Chalet Orion, Val Thorens

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Accommodation
Catered Chalet
Flights Included
Transfers
No Lift Pass
No Ski Rental
No Boot Rental
No Ski School

Overview: chalet description: Chalet Orion description

Chalet Orion is our smallest chalet in Val Thorens and indeed the whole of the Belleville valley. Val Thorens chalets are rarely stand-alone, and even less so are they are ski-in, ski-out. If it’s a good location you’re after, our Val Thorens Chalets; Pégase, Véga and Orion are all housed in Chalet Alrock, situated on piste, next to the brand new Sports Centre, just below the central Place du Caron. Each is run and catered separately but share the bonus of the sauna on the ground floor.

The chalet gives you direct access to the piste so you just need to clip in, and off you go, either down to the bottom of the magic carpets (for beginners) or down to Les Menuires or to the various chairlifts and gondolas that open up access to all of the Three Valleys and the glacier

Orion is on just one floor, the lower ground floor of Chalet Alrock. The three bedrooms are situated in a corridor off the lounge, each with their own shower room and wc.

what’s included in your ski holiday

We create and operate all our holidays ourselves. We have crafted a package for skiers and snowboarders including flights and operate hand-picked chalets which are staffed with our own people, trained to the highest standards.

As a package ski operator, we make your life easy by offering a one-stop shop for buying your ski chalet holiday. When you buy from us, the whole holiday package is included; flights, transfers and catered chalet accommodation. And we even can add-on great deals on ski extras; lift passes, ski and snowboard hire and tuition.

Included in the Package

  • Return flights from Heathrow, Gatwick or Manchester
  • Shared coach transfers to/from Val Thorens
  • 7 nights accommodation
  • 6 nights chalet catering
  • Services of chalet staff

Included in the Chalet

  • Cooked and continental breakfasts
  • Afternoon tea on your return from the slopes
  • Pre-dinner apéritif and canapés
  • 3-course dinners with complimentary wine
  • Coffee and tea

Distance of Chalet Orion to Ski Lifts

See which Val Thorens ski lifts are nearest to Chalet Orion.

  • Castor Pollux magic carpet - 181m
  • Pionniers chair lift - 218m
  • Lac Blanc chair lift - 333m
  • Campagnols magic carpet - 352m
  • Cascades chair lift - 397m
  • Funitel Péclet gondola - 487m
  • Musaraigne magic carpet - 492m
  • Plein Sud chair lift - 786m
  • Les 2 Lacs chair lift - 920m
  • Funitel 3 Vallées cable car - 935m
  • 3 Vallées chair lift - 949m
  • Moraine gondola - 1068m
  • Portette chair lift - 1186m
  • Caron gondola - 1374m
  • Cairn gondola - 1374m
  • Moutière chair lift - 1529m
  • Boismint chair lift - 1594m
  • Plateau 1 platter - 2004m
  • Plateau 2 platter - 2009m
  • Grand Fond gondola - 2092m
  • Cime Caron cable car - 2375m
  • Bruyères 2 gondola - 2510m
  • Thorens cable car - 2892m
  • Plan de l'Eau chair lift - 2992m
  • Sunny Express chair lift - 3415m
  • Plans magic carpet - 3457m
  • Bruyères 1 gondola - 3485m
  • Reberty magic carpet - 3503m
  • Mont de la Chambre chair lift - 3537m
  • Bruyères magic carpet - 3641m
  • TPS VCS magic carpet - 3751m
  • Becca chair lift - 3960m
  • Stade platter - 4270m
  • Reberty chair lift - 4305m
  • Côte Brune chair lift - 4328m
  • Doron chair lift - 4394m
  • Menuires chair lift - 4455m
  • Mont Vallon gondola - 4948m
  • Rosaël chair lift - 5695m

Navigating in Val Thorens can vary, as distances from Chalet Orion to ski lifts are in a straight line.


Facilities: Chalet Orion features

Our Smallest Chalet in Val Thorens

Sleeps just 6 in 3 ensuite bedrooms

Ski-in/Ski-out

Located on the piste in central Val Thorens

Sauna

Situated on the ground floor


Room Types: Chalet Orion bedrooms

Room 1

Sleeps 2. Twin with shower and WC

Room 2

Sleeps 2. Twin with shower and WC

Room 3

Sleeps 2. Twin with shower and WC


Meals: Chalet Orion food & drink

We update Chalet Orion's details often, but facilities do change. e.g. some extras listed by the supplier as "free" or included might only be for the first time you use them, or for one time per party, then charged for further use. If any specific feature is essential to your holiday, make sure you ask us to confirm the details of it before you book your holiday.

