Val Thorens

Val Thorens

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Val Thorens

Take your holiday to greater heights at the highest altitude resort in Europe – Val Thorens. There is a sense of energy and youthfulness about Val Thorens. It is a place for new experiences, first times, and novel discoveries. Whether you’re young or just wanting to feel young again, Val Thorens is the destination for you.

Learn something new:

  • Try out one of the area’s many ski schools. Ecole de Ski Magic in Motion offers classes for groups up to six and is a great way to get your whole group out on the slopes. Prosneige is another ski school known for its excellent teachers.

Taste something different:

  • Enjoy fine dining at Restaurant Jean Sulpice.
  • You can even take a cooking course here during the summer to learn some of their house secrets.
  • Another tasty experience in Val Thorens is blueberry picking.
  • Blueberry bushes grow naturally all over the area during the summer.
  • Bushes can be found along the Balcon du Lou footpath, and visitors are welcome to freely collect the berries.

See something beautiful:

  • With the highest elevation of all Europe’s resorts, there are some brilliant views of the mountains.
  • You can see it all from the La Tyrolienne zip cord.
  • Soar for 1,300 metres at 2,230 metres high over the Val Thorens Crest and see the mountain peaks from a bird’s eye view.

Do something you’ve never done before:

  • While in Val Thorens you’ll have the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to see glaciers from below, rather than above.
  • If you’re looking to try something thrilling, consider ice diving!
  • With a professional diving instructor from ski school Evolution 2, you can take the plunge and see what it is like beneath the ice.