Ski holidays in Orcieres 1850

Orcieres 1850 is the perfect marriage of all that is important for a ski resort - a rare union between the sunny Southern Alps and the snow-covered Northern Alps, winter sports and activities, excellent infrastructure in resort (swimming pool, ice-rink...) and large natural spaces, a well-run resort and a warm and friendly ambiance. A little corner of French Alps for people with high expectations! And this winter, the resort celebrates its 50th anniversary. With a ski area currently reaching 2725m, Orcieres is one of the rare Southern Alps resorts with high altitude skiing and an excellent variety of different facing slopes (south, east, north, west). The best of the sun and snow over 100km of pistes.

A NEW Snowpark
Thanks to a permanent and copious supply of snow at 2300 the new Orcieres snowpark designed by HILLTECHNICS is definitely worth a visit! 16 000m2 of pure fun!

• Two beginner jumps

• One 3m straight Box (beginner)

• One concave convex 6m Box (beginner)

• One 6m straight Box

• One concave convex 6m Box

• two beginner tables with 2 quarter pipes in each.

• A 6m rainbow (intermediate)

• A flat rail descending 6m (intermediate)

A button lift and tow rope serve the snowpark giving fast and continuous access so you can make the most of this fantastic new space !

Apres Ski & Nightlife

There is a good selection of restaurants in Orcieres 1850 offering French and Savoyard cuisine. Or why not head to the Grande Ourse, a massive glass hall at the heart of the resort with a champion level ice skating rink, swimming pool with slide and aquatic games, relaxation space dedicated to health care and fitness and a performance hall, bowling, cinema.

There is a selection of shops and local family-orientated restaurants in Orcieres 1850.

Skiing in Orcieres 1850

General information

Min. altitude: 1850 m
Max. altitude: 2725 m


Nearest Airport: Grenoble, 150 km
Closest railway station: Gap, 40 km
Direct bus from railway station
Direct shuttle from railway station

Details about ski resort

All ski slopes: 100 km
Longest slope: 6 km
Crosscountry slopes: 50 km

Artificial snow
Night skiing


Cable car
Chair lift
Child carpet lift
Child lift
Children's park
Child slope
Drag lift