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A holiday rental home in the Les Orres area of Provence, France, is a great choice for your next holiday.

There are many good reasons to choose the Les Orres, Provence area for your next vacation. The south-facing slopes of the Meale mountain offer excellent opportunities for outdoor activities at any time of year.

Things to Do in the Les Orres, Provence area

Those choosing a winter holiday in Les Orres will find that the area is superb for downhill and cross-country skiing, being at an altitude of 1280m. The slopes of the nearby Pic de Boussolenc and Aupillon include 24 ski lifts and 63km of marked runs for all skill levels. There is a snowpark for snowboarding plus a toboggan run, snow quad circuit, ice waterfall climbing, snowshoeing and off-piste skiing. There is a torch-lit descent every Wednesday and a Snow Carnival in February with more than 500 costumed paricipants. In summer, hiking, mountain biking and climbing are all available along with paragliding, horse riding, swimming, tennis, archery and quad biking.

Places to Visit in the Les Orres, Provence area

The Les Orres area has plenty of things to see including the charming 16th century Church of Sainte Marie Madeleine. Le Grand Vallon offers waterfalls and mountain streams, forests and beautiful scenery. A trip to Baratier, 9km from Les Orres, will be rewarded with the 15th century Church of St Chaffrey with a Romanesque door and sculptures of human heads on the pillars. The Chapel of the Lords of Baratier is open daily and is worth a visit and the House of Weather offers worshops and films about the climate and weather in this mountainous region.

Weather in the Les Orres, Provence area

Cold snowy winters and warm summers can be enjoyed in the Les Orres area of the Hautes-Alpes. In July, the average daytime high is 29°C dropping to 19°C overnight. Winter days average highs of 4°C and minus 2°C overnight in December and January. This results in plenty of nighttime frost and snow to maintain the slopes in pristine condition. Spring and autumn are pleasantly warm averaging 13-23°C daytime high, dropping to 4-13°C overnight. The area has precipitation throughout the year, heaviest between April through June.

Travel to the Les Orres, Provence area

The nearest major airport to holiday rentals in the Les Orres area is Grenoble (GNB) Airport 190km away. Alternatively Nice (NCE) Airport is 211km distance. Those preferring to travel by train will that find Embrun railway station, 12 km from Les Orres, is the closest.

