The French ski resort of Orcieres 1850, previously named Orcieres Merlette, successfully combines all the modern equipment and infrastructure of a large ski resort with the friendly atmosphere of a traditional mountain village. Situated in the Southern French Alps, not far from Champsaur and Valgaudemar, Orcieres offers a varied ski area with wonderful, sunny ski slopes for all levels of skiing and all different types of winter sports, in a magnificent setting. Orcieres is a family ski resort in the French Alps, ideal for children, thanks to its facilities guaranteed by its « Famille Plus » label. Orcieres also has a lively apres-ski and nightlife and so appeals to all ages. You can also make the most of a superb sports centre in the resort with its water-sports area, a skating rink, bowling alley and health and well-being area… You couldn’t ask for much more on your ski holidays in France.