Valtournenche is situated at 1524 m above sea level, 18 km far away from Châtillon and 9 km from Breuil-Cervinia, and thanks to the lift connection with this one represents a unique and immense skiing area. Skiing. More than 1.500 metres of difference in height, a great variety of slopes and some connections with the Swiss lifts are the real possibilities you have at your disposal. Here too, lift facilities are modern and comfortable and the skiing area offers you plenty of opportunities at any level. For lovers of cross country there are two rings: Maen (6,5 km long) and Champlève (3,3 km long). Excursions. If you wish to make a skiing excursion you'll certainly find plenty of opportunities as Valtournenche represents the perfect place for it. Here were born some of the most famous mountain guides of the Matterhorn area, strong and brave alpine people who went around the world to climb some of the highest peaks ever known.