Val Thorens is located at a considerable distance from the airports: the nearest major city, Chambéry, is located more than 100 kilometers to the north-west. You can get to the resort from Lyon, Grenoble, Paris - the town is so popular that you can arrange a transfer from almost anywhere, but it takes several hours. And from Moutiers, a small French commune 37 kilometers to the northwest, there is a bus.
The slopes of Val Thorens will not let experienced skiers and snowboarders get bored - the resort is primarily focused on outdoor activities, most hotels and hotels are located next to the slopes, for fans of extreme sports and winter sports masters there are not only difficult "red", but also dangerous " black pistes in the areas of Menuires, Pointe de Thorens and Sims de Caron. But beginners can also ride - at the foot of the mountains there are many simple "blue" and "green" slopes in Plain Sud, Morin and Plan du Bouquet. Other sports activities include snowboarding in the first-class 2 Lacs complex, equipped with excellent slopes with jumps; exciting flights on paragliders and hang gliders; fun descents on sledges and snowmobiles; figure skating, tennis, football, squash and other outdoor activities in a huge (about 9 thousand square kilometers) sports park.
Val Thorens has been awarded the "Family and Mountains" label, which is awarded to resorts with the best conditions for family holidays. Here is the largest toboggan run in France, riding on which will give young travelers a sea of vivid emotions. The town boasts 3 children's entertainment complexes staffed by experienced educators. While parents conquer the ski slopes, the children do not get bored either: they play indoors and outdoors, go in for sports, learn to ski at the I'E SF school. And for children over 13 years old and adults, the doors of the Ecole du Ski Francais ski school are open, where qualified instructors will help you master the technique of skiing.