ski area

Orelle Val-Thorens - Les 3 Vallées

Orelle, the essential gateway for skiing in the exceptional ski area of Orelle Val-Thorens and Les 3 Vallées.

For great skiing, long seasons, on exceptional snow, look no further, you have found the treasure!

From Orelle, access in less time than it takes to tell you the highest summit of the 3 Vallées, Le Bouchet (3230m), and the legendary Cime Caron (3195m)!

From this winter, the Cime Caron (3195m) will be accessible in just 20 minutes from the village of Orelle.

Thanks to this new connexion, whether you are a skier or a foot passenger, you will live an extraordinary mountain experience!
Skiers, you will benefit from a second connexion with Val-Thorens ;
Foot passengers, at Cime Caron, you can take the cable car of the same name to reach the heart of Val Thorens, all in just 40 minutes from the village ... "dry feet".
Thanks to new packages invented especially for you, you will enjoy the activities offered by Val-Thorens : CosmoJet toboggan run, Bee zip line, shopping ... The incredible 3 Vallées area has never been so easy!

The new installations in a nutshell

2 gondolas, Orelle and Orelle-Caron, among the fastest in the world!
Orelle gondola, from the village of Francoz to Plan Bouchet. 13 minutes of ascent. One of the longest gondolas in Europe with 4997m in length and 1462m in elevation gain
Orelle-Caron gondola : from Plan Bouchet to Cime Caron in 7 minutes. 2235 meters distance over 820 meters of elevation gain.
Comfortable cabins, 10 seats, fully glazed for a breathtaking view : the cabin trip becomes 1 show in itself!

Facilities and services

In Francoz
Car park with 450 free spaces
Toilets, Changing rooms for groups
Ski lockers 100% secure, heated
Automatic ski pass distributors

At Plan Bouchet
Backpack lockers with USB sockets, toilets.

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how to come
to Orelle

Orelle-Val Thorens
for great altitude skiing.

plans
150
km of slopes
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86
ski runs
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29
ski lifts

With exceptional quality of snow and up-to-the minutet ski lifts. Welcome to ski paradise !

Les 3 Vallées, 7 resorts
Courchevel, Méribel, Brides les Bains, Saint Martin de Belleville, Les Menuires, Val Thorens, Orelle

plans
600
km of slopes
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328
ski runs
plans
166
ski lifts

600 km and more than 300 runs all linked by ski lifts and ski runs. A real play area, whatever the level, budget or profile, everyone will find what they are looking for in the 3 Vallées.

Ski guarantee in Les 3 Vallées

THE 3 VALLEYS GUARANTEE YOU THE LARGEST NUMBER OF OPEN CONNECTED RUNS IN EUROPE FOR THE WHOLE SEASON
Thanks to the nature of the domain and the numerous placement of snow canons (2 300 snow canons covering more than 50% of the ski area), the 3 valleys area is able to guarantee snow cover on its ski area which is also maintained by 70 grooming machines each night.

The 3 valley pistes are situated between 1100m and 3230m of altitude and 85% of the skiable area is above 1800m. The capacity of snowmaking as well as the high altitude and topography of the whole ski area and the connexions between the valleys (Always above 2000 m of altitude) guarantee snow throughout the winter.

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