Val Thorens Blog Archive

Jo Whiley

The season is starting to wind down here in the Alps, and that means it’s time to celebrate. The sun is out and everyone is ready to enjoy the end of the season with some parties and events. These are not to be missed! Read more


Well, the short answer is: LOTS.

The entire Three Valleys has been hard at work this summer building a number of new pistes, ski lifts, fun parks and making other resort enhancements. Whether you’re off to Courchevel, La Tania, Méribel or Val Thorens, you’re  definitely going to benefit from some new improvements the resort has made this year. And we’ve got all the details. Read more

skiing blog

It is hard to describe the perfect day in Val Thorens.

If the weather and snow conditions are nice nearly every day out skiing or snowboarding could turn into the perfect day. As Val Thorens is one of the highest resorts in Europe it always has great snow and with a new lift opening this year and other lifts being renovated, it could be argued to be one of the best places to have a snow holiday. Not to mention all the lovely restaurants and bars on and off the slopes. But since you twisted my arm… Read more

les arcs

When planning a family ski holiday, it’s very important to choose the right resort, but it’s equally as crucial to pick the right accommodation. It’s necessary to consider location, apartment size and amenities, as well as the leisure facilities on offer from the residence. Every family is different and has unique requirements, but if you’re looking for the perfect family apartment in France for your ski holiday, then here are some of our favourites. Read more

Ski Touring in Tignes

Don’t pack up your winter jackets just yet – there is still plenty of late-season skiing to be had. With Easter now passed, the slopes are quite empty and in those higher altitude resorts, the snow is sticking around and so are we. Keen to bask in the sun whilst extending your ski season just a bit longer? Here’s our top resorts for that late-season skiing. Read more

Val Thorens Things to Do

Heading to Val Thorens soon? There may be a few things to add to your to do list other than skiing and indulging in fondue. If you’re looking for a bit more adventure or some “out there” activities, Val Thorens has plenty to offer. Tick these activities off your Val Thorens bucket list and make all your friends jealous of the exciting ski holiday you had. Read more


Looking for a BIG day on the mountain? Want a challenge and a day full of adventure? Then the Three Valleys Escapade might be just the thing for you. Starting from La Tania, the Three Valleys Escapade is a route that covers all three valleys + the secret fourth valley Orelle. It’s supposed to be a guide to all the lifts you should hit in one week, in order to make the most of your 3 Valleys lift pass. BUT, after a few too many in the pub one night, some La Tania locals wanted to try and take it on in one day. It has now turned into the ultimate La Tania challenge course to complete in one day. Read on if you dare… Read more


Plan Before Your Holiday in The 3 Valleys

There’s nothing quite like heading out on holiday knowing that absolutely every box has been ticked, leaving nothing to do other than relax and enjoy. This is especially so when heading out on a ski holiday to the Three Valleys. Finishing off all the details is what can make an active family holidays where proper planning produces pure perfection. Read more

Skiing in the 3 Valleys

Over the past couple of weeks we’ve been featuring The 3 Valleys with blogs about skiing in Courchevel, La Tania and Méribel. But the great thing about staying in any of the 3 Valley resorts is that you don’t have to choose, you can have it all. So if you’re going to be skiing the 3 Valleys this winter here’s a round up of our favourite places to ski, eat and après. Bag them all and we reckon you’ll leave grinning from ear to ear. Read more