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Ski holidays in Val Thorens

Europe’s highest ski resort, surrounded by spectacular 3,000m peaks

At an altitude of 2300m, Val Thorens is the highest ski resort in Europe and as part of the huge Three Valleys area, in undoubtedly one of the very best! The resort has been designed to offer doorstep skiing from practically wherever you stay and has a village feel around a compact centre (where car access is restricted). the height of Val Thorens means long hours of sunshine, an unrivaled snow record and great skiing for all grades. Nightlife is relaxed with a good choice of restaurants, bars and clubs. There is also a superb sports centre in the village with an outdoor pool, sauna and whirlpool. 

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Val Thorens, France | 28th March 2018 | Inghams Ski
Snow report by
Upper Slopes 363cm
Lower Slopes 260cm
Last Snow 29/03/18
Temperature -3°C
Fresh Snow 9cm
Pistes Excellent
Off Piste Best up high
Lifts Open 30/30

Ski and Snowboard Information

Skiing Levels
  • Beginners
  • Intermediates
  • Advanced
  • Snowboard
  • Cross Country

Beginners ski holidays in Val Thorens

Val Thorens is ideal for learning to ski or board with a a good ski school and wide gentle runs by the resort centre.

Intermediates ski holidays in Val Thorens

Extensive skiing and some the best intermediate runs in the 3 Valleys, from the good choice on the Peclet glacier to the cruisy routes down to and above Les Menuires.

Advanced ski holdiays in Val Thorens

The long steep Combe Rosael and Combe de Caron will provide a challenge to most, and you will be spoilt for choice for bumps. Superb off-piste, including the spectacular Vallon du Lou.

Snowboarding holidays in Val Thorens

There are 2 "Boarder Crosses" in Val Thorens and an excellent "Snow Park as well as plenty of off-piste opportunities".


Mountain Facts
  • Area 170 km
  • Resort Altitude1300m
  • Ski Alt. From1300m
  • Ski Alt. To3230m
  • Runs
    177
    111
    30
  • Longest Run8
  • Lifts Chairlifts 66 , Free Baby Lifts False , Cable car 4 , Draglifts 52 , Gondolas 37
  • Lift Times

    9 - 4.45

  • Lift Ski LockersNo
  • Whole Area Pass Lifts159
  • Night Skiing IncludedNo
  • Glaciers1
  • Mountain Restaurants11
  • Snow Cannons43
  • Off-piste OptionsYes
  • Slope Direction,E,S,W
  • Ski/Resort bus

    Free but not need for skiing 


  • from£1599pp
  • 88 rooms
Lounge

The Altapura lives up to its name as the ‘highest ski palace’, redefining luxury and style in Val Thorens.

  • from£1098pp
  • 80 rooms
Privilege room

Reaching the lifts from the Hotel Val Thorens couldn’t be easier, just clip in and ski! A fabulous ski-in/ski-out hotel with excellent spa facilities and 2 restaurants available for dinner.

  • from£788pp
  • 202 rooms
Hotel Club les Arolles Ski lift

Hotel Club Les Arolles offers great value for money on a full board basis with buffet-style meals, including wine in the evenings.

  • from£649pp
Exterior

The Plein Sud has a fantastic location, benefiting from great views across the snowy peaks, plus ski-in/ski-out access.

  • from£859pp
  • 59 rooms
Hotel Le Sherpa exterior

This delightful Hôtel de Charme enjoys spectacular views of the resort and surrounding peaks and is just 100m from the shops and nightlife

  • from£749pp
  • 49 rooms
Hotel le Val Chaviere lift view

Run by the charming Garcin family, the Val Chavière is one of our most popular hotels, offering a very warm welcome and a friendly, relaxed atmosphere in a superb ski-in/out location.

  • from£1029pp
  • 28 rooms
Hotel Des Trois Vallees day exterior

This hotel has wonderful views over the slopes and the mountains and it couldn't be easier to begin your skiing day as the slopes are right on the doorstep.

  • from£1006pp
  • 107 rooms
Terrace

Renovated hotel with a modern theme and vintage twist with fantastic ski-in/ski-out access.

  • from£444pp
Machu Pichu apartments living area

The Machu Pichu Apartments have a super piste-side location allowing for easy access to the slopes.

  • from£369pp
  • 170 rooms
Le Cheval Blanc apartments exterior

The Cheval Blanc is an attractive ski in-ski out residence enjoying a quiet location in the lower part of the resort, with a good standard of comfort.

  • from£449pp
  • 135 rooms
Residence Village Montana Apartments

This is one of the premier Residences in Val Thorens with its piste side location and 1 minute walk to the centre of resort.

  • from£849pp
  • 93 rooms
Exterior with gondola

Located at the foot of the slopes, the Hotel Hameau de Kashmir enjoys stunning views, excellent service and a stylish interior with a selection of hotel suites available.

  • from£669pp
  • 93 rooms
Exterior with gondola

Located at the foot of the slopes, the Résidence Hameau de Kashmir enjoys stunning views, excellent service and a stylish interior with a selection of luxurious apartments.

