Val Thorens Opening €40m Sports Centre for 50th Anniversary
Started by J2SkiNews in Ski News 09-Jul-2022
J2SkiNews posted 09-Jul
Europe's highest altitude major ski resort, Val Thorens, will unveil its new €40m indoor sports centre, christened 'Le Board' this December.
The facility, which will feature an aqua wellness centre and gym is located in the heart of the village, connected to the Caron commercial centre.
The complex will boast a rooftop event space for 3,000 people, a multi-purpose interior space for concerts and sporting events, exhibitions, conferences and so on.
It has an auditorium seating 448 people, along with 12 breakout rooms, a lounge and chillout zones.
The huge development also includes a new bus station, baggage storage and welcome centre – on Place des Arolles.
The first lift opened in Val Thornes on Dec 18, 1971 so this December marks the conclusion of the resort's 50th anniversary celebrations.