Val Thorens, France: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

Traveling to Val Thorens, France? If you're planning to go to Val Thorens, here is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack:

When to go to Val Thorens, France

Based on the climate and weather in Val Thorens, the best time to go is July. See below for details.

What to wear/what to pack for Val Thorens, France by month

January

If you go to Val Thorens in January, you will notice that it is brisk. Daytime temperatures are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Sweaters
  • Heavy socks
  • Heavy jacket
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Cold weather footwear

February

February in Val Thorens can be very chilly. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Gloves or mittens
  • Sweaters
  • Heavy jacket
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Heavy socks

March

March in Val Thorens is pretty cool. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Fleeces
  • Jacket or coat
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Socks
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Standard footwear

April

If you visit Val Thorens during April, you are likely to find that it is chilly.

Temperatures tend to hover around the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Fleeces
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Standard footwear
  • Jacket or coat
  • Socks

May

May in Val Thorens is balmy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Pants or jeans
  • Long skirts
  • Standard footwear
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Socks
  • Dresses
  • Light jacket or fleece

June

June in Val Thorens is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Light footwear

July

If you visit Val Thorens during July, you are likely to find that it is warm.

Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Light footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals

August

If you vacation in Val Thorens during August, you are likely to find that it is warm.

Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Light footwear
  • Sandals
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion

September

If you vacation in Val Thorens during September, you are likely to find that it is balmy.

Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light footwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Skirts

October

October in Val Thorens is crisp. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Dresses
  • Pants or jeans
  • Standard footwear
  • Long skirts
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Socks

November

November in Val Thorens is pretty cool. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Fleeces
  • Jacket or coat
  • Socks
  • Standard footwear
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Light gloves or mittens

December

If you are traveling to Val Thorens in December, you will notice that it is pretty cool. Daytime temperatures are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Heavy socks
  • Sweaters
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Heavy jacket
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Gloves or mittens

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Val Thorens, France

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Val Thorens, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types C and E
  • A SIM card that works in Val Thorens

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