Skifest - Ski & Snowboard Week

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In addition to the incredible ski & snowboarding terrain, Val Thorens offers an unrivalled range of alternatives to keep you entertained!

Val Thorens Sports Centre

The Val Thorens Sports Centre (open 7 days a week from 10am to 10pm) features a massive range of indoor activity options for exercise or relaxation. Facilities and services include:
  • swimming pool
  • fully equipped gym
  • tennis, squash, badminton, table tennis, volleyball & basketball facilities
  • spa, jacuzzi & sauna
  • aquagym, aquabiking & swimming classes
  • well-being relaxation massages & treatments
Best of all the centre has all equipment including towels available for hire.

Ten-Pin Bowling

The Val Thorens bowling alley features eight lanes, two snooker rooms, a games room and a sports bar with a giant video screen open until 2am!

We'll have group bowling nights during the week - see our tour leaders for details!

Toboggan Run

'Le Toboggan' is the longest toboggan run in Europe and takes off from the magnificent Péclet glacier at an altitude of 3,000m before descending on a 45 minute course of thrills and spills!

Tickets are available at the Cascades chairlift ticket office (€15) and the course is also available for an evening run including a warm-up of mulled wine & local Beaufort cheese (€23).

Tyrolienne Zip Line

The newly installed Tyrolienne Zip Line runs over 1,300m from the Bouchet chairlift in Orelle to the top of the Thorens funicular.

Along the way you'll reach speeds of up to 100km/hr as you race 250m above the ground for one-and-a-half minutes! Tickets can be purchased on-site (€50).

Cime Caron Cable Car

Hop on board the Caron panoramic cable car to experience one of the most breath-taking views of the Alps! Enjoy an unbroken view of Mont Blanc and a 360-degree panoramic view of more than 1,000 Alpine peaks in France, Italy and Switzerland.

Ice-Karting & Ice-Driving

The Alain Prost Ice-Racing Centre offers a 300m ice-karting track plus a 760m ice-driving circuit. Professional instructors are on hand to run you through the required techniques so you'll be steering, counter-steering and braking like a champ in no time!

Bookings can be made during the week and a free shuttle runs from the P3 car park.