    Excellent! 4.6/5
    (8 reviews)
    avg/night
    • 5 BR
    • 4 BA
    • Sleeps 11
    Cottage #1213762a
    8
    Viewed 21 times in the last 48 hours
      • 4 BR
      • 2 BA
      • Sleeps 8
      Chalet #6898704
        • 4 BR
        • 1 BA
        • Separate Toilet
        • Sleeps 10
        Chalet #648238a
        7
          Excellent! 4.4/5
          (5 reviews)
          avg/night
          • 1 BR
          • 1 BA
          • Separate Toilet
          • Sleeps 8
          Multiple rentals Chalet #6018732
          5
          Viewed 23 times in the last 48 hours
            • 2 BR
            • 2 BA
            • Sleeps 8
            Apartment #1391914a
              • 1 BR
              • 1 BA
              • Sleeps 4
              Apartment #1410739a
                • 3 BR
                • 2 BA
                • Sleeps 8
                Apartment #6591254
                  Very Good! 4.1/5
                  (8 reviews)
                  avg/night
                  • 5 BR
                  • 3 BA
                  • Separate Toilets
                  • Sleeps 20
                  Chalet #6630990
                  8
                  Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
                    • 4 BR
                    • 3 BA
                    • Sleeps 10
                    House #1385181a
                      • 1 BR
                      • 1 BA
                      • Sleeps 4
                      Apartment #1444278a
                      1
                        • 1 BR
                        • 1 BA
                        • Sleeps 4
                        Apartment #1444274a
                          • 1 BR
                          • 1 BA
                          • Sleeps 2
                          Apartment #1444536a
                            • 1 BR
                            • 1 BA
                            • Sleeps 4
                            Apartment #1444901a
                              • 1 BR
                              • 1 BA
                              • Sleeps 4
                              Apartment #1445235a
                                • 1 BR
                                • 1 BA
                                • Sleeps 6
                                Apartment #1446739a
                                  • 2 BR
                                  • Separate Toilet
                                  • Sleeps 6
                                  Apartment #1439812a
                                    • Studio
                                    • 1 BA
                                    • Sleeps 6
                                    Studio #1499784a
                                    1
                                      • 1 BR
                                      • 1 BA
                                      • Sleeps 5
                                      Apartment #1407553a
                                        Excellent! 4.4/5
                                        (19 reviews)
                                        avg/night
                                        • 9 BR
                                        • 4 BA
                                        • Separate Toilets
                                        • Sleeps 30
                                        Chalet #507216a
                                        19
                                        Viewed 61 times in the last 48 hours
                                          avg/night
                                          • 2 BR
                                          • 2 BA
                                          • Sleeps 8
                                          Apartment #845688a
                                          1
                                          Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
                                            • 1 BR
                                            • 1 BA
                                            • Separate Toilet
                                            • Sleeps 6
                                            Apartment #6665335
                                            3
                                            Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
                                              • 2 BR
                                              • 1 BA
                                              • Sleeps 8
                                              Apartment #1446725a
                                                avg/night
                                                • 1 BR
                                                • 1 BA
                                                • Sleeps 5
                                                Apartment #1192349a
                                                Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
                                                  • 5 BR
                                                  • 3 BA
                                                  • Separate Toilets
                                                  • Sleeps 13
                                                  Chalet #6641380
                                                    • 4 BR
                                                    • 3 BA
                                                    • Sleeps 10
                                                    Cottage #1412096a
                                                      • 1 BR
                                                      • 1 BA
                                                      • Sleeps 6
                                                      Apartment #1407523a
                                                      Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
                                                        • 1 BR
                                                        • 1 BA
                                                        • Sleeps 4
                                                        Studio #1514484a
                                                          avg/night
                                                          • 1 BR
                                                          • 1 BA
                                                          • Sleeps 4
                                                          Studio #949677a
                                                          3
                                                          Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
                                                            • Studio
                                                            • 1 BA
                                                            • Separate Toilet
                                                            • Sleeps 4
                                                            Studio #555442a
                                                            1
                                                              • Studio
                                                              • 1 BA
                                                              • Sleeps 4
                                                              Multiple rentals Chalet #6018732
                                                              2
                                                              Viewed 18 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                • 3 BR
                                                                • 2 BA
                                                                • Sleeps 11
                                                                Multiple rentals Chalet #6018732
                                                                2
                                                                Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                  • 4 BR
                                                                  • 1 BA
                                                                  • Sleeps 10
                                                                  Apartment #1444909a
                                                                    • 1 BR
                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                    • Sleeps 4
                                                                    Apartment #1445965a
                                                                      • 1 BR
                                                                      • 1 BA
                                                                      • Sleeps 4
                                                                      Apartment #1456125a
                                                                        • 2 BR
                                                                        • 1 BA
                                                                        • Sleeps 8
                                                                        Apartment #1407822a
                                                                          • 2 BR
                                                                          • 1 BA
                                                                          • Sleeps 6
                                                                          Apartment #1407824a
                                                                            • 1 BR
                                                                            • 1 BA
                                                                            • Sleeps 4
                                                                            Apartment #1406064a
                                                                              • 1 BR
                                                                              • 1 BA
                                                                              • Sleeps 6
                                                                              Apartment #1445956a
                                                                                • 1 BR
                                                                                • 1 BA
                                                                                • Sleeps 4
                                                                                Apartment #1406068a
                                                                                  • 1 BR
                                                                                  • 1 BA
                                                                                  • Sleeps 6
                                                                                  Apartment #1407821a
                                                                                    • 1 BR
                                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                                    • Sleeps 6
                                                                                    Apartment #1407554a
                                                                                      • 1 BR
                                                                                      • 1 BA
                                                                                      • Sleeps 4
                                                                                      Apartment #1445249a
                                                                                        • 3 BR
                                                                                        • 1 BA
                                                                                        • Sleeps 10
                                                                                        Apartment #1446741a
                                                                                          • 1 BR
                                                                                          • 1 BA
                                                                                          • Sleeps 6
                                                                                          Apartment #1445240a
                                                                                            • 1 BR
                                                                                            • 1 BA
                                                                                            • Sleeps 5
                                                                                            Apartment #1407530a
                                                                                              • 1 BR
                                                                                              • 1 BA
                                                                                              • Sleeps 4
                                                                                              Apartment #1407528a

                                                                                              Les Orres Holiday Apartments & Chalets (300+)