ski resort and Val Thorens apres ski
If its facilities, bars, restaurants, clubs or terrain parks you are after than there are few resorts in the French Alps that can compete with Val Thorens. It has everything the modern day skier could wish for and just recently they have gone one step further by producing the first of the new breed of chalet/hotel accommodation called the “Riders' Lodge”. Riders Lodges are catered chalets often equipped with games consoles and reduce price bar etc but crucially the best also have a live-in ski “guru” to accompany you not just in the terrain parks and on the piste, but also on your Après ski adventures, guiding you through all the best nightlife and activities the resort has to offer. And that's handy because this place has some of the best après ski and night life in the alps - don't leave town without a visit to our friends at The Frog and Roastbeef on R.d. Gebroulaz and please do say “Hi” from the Sno-man.
skiing Val Thorens
The majority of Val Thorens skiable piste is North and North West facing and therefore keeps its snow very well in the later months of the year. However, don't worry the resort centre it ‘self is South Facing if you simply must improve your tan or you prefer to lounge in the afternoon. The vast Three Valleys ski area needs not introduction as, being the biggest in the world, it has miles of wonderful terain for literally all levels from complete beginner to the seasoned shred hungry mountain men and women.
In short, Val Thorens is confidently snow sure and a great resort for groups and families alike. With the majority of chalets within very easy reach of all the resort has to offer, and some of the best off piste entertainment we've seen Val Thorens comes highly recommended as one of the best places to ski the world.