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Val Thorens
Val Thorens, F  FR
33 (0)4 79 00 08 08
€ 39.00

10,499 FT

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About the Resort

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Val Thorens is situated at the top of the 3 Vallées, the biggest ski area in the world with 600 km of pistes. 25 summits perfectly linked via 200 ski lifts with easy and rapid access: 15 min to Les Menuires, 45 min to Méribel and 1h15 to Courchevel. And to savour the infinite richness of the countryside, allow yourself a break on the terrace of one of the magnificent mountain restaurants.

As for ski lifts, the ultra modern comfortable lifts provide rapid liaisons even at the height of the season or in difficult weather conditions.

At an altitude of 2300 metres, the highest resort in Europe is the culminating point of the 3 Vallées, the biggest ski area in the world (600 km of pistes). Val Thorens guarantees an incomparable quality of abundant snow from the end of November to the beginning of May: 99% of the ski area is situated at above 2000 m and over 35% of it is equipped with artificial snow making machines. From the top of the Cime Caron at 3200 m, you can discover a 360° panorama over the whole of the Alps. From powder fields to perfectly prepared pistes, the wide and varied ski area has something for everybody: alpine skiing, ski trekking, snow boarding, snow shoe outings... and even toboganning on a 6 km piste, the longest in France.

About the Riding
A new Snow park
A great place for meeting-up providing entertainment for everyone, the new snow park is strategically installed on the Plateau sector and is thus accessed by several ski lifts.

Ski Lift Tickets
Weekend/Holiday    Weekday
Full Day   1/2 Day      Full Day   1/2 Day  
Adult € 39.00 € 31.00    € 39.00 € 31.00
Senior   € 32.50 € 26.00    € 32.50 € 26.00
*Note: 1/2 day starts at 09:00

Presentation of official justifications is OBLIGATORY.
- Children under 6 and adults above 75: free on all ski areas.
- Family Pass : special price 2 parents children (6 to 20 years old) members of the same family.
- A « beginners » pass gives access to the 2 Lacs chair lift and to Cairn/Caron cable cars (reduction of 50% on the one day and half day public tariff).
- 1 drag lift and 4 magic carpets free for beginners.

Rental Gear
Adult    Junior    Senior   
Snowboard Package    € 150.00 € 39.00 € 150.00

Recent Improvements
* HOTEL ALTAPURA **** The Altapura****, a brand new hotel concept of 88 bedrooms and set back from the lively centre of the resort, will opens its doors in December 2011. * RESIDENCE MONTANA PLEIN SUD***** This new Savoyard grand chalet style residence, the first 5-star residence in Val Thorens, is ideally situated directly on the pistes, in one of the quietest and sunniest locations in Val Thorens and very close to the “Village Montana” residences. * FUNITEL DE THORENS This 4th funitel in Val Thorens will be composed by 2 series of 2 cabins with a capacity of 33 persons each. You will reach the top in approx. 2 minutes and the passenger flow will be 1500 persons per hour. This lift will serve 2 new runs: a red one (les Asters) and a blue one (le Chocard)

The art of living at the top
Whether you prefer nouvelle cuisine, modern cuisine or country cooking, you will definitely find what you need to make your taste buds water. In Val Thorens, gastronomy has a place of honour. Inventive, exotic, gourmet, traditional or local speciality dishes... there’s an huge choice of good addresses. Bon appetit !

After skiing, Val Thorens becomes even more animated and fun. Street shows, torchlight descents, jazz or classical concerts… Whatever your age, there is something for all tastes! As for the new leisure centre in the heart of the village equipped with bowling alleys and a billiard room, it’s an ideal place for fun and partying.

Local Lodging
High in style
The same diversity and requirements can be found in its accommodation, with hotels ranging from a prestigious 4 star to charming 2 stars, very affordable apartments to the most luxurious and, for the last ten years, up-market chalets, offering ideal services for families or groups of friends.

Nearby Recreation
In Val Thorens, there is an infinite number of après-ski activities! Outdoor lovers can try out the snow scooters, tobogganing, snow shoe outings or even go parapenting or micro-lighting. Those who prefer to stay indoors can visit the huge sports centre, over 7500 m2, and enjoy more than 20 sports and leisure activities (weight training, aqua club, tennis, squash, badminton…). And for the more competitive, there is the joy of billiards, bowling… In Val Thorens there’s no time to get bored

Note: Prices shown may be in local currency.

Quick Stats
Summit: 10,499 Ft / 3,200 M
Base: 7,547 Ft / 2,300 M
Vertical: 2,952 Ft / 900 M
Snowmaking: 40%
Season Start: 11/20/2010
Season End: 8/5/2011
Peak Ticket: € 39.00
Ski Rental: € 150.00
Board Rental: € 150.00
Group Lesson: € 0.00
Surface: 9
Gondolas: 5
Other: 16
Capacity: 62170 / HR
Halfpipes: 0
Terrainpark: 1
No data available
Season: 11/20/2010 to 8/5/2011
Sunday: 09:00
Monday: 09:00
Tuesday: 09:00
Wednesday: 09:00
Thursday: 09:00
Friday: 09:00
Saturday: 09:00
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