Val Thorens: Incredible Skiing on the Highest Ski Resort in Europe

Val Thorens Ski resort France

Val Thorens is the highest ski resort in Europe (2,300 m) which promises incredible panoramic views and guaranteed snow all season. This purpose built resort, together with Courchevel and Meribel, is part of the enormous Three Valleys region where you can enjoy 600 km of linked pistes. Located at the head of the Belleville Valley, Val Thorens is surrounded by dramatic peaks and features spectacular views.

Besides the incredible winter sports opportunities, Val Thorens is a vibrant village and offers great après ski parties, starting in the afternoon up to early in the morning. Foodie lovers can enjoy the wide selection of culinary delights in the local restaurants. For non-skiers, there’s a sports centre excellent for indoor activities.

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Morzine: The perfect getaway for winter sports fans and nature lovers

Morzine ski resort

Morzine, together with Avoriaz, is part of the Portes du Soleil range that stretches across France and Switzerland. It is located in the Haute-Savoie department in the Rhône-Alpes region in eastern France. Morzine has become famous ski centre with hotels, restaurants and lift passes that cost less compared to the nearby communities and ski resorts like Courchevel and Meribel.

With an average population of around 3000 inhabitants, Morzine is a small, but lovely and vivacious village. The outstanding atmosphere makes it perfect for every nature lover and those who want to escape from the urban crowd. Traditional chalets made of wood are to be found everywhere through the village. The excellent weather conditions rebound the village to be visited throughout the whole year: in winter for its magnificent ski opportunities and in summer for its diversities of activities on fresh air.

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Val d’Isere: Perfect ski holiday on the Alps

Val d'Isere valley panoramic view

This wonderful French ski resort with over 300 km of marked pistes runs and unlimited off-piste skiing within the Espace Killy area is offering some of the best skiing and snowboarding in the world.

Val d’Isere is a great destination with a lively atmosphere concentrated on the wide main street that runs the length of the town, lined with fashion shops, restaurants bars and cafés and a cinema. During the winter season, every Thursday, this main and busy high street is closed off to all vehicles in order to transform the area into a pedestrian zone where visitors can enjoy street entertainment, ice and snow sculpting, parades and live music. Every Monday near the tourist office, the market comes to town selling local cheeses, cured meats, sweets and clothes giving the village a real French feel.

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