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Val Thorens

Why visit Val Thorens?

When you think of skiing in the French Alps, Val Thorens is one of the first resorts that comes to mind. The highest ski resort in the entirety of Europe guarantees excellent snow coverage from November to May.

Not only is it the highest skiable area in Europe, it is also at the top of the largest ski area in the world – Les Trois Vallees boasting a monumental 600km of linked pistes to take on.

THE STATS

  • 335 Runs
  • 600 Km of slopes
  • 183 Lifts
  • 4 Snowparks

RUN BREAK DOWN

  • 48 Green
  • 135 Blue
  • 119 Red
  • 33 Black

Where WhiteRoad eat and drink

Best restaurant
Chalet chez pepe Nicolas

A traditional Alpine restaurant with an original look located just down the road from Val Thorens, visit this restaurant for an exceptional and unique experience. With local specialties such as Raclette, tartiflette and fondue you can expect high quality Savoyarde meals. For those of you not looking to indulge in a cheese feast, they also offer grills and original desserts which will make you want to come back year in year out.

Chalet de la
Marine

At 2500m chalet de la marine is in a spectacular location that offers a mountain top gourmet experience. With a superb balcony overlooking Belleville valley. In this refined atmosphere find pleasure for your palate. Chef Josselin Jeanblanc, a Michelin star winner skilfully creates new and exciting dishes for you to enjoy.

Best cheap eat
Wok Ski

Wok ski is an Asian fusion restaurant that brings healthy, affordable cuisine to the pistes of Val Thorens. The perfect grab and go snack to warm you up on your day skiing. Situated within the Chalet du Thorens where bar 360 is located along with many other fine restaurants.

Best Après
Bar 360

Located on the terrace outside the Chalets du Thorens, just above the entrance of the Moraine and Portette chairlifts. A bar on the ski slopes that transports you to a tropical environment.

Soak in the sun and the easy tunes while relaxing on the terrace. From 2:30pm the music is slowly turned up and before long you will be dancing on the tables.

Best Après
La Folie Douce

Crowds gather from 2.30pm on the panoramic terrace of Folie Douce. DJ’s, Live music and dance performances all start kicking off. The line-up invites an eclectic mix of people who are there to enjoy the mountains, good music and partying. Almost of a fantasy world, with an overdose of craziness to end your day with a sparkle in your eyes.

Best Après
Red Fox

If you’re looking for something a little different, then Red fox is a popular spot for afternoon karaoke and live music, located at the top of the village it is an ideal spot to stop in on your way home from the hill.

Travel

Fly

  • Nearest airport: Geneva
  • London to Geneva: 1 hour 35 minutes
  • Birmingham to Geneva: 1 hour 45 minutes
  • Glasgow to Geneva: 2 hour 15 minutes
  • Dublin to Geneva: 2 hour 10 minutes

*Transfers run throughout Saturday and Sunday (for Sundays there is a £5.50 pp/per journey supplement). These are shuttle transfers and in some cases you will be required to wait at the airport. The last transfer from Geneva is approximately 21:40pm, we recommend not landing after 19:20pm.

We recommend not booking any flight which takes off before 09:00am as we are unable to book you onto transfers to arrive earlier than this.
Transfer times are subject to change and availability. As such we do not publish a timetable. If you are concerned please feel free to call the office on 0208 246 6677 (ext: 2) for more advice.*

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Other Airports

  • Lyon
  • London to Lyon: 1 hour 40 minutes
  • Birmingham to Lyon: 1 hour 40 minutes
  • Dublin to Lyon: 2 hour 5 minutes

*The last transfer from Lyon is approximately 6pm, we recommend not landing after 19:20pm.

  • Grenoble
  • London to Grenoble: 1 hour 40 minutes
  • Birmingham to Grenoble: 1 hour 40 minutes
  • Glasgow to Grenoble: 2 hour 20 minutes
  • Dublin to Grenoble: 2 hour 15 minutes

*The last transfer from Grenoble is approximately 21:40pm, we recommend not landing after 19:20pm.

Coach travel

  • Geneva to Val Thorens: 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Prices start from £82 return
  • Coaches will drop travellers as close to their accommodation as possible.
  • See * above for more information on timings.
  • Grenoble to Val Thorens: 3 hours 40 minutes
  • Prices start from £82 return
  • Coaches will drop travellers as close to their accommodation as possible.
  • See * above for more information on timings.
  • Lyon to Val Thorens: 3 hours 20 minutes
  • Prices start from £92 return
  • Coaches will drop travellers as close to their accommodation as possible.
  • See * above for more information on timings.

Private Transfers

  • Price on request.
  • Private direct transfers are available for groups of all sizes from Grenoble, Geneva and Lyon. Get dropped at your door for ultimate convenience.

Cost effective alternative to flying

  • WhiteRoad offer coach travel from London Victoria to Resort.

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