Reviews Val Thorens

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Skiresort ratings for Val Thorens compared to all other skiresorts. Based on 360 reviews.

Overall 83 Skiing 89Skiregion 84
NoviceAdvancedExpertOffpisteSnow-sure
8.6 7.69.4 7.79.0 7.28.7 7.09.4 7.6
FamilyAtmosphereNatureWalkingLifts
7.4 7.88.1 7.17.7 7.75.4 7.08.8 7.1
Variety slopesSnowparksCrosscountrySlope preparationSlope orientation
10.0 6.710.0 7.98.0 7.68.0 8.78.0 7.7
RestaurantsSki-in/outAccessEnvironmentFriendliness
10.0 7.710.0 7.48.0 7.38.0 7.58.0 7.5

Lively and young crowd Long slopes Large ski area Ski-in/ski-out High altitude Alpine charm Good night life Snow reliability Diverse ski area Excellent piste maintenance Challenging slopes Wide slopes Purpose-built village Expensive resort No negative aspects! No local charm Crowds and liftlines Bad eating out Disappointing mountain restaurants

7.6 Val Thorens, Savoie

Novice
9
Advanced
10
Expert
9
Offpiste
8
Snow
10
Lifts
n.a.
Family
5
Ambiance
7
Nature
7
Walking
3

Lets get a few things straight. Val Thorens is the highest ski station in Europe. You go their to ski and for the snow reliability. Anyone who thinks VT is one of the ugliest resorts around was obviously asleep of the transfer as they passed Les Menuires and has never been to Flaine. If it is a pretty alpine town you are looking for then go to Austria or Switzerland. VT is a lot more attractive than a lot of other resorts but it is designed for a reason - to cater for large numbers of people who want to ski as opposed to shopping and eating.
The skiing is great with a wide range of runs for all levels easily accessed from all the accommodation. It provides excellent access to the rest of the

Review by Pj from Sussex on Monday Nov 27th. Visited Val Thorens in february 2006 as friends

Neighbouring skiresorts

Les Menuires 4.6 km Orelle 10.4 km Meribel 11.2 km La Tania 15.1 km Courchevel 14.5 km