• Sport

Summer opening of the Orelle and Orelle-Caron gondolas

New in summer 2022!
Access the ONLY SUMMIT (3200m high) OF MAURIENNE by gondola!

Every Tuesday, mountain experience and a shot of fresh air guaranteed!
The Orelle and Orelle-Caron cable cars provide access to 2300m in 12 minutes and then to 3200m in 7 more minutes.

Sport Summer opening of the Orelle and Orelle-Caron gondolas Orelle


Departing from Orelle (73140)
Animals allowed
Not allowed to be visited

Once a week, the Orelle and Orelle-Caron cable cars are open!
At Plan Bouchet, 2300m, you can follow the marked hiking routes, eat at Chalet Chinal Donat or you can go back down by mountain bike.
At Cime Caron, mythical summit, you will discover an incredible panorama of the Alps, and why not go down to Val-Thorens?

Activities : hiking, mountain-biking, fishing, treasure hunt, link with Val Thorens, guided tour, entretainment according to weeks

What you absolutely must see :
=> La Pierre aux Pieds: engravings on stones, unique in the region. You will distinguish characters, a sword, 2 St Andrew's crosses or, pairs of feet
A short walk from Plan Bouchet will allow you to observe this curiosity.

=> The absolutely magical and indescribable 360° panorama that you will have at the top of the mythical Cime Caron.

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    In just 20 minutes, you reach a high mountain environment. whatever the weather in the village, you'll need suitable equipment (warm clothes, closed shoes that hold the foot, glasses, sunscreen, waterproof clothing, etc.)


    Animals allowed
    Languages spoken : French

    Period of practice

    From 12/07 to 23/08/2022, every Tuesday between 10 am and 4 pm.

    • Pets welcome


    73140 Orelle
    Departing from : Orelle (73140)
    Latitude : 45.208235 - Longitude : 6.547353

    More informations

    Information update on 13/05/2022 by Office de tourisme d'Orelle