An independent guide to Val Thorens
In this section, find out about everything related to skiing in Val Thorens, including a guide to the Val Thorens ski area, mountain restaurants, weather forecasts, snow reports, and ski schools. Read about skiing in Val Thorens here.
A detailed guide to the Val Thorens ski area, including the beginners' area, a sector by sector overview of the ski area, and information about the snowpark, skicross, slalom stadium, and the off piste itineraries.
All the information about the Val Thorens ski area in this section is based on experience over many seasons. It should help you decide where in Val Thorens to ski, depending on the level of the people in your party, and the time of day.
The mountain restaurants in Val Thorens - the best places for a coffee or hot chocolate, and the most attractive lunch options.
Whether you're anticipating a trip to Val Thorens, or already in resort, it's vital to know the weather forecast so you can plan where and how to spend your time. Our forecasts are updated daily in the winter season.
Weekly snow reports (usually written on Saturdays) enable you to follow the evolution of the conditions and the snowpack over the whole winter season.
We link to the best webcams, so you can check out conditions in resort before you arrive, and even have a look at the top of the mountain while you're enjoying breakfast, to see if it's clear high up.
Our recommendation for quality ski and snowboard hire at fair prices - Zenith ski shop, in the centre of resort. You may be able to find cheaper ski hire, but at Zenith there's a guarantee of quality equipment and excellent service.
The latest ski pass prices, for Val Thorens, Belleville Valley, and the 3 Valleys, plus a link to book ski passes online.
All the ski shops in Val Thorens, with a location map.
A guide to all the ski schools in Val Thorens, including the ESF, Ski Cool, Prosneige, Evolution 2, and Free School Attitude.
If you're looking to do group lessons in skiing or snowboarding, for adults or children, check out all the options here. You can also find out about times and rates for private lessons.
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