behind the scenes ...) and the public to attend all first test of the season.
  • Ski Force Winter Tour: Ability to test for free the new ranges of over 15 brands of ski equipment and get professional advice.
  • Rock On Snowboard Tour in late November: Possible test for free the new ranges of over 25 brands of snowboard equipment and benefit from professional advice. Activities and initiations for the younger demo, mulled wine, concerts ...
  • The Official Kick-Off Week of the Dutch Winter Sports Season, late November-early December: A week of festivities around the slide (contests, test equipment ...) and music at the beginning of ski season : Dj and live concert.
  • In December:
  • Andros Trophy in early December: The Andros Trophy is a mix of ice racing, entertainment and friendliness, which meets every year many drivers and spectators.
  • Ski and Boarderweek: European Festival of snow sports and music contests offering the Easy Fun park, jumps on Air Bag, demos, free testing, multiple animations, live concerts ...
  • SFR Freeskiing Tour.
  • ''Magic of Christmas''to Val Thorens.
  • New Year Celebration''to''Val Thorens end of December.

ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND

  • Musée de Saint-Martin-de-Belleville (town located 18 km from Val Thorens) museum showing 150 years of history of the Belleville valley.
  • Baroque Churches of Our Lady of Life and Saint-Martin-de-Belleville: guided tours every Wednesday by a tour guide of FACIM.

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WEATHER

Friday 18 April
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Min. -1°C - Max. 9°C
Saturday 19 April
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Min. -1°C - Max. 5°C
Sunday 20 April
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Min. 1°C - Max. 6°C

RESTAURANTS

 
French cuisine restaurantAuberge du Sherpa  
6
Saint-Martin-de-Belleville
Located in the heart of the Alps, over 2000 meters above sea level in the Trois Vallées ski area, Hotel Sherpa restaurant welcomes you in warm and friendly atmosphere of Savoyard chalets....
Located 160 m from Val Thorens30 € per person 
Savoyard restaurantLa Joyeuse Fondue  
8.8
Saint-Martin-de-Belleville
La Joyeuse Fondue Savoyard restaurant at the top of Val Thorens, welcomes you in a most elegant with its beautiful fireplace, chandeliers and candlesticks. The map shows the great classics...
Located 250 m from Val Thorens29 € per person 
Savoyard restaurantLa Cabane  
8.6
Saint-Martin-de-Belleville
La Cabane Savoyard restaurant, located in Val Thorens, invites you to share a gourmet meal in a wooded setting and elegant, with its leather armchairs in the living room and fireplace...
Located 470 m from Val Thorens31 € per person 

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BED & BREAKFASTS

 
Apartment with 2 bedroomsApartment with 2 bedrooms    
9.9
Villarodin-Bourget
Bed and breakfast 'tailor' - Ideal for hikers, climbers. Lies at the foot of the Vanoise National Park, Forts of Esseillon. 15mn from Italy via the Fréjus tunnel. For ski enthusiasts,...
Located 12.6 km from Val ThorensFrom 45 € to 50 € the double room 
House with 5 bedroomsChambres d'hôtes la roche du croue    
9.6
Aussois
In the village station of aussois, near the National park of Vanoise, la roche du croue offers 5 rooms labeled Gites de France 3 ears.
Located 14.4 km from Val Thorens72 € the double room 
House with 3 bedroomsLa maison jaune    
9.9
Saint-Pancrace
2 rooms for 1 to 4 persons, and possibility of sleeping 2 additional persons. House in 2 km of St Jean de Maurienne's center, situated on the hillside southwest and dominating the city....
Located 19.9 km from Val Thorens66 € the double room 

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VACATION RENTALS

 
Apartment for 5 personsSur les pistes appart 3étoiles, wifi,  
9.5
Val-Thorens
Covered parking-tax sheets included. Rent for family with children. Very nice apartment of 30 m² 3 * - No Smoking and pets not recommended (cause allergy) - Cosy ambience, warm and...
Located 620 m from Val ThorensFrom 750 € to 1410 € per week 
Chalet for 16 personsChalet Le Flocon avec jacuzzi en promo  
9.6
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Les Ménuires
Chalet with Jacuzzi of 190 sqm, luxury, equipment exceptional, very spacious, bright, panoramic views of the mountains, with a terrace and balconies South West, located in the village...
Located 7.8 km from Val ThorensFrom 1000 € to 5100 € per week 
House for 8 personsGite de la biche orelle liaison 3vallées  
9.2
Orelle
65 m² cottage has 6-8 people on orelle valthorens 3 Valleys largest ski area in the world near the Vanoise National Park and mythical passes alpins. Navette free to join cable car pool...
Located 9.8 km from Val ThorensFrom 350 € to 650 € per week 

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HOTELS

Hotel Le Hameau Du Kashmir - Hotel in Val ThorensHotel Le Hameau Du Kashmir    
7.9
Val Thorens
In Val Thorens Ski Resort, Hotel Le Hameau Du Kashmir features ski-to-door access, a sauna, an indoor swimming pool and a fitness centre. Massages and beauty treatments can be arranged...
Located in Val ThorensRoom from 339 €
Altapura - Hotel in Val ThorensAltapura     
9.2
Val Thorens
Located in Val Thorens, the highest ski resort in the Alps, Altapura offers access to the 3 Valleys’ 600 km of ski routes. It features a pool and a spa. All of the wood-paneled rooms...
Located in Val ThorensRoom from 240 €
Hotel Koh-I Nor Val Thorens - Hotel in Val ThorensHotel Koh-I Nor Val Thorens     
8.2
Val Thorens
Located on the Val Thorens Ski Slopes, Hotel Koh-I Nor offers ski-to-door access in the highest resort of the Three Valleys ski area. Guests will enjoy its spa, 2 indoor swimming pools,...
Located in Val ThorensRoom from 220 €

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Eterlou & Tremplin
Located in the French Alps Tarentaise Valley, Eterlou & Tremplin is in the Meribel ski resort. It offers free access to the fitness room, hot tub, hammam...
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