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Orcieres 1850 Ski Resort

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Current Offer

  • Accommodation as booked
  • Bed linen
  • Access to public swimming pool (as per description)
  • Use of ice-skating rink in resort (see description)
  • Wi-Fi (in the studios and apartments)
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Mountain Stats

Elevation1,850 m - 2,725 m
Opening Day15 Dec 2018
Closing Day22 Apr 2019
Capacity 29605 Persons/Hr.

Lift Ticket Prices

1 day adult €35
1 day youth €31.90
1 day child €28.50
All rates & fees

Lifts

18
8
4
1
Total 31
Hours09:00 - 16:30

Skiable Terrain

Easy
Moderate
Advanced
Ungroomed
Overall Slope Length 84 km
Number of Slopes 51

Interesting facts

  • Elevated between 1,850 m and 2,725 m, the Ski Resort is among the 10 highest elevated Ski Resorts in Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur. The vertical drop from summit to base is 875 m. The average difference in altitude between base and summit of Ski Resorts in France is 868 m.
  • Season starts on 15 Dec and ends on 22 Apr (128 days). Average season duration in France is 118 days.
  • Average snow depth during the season (15 Dec to 22 Apr) is 112 cm at summit elevation and 35 cm at base elevation. Snow coverage is usually best during February, offering an average snow depth of 128 cm at summit elevation and 51 cm at the base.
  • Orcieres 1850 features 67 sunny days on average per season. The average for all ski Resorts in France is 56 sunny days. January is the sunniest month with an average of 15 sunny days. This makes the ski resort one of the 15 sunniest in France.

The Ski Resort

Skiers of all skill levels find appropriate runs.
© www.orcieres.com Skiers of all skill levels find appropriate runs.

Orcières 1850 is a unique ski resort in the southern French Alps, offering anything you need for a perfect winter holiday. Between skiing, snowboarding, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, and many further activities, you're sure never to get bored!

Skiers will find 84 kilometres (52.2 miles) of slopes for all skill levels. With 20 easy, 18 intermediate, and 6 difficult runs as well as a slalom trail, amateurs as well as experts enjoy perfect conditions. Furthermore, a terrain park offers 16,000 m² (approx. 1.6 ha) of pure pleasure to freestylers. A range of hops, tables, boxes, and other features make sure you get your money's worth.

Snow Safety & Snowmaking

Snowphone+33 (0)4 92558989
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On Mountain Dining

Whether you want to grab a bite in between runs, relax on a sun deck, or try the local specialities, on and around the slopes of Orcières you will find just what you're looking for. Crêpes at La Chouette Gourmande, cheese fondue at Les Gardettes, or a quick snack from Snack Bar de Serre Eyraud - there surely is something for every taste.

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Activities

Discover the winter wonderland.
© www.orcieres.com Discover the winter wonderland.

At the heart of the resort, you will find "La Grande Ourse", a premium sports and leisure centre. Swimming pool, gym, ice rink, bowling centre, and cinema are all in one place here. Worried you'll miss the mountains? The glass roof makes sure you never lose sight of them.

For smaller guests, "La Petite Ourse" offers diverse activities and excellent day care. With crafting and games, tobogganing, skiing in a separate area, or short hikes, the kids are sure to have a blast.

Après-Ski and Nightlife

Finish your day right at Le Fun Paradise, or with a burger and a few drinks at Burger Rock Cafe. La Belle Table is another great bar to enjoy a couple of drinks before bed.

Bars and Pubs: 4
Clubs: 1

Dining and Restaurants

Restaurants: 23

Infrastructure & Rental

Skischools

Skischools: 2
Snowboardschools: 2

Ski Rental

Sports Store
Ski Rental
Snowboard Rental
Cross Country Ski Rental
Backcountry Ski Rental
Telemark Rental

Ski Rental Shops

Getting here

Orcières Merlette 1850 is located approximately 45 minutes from the city of Gap, which is serviced by motorway A51 (Marseille - La Saulace) as well as trains from Marseille, Valence, or Grenoble. Regular busses between Gap and Orcière get you to the resort in a quick and easy way.

Closest Train StationGare de Gap

Contact

OT d'Orcières 1850
Place des drapeaux - Merlette
05170
ORCIERES
+33 (0)4 92 55 89 89
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