At the heart of Savoy, the Orelle Ski Resort is the gateway to the largest ski area in the world, the 3 Valleys. This vast and interconnected ski resort brings together 8 ski resorts, several of which are very famous in France, such as Courchevel, Val Thorens, and Méribel. Orelle is the closest of the 3 Valleys and will charm you with its authentic character. Furthermore, the gondolas link Orelle to 600 km of trails and 160 ski lifts in the 3 Valleys. This small rural village is swarming with winter activities! Discover the joys of sledding with Orelle’s different packages. Share once-in-a-lifetime moments with family or friends!

Orelle’s ski lifts grant access to the 3 Valleys

First of all, the beauty of the 3 Valleys needs to be mentioned. The area generously provides 600 km of trails and 160 ski lifts. It is unquestionably the best place to spend the winter in France. It boasts magnificent landscapes on the most beautiful summits of the Alps and will pleasantly welcome you to its countless facilities. So, if you are considering discovering this amazing area, there’s nothing quite like staying in the Orelle ski resort! Accessible by ski lift, Orelle is a paradise for lovers of winter sports and activities. Nestled in the sublime Maurienne Valley, it will fulfill all your sledding desires with its 86 trails and 29 ski lifts. Although it is quite intimate, it is sufficiently big enough to offer a whole host of activities. Its traditional feel and Savoyard allure will make you fall under its charm.

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Also, the resort gives you access to the great spaces of the 3 Valleys and Val Thorens in only 15 minutes from the 3 Valleys Express gondola! This small resort in the mountains will ensure that you spend an unforgettable ski stay. So, from the beginning of December to the beginning of May, you will be able to ski on 150 km of trails planted between 2350m and 3250m. In Orelle, you can book a beautiful apartment with a heated pool and spa!

Orelle, an authentic and traditional ski resort

At the border with the Tarentaise Valley, the small Savoyard village is bursting with charm and activities, so ski lovers will be able to jump for joy with the discovery of their favorite place. Despite its excellent reputation, Orelle has not lost any of its authenticity. It is made up of small, traditional hamlets, arranged in tiers near the mountains. You will feel like you are at the top of the world! Even so, don’t forget to connect with nature and the incredible atmosphere of Orelle. Its calm ambiance is conducive to rest and well-being. As such, you will be able to enjoy an exceptional escape by renting a comfortable hamlet at the foot of the slopes. In the residence Le Hameau des Eaux d’Orelle, you will even enjoy an indoor swimming pool and a well-being area/spa!

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The Savoyard ski resort is packed with traditional houses with traditional thick stone roofs! So, take the time to lose yourself in picturesque alleys and enjoy a breath of fresh air. In the mountains and far from the tumult of daily life, it will be the perfect occasion to recharge yourself. 

Discover the amazing slopes of Savoy and the 3 Valleys in Orelle

The defining feature of Orelle is being particularly affordable. The ski rental services in Orelle are less expensive than in neighboring resorts. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced skier, you will have the opportunity to fly down big slopes. The snow on these slopes is always of top quality. Similarly, from Orelle, the 3 Valleys and Val Thorens will be more accessible than ever! The ski lifts from Orelle have cutting-edge technology and will get you there in a flash. In addition to skiing, the Orelle ski resort is also perfect for winter activities. You can take dog sledding trips, go on snowshoeing hikes, snowboard, go mountain biking or even yet, go mountain climbing via Ferrata.

Mont Thabor 3 Valleys

If you are fond of snowshoeing, give in to the temptation of climbing Mount Thabor, a steep summit with spectacular views. Similarly, discover the Col de la Loze biking or on foot through a vertiginous ascent! Very near to Orelle, discover more than 80 lakes and ponds fed by crystal clear rivers. You can go around lake Bissorte or the Nature Reserve from Tuéda to Méribel. Of course, make absolutely sure not to miss the opportunity to go on the most beautiful routes of the Vanoise National Park, the number one in France. So, to organise your next trip, you can count on the agency AlpVision to provide you with comfortable accommodation very close to the ski slopes.

Stay in Orelle for Successful Ski Vacations 

Now that you have been charmed by the ski lifts of Orelle and its ski passes, consider staying there! Connected to the 3 Valleys, Orelle is an incredible ski resort, with more than one string to its bow. Don’t hesitate to book your next mountain apartment with swimming pool and spa!