Less than two hours driving from Lyon, Grenoble, Chambéry, Annecy or even Turin or Geneva, less than 4 hours with direct TGV from Paris, with all free parkings and without turning mountain roads, located in the heart of Maurienne valley, Orelle is the easiest access to Val Thorens and Les 3 Vallées.
Only 15-minute of gondola to reach a wonderful ski area. For ski lovers, Orelle is THE great skiing destination.
Orelle is also a traditional and charming village.
10 Authentic hamlets nestled in their corner of nature. Stone houses, slate roofs, village squares and so on. You will discover the beauty of these hamlets still secret, yet they have so much to reveal.
For a restful and authentic stay, on the world’s largest ski area, it’s in Orelle you have to be.
Opening dates :From November 26, 2016 to May 1, 2017
RDV at the highest point of the ski area: at the top of Bouchet chairlift you’ll reach the highest point of the 3 Vallées: Le Bouchet at 3230m altitude. Panoramic point of view guaranteed!
A glide over 1300 m… 1 minute 45 seconds of pure pleasure in breathtaking surroundings, from Les 3 Vallées peak at 3230 m, at the top of the Bouchet chairlift in the Orelle resort, over to the Val Thorens crest, at 3000 m, at the top of the Thorens Funitel.
From Orelle to Val Thorens, suspended from a steel cable, comfortably installed in a cocoon of fabric which will take you over the 100 km/h barrier, you can experience what it feels like to be a great bird of prey, soaring over infinite spaces.
This square includes all that you’ll need during your stay. It’s the main square of the resort (departure of the gondola, shops, entertainments,).
Only 1 place for ski shop, souvenirs, ski school, ski pass office or snack bar. Tourist and post office are next to.
Orelle is composed of 10 hamlets where you could find tranquility and authenticity. Nice places, small streets, typical architecture and friendly people. You’ll live a nice stay in Orelle.
The Chef of the mountain restaurant proposes great classics by adding a variety of colors and a modern nuance to all his dishes. Enjoy in particular the Burger aux Noix de Saint-Jacques: an unforgettable delight!