Enjoy beautiful views over the Serre-Ponçon Lake, green pastures and a great array of activities, sports and pretty trails to explore. During the summer there are plenty of opportunities to meander the beautiful mountains and lake surrounding the resort of Les Orres.
Backing onto the trails, Résidence Le Parc des Airelles is the ideal place to start. From here you can hike up the mountains and across valleys, take a mountain bike and explore or pack a picnic and head out on an all-day adventure.
For a complete guide to visiting Les Orres during the summer season, use our summer destination page
The Serre-Ponçon Lake is an idyllic setting for a selection of fantastic activities guaranteed to keep the whole family occupied, including water skiing, kite surfing, kayaking and windsurfing. The lake also offers a series of inflatable floating obstacles including a slide, climbing wall and swing, those brave enough are guaranteed a challenging adventure. Les Orres is also home to a bowling alley, plus rock-climbing facilities and horse-riding trips are also available, as well as plentiful biking and hiking routes.
Things to see
Les Orres sits just 20 km from Les Ecrins National Park, which is populated with beautiful fauna and flora. The park is definitely worth visiting simply to experience the peace and quiet of this protected area.
In July and August, tourists can join a guided tour, which traverses around Les Orres itself, showing off the Sainte Marie-Madeleine church with its bell tower, the Municipal museum, plus Notre Dame de la Présentation church, with it’s sundial signed by Zarbula, the famed sundial maker, from 1853.