Opening times Winter
- 26.11.2022 - 08.05.2023
- 08:45 - 16:45
Date d'ouverture repoussée dû aux conditions climatiques!
- 30 km
- 46 km
- medium difficulty
- 59 km
- 15 km
- Freeride/ Routes
- 150 km
This season sees the opening of a brand new ice skating rink - the first of the resort - called La Patinoire, located in Place Péclet.
Young and old are welcome to discover the joy of skating on the 400m2 ice rink made from completely natural ice!
There's also music and a light show. In order to provide guests the best possible experience, La Patinoire also has a small chalet - a cozy spot to enjoy pancakes and hot chocolate with family or friends.
"Val Thorens, the resort that combines of skiing with the best of atmospheres for fun-filled stay! Val Thorens is the highest resort in Europe (2,300 metres). At the top of the 3 Vallées, it opens out onto the largest ski area in the world, with 600 kilometres of equipped slopes, 339 signposted runs, and some 160 ski lifts. There are clear benefits to being at such a high altitude: Val Thorens is quite rightly renowned for the incomparable quality of its snow, which is guaranteed between November and May. Its site, boasting remarkable sunshine and snow cover, is surrounded by 6 glaciers and 6 equipped mountain peaks at altitudes of more than 3,000 metres. Enjoy unique panoramic views over more than 1,000 peaks in the French, Swiss and Italian Alps from La Cime Caron (3,200 metres); a vast, diverse, naturally international vision. Between powder snow fields and perfectly groomed slopes, the huge Val Thorens ski area offers every kind of snowsports to every kind of person, with something for every taste, ability level and even mood (relaxed, sporty, musical, festive…): Alpine skiing, cross-country skiing, snowboarding, telemark skiing, snowshoeing and best of all, the longest toboggan run in France: 6 kilometres for 45 minutes of pure descent!
Val Thorens promises ease for fans of “mind-blowing skiing”, a laid-back approach for beginners, and enjoyment for everyone, whatever your skiing ability level. Easy access to the slopes from hotels and residences makes Val Thorens more qualified for the “doorstep skiing” label than anywhere else. Val Thoren’s pioneer spirit is evidenced by its ski lifts, which, like the resort, are at the peak of innovation. Comfortable, modern equipment guarantees fast, completely safe journeys. Waiting time is kept to a minimum, even at peak times and during difficult weather conditions. Safety and speed make all the difference for ski lovers.
A diverse range of lifestyles, accommodation and leisure activities complements the wide choice of skiing. Val Thorens offers a wide range of accommodation: ranging from 5 star hotels to charming 3 star hotels, from the most affordable, to top of the range, luxury apartments in 5 star residences. For over a decade, the resort has developed a wealth of chalets and residences offering the latest equipment in terms of comfort, as well as hotel services, ideal for families, couples, or groups of friends. Val Thorens is home to another vast area, that of its entertainment and leisure activities. The best and most varied cosmopolitan, multicultural, and welcoming atmospheres are provided by experts in extending guests a warm welcome. Laid-back, lively, and vibrant, discover everything you’d expect from a town with all the atmosphere of a village: shopping, 40 bars and 60 restaurants, the largest nightclub in the Alps, as well as live concerts every week. Ice-driving, tobogganing and snow mountain biking complete this melting pot of activities for visitors from all over the world."