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ESF Val Thorens

Immeuble Bruyere Shuss, 73440 Val Thorens, Saint-Martin-de-Belleville, France
+33 4 79 00 02 86
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Kids Experiences at Start of Week Should be Massively Improved

My 3 year old son and his cousin were in club Piou Piou, Val Thorens for a week 1st-7th... read more

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Reviewed 4 July 2018
Andrew_J_Traveller
Great instructor

As a family of 4 we had 4 x 2 1/2 hours afternoon lessons with ESF. Our youngest age 13 was able... read more

Reviewed 5 April 2018
Kdakholl
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L'Ecole du Ski Français de Val Thorens vous invite à découvrir, avec ses 180 moniteurs, le plaisir de glisser dans la plus haute station de sports d'hiver d'Europe, au coeur du plus grand domaine skiable au monde ! Découvrez tout un monde de plaisir, en toute sécurité, grâce à la compétence et l'expérience des moniteurs de l'ESF.
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  • Very good19%
  • Average3%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible13%
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Immeuble Bruyere Shuss, 73440 Val Thorens, Saint-Martin-de-Belleville, France
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+33 4 79 00 02 86
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Reviewed 4 July 2018

My 3 year old son and his cousin were in club Piou Piou, Val Thorens for a week 1st-7th April. Upon arrival on the Sunday morning, we encountered a room full of about 20-30 children, of which 75% were crying. There were only two staff...More

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Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

As a family of 4 we had 4 x 2 1/2 hours afternoon lessons with ESF. Our youngest age 13 was able to stay with the rest of us (as adult classes are 13 upwards) which she was really pleased about. Classes are by ability...More

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Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

So let me start with the good part: after two years going down slopes by myself feeling miserable after falling too much I decided to take some lessons in Val Thorens. I decided to take 6 days of lessons to improve my snowboarding skills and...More

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Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

Our kids’ ski instructor Mr “G” (Guillaume Lamothe) was perfect. He was very professional, always on time, very friendly and smiling. His way of teaching was calming kids and makes ski lessons much fun. We hope to see him next year!! 5 Star instructor👍👍👍

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Reviewed 21 March 2018

Been skiing for the last 30+ years, have tried many resorts but we always end up coming back to Val Thorens.

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Reviewed 21 March 2018

There is no other way than to describe me experience than perfect. Great tuition, at the right pace and organised so well. I would urge anyone who wants to learn to ski to go to Val Thorens and learn with ESF

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Reviewed 3 March 2018

Great resort, fun teachers, boarding groups of good size. Did off piste - with equipment- and teens were thrilled.

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Reviewed 21 February 2018

The instructor left members of our group (complete beginners) in bad weather and did not attempt to find us. There was no teaching really, the group was too large. Pick a different ski school.

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Reviewed 20 February 2018

My children (6 and 7 years) had beginners group lesson every morning Sun-Friday. They had never skied before. They were put in 2 different classes since age differences. They had so much fun and loved their teachers which every morning informed what the plan was...More

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esf v, Responsable relations publiques at ESF Val Thorens, responded to this reviewResponded 22 February 2018

Thank you very much for this lovely mesage. So glad to hear that all the familly spent some gome time with us ! We hope to see you all next season. ESF Team.

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Reviewed 19 February 2018

I booked a full week ski lessons and lunch for my son at ESF last week. My son is 4,5 years old and has already skied 3 times in Switzerland were the service and teaching was great! At ESF it is the contrary, they overbook...More

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