VAL THORENS, FRANCE

Visit Europe's highest Ski resort

Val Thorens is the highest ski resort in Eurpoe and is located in Tarentaise Valley, Savoie, French Alps.

The nearest airport is Chambery with a 2 hour transfer time. Val Throens can also be visited from Lyon Airport with a transfer time of 2 hours 45 minutes and also from Geneva Airport, a 3 hour 15 minute transfer time. The resort is 1 hour from Moutiers for the snow train.

Val Thorens lets visitors experience every aspect of mountain life, highest ski-able peaks are Pointe du Bouchet (3220m) and Cime de Caron (3200m). The resort has a range of great dining establishments, over 40 bars and 60 restaurants. Val Thorens also offers a number of non-skiing activities that are unusual, for example Night-time hikes, tobogganing on the longest toboggan run in France, paragliding, mountain biking on snow, ice driving and many more activities are on offer.

The resort opens around mid November through to early May

Visit Chambery (CMF)