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Val Thorens By Flyprod

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Val Thorens est une station de sports d'hiver située à 2 300 mètres d'altitude, soit la station la plus haute d'Europe. Elle est intégrée au domaine skiable des Trois Vallées, le plus grand domaine skiable du monde relié skis aux pieds avec 600 km de pistes. Val Thorens se situe sur la commune de Saint-Martin-de-Belleville en Savoie, dans l'arrondissement d'Albertville. Accessible depuis Moûtiers, elle se situe au-dessus de Saint-Martin et de la seconde station alpine de la commune, Les Menuires.

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A: Valley Rally Meeting Point

di Rob Antill, 370 metri di distanza

 Taken on one of the slopes at Val Thorens. Group of us were waiting for some friends to arrive so I ...

Valley Rally Meeting Point

B: Val Thorens, France

di Christian Obel, 390 metri di distanza

Val Thorens, France

C: Valley Rally Meeting Point

di Rob Antill, 560 metri di distanza

While on a skiing trip with 220 students we took part in a competition called the valley rally. Peopl...

Valley Rally Meeting Point

D: Val Throens Gondola Pylon

di Rob Antill, 2.4 km di distanza

During a one of the runs I stopped off to take this photo under one of the gondola pylons.

Val Throens Gondola Pylon

E: Cime de Caron

di Christian Obel, 4.1 km di distanza

From the top of the Cime de Caron 3195 meters above the sea there is a clear view over Val Thorens.

Cime de Caron

F: Caron

di Boldovskiy Egor, 4.2 km di distanza

Caron

G: Méribel - Chalet - Savoie - By Flyprod

di Flyprod.aerial - Franck Marchand Maillet, 10.8 km di distanza

Méribel est une station de sports d'hiver située dans la vallée des Allues en Savoie (France), à 1 45...

Méribel - Chalet - Savoie - By Flyprod

H: Meribel Station de ski- By Flyprod

di Flyprod.aerial - Franck Marchand Maillet, 10.8 km di distanza

Méribel est une station de sports d'hiver située dans la vallée des Allues en Savoie (France), à 1 45...

Meribel Station de ski- By Flyprod

I: Méribel - L'Altiport - Savoie - By Flyprod

di Flyprod.aerial - Franck Marchand Maillet, 12.1 km di distanza

Méribel est une station de sports d'hiver située dans la vallée des Allues en Savoie (France), à 1 45...

Méribel - L'Altiport - Savoie - By Flyprod

J: peaks of Mount Charvet

di EdouardAS, 13.1 km di distanza

le long des crêtes du mont Charvet, entre Pralognan et Courchevel

peaks of Mount Charvet

Questo panorama è stato scattato in France

Questa è una vista generale di France

France is affectionately referred to as "the Hexagon" for its overall shape.

French history goes back to the Gauls, a Celtic tribe which inhabited the area circa 300BC until being conquered by Julius Caesar.

The Franks were the first tribe to adopt Catholic Christianity after the Roman Empire collapsed. France became an independent location in the Treaty of Verdun in (843 AD), which divided up Charlemagne's Carolingian Empire into several portions.

The French monarchy reached its zenith during the reign of Louis XIV, the Sun King, who stood for seventy-two years as the Monarch of all Monarchs. His palace of Versailles and its Hall of Mirrors are a splendid treasure-trove of Baroque art.

The French Revolution ended the rule of the monarchy with the motto "Liberty, Equality, Fraternity!" On July 14th, 1789 angry mobs stormed La Bastille prison and began the Revolution in which Louis XVI, his wife Marie-Antoinette and thousands of others met the guillotine.

One decade after the revolution, Napolean Bonaparte seized control of the Republic and named himself Emperor. His armies conquered most of Europe and his Napoleonic Code became a lasting legal foundation for concepts of personal status and property.

During the period of colonization France controlled the largest empire in the world, second only to Britain.

France is one of the founding members of the European Union and the United Nations, as well as one of the nuclear armed nations of the world.

Text by Steve Smith.

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