An independent guide to Val Thorens
Find out about everything related to skiing in Val Thorens, with a guide to the Val Thorens ski area, mountain restaurants, walking, a piste map, and ski pass prices. There's also a weather forecast, snow report, and webcams, plus a guide to ski shops, ski hire, and ski schools. Read about skiing in Val Thorens here.
A detailed guide to the Val Thorens ski area, based on personal knowledge and experience over many seasons, and it has useful advice and tips.
Beginners usually start at or near the Rond Point des Pistes. The normal progression involves the Campagnols and Musaraigne magic carpets, then the Deux Lacs and Cascades chairlifts.
Read more about the beginners area in Val Thorens.
A directory, with all the ski shops in Val Thorens, and a map to show their location.
Read about ski shops in Val Thorens.
A guide to all the ski schools in Val Thorens, including the ESF, Prosneige, Ski Cool, Evolution 2, and Free School Attitude. Whether it's for group lessons in skiing or snowboarding, or private lessons, and for adults or children, all the options are here.
Read more about ski schools in Val Thorens.
The mountain restaurants of Val Thorens - the best places for a coffee or hot chocolate, and the most attractive lunch options.
Read about the mountain restaurants of Val Thorens.
To get the most out of skiing in Val Thorens, you'll want to know the weather forecast. In advance of a trip, it's interesting to see the snow report. And when you're anticipating a visit to the resort, the webcams. will whet your appetite; it can even be worth looking at them to find out what the conditions are like high up, as you're having your breakfast - it might be possible to get above any clouds.
Read the latest weather forecast for Val Thorens.
There's to be a new blue piste from the Cime de Caron, and a black in the Boismint sector. Chalet Cocoon opens its doors, and there's a new airborne route back to resort. Read about what's new in Val Thorens in winter 2018-19.
If you're not skiing, or taking a day off from skiing, there's walking in Val Thorens.
Check out the map of pedestrian circuits, read route descriptions, and see which lifts you can take with a pedestrian pass. Read about walking in Val Thorens.
Our suggestion for quality ski and snowboard hire at fair prices - Zenith ski shop, in the centre of resort.
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