Youth Hostel Valmeinier

For a stay at the foot of the slopes in Savoie, head for the Valmeinier youth hostel, offering unspoilt surroundings just 300 m from a ski lift.

December 23 – April 12

Reception hours: 8 am-12 pm; 1 pm-5 pm

New establishment in our network

If you’d like to discover a family-friendly winter and summer sports resort with all the facilities for your favorite activities, we’ve got just the place for your next vacation. Without further ado, it’s off to the Valmeinier youth hostel, set in unspoilt Savoie countryside at an altitude of 1500 m.
In winter, the Galibier Thabor ski area stretches from Valmeinier to Valloire, with 160 km of pistes culminating at over 3000 m. Ski lovers, the mountains are waiting for you! In summer, this village in the heart of the Maurienne offers a wide range of hiking trails for contemplating a wild and protected natural environment, such as Mont Thabor.

Access information about the youth hostel:
Valmeinier Mont Thabor

services of the youth hostel of Valmeinier


102 beds
14 rooms (2 PMR rooms)
Rooms with 6, 7, 8 beds



Available services

Internet access / Wifi / Bar / Relaxation area / TV area / Games area / Ski room


Restaurants: 1.9 km
Convenience store / Market: 1.9 km

services of the youth hostel for groups



Available room(s)

No meeting room


Single/double rooms for attendants and drivers
Parking for coaches

You like
  • At the foot of the ski slopes and 150 m from the ski lifts.
  • Enjoy the Natura 2000 listed Mont Thabor.
  • Enjoy local products such as cheese from the Mont Thabor farm or beer from the La Gwape microbrewery (in moderation).
  • Discover the riches of the Maurienne valley, including the Opinel museum.

the activities of the youth hostel of Valmeinier

The Maurienne valley in Savoie is without doubt the longest Alpine valley, stretching 120 km between Italy and the Hautes-Alpes. It abounds in treasures, mythical passes and authentic villages. These include Valmeinier 1500, where the youth hostel is located. Located at the foot of the slopes in winter, you have access to the Galibier Thabor ski area with its 90 runs for all levels. Looking for other activities? Don’t worry, try your hand at snowtubing, brake sledding or the Big Air Bag. Then in summer, this exceptional setting is transformed and you can observe the flora and fauna of the Alps. Nature lovers, hikers, cyclists, trail runners… there’s something for everyone.

  • Ski / Snowboard
  • Cross country / Nordic skiing
  • Big Air Bag
  • Scooter on snow
  • Tubing
  • Toboggan run
  • Gastronomy
  • Natural heritage
  • Opinel Museum, Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne (15 km)
  • Ski slopes: 300 m
  • Woodland / Forest region

Map & access


Pay shuttle Saint-Michel de Maurienne -> Valmeinier
Free skibus shuttle in the resort


Saint-Michel-Valloire (17 km)


Geneva, Switzerland (180 km)

Access by road

A43 > to St Michel de Maurienne (exit no. 29), then the D902 departmental road for 12 km

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