Destination guide

Explore the majestic setting in Val-Thorens

The mountains and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambiance to your vacation home in Val-Thorens. This trendy city is known for its skiing, spas and fishing. Val Thorens Ski Resort and Trois Vallees Ski Resort are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Val-Thorens

Are you looking for attractions to see in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Val-Thorens a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Val Thorens Ski Resort (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Trois Vallees Ski Resort (5.2 mi / 8.3 km)
  • Meribel Ski Resort (7.1 mi / 11.5 km)
  • Val Thorens Sports Centre (0.1 mi / 0.2 km)
  • Bouquetin Gondola (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Cairn Gondola (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
Weather

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 0.50 inches and temperatures average 31°F.

Natural highlights

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 center:

  • 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)

Where to stay around Val Thorens?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 3,565 holiday lettings near Val Thorens. From 371 Chalets to 2,966 Condos/Apartments, find the best place to stay with your family and friends to discover Val Thorens area.

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: 162,424 holiday homes
  • Southern France: 139,259 holiday homes
  • Les Arcs 1950: 6,871 holiday homes
  • Rhone-Alpes: 34,946 holiday homes
  • Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur: 54,212 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:

  • Névache: 2,296 holiday lettings
  • Termignon: 4,096 holiday lettings
  • Bourg-Saint-Maurice: 6,210 holiday lettings
  • Valloire: 3,534 holiday lettings
  • Le Monêtier-les-Bains: 2,301 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:

  • Les Arcs 1950: 6,871 holiday rentals
  • Ecrins National Park: 3,294 holiday rentals
  • La Tania Ski Resort: 8,867 holiday rentals
  • Les Arcs 1800: 7,496 holiday rentals
  • Doucy-Combelouvière: 7,160 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.