Geneva Airport To Méribel Transfers.(COPY)
Getting to Méribel is simple and easy with GVA Transfers. The travel time to Méribel from Geneva Airport is just 2 hours 10 minutes. Our driver will meet you in the airport from your flight – so no long waits, and with our range of comfortable, new vehicles, travelling to Méribel couldn’t be easier.
About Val Thorens
For skiers and snowboarders seeking the ultimate winter holiday, waking up to snow at your doorstep is the dream, in Val Thorens; sitting pretty and 2300m, this dream can become a reality.
Laying claim to the title of the highest ski resort in Europe, and with unparalleled access to the Three Valleys ski area, Val Thorens has become one of the most popular resorts in Europe.
Skiing in Val Thorens
At the head of the Belleville Valley and with skiing up to a staggering 3,200m, Val Thorens has a reputation for offering some of the best skiing in the world. From the peak of the Caron, visitors can take in the spectacular panoramic views, it is said you can see up to 1,000 different summits from this spot alone. In addition to its fantastic setting, the snow record is very good and means that skiing is possible from November to May.
As an integral part of the famous Three Valleys Ski area, Val Thorens positioning gives skiers easy access to the 600km of slopes across a varied and vast terrain. The skiing caters for all abilities amid a mix of beginner, intermediate and advanced slopes, with the majority made up of blue and red runs. The resort has made huge investments over the years and many brand new high speed gondolas and chair lifts are now in place. This makes the network slick, and easing travel from one resort to another and any February half terms ques that may arise during the peak season.
Val Thorens Key Facts
Lift Opening Dates: 25/11/17 – 08/05/18 (Depending on conditions)
Resort Height: 2300m
Skiing Up To: 3230m
Longest Run: 5km
Km of Runs Available: 150km (Val Thorens) 650km (Three Valleys)
Snowparks: 1 in Val Thorens & several across the Three Valleys.
Nearby Resorts: Saint Martin De Belleville, Meribel, Courchevel, Les Menuires, La Tania, Brides les Bains
More Information About Val Thorens
Val Thorens is located in the Tarentaise Valley, in the Savoie region of France and is within easy reach of Geneva airport. Though less traditional than some of its neighbouring resorts, Val Thorens was purpose built back in the 60’s which means although there are fewer chocolate box style chalets, there is a huge variety of accommodation, from luxury to budget, all laid out in in very functional and easy to navigate way. With most options being ski-in ski-out the resort planning is sophisticated. Val Thorens is always lively with a buzz of activity and with a huge selection of shopping, bars and plenty of top quality restaurants, visitors will be spoilt for choice.
The beauty of the resort is its versatility, meaning it caters for all group sizes and types. For young groups travelling together, look no further than Val Thorens, boasting the biggest night club in Europe, and to families, enjoy the huge number of ski schools and the fantastic sports centre with its trampolines and inflatables. Val Thorens also offers more unusual experiences such as Ice Driving, or perhaps you are daring enough to try the worlds highest zip wire at 3200m or even the Fat Bike mountain biking where you can take out a mountain bike on the slopes!
The opportunities both on and off the piste are countless in this energetic and lively resort, its no wonder why visitors from all over the world return year after year.
Getting to Val Thorens
Geneva Airport is situated 155km from Val Thorens and a 2.5 hour transfer ride away. Transfers from Geneva to Val Thorens can be booked quickly and easily through our online booking system. You can receive instant confirmation of your booking and feel safe in the knowledge that we will take care of your transfer. All of our transfer vehicles at GVA Transfers are equipped with winter tyres and snow chains and we offer a 24/7 customer service line should you have any questions about your transfer to Val Thorens.
GVA Transfers Discounted Ski Hire - Intersport
At GVA Transfers we know that selecting the right ski or snowboard hire can be tough, that’s why you should leave it to the experts. We always recommend Intersport for all of our clients. They have shops all over the French and Swiss Alps and offer a large range of gear rental for all abilities.
Did you know that when reserving your ski equipment online, you can save up to 60% versus resort prices? All of our GVA clients receive an additional discount on Ski and Snowboard Hire when reserving online with Intersport.
You can book your ski & board hire using our unique discount code, pre-loaded via this link! By pre-booking, you can save both money and time when you are on your holiday.