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Résidence Le Balcon des Airelles

The beautiful Résidence Le Balcon des Airelles is ideally located, with both the slopes and the ski lift within a short walk. That means you'll be on the road in no time,  in the morning. The center is also easy to access.

 

The apartments are modern and nicely furnished. From your apartment, you have a beautiful view over the valley. On the balcony, after a day on the slopes, you can also sit back and enjoy the sun. Are you looking for a nice apartment with a good location in Les Orres? Then choose Résidence Le Balcon des Airelles.

  • Modern and neat apartments
  • Beautiful views
  • Heated indoor pool
  • Sauna

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Location and surroundings

Les Orres

Les Orres is a welcoming resort in the south of the Alps. The village was built in the seventies, so there are many high-rise buildings.To compensate, a lot of wood is used to give the resort a pleasant atmosphere. Most of the shops and restaurants are located around the village square, where the majority of the slopes lead to. Les Orres is known to be a child friendly resort. There are facilities such as crèches as well as plenty of entertainment and organized activities for children. Adults can also unwind with a refreshing drink at one of the cafes. Les Orres is also home to the longest toboggan run in Europe. Everyone will be entertained in Les Orres!

Les Orres

  • Ideal destination for families
  • Cosy centre with small bars
  • The longest toboggan run in Europe!

Location and surroundings

Les Orres

Les Orres is one of the most southern ski areas in the Alps. This means lots of sun! The sun shines 300 days a year! Even though there is lots of sun, the snow conditions are still fantastic. This is largely due to the fact that there are snow cannons helping nature out. Les Orres is a perfect for families with children and is designed to ensure that even the youngest ones are content. There are easy runs directly from the village square and there are activities arranged for children. Les Orres is also a great choice for  freestylers and snowboarders as it is known for good off piste skiing. There are also several fun parks. How about a ride on the longest toboggan run in Europe? Up to 1.5 kilometers! See you there.

Les Orres

  • Family destination
  • Many hours of sunshine per year
  • Many activities besides skiing

Practical information

Capital:
The capital of France is Paris

Time:

France is one hour ahead of the UK (GMT+1).

Language:

The official language is French.

Money:

The euro (€) is the official currency of France

Emergency number:

The local emergency number is 112.

Service charge (tip) in restaurants and bars :

It is not likely that the service charger will be added to the bill automatically. If you are pleased with the service you can round off or leave a tip of 10%.

Power:

The voltage is 220 and the socket is different compared to the general UK sockets. You can buy an European adapter in most airports and supermarkets.

Mobile:

A UK mobile phone should work in France. The setup for this may differ per provider, so it is best to inquire about this before hand.

Safety on the slopes:

In France, wearing a helmet is not mandatory but recommended (especially for children). In ski classes (for all ages), it is often compulsory.

Travel documents:

You must be in possession of a valid passport in order to travel to France.

Food and Drinks:

Cheese, croissants, baguettes and wine! It is possible to drink tap water.

Opening hours:

As a general rule, the shops are open on Monday/Friday from 09:00 to 19:00. However, some shops may close over lunchtime. On Sunday and Monday, a selection of shops are closed. Some supermarkets are open on Sunday mornings.

Public Holidays: 

Christmas Day:  25 December, 2014 (Thursday)

Boxing Day: 26 December, 2014 (Friday)

New Year’s Day:  1 January, 2015 (Thursday)

Good Friday: 3 April, 2015

Easter Sunday: 5 April, 2015

Easter Monday: 6 April, 2015

 

Travelling by car:
Most motorways in France require you to pay a toll fee. The Pas Piccolo San Bernardo is closed the whole winter (November - June). Always check the locat weather reports before departing.

In some cities and towns it is obligaroty to have a "environmentsl sticker". It is not possible to buy these stickers en route. You will have to order them online before you leave home. French authorities advise you to print out the form and the confirmation of the sticker if it does not arrive at your home in time. You can find the form on:
https://www.certificat-air.gouv.fr/en/demande-ext/cgu

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Lift pass, lessons and material

In step 2 of the booking process it is indicated for which days the lift pass is valid. If you want to use the ski lift on a different day than indicated in step 2 of the booking process, please contact our contact centre by telephone. It is not possible to change the days of the lift pass once you have arrived at the destination. If you wish to extend the lift pass, it can often be booked as an extra. The price for extending the lift pass can be found in step 2 of the booking. If you choose “no lift pass”, the discount can also be found in step 2 of the booking process.

Discounts:

Ski passes for children under the age of 4 and adults older than 75 are free. If you know that you will get a free lift pass on resort, do not book a lift pass via sunweb. You can remove this from the package in step 2 of the booking process (and get a discount).

Deposit: You do not need to pay a deposit

You can select ski and snowboard directly upon booking. With short-stay holidays it is not possible to book ski lessons. You can arrange ski lessons at the resort.

When booking ski lessons, your level is requested:Beginners: Choose if you have never skied before.Intermediate: Choose if you have skied before and know how to break and turn.Advanced: Choose if you are an accomplished skier but wish to improve your technique.

The 5-day ski and snowboard lessons are held from Mondays to Fridays. The 6-day ski and snowboard lessons are held from Sundays to Fridays.

Ski and snowboard rental can be specified immediately upon booking.

When you book Gold or Diamond ski equipment you can exchange it once a week for free, for snowboard equipment or freeride skis (unavailable on weekends).

The following types of material can be booked:

Bronze

This material is ideal for beginners and intermediate skiers and snowboarders. This material is particularly agile, so it makes turning and breaking easy. Parallel skiing is also possible with these skis.

Silver

This is ideal material for intermediate skiers and snowboarders. The material is agile, but also suitable to cut corners sharp. Even at high speeds these skis provide great performance.

Gold

These skis and snowboards are made of high quality material, and are perfect for experienced skiers. This comfortable material is suitable on all track types and snow conditions.

Diamond

These are high performance skis and snowboards with the latest technology, and are suitable for the most experienced skiers.

TIP:

Tell our rental partner your exact requirements (eg off piste skiing) so they can help you select the right material.

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