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Orcieres Ski Resort Guide
- Acres of ski:-
- Terrain Parks:1
- X-Country:43 km
Orcieres, in France (in the Alpes due Sud region), is a large resort with 30 lifts (including 10 chair lifts, 3 of which are Télémix®, & 20 surface lifts) that offers skiers an impressive 875 metres (2870 feet) of vertical descent. Orcieres has 44 pistes. Orcieres is best suited to intermediate skiers and snowboarders but there is some terrain for beginners and advanced skiers. There's 43 kilometers of cross country ski trails at Orcieres. For snowboarders, there is a terrain park and a half pipe. A fair proportion of the pistes at Orcieres are covered by snow-making. The nearest airport is at Marseille and the nearest train station to Orcieres is at Gap. There is accommodation located close to the pistes but we would welcome additional information about any hotels or chalets in Orcieres.
- Nearest Airport:Marseille Provence
- Nearest Train Station:Gap
- Tourist Office Phone:+33492558989
- Tourist Office Website:www.orcieres.com
- Slopeside accommodation:yes
Announcements & News from the Orcieres ski resort manager
Latest Snow Reportview full snow report
- Issued:11 Dec
- Last Snowfall:10 December 2017
- Snow Depth (upper):105cm
- Snow Depth (lower):55cm
Today’s Weather (2288 m)view full snow forecast
Orcieres Location Maps
Visitor Reviews of Orcieres
Rob S from United Kingdom writes:
Orcieres is a good resort for a family holiday with children. I skied there as a child and skied this year with small kids of my own. There are beginners' areas at the bottom and half way up the slopes. The "telemix" lifts allow small kids to go up the chairlift in a gondola for safety. The ski school runs free shuttle buses around the town to pick up small kids and take them to and from the ski garden for either morning or afternoon. Lift passes are free for kids up to 5 years old.
The range of slopes won't blow the mind of an experienced skier and nothing makes you think you might be late to pick up the kids, but entertaining for some light skiing and mainly south facing.