Availability: dates & airports: dates & departure airports: chalet dates & departure airports: Chalet Orion dates & departure airports

Price per person with: Prices shown are per person based on: Prices shown are per person based on: The prices shown here are per person and based on the following criteria:
Sat 14 Dec 202414/12/24
Sold Out 
Sat 21 Dec 202421/12/24
£1629
Sat 28 Dec 202428/12/24
£2199
Sat 04 Jan 202504/01/25
£1199
Sat 11 Jan 202511/01/25
£1279
Sat 18 Jan 202518/01/25
£1379
Sat 25 Jan 202525/01/25
£1409
Sat 01 Feb 202501/02/25
£1429
Sat 08 Feb 202508/02/25
£1459
Sat 15 Feb 202515/02/25
£2379£2229
Sat 22 Feb 202522/02/25
£1649£1549
Sat 01 Mar 202501/03/25
£1599£1499
Sat 08 Mar 202508/03/25
Sold Out 
Sat 15 Mar 202515/03/25
£1579£1479
Sat 22 Mar 202522/03/25
£1579£1479
Sat 29 Mar 202529/03/25
£1679£1579
Sat 05 Apr 202505/04/25
£1999£1899
Sat 12 Apr 202512/04/25
£1439
This package holiday to Chalet Orion in Val Thorens, France departs Saturday 4th January 2025, for a 7 night stay on a "catered chalet" board basis. A local tourist tax (Taxe de Sejour or Kurtaxe) is levied by many councils in European ski resorts. It varies by standard and type of accommodation and is age dependent, so not everyone is charged. It's not included in the basic price of your holiday and is usually paid locally. For reference, the average charged in winter 2024 was between €1 and €3 per person, per night.

Resort: about Val Thorens: about holidays in Val Thorens: about ski holidays in Val Thorens: about ski holidays in Val Thorens France

Highest resort in Europe Top of the world's biggest ski area Lots of off-slope activities

This is Europe's highest resort, with incredible views of the French, Swiss and Italian Alps and fantastic connections to the rest of the enormous Three Valleys. Holidays here are perfect for varied and snow-sure terrain in a laid back, friendly atmosphere. If you're early or late in the season, or in a year with poor snowfall, this place will give you some of the best conditions in the Alps!

Beginner Intermediate Advanced Snowboard

Great for Families Snow-sure Non skiers

Val Thorens webcam

Snow Report: Top 209cm, Bottom N/Acm

Snow Forecast: 15cm expected this week

Snow History: December average depth 91cm

Val Thorens trail map

Approx. airport transfer times depend on conditions:

Chambéry (CMF)112km 1h 30
Grenoble (GNB)200km, 2h 30
Geneva (GVA)160km, 2h 30
Region:France, Alps.
First opened:1971

Val Thorens lift pass price last reported as €321 (adult 6 day 3 Valleys ski pass). Ask for a quote when booking Chalet Orion.
Night skiing:
Val Thorens has N, NE, NW, S facing slopes.
Usually open for skiing November - May.

Town altitude: 2300m
Top of slopes: 3200m
Bottom of piste: 1800m
Vertical drop: 1,430m
Total length of trails:140km
Longest piste:5km
2300m at the top of the Three Valleys ski area, VT is the highest ski resort in Europe and part of the biggest linked ski area on the planet. While it's a place for people who, above all else, love to ski, you'll also find some of the country's best après including the legendary Folie Douce, as well as weird and wonderful activities like the 1300m Tyrolienne zip wire. Olde worlde gallic charm it isn't, but skiers will wake up to find some of the best snow in the Alps on their doorstep, and the views over the...
At the summit of the largest ski area in the world and bordering the Vanoise National Park, this is a spectacular place to ski and board. Beginners are well catered for on nursery slopes by the Rond Point des Pistes, where the magic carpets often don't require a lift pass. Kids will love the Junior Park, while the Musaraigne and Campagnols runs in the beginner's area and the new Deux Combes green are perfect to practice on. With a bit more confidence, take the Pionniers or Plein Sud chairs for some cruisy lon...
The après ski here easily rivals other top resorts in the Alps. If you haven't already had the Folie Douce experience, head just under the Plein Sud lift where the "dancefloor on top of the world" is heaving from 3 pm. Another place to party is Bar 360 at the end of the blue Moraine run, which always has live music and cheaper drinks. Back in town, Rue de Gebroulaz is a hub of lively bars where O'Connells is the local Irish pub. The Frog and Roastbeef is a long-time favourite of Brits. L'Eclipse on Galerie Caro...

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