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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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Les Orres, station winter and summer mountain in the Southern Alps!

Sun, charm and friendliness ... Scenery, sports or family holidays, Orres happiness is there for everyone!

Located in the heart of a vast forest of larch, Les Orres offers an exceptional view of the lake of Serre-Ponçon and the Embrun Valley.

For the slides to you 100 km of tracks on 1170 m altitude, the snow park and blank spaces: a guaranteed fun no matter what your level! Les Orres indeed offer a good field constantly improved, both sports and family.

Les Orres is also the summer, with the lifts that work every day in July and August to achieve the heights without any effort or making a downhill mountain bike and join the bike park. In summer, there are also many other fun activities and sports await you.

Geographical information

MunicipalityLes Orres
Postcode05200
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Latitude44.5140980 (N 44° 30’ 51”)
Longitude6.5510440 (E 6° 33’ 4”)
AltitudeFrom 1198m to 2914m
Surface area74.79 km²
Population517 inhabitants
Density6 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureGap (47 km, 46 min)
Insee code05098
IntercommunalityCC de l'Embrunais
DepartmentHautes-Alpes
RegionProvence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur

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 season and summer school holidays, and Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday afternoon off winter break.

In addition, during the school holidays, 1-2 times a week, a tour of the 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 / 6yrs), 2 snow gardens (3/6ans) and a children's club (6/12ans) offering outputs trappers, igloo building, sledding competitions ...

Summer: hiking, mountain biking, luge track "The Orrian Express", swimming, tennis, archery, adventure golf, kids club (6/12ans), horse riding, quad biking, climbing, via ferrata, paragliding , ice skating, water sports on the lake of Serre-Ponçon or rafting on the Durance ...

Winter or summer, you can also visit the House of the weather. You will understand the operation of the mountain climate, and have accurate weather massive thanks to Christophe Adon. The House of weather offers workshops and documentary screenings that will help you understand all weather phenomena.

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

Les Orres
Les Orres
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Nursery & Garden Orres Snow
Nursery & Garden Orres Snow
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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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The rink Orres
The rink Orres
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The the resort and its ski area
The the resort and its ski area
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station Orres lookout in Serre-Ponçon
station Orres lookout in Serre-Ponçon
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The village of Les Orres
The village of Les Orres
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Walking on snowshoes Crest Orres
Walking on snowshoes Crest Orres
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View over the lake of Serre-Ponçon
View over the lake of Serre-Ponçon
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The meeting space and culture Orres
The meeting space and culture Orres
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Les Orres 1800
Les Orres 1800
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Luge panoramique Orrian Express, open winter and summer
Luge panoramique Orrian Express, open winter and summer
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Weather

Monday 30 march
Min. 3°C - Max. 4°C
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Tuesday 31 march
Min. 0°C - Max. 9°C
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Wednesday 1 april
Min. -4°C - Max. 4°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
Waterskiing on Serre-Ponçon Lake
Sports sensations25 € Crots (10 km)
Rafting in Ubay in the Alps
Sports sensations38 € Le Lauzet-Ubaye (13.3 km)
Rafting and river sports on the Ubaye
Sports sensations30 € to 35 € Le Lauzet-Ubaye (13.4 km)
Rafting - Inflatable canoe
Sports sensations34 € to 64 € Réotier (17.7 km)
Canoe-kayak on the rivers of Hautes-Alpes
Sports sensations32 € to 115 € Saint-Crépin (22 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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