Val Thorens

Located in the Tarentaise Valley in the French Alps, Val Thorens is the highest ski resort in Europe, at an altitude of 2,300 metres. Surrounded by panoramic views on your ski holiday you’ll enjoy groomed slopes for all levels, from beginner to expert and convenient ski in ski out access in the heart of the French Alps.


With 99% of the ski area situated above 2,000 metres, Val Thorens is renowned for its fresh powder. From its perfectly groomed runs and off piste terrain to the snowpark this is the ultimate playground for mountain lovers, offering terrain for all abilities.

Ski right from your doorstep and enjoy the breathtaking views of the Alps with 360 panoramic views of more than 100 Alpine summits.

  • 600km of skiable terrain (the largest ski area in the world)
  • 99% of ski area is located above 2000m
  • Ski in / ski out
  • highest altitude resort in Europe

Banner image:  ©  C. Cattin OT | Val Thorens

Mountain Statistics


Top Elevation 3,200 metres
Village Elevation 2,300 metres
Vertical Drop 930 metres
Skiable Terrain 600 km
Lifts 180 lifts
Runs 337
Ave Annual Snowfall 9 metres
Terrain Beginner 68 runs
Terrain Intermediate 104 runs
Terrain Advanced 110 runs
Terrain Expert 35 runs
Ski in / Ski out Yes

Trail Map

Other Activities

At Val Thorens there is more on offer than just world-class skiing and snowboarding with amazing adventures adding to your ski/board winter experience.

  • Alpine skiing
  • Tobogganing
  • Climbing
  • Snow mountain biking
  • Speed riding

Getting There

Getting to Val Thorens

Val Thorens ski resort is only a 2-3 hour drive from three French international airports.

  • Lyon St. Exupéry
  • Chambéry -Voglans
  • Grenoble -St. Geoirs


Val Thorens has a variety of accommodation options to choose from.

Contact our Active Travel Experts for insider tips on where to stay and tailor-made Europe ski/board experiences.

Club Med Val Thorens All Inclusive

Enjoy a luxury all-inclusive ski holiday at Club Med Val Thorens

At an altitude of 2330m, Club Med Val Thorens is nestled in the heart of the famous three valleys in one of the world’s largest ski areas with over 600km of interconnected trails and one of the longest ski seasons.

At Club Med  Val Thorens everything is taken care of. Enjoy an all-inclusive holiday that includes lift tickets, lessons, gourmet dining, entertainment, accommodation and a wide range of sports and activities


At Club Med Val Thorens there is a wide range of accommodation available for everyone from standard and deluxe club rooms and junior and deluxe suites.

Club Room

Deluxe Room

Junior Suites


Other Activities

  • Club Med Spa
  • Club Med Fitness