Skiing and Snowboarding Short Breaks in Val Thorens,
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Drive time : 123 miles or 2hrs 20mins drive time from Lyon
Drive time : 99 miles or 2hrs 25mins drive time from Geneva
Drive time : 122 miles or 2hrs 20mins drive time from Grenoble
As Europe's highest ski resort, Val
Thorens is pretty much guaranteed perfect snow conditions throughout the winter
ski season. Val Thorens sits at
the head of the Belleville valley above the nearby resorts of Les Menuires
and the distinctly charming St. Martin de Bellevill.
With flights to Grenbole, Lyon and Geneva available
throughout the ski season, it is easy to escape to France with Jet2.com for
winter ski or snowboarding breaks in the fantastic resort of Val Thorens.
Atmosphere in the Cosy Bars & Restaurants in Val Thorens
More aesthetically pleasing than
some of its French cousins, VT or Val Tho, as it is known locally, has recently
undergone an upgrading and rejuvenation programme.
Book a winter ski break in Val
Thorens and you are sure to notice that the resort offers a varied choice of
non ski and après ski activities. These including music festivals, motor racing
events, health club & spa and of course ski and snowboarding competitions
attracting spectators from across the globe every year. There is certainly
plenty to do whilst skiing & snowboarding in Val Thorens.
The nightlife in Val Thorens is sure
to suit all tastes with a selection of cosy bars and restaurants to settle into
when the weather closes in. With ski flights to Grenbole, Lyon and Geneva available to book
online with Jet2.com, you can soon be relaxing in a bar with a drink in hand in
the fabulous resort of Val Thorens.
Conditions for All Abilities Including Black and Off Piste Ski Runs for the
More Advanced Skiier
On sunny days, skiing in Val Thorens
is hard to fault; with the choice of an expansive high-altitude bowl seated on
glacial ice and a highest point of 3,200m in which to play; or the expanse on The
Three Valleys to explore (well, they do call it the largest ski area in the
world!); there is even a 'fourth valley' at the descent into La Maurienne.
Intermediates and beginners
(particularly start and end of season) will enjoy the terrain enormously and
the snow-cover is pretty much guaranteed for your ski weekend. Experts have the
masses of off-piste terrain to explore and some challenging black runs await
those who dare to tackle them.
Snow for All Abilities of Snowboarders
The great snow also provides fantastic
snowboarding conditions for both beginners and carvers. There is also a pipe
and park in the resort centre, serviced by the Deux Lacs
chair which has a sound system and hosts weekly competitions.
Fabulous Activities to Do Whilst on a Break from Skiing or Snowboarding
At the end of the day a fine
selection of restaurants and bars awaits. The resort's compact and largely
car-free nature makes getting around easy. There is a large snowcentre, the
longest toboggan run in Europe and snowmobiling is also available.
Book cheap ski & snowboarding flights to Grenbole, Lyon and Geneva for
fabulous winter breaks in the fantastic ski resort of Val Thorens.