Where to stay around Val Thorens?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 4,370 holiday lettings near Val Thorens. From 3,734 apartments to 403 chalets, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Val Thorens is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Val Thorens?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Val Thorens. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Italy: 152,212 holiday homes
  • Southern France: 121,060 holiday homes
  • Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur: 51,306 holiday homes
  • Provence: 58,789 holiday homes
  • La Plagne: 6,426 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Val Thorens! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Val Thorens?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Val Thorens with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Courchevel: 5,674 holiday lettings
  • Brides-les-Bains: 4,177 holiday lettings
  • Valloire: 3,843 holiday lettings
  • Champagny-en-Vanoise: 6,581 holiday lettings
  • Peisey-Nancroix: 5,749 holiday lettings

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Val Thorens?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Val Thorens. From HomeAway travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Méribel Centre: 9,320 holiday rentals
  • Courchevel 1850: 9,448 holiday rentals
  • Val Thorens Ski Resort: 7,381 holiday rentals
  • Méribel-Mottaret: 9,662 holiday rentals
  • Courchevel 1650: 10,041 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Val Thorens listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.

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Make a holiday rental chalet or accommodation in Val Thorens, France your home away from home

Val Thorens is the highest ski resort in Europe, based at 2,300m at the top of the Three Valleys. The altitude means that the Val Thorens ski season is blessed with almost guaranteed snow throughout the entire season. The resort is compact and purpose built, yet serious investment has meant that the resort fits in well with its glorious position.

Things to do in Val Thorens, France

The skiing in Val Thorens is excellent. With fantastic access to all the 600km of piste encompassed by the Three Valleys ski domain, there is enough skiing in Val Thorens to keep you challenged, entertained and excited throughout the entire season, should you decide to take Val Thorens accommodation for the whole winter! Taking a private Val Thorens ski chalet gives you the unrestricted freedom to really get into the hills, finding you ideal route through the mountains. Val Thorens is actually located in a bowl above the tree line, which means that you can ski from, and back to, the front door of your Val Thorens apartment or chalet, and with endless off-piste potential, it is little wonder that so many people flock to chalets in Val Thorens to ski and snowboard. There are many excellent Val Thorens guides (English speaking) to guide you through the backcountry.

If you need a day away from the slopes, or the weather draws in, there are still a great range of things to do from a Val Thorens chalet. The health and spa centres are a real treat for the soothing of weary limbs, but if you cannot get enough adrenaline, the ice driving circuit is sure to thrill! There are also many miles of snowshoe trials, magnificent opportunities to go paragliding and even a swimming pool to enjoy.

When the snow finally melts in Val Thorens, and the lush green meadows blossom into a carpet of colour below the bright blue sky, the appeal of Val Thorens accommodation is just as strong as it is during the winter. Holidays to Val Thorens in the summer months are magnificently peaceful and slow, although the chance of adventure is just as real. There are many, many miles of walking and hiking trails, as well as some fearsome mountain biking tracks, climbing routes and canyons to conquer from a Val Thorens apartment or private ski chalet. Guides to Val Thorens’ walking, mountain biking and climbing routes are readily available from the Val Thorens Tourist Office.

Places to visit on holiday to Val Thorens, France

Right in the centre of the Three Valleys is the chic ski resort of Courchevel. The resort is a leading winter sports centre, offering visitors a huge range of snow sports from cross country skiing to tobogganing, snowboard cross to ice climbing, and what is more, the hundreds of shops, restaurants and bars are easily accessible from a private ski chalet or accommodation in Val Thorens.

Weather in Val Thorens, France

Winters are cold in Val Thorens, and due to its altitude, it is one of very few snow sure resorts in Europe. The summer however, is wonderfully warm. The snow caps usually survive the summer, but daily temperatures can be expected to reach the mid-20’s (?C) on most days in July and August.

Travel to Val Thorens, France

Geneva Airport (GVA) in Switzerland is actually the closest airport to a private ski chalet in Val Thorens, France. Located 135km away, and served by a great range of airlines, this is probably the best way to reach Val Thorens accommodation, although it will require either a long bus journey or drive. The Eurostar provides some excellent services into the Alps, the closest station being Moutiers Salins Station.

Hit the pistes near your Val Thorens holiday rental

It doesn't matter whether you're a skier or a snowboarder, the 600 kilometres of piste that winds around Les Trois Vallees make it one of the largest winter activity areas in the world. Just a short walk from your Val Thorens holiday rental are the cable cars that will whisk you up to the 3,200-metre-high peaks of Pointe du Bouchet and Cime de Caron. There are few things more pleasing than stepping off at a mountain summit below deep-blue skies, against a backdrop of craggy snow-capped mountains and with a fresh layer of powdery snow glistening on the run ahead.

Seasonal weather averages in Val-Thorens

Val-Thorens is well known for its skiing. If you're interested in winter sports, you might consider visiting in January, December, May or November, when snowfall averages 1.27 inches and temperatures average -1°F.

Exploring the natural features in Val-Thorens

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, Val-Thorens is a great place to get out in nature. These are a few of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Col du Telegraphe (9.3 mi / 14.9 km)
  • Vanoise National Park (12.6 mi / 20.3 km)
  • Col de la Madeleine (13.6 mi / 21.9 km)
  • Susa Valley (22.5 mi / 36.3 km)