Built in a beautiful forested area Les Orres overlooks the Serre Poncon and Embrun Valley. It is a great winter sports destination with more on offer here than just skiing or snowboarding. Read on for more information.
Situated in the Hautes Alpes region, 15km from Embrun and 58km from Gap, Les Orres is set within a larch forest and is divided into three main areas, Pramouton, Pre-Bois and Bois-Mean. Nearest airports are Grenoble with a transfer time of 2 hours and fifty minutes and Lyon, 3 hours and 50 minutes.
On the slopes
There are a mix of ski slopes for all abilities and despite its southerly latitude it has skiing right up to 2720m creating a 1200 vertical which is big for a resort of this size. The majority of the runs are best suited for intermediates with some lovely long cruisy runs. Whilst it's not that great for experts, there are three awesome blacks here! L'Horrible is aptly named and L'Ecureuil is bumpy as well as steep. There is good off piste here particularly around the Grand Vallon and Petit Vallon areas. The snow park has slides, 5 tables, 2 quarters and 2 big airs. The resort also has a boarder cross course.
If you ski Les Orres you are also in the ski region of Southern Alps
Off the slopes
Les Orres is a charming Savoyard village with plenty of shops and restaurants. There are a number of activities off the slopes for you to enjoy including skijoring, fly jumping, paragliding and snowmobiling. There is also a local bobsleigh track called 'The Orrian Express', a 1.5km long track which drops 710 vertical metres, spiraling 3 times! And if this is all too active for you there is a bowling alley,cinema and a museum. There are more than a dozen bars and a lone nightclub. The resort does not offer wild nightlife but it can get quite lively.The resort is well set up for families with care facilities for all age groups. And for those of you desperate to keep in touch the resort offers 50 Wi-Fi hotspots with free access!
Find great deals online with Les Orres ski holidays from leading ski operators and agents. Enjoy this great ski area and resort and this winter get your skiing and snowboarding holiday organised early!
Les Orres Ski Holidays
There are always cheap ski packages for ski holidays in Les Orres you just need to look at some of the leading operators like Thomas Cook, Neilson or Crystal on a regular basis. Of course, if you have no time to sort your own holidays out, then click the 'TailorMade' tab to let us do the hard work.
Search online for Les Orres ski chalets whether you are looking for self catered or catered. Ranging from small 4 or 6 person ski chalets to 30+ giants, you can find some great deals online for ski chalets in Les Orres via GoSki.co.uk. So why not browse our listings below and book yourself a great winter holiday now.
If you're wanting to find Les Orres apartments for a ski and snowboard holiday this winter, then why not let GoSki.co.uk help. Compare aparthotels in Les Orres as well as a wide range of apartments in Les Orres from basic through to luxury. Check out location and facilities and when you are happy, book online to get the best deals.
Les Orres Apartments
This season, Les Orres hotels could provide your ideal accommodation for skiing or boarding in Les Orres. When you want to find the right ski hotel, GoSki.co.uk can help you compare leading Les Orres hotels so that you can find the right one for your needs.
Les Orres Hotels
Whether you are after budget, luxury or a boutique ski hotel in Les Orres start your search now. Make sure that this winter you get a great deal on Les Orres hotels and book early to ensure maximum availability.
Finding airport transfers to Les Orres is fairly easy! But finding good value ones can be a lot more tricky. Whether private hire or group ski transfer by bus, either way you want to ensure you can book your seat at the bnest price.
Airport Transfers to Les Orres
To book Les Orres airport transfers online, simply compare a few of the options for taxis, small minibuses or large coaches (where available) and then book youir ski transfer early. Check your ski chalet doesn't offer this service - it may be a lot cheaper and more convenient.
Compare Les Orres ski schools and then book or reserve your ski and snowboard lessons before you arrive in resort! Reserve your spaces in group or private lessons in Les Orres so saving yourself a lot of hassles!
Ski Schools in Les Orres
Whether you want to have ski lessons or snowboard lessons, most Les Orres ski schools offer a wide range of options including half day lessons, private or group lessons. Use GoSki.co.uk to find out more.