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Val Thorens, France (French Alps)

January 4th – January 15th, 2023

skier laying down in Val Thorens
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The Details

Cash Price: $4319 Per Person Based on Double Occupancy

Download the Trip Application PDF.

To pay by Credit Card contact your trip leader for instructions.

The Credit Card Authorization Form is available as a PDF download.

The Trip Leader

Karla McKenzie-Newan Karla McKenzie Newan

Named “The World’s Best Ski Resort” for two consecutive years at the World Ski Awards, the resort features nearly 200 lifts and 400 miles of powdery slopes, ranging anywhere from expert level runs for thrill seekers, to beginner ones for the newbies. It is no wonder Val Thorens is a top destination for ski-goers worldwide! Take a deep breath of fresh air at arguably the best ski location in the world, located at the heart of the largest ski area on Earth. Indulge in infinite stretches of snowy landscapes at Three Valleys, a one-of-a-kind ski area.


  •   Airfare from Tampa to Lyon, France on Lufthansa (only one stop)
  •   Round trip private transfers from Lyon Airport to Lyon Carlton Hotel (4-star)
  •   3 nights Lodging @ Lyon Carlton Hotel (4-star)
  •   Round trip private transfers from Lyon to Club Med Val Thorens Sensation (4-star)
  •   7 nights Lodging @ the All-inclusive Club Med Val Thorens Sensation
  •   Round trip private transfers from Club Med Val Thorens to Geneva, Switzerland airport
  •   Airfare from Geneva to Tampa via Lufthansa (only one stop)


  •   Lift Tickets - 6-day pass for 7-day package
  •   Group Lessons by experts - Ski + snowboard
  •   Gourmet Dining - Full-board cuisine
  •   Nightlife - Alcoholic + non-alcoholic drinks
  •   Daily Entertainment including local bands and performers
  •   Après-ski Activities - A wide range of non-ski activities
  •   Gratuities - Taxes + tips always included
  •   Free Wi-Fi   wifi logo
  •   and so much more!!!
  • *ski equipment not included/rentals available

Cost: $4,319 double occupancy; & $6,749 Single Occupancy (limited)
Resort Only - Air deduction (booking own air) $1,037

Trip Highlights

3 nights at the Hotel Carlton Lyon – You'll love the Hotel Carlton Lyon (boutique hotel), located on the Presqu'île. It manages to combine authenticity and character with modern comfort and elegance. Relax in one of its 80 stylish rooms, or in the Codage Spa or the plush bar. The Hôtel Carlton Lyon - MGallery by Sofitel building is a memorial to Georges-Eugène Haussmann’s ambitious plan to rehabilitate France’s intercity neighborhoods during the late 19th century. By the early 2000s, Sofitel would save the structure, subjecting it to a renovation to preserve its distinct historical charm. Home for this marvelous historic hotel is the spectacular City of Lyon. The Hôtel Carlton Lyon resides within the city’s famed Place de la République, which has been part of its celebrated UNESCO World Heritage site since 1998. Cultural attractions abound nearby, too, such as the Musée des Beaux-Arts and the Opéra Nouvel. And with the Cordeliers metro station just a short walk away, guests at the hotel can easily access Lyon’s historical city center known as the Presqu'île.

Val Thorens Sensations Resort
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7 nights at Club Med all-inclusive Val Thorens Sensations Resort- an all-inclusive contemporary mountain retreat. Its large bay windows flood the space with light, pale wood beams and colorful balconies. This Resort entitles the mountain atmosphere. Club Med Val Thorens Sensation features two onsite restaurants, two bars, entertainment, fitness center, fitness classes, rock climbing wall, SPA and much more. Do not forget the free daily ski lessons with professional guides who will make your trip one to never forget!

Cooking Chef
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Main Restaurant is located on the first floor, this restaurant is a great place to sample the unique spirit of the Resort. Its contemporary and innovative style is perfect for relaxed, fun meals with friends or family. Sample the best of French and international cuisine. The restaurant serves warm drinks in the afternoon and Discovery Dinners from our Michelin star chef.

