Val Thorens: a snowy paradise!
In the Tarentaise Valley, Val Thorens is an exceptional winter sports resort. At an altitude of 2,300 m, the highest village in Europe enjoys a privileged location and is linked to the 3 Vallées ski area. Discover the joys of snow sports at their best with Val Thorens ski rentals! Surrounded by glaciers, the ski resort stands out among the slopes of a vast cirque and offers a wide array of activities. Val Thorens is without a doubt one of the ideal destinations to ski with friends or family. With optimal snowfall throughout the winter season, it is known for being a snow sport lover’s paradise! All your desires will be fulfilled, making for an enjoyable and memorable stay. You’ll fall in love with its welcoming atmosphere, its high-quality facilities, and its wide selection of activities.
In the heart of the slopes, Val Thorens will offer you a holiday surrounded by nature and entertainment. It will give you the chance to recharge your batteries away from your everyday routine, to share wonderful experiences, and to make memories in an immaculate, untouched environment. From November to May the area guarantees excellent snow cover. Between glaciers and forests, you’ll be able to ski on the exceptional, world-renowned slopes. At Val Thorens, there’s no way you’ll ever get bored!
Val Thorens ski package
Are you looking for a Val Thorens ski package? The winter sports resort has several options depending on the time of year. The packages will also grant you access to the Orelle resort, which is just as charming. You can buy your 3 Vallées or Val Thorens ski package online and receive it directly at your home address. You can opt for a 6-day Orelle Val Thorens package to enjoy the slopes to the fullest! Calculate €360.00 per adult, €288.00 per child, and €324.00 per senior citizen for an unforgettable experience in the snow. If time is an issue, treat yourself to a 1-day package for €63.00/adult (13-64 years) and €50.40/child (5-12 years).
At Val Thorens, you can access 328 slopes for all levels, of which 50% are green and blue. The most adventurous skiers can also rush down legendary mountains, such as the Cime de Caron. There are 162 ski lifts, including chairlifts, gondola lifts, funitels, cable cars, ski tows and conveyor belts. The ski resort also offers an exceptional environment, with activities during all seasons. Additionally, it grants direct access to 600 km of slopes in the 3 Vallées area, the largest ski area in the world. This natural space can conquer the hearts of both beginners and more experienced skiers. Landscapes that are as dizzying as they are breath-taking reveal themselves beneath a beautiful blanket of snow. You can carve and turn in a spectacular setting!
Map of the Val Thorens slopes/Val Thorens ski resort
In the Vanoise massif mountain range located in the Alps, the Val Thorens ski resort offers 150 km of slopes. The resort-village can be found at an altitude of 2,300 m, making it the highest resort in Europe. It is also very close to the largest ski area in Europe, the 3 Vallées, with 600 km of slopes. Val Thorens is known for its remarkable 1,430 m elevation (from an altitude of 1,800 to 3,230 m). Open from the end of November to mid-May, the area offers gorgeous views over the 6 mountains that surround it, including the Cime de Caron. You’ll find 11 green slopes, 37 blue ones, 29 red ones, and 7 black ones. The slopes are linked by the snowy mountains and meet the expectations of families looking for a wonderful time for everyone, whether young or old. This is your chance to try all types of snow sports!
Skiing amateurs can follow a variety of routes, with a range of terrains and legendary slopes. The longest slope goes on for 3.5 km and offers magnificent panoramic views over the glaciers. Other activities also await you, such as sledging, snowboarding, rock climbing, off-piste skiing, cross-country skiing, snow park activities, etc.
How to get from Orelle to Val Thorens
Full of charm and tradition, the Orelle resort is located in the Maurienne Valley. It is directly connected to Val Thorens and opens from the end of November to the beginning of May.
On skis or by foot, you can quickly access Orelle with your Val Thorens ski rental, thanks to the Cime Caron gondola lift. From the comfort of the lift, you can admire the panoramic views over the mountains! Estimate 45 minutes between Orelle and Val Thorens and 20 minutes from Orelle to Cime Caron.
You can also take the 3 Vallées Express gondola lift as well as the Rosaël chairlift. If you’re looking for the best holiday accommodation in Orelle for your stay, book this gorgeous apartment with a spa and pool in Orelle now!