A winter sports adventure in the French Alps to suit all budgets

With seven resorts, the Three Valleys ski region offers a wide range of price options

Val Thorens offers an exquisite skiing experience. Photo: Olga Gavrilova

Catherine Murphy

I am gliding 250 metres above the slopes at a speed of almost 100kph. In one minute 45 seconds of pure exhilaration, I fly like an eagle along La Tyrolienne zip line between the Maurienne and Tarentaise valleys.