The Epicurious Gourmet Lounge
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The Epicurious, is a Gourmet Lounge designed for gastronomic delights and an intimate atmosphere, this new Gourmet Lounge concept brings you a groundbreaking restaurant experience.Authentic but with a contemporary edge, the welcoming feel makes it the perfect place to enjoy local produce. It has something to offer whatever the time of day, whether you fancy a delicious lunchtime chic picnic, need a tasty afternoon snack or want to try the evening discovery menu. Really treat your taste buds by exploring the delights of our wine cellar.*      *At extra cost.

Takeaway Corner - We've created a special Takeaway Corner for those who can't wait to get out on the slopes, but still need a bite to eat. It has a good selection of high-energy snacks, coffee to take away, soft and energy drinks.

Main bar with vast windows, warm colors and a relaxed atmosphere, the main bar in the centre of the Resort is a great place to enjoy drinks or a light snack in distinctive and vibrant surroundings. The French Alps meet Scandinavian design in a modern, cool and elegant space.

Lounge bar is a sleek and intimate lounge bar inside the Epicurious. Perfect for a romantic evening, or just to unwind after a day on the slopes. Indulge your flamboyant side in this luxurious decor.

After alternating chairlift rides and downhill runs all day, treat yourself to a cozy break. As night falls, the spectacular panoramas give way to musical performances. Here, the temperature rises at night, beckoning you to relax and have a good time.

Fitness Center
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Other Activities
Fitness Center - To recover after skiing, head to the Fitness Centre for group classes. Top up your energy with stretching or strength training. A cardio and weights room is also available for all your fitness needs.

Climbing Wall - The challenge is the same whether you are inside or outside: reach the summit! Gear up and grab onto the holds as you begin your vertical dance, letting feet and hands set the pace. Aim for the top and feel your heart rate rise.

Club Med Spa by SOTHYS
Sothys, the goddess of beauty confides her secret to both men and women.In the heart of the Corrèze region of France, a cutting-edge aesthetic is constantly renewed in the botanical garden. Discover digi-esthétique®, an exclusive massage method offering a magical escape from everyday routine.


Club Med rooms are perched on the higher floors, these rooms have uninterrupted mountain views. The use of pink and beige and the curved shapes of the furniture create a peaceful atmosphere. Mountain View/Balcony.

  • Amenities Include:
  • Safe deposit box
  • Kettle - Coffee/tea station
  • Internet
  • Television
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Hair dryer
  • Shampoo, shower gel and body lotion
  • Heated Towel Racks
  • European electrical sockets/220 Volts
  • Shower/Tub with separate toilets
  • Laundry service (extra charge)
Photo of building showing higher floors
Courtesy of Club Med

The Mountain

Ski area: Tarentaise is the largest ski area in the world - Three Valleys. Step into your skis and start exploring 370 miles of runs serviced by 160+ ski lifts and spread out across 7 resorts.

3 Valleys trailmap
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Sign Up Details

$500 per person and signed trip application.

Cancellation Date:
All cancellations must be received in writing by October 05, 2022. For cancellation policy, see the trip application.

Balance Due:
Payment of final balance is due no later than October 05, 2022.

Make checks payable to TAMPA BAY SNOW SKIERS & BOARDERS and mail to Karla McKenzie Newan, 9416 Silverthorn Road, Largo, Florida 33777.

Deposit and balance of trip costs may be paid with a major credit card. You will be billed later for the final payment. To pay by Credit Card contact your trip leader for instructions. The Credit Card Authorization Form is available as a PDF download. A charged of 3.5% - 4% will be made for credit card convenience. This trip requires a passport and it must be valid at least 6 months past final travel date.

There is limited space so sign up ASAP! If you missed the Club Med trip in 2019 you missed out on an AMAZING ski trip - so many of the Val d’Isere travelers said it was the best trip they have ever taken!


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