Orelle tourism and travel guide

Photo of Orelle in Savoie

Visit Orelle: highlights and tourist information

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Orelle is situated in the Savoie department and Rhone-Alpes region (now part of the Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region), in the east of France at 63 kilometres from Chambery, the department capital (general information: Orelle is 515 kilometres from Paris).

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!


... 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

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

  • Vallee de la Claree (29km)

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

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