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Orelle tourism and travel guide

Photo of Orelle in Savoie

Photo is of Val Thorens at 10 km from Orelle

Visit Orelle: highlights and tourist information

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Orelle is situated in the Savoie department and Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Val Thorens at 10 km and Nevache at 22 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Orelle, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Orelle in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!

Val Thorens

Val Thorens

Ski resort at 10 km (direction north-north-east)

The high altitude skiing at Val Thorens mean it has a longer...

See Val Thorens guide


at 22 km (direction south-south-east), in the Hautes-Alpes department

The picturesque mountain village of Nevache is well placed to explore the...

See Nevache guide


Ski resort at 24 km (direction north-north-east)

Courchevel, ski resort in the 'Three Valleys region', is also popular with...

See Courchevel guide


Ski resort at 25 km (direction north-north-east)

Part of the extensive 'Trois Vallées' ski region, Meribel is extremely popular...

See Meribel guide
La Grave

La Grave

Most Beautiful Village at 26 km (direction south-west), in the Hautes-Alpes department

Although better known as a ski resort, the village of La Grave...

See La Grave guide
Vanoise National Park

Vanoise National Park

National Parc at 27 km (direction east-north-east)

The stunning mountain scenery in the Vanoise National Park ensure its year...

See Vanoise National Park guide
Serre Chevalier

Serre Chevalier

Ski resort at 27 km (direction south-south-east), in the Hautes-Alpes department

Serre-Chevalier is an extensive alpine ski region, based around Briancon and incorporating...

See Serre Chevalier guide


Ski resort at 31 km (direction north-north-west)

The low-rise buildings and traditional materials help preseve the charm of the...

See Valmorel guide
Ecrins National Park

Ecrins National Park

National Parc at 35 km (direction south-south-west), in the Isere department

Ecrins National Park is a very popular and very scenic National Park...

See Ecrins National Park guide


Ski resort at 35 km (direction south-south-east), in the Hautes-Alpes department

The town of Briancon is best known for its extensive Vauban fortifications,...

See Briancon guide


Ski resort at 39 km (direction west-south-west), in the Isere department

Les DeuxAlpes is one of the longest established and most popular Alpine...

See Deux-Alpes guide


Ski resort at 42 km (direction north-east)

The ski resort of Tignes is made up of several smaller, interconnected...

See Tignes guide


Ski resort at 43 km (direction west-south-west), in the Isere department

The well known ski station of Alpe d'Huez is also famous for...

See Alpe-d'Huez guide


Ski resort at 43 km (direction west), in the Isere department

Its proximity to Grenoble means that the ski resort of Les 7-Laux...

See Les-7-Laux guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Savoie

Map of places to visit near Orelle


Markets in and near Orelle

  • Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne: market Saturday (16km)
  • La Grave: market Thursday (26km)
  • Le Monetier-les-Bains: market Friday - seasonal market only (26km)
  • Brides-les-Bains: market Wednesday (27km)
  • Briancon: market Sunday - seasonal market only (35km)
  • Briancon: market Wednesday (35km)
  • Vallouise: market Thursday (41km)
  • Aiguebelle: market Tuesday (41km)
  • Allevard: market Thursday (42km)
  • Le Bourg-d'Oisans: market Saturday (43km)

More information about Orelle, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Orelle, France

What to do at Orelle? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Orelle.

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne (16km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin alpin du Lautaret (24km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Aiguilles d'Arves (18km)
  • Col de la Croix-de-Fer (26km)
  • La Meije (29km)
  • Col de l'Iseran (45km)

Geography and distances

Orelle is in the east of France at 63 kilometres from Chambery, the department capital (general information: Orelle is 515 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Orelle

Canton: Saint-Michel-de-Maurienne

Arrondissement: Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne

Department: Savoie

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 73140

Distance to Orelle

from Chambery (prefecture): 63 km

from Paris: 515 km

from Calais: 726 km

from Nice: 177 km

from Bordeaux: 560 km

from Strasbourg: 386 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Orelle from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Saint-Martin-d'Arc, Saint-Michel-de-Maurienne and Valmeinier.

This page in French: Visiter Orelle

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