Why Choose Val Thorens for you Ski Holiday?

Still struggling to pick a ski resort? Val Thorens is a super-friendly resort which offers the best of skiing in the best possible atmosphere. Skiing holidays Val Thorens are filled with thrills and chills, trying new things and a home-away-from-home vibe.

The promise of snow all season

Val Thorens is the highest ski resort in Europe – nestling at a lovely 2,300 metres at the top of Les 3 Vallees (the world’s largest ski area). Due to the resorts unique position, the snow is always great and you can actually ski right through until early May! There are 150km of run accessible to all types of skiers, there’s no chance of running out of inspiration on the snowy slopes of Val Thorens. There’s so many options in Val Thorens, ski into the centre of the resort, relax on a beautiful mountain restaurant terrace or enjoy the wonderfully designed fun spaces within the ski area.

The ideal resort for all the family

Val Thorens is a really cool place for all the family to enjoy. There are several nurseries and day-care centres for the little ones, and the older kids can start their skiing dreams by learning to ski at one of the resort’s kid’s clubs. Even if skiing as a family isn’t on the cards, there are plenty of other things to do. Toboggan run, dog-sledding, bowling, spa family zones and even a twin zip-line.

So much going on!

From snowy super fun to chilled relaxing vibes, Val Thorens isn’t just all about skiing. Dog-sled rides, ice diving, yoga with mountain views or snowshoeing, there’s something to keep the non-skiers happy for a whole week. Maybe the weather isn’t fantastic for skiing, don’t worry, you wont get bored! Head to the spa for a spot of me-time, or maybe hit the gym and work up a sweat! Or if you’re a shopaholic, take a stroll around the indoor shopping arcades with their stylish fashion and souvenir shops.

Great for holidaying with friends

With the highest dancefloor in the Alps and an incredibly active après-ski scene, Val Thorens has a really hip cool party vibe! Throw yourself into the fun zones, or get snugly around a fondue savoyarde. Your whole party will love the variety of choice, even if they’re not party animals, they can enjoy some peace and quiet in the resort too. Why not head out as a group to watch the sunrise over the mountain?

The Slopes

With such a vast ski area to choose from, it’s fairly easy to say that it’s possible to be in Val Thorens for a whole season without skiing on the same run twice. So, for anyone visiting for the week would have an amazing time exploring and finding their own slice of snowy paradise on the slopes.

There’s always something going on a Val Thorens, ranging from jazz, electronic, international artists, international competitions there really isn’t any time for you to twiddle your thumbs and get bored. Put on those skis and head out on the slopes for a holiday you’ll never forget.

About Anna Lee

This is the first in a series of guest posts by our lovely writer Anna Lee. She's a vegan and a animal advocate. Anna Lee has always been a traveller at heart. Hailing from the Brisbane, Australia, but currently she resided in Hanoi, Vietnam for over  3 years. You can find here at https://asiatraveljournal.com

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