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Skier on the flattened sunny slopes of Val Thorens


As the highest ski resort in Europe, it comes as no surprise that Val Thorens has an excellent snow record with slopes reaching as high as 3230m. This resort has had such great snow cover over the recent years that you’ll be challenged to find another resort in Europe with better conditions. With an average snowfall of 6.4m per year, doorstep skiing is almost everywhere.  

The ski area is also equipped with 380 snow cannons providing snow-making facilities for over 40% of its surface.  

In the coldest winter months of January and February, you'll be grateful for the resorts South facing ski areas as it offers some welcoming light and warmth. In the warmer spring months of April and May, you should find the best conditions are on the cooler and shady North facing ski areas. 

For regular snow updates and weather forecasts, why don’t you check out these websites? 

To find out more about snow conditions in Val Thorens feel free to contact one of our friendly Ski Experts on 023 8020 6971 or email