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Les Orres

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Hautes-Alpes

Les Orres - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Hautes-Alpes
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The ski resort of Orres, located in the Hautes-Alpes, welcomes you in the winter in a natural setting. Since its ski area, which rises above the Serre-Ponçon lake on 1170 m elevation, admire the panorama of the Ecrins National Park on one side and the massif Parpaillon the other, walk the paths lined with a larch forest and enjoy the sun of the Southern Alps.

Les Orres is also the summer with chair lifts that operate daily in July and August to achieve the heights without effort or to make a descent on mountain bike and join the bike park. In summer, in addition to hiking and mountain biking, many activities suitable for children and adults are offered.

Geographical information

MunicipalityLes Orres
Postcode05200
Tourism labels
Latitude44.5140980 (N 44° 30’ 51”)
Longitude6.5510440 (E 6° 33’ 4”)
AltitudeFrom 1198m to 2914m
Surface area74.79 km²
Population515 inhabitants
Density6 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureGap (47 km, 46 min)
Insee code05098
IntercommunalityCC de l'Embrunais
DepartmentHautes-Alpes
RegionAlps

Nearest cities & towns

Saint-Sauveur7.3 km (12 min)
Baratier8.7 km (14 min)
Crévoux11.5 km (26 min)
Crots12.8 km (19 min)
Embrun12.9 km (23 min)
Saint-André-d'Embrun15.8 km (25 min)
Puy-Sanières17 km (26 min)
Savines-le-Lac17.4 km (22 min)
Puy-Saint-Eusèbe19.3 km (33 min)
Châteauroux-les-Alpes19.7 km (23 min)
Pontis24 km (32 min)
Saint-Clément-sur-Durance25 km (27 min)
Prunières26 km (32 min)
Saint-Apollinaire26 km (37 min)

Things to see and do

A rural museum, with a different theme each year, welcomes you 6 afternoon of 7 in winter and summer school holidays, and Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday afternoon excluding holidays in winter.

In addition, during the school holidays, 1-2 times a week, a tour of Heritage Orrian is proposed.

Winter: many sports activities are offered for all ages outside of skiing as snowshoeing, ice skating, paragliding, skiing Joering, luge track "The Orrian Express" sled dogs, and small, 2 nurseries (6 months / 5 years), 2 snow gardens (3/6 years) and a kids club (6/12 years) offering outputs trappers, constructions of igloo, toboggan competitions... Summer

: hiking, mountain biking, luge track "The Orrian Express", pool, tennis, archery, adventure trail, children club (6 / 12years), horse riding, quad biking, climbing, via ferrata, paragliding, ice, water activities on Serre-Ponçon or rafting on the Durance...

Places of interest

Information points
Leisure centres
Natural sites

Events and festivities

Every winter, you can find at Christmas with a week of magic shows for children and adults, and children's shows or music concerts with various local groups or of the stars in the new hall "meeting space and culture ".

Every summer, find the fiestas, markets, concerts "Tuesdays in the summer" with a different musical theme each week, the entertainment for young and old.

Winter and summer programs are available on the website of the resort of Les Orres.

Photos

Station Orres
Station Orres
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snow garden and nursery Orres
snow garden and nursery Orres
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Les Orres summer
Les Orres summer
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Activities outside Orres ski
Activities outside Orres ski
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View over Lake Serre-Ponçon
View over Lake Serre-Ponçon
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The rink Orres
The rink Orres
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The Orres resort and its ski area
The Orres resort and its ski area
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The resort gazebo Orres Lake Serre-Ponçon
The resort gazebo Orres Lake Serre-Ponçon
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The village of Orres
The village of Orres
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Snowshoeing on the crests at Orres
Snowshoeing on the crests at Orres
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Space encounter and culture Orres
Space encounter and culture Orres
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Les Orres 1800
Les Orres 1800
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The panoramic Sledge Orrian Express, open winter and summer
The panoramic Sledge Orrian Express, open winter and summer
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Weather

Thursday 8 december
Min. 4°C - Max. 4°C
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Friday 9 december
Min. 5°C - Max. 5°C
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Saturday 10 december
Min. 6°C - Max. 6°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

15 mins Orres, you can enjoy this unique site: Embrun cathedral Notre-Dame du Réal (XII) and its religious treasure (4th treasure France). Booking at the Tourist Office of Embrun at +33 4 92 43 72 72.

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Guided hike around Lake Serre-Ponçon
Nature and the great outdoors20 € Embrun (7.1 km)
Maiden tandem paraglider flight
Sports sensations59 € to 175 € Embrun (7.1 km)
Tubing on Lake Serre-Ponçon
Sports sensations17 € Savines-le-Lac (11.9 km)
Rafting in Ubay in the Alps
Sports sensations40 € Le Lauzet-Ubaye (13.3 km)
Rafting and river sports on the Ubaye
Sports sensations35 € to 40 € Le Lauzet-Ubaye (13.4 km)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Tour of Moissière
HikeEasy2h30Ancelle (28 km)
The Arche and the Aiguille
HikeAthletic3h00Ancelle (30 km)
The Piolit
HikeIntermediate4h30Ancelle (30 km)
Tour of the Cuchon
HikeIntermediate5h00Ancelle (30 km)
Ancelle - Voile de la Mariée Waterfall
Car itineraryEasy4h00Ancelle (30 km)

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