While many people love the heat and to bath in the sun on their holidays there are plenty of people who adore the thrill and excitement of a winter holiday, especially if it involved winter sports.
Val Thorens is a resort where you can have your winter vacation desires fulfilled by miles! With its wonderful atmosphere you’ll be sure to have a great time and experience a vast amount of different activities while you are there. One of the highest points in the 3 Vallees ski area it’s Europe’s highest ski resort and the largest ski resort in the world covering over 600 kilometers of runs. If that wasn’t enough then the choice of things to do at the resort is mind-blowing. If you’re not much of a skier then consider relaxing in the indoor leisure centre and aqua spa. However, if you’re the active type you will not be disappointed with activities such as snow mountain biking, dog sledding, Segway outings, snowmobiles, ice diving, paragliding and more!
Val Thorens is also a gourmet resort, this means those of you who love your food will not be left hungry. After a hard ski session you can have lunch right there on the slope, with 11 different chalets and restaurants you will be spoiled for choice. You can choose traditional sandwiches all the way up to Michelin-starred three course meals, the choice is yours. Of course in the evening there’s hot drinks and sweet treats to nibble on as you watch the sun go down with your friends or family and look back on a fun-packed day of action and relax. Not to mention a wide range of restaurants for evening meals with different atmospheres, choose from quiet a contemporary scene or a lively restaurant with great music. Finally there’s a whole host of fast food outlets if you want to eat on the go, providing the usual burgers, pizza and chicken.
If at any point you decide the snow is enough then you can look to other entertainment the resort has to offer. For some team building there’s bowling, film buffs will be happy to know there’s a cinema with a great range of films and for those who love their music there’s concerts on every Tuesday as well. Shops are present in this wonderful place, along with bars and nightclubs, every possibility is catered for. Accommodation is also diverse here, you can choose from a regular hotel, youth hostel, apartment or private residence rentals. Whichever you choose you will not be disappointed and there’s a budget to suit everyone. Before you travel, don’t forget to buy any passes or tickets you may need via Val Thorens