British ski instructor Val Thorens
The ESF is the largest ski school in Val Thorens, with around 200 ski instructors at the busiest times of the season.
You can book group lessons at the ESF offices in resort, or online. For kids, the options depend on their age. Options:
Skiers or snowboarders who are 13 years old or more join adult classes, but where possible, the ski school keeps teenagers together.
For adult skiers or snowboarders, there are:
There's more information about the ESF in Val Thorens on ValThorensGuide.
Val Thorens is one of Europe's best ski resorts. Founded in 1971, it benefits from high altitude and excellent snow, as well as a fast, modern lift system. The resort has gone up market in recent years, with the opening of a number of luxury hotels. There are, though, still affordable places to stay.
Read more about the resort of Val Thorens.