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Val Thorens

Skiing & Snowboarding in Val Thorens
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Skiing and Snowboarding Short Breaks in Val Thorens, France

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Drive time : 76 miles or 1hr 40mins drive time from Chambery

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. Just an hour and a half’s drive from Chambery, 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 Chambery 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.

Fabulous 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 Chambery 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.

Fantastic 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.

Fantastic 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.

Other 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 Chambery for fabulous winter breaks in the fantastic ski resort of Val Thorens.

Val Thorens Stats

Val Thorens | France | Ski & Snowboarding Resort Stats:
Length of Pistes: 140km
Snow Cannons: 142
Snow Parks: 1
Cable Cars/Gondolas: 5
Chair Lifts: 15
Total Lifts: 34

Slopes

Beginner : 6 Intermediate : 14 Advanced : 25 Expert : 5
Day Time Temp Resort Wind Resort Weather Resort Temp Summit Wind Summit Weather Summit
31/10/2014 Day 10 wnw
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01/11/2014 Day 10 wsw
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Night 1 sse
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02/11/2014 Day 9 sw
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Night 0 se
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03/11/2014 Day 6 sse
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Night 0 se
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04/11/2014 Day 3 se
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Night 2 ese
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Patchy moderate snow image 2 ese
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