Val Thorens is a ski resort in the Savoie department. It was converted into a greenfield site in 1969 and opened for the winter season in 1971.
With a highest village at 2300 meters altitude, the resort of Val Thorens is the highest resort in Europe. The station belongs to the 3 Vallées ski area.
The station usually has a picture "entertainment, sport and form." It benefits from the labels "Best Ski Resort of the World" and "Best French Ski Resort" by the World Travel Awards in 2013 and 2014.