  • from£449pp
  • 58 rooms
Le Tikal - exterior

The Tikal Apartments benefit from an excellent ski-in/ski-out location, and are also near the centre of Val Thorens and it's amenities.

Inghams Plus

 

  • Groups - Up to 1 in 7 go Free W18/19
  • 2-for-1 Ski & Boot Hire when you pre-book your lift pass
  • Save up to £13 on each adult lift pass- pre-booked prices based on Three Valleys 'TRIBU' offer
  • Overnight Snow Train Offer 8 days ski/board & boot hire for the price of 6 (book locally)
  • Early Booking Offers at selected hotels
  • Free child helmet when booking skis & boots
  • Free child places in apartments on selected dates at selected hotels
  • Family Lift Pass available - giving great savings
  • Inghams Rep based in resort

Special Offers

Things To Do

  • Snow shoe walks
  • Ice driving
  • Sports centre
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Sauna/ hammam
  • Tennis and squash courts
  • Gym
  • Hang-gliding
  • Bowling
  • Excellent toboggan run (6 km long!) on dedicated piste
  • Classical/jazz concerts
  • Cinema
  • Full programme of apres ski events

Facilities

  • High altitude skiing & guaranteed snow
  • Ski in ski out
  • Short transfers

Family Facilities

  • High altitude skiing & guaranteed snow
  • Ski in ski out
  • Short transfers

Ski Extras

Winter 2018/19 Pre-bookable Lift Passes, Ski Hire & Tuition

SKI INCLUSIVE
Ski Inclusive – Save up to £70 per person

Book our Ski Inclusive bundle and save £s on your lift pass, skis / board and boots. See our Ski Inclusive page for details. 

Learn to Ski Packs
6 days local lift pass, 6 days ski & boot hire, 6 days tuition (3hrs per day)
Adult £445 L / £464 H      Child* £385 L / £402 H

All Learn to Ski Packs must be pre-booked in the UK and are not bookable locally.

*Child 5-12yrs. Season dates as per lift passes.

Lift Passes Days Adult
13-64yrs
Child*
5-12yrs
Senior
65+
Family
2 ad & 2 ch
5-17yrs
Three Valleys area pass 6 £238 L/£266 H £201 L/£224 H £226 L/£252 H £805 L/£895 H
Val Thorens lift pass 6 £197 L/£220 H £168 L/£187 H £189 L/£211 H £674 L/£749 H

L (15-21 Dec & 13-end of season), H (all other dates). 
*0-4 Free (issued in resort, photo required)

Equipment Description Blue Red Black
Adult 13+ Skis £89 £103 £117
  Skis & Boots £120 £139 £156
  Snowboard - £103 £117
  Snowboard & boots - £139 £156
Child* 6-12 Skis & boots - £93 -
  Snowboard & boots - £93 -

Equipment Hire (6 days) – Please see here for description of hire categories.

*White category skis/boots available for children aged 3-5: £51.

 *Child snowboard & boots 8-12yrs.

Tuition Days Hours Adult 13+yrs Child* 5-12yrs
Ski 6 3 hrs per day* £177 L/£187 M/£209 H £177 L/£187 M/£209 H
Snowboard £177 L/£187 M/£209 H £177 L/£187 M/£209 H
Ski 3 2 hrs per day £114 -

L (13 April-end of season), M (5 Jan-8 Feb & 9 March-5 April), H (all other dates)

*2 hrs on Sun

*Child snowboard tuition 7-12yrs

Prices and supplements are correct at time of printing. Up-to-date prices will be confirmed at time of booking.

Useful Information

Resort Code: FRVT

Childcare available in resort (this is to be moved)

Non-ski kindergarten: 3 months-4 years, approx. €380 for 6 days (lunch not provided) or €190 for 6 half days.

Pre bookable Ski kindergarten: 3-4 years, 6 mornings (3 hours) £175.

Languages spoken: French

Time difference: GMT+1

Currency: EUR

Travel and Transportation

Flights depart Saturday

To Geneva

From Gatwick
Manchester
Heathrow*
Jersey
Edinburgh
Belfast Int'l
Inverness
Birmingham
Isle of Man
Cambridge
Newcastle
Leeds Bradford

Transfer 3hrs by coach

Flights depart Saturdays

To Chambery

From Gatwick
Exeter
Stansted
Manchester
Southamton
Bristol

Transfer 2hrs 15mins by coach

Supplements apply on some flights.

*Only private transfers (at supplement) available on these flights.

Rail

Direct Eurostar to Moutiers
Transfer from Moutiers - 1hr

Private transfers and Self drive are available.

Car hire available: No

Evening resort bus service: No

Local bus services:

Parking available: No

Resort Ski bus available: Yes

Ski bus info:

Free but not need for skiing 

High altitude skiing & guaranteed snow

Choice of ski-in/ski-out accommodation

Short transfers from Chambéry Airport