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Les Orres - School Group Accommodation

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Nestled in a protected forest, Les Orres sits above the town of Embrun and the Serre-Poncon lake. With a fantastic snow record and plenty of snow making machines Les Orres guarantees a full season of skiing. The resort gets 300 days of sun and is extremely beginner friendly with plenty of wide easy gentle slopes.

The UCPA Centre

The Les Orres UCPA centre is only available for school groups. It is located a short (3 minutes) walk to the first lifts. It sleeps 240 people with a beautiful dining room lit by large bay windows. There are plenty of after ski activities on offer throughout the week. 

Ski Area

With over 100km of slopes and the highest point being 2710m this is a large and varied ski area. 19 ski lifts cover the area. There are 8 green slopes, 6 blue, 22 red and 4 black slopes. There is also a snow park and a boarder cross.



  • 300 days of sun per year
  • Great snow record
  • Beautiful scenery


  • Short walk to the lifts
  • Not many black runs

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Read what our clients say about us

  • We all appreciate that we are inside one of those perfect moments, heightened by the expectation of another afternoon riding the perfect, untracked powder that our instructor...
    Matt J
  • Alongside the excellent equipment, lessons, food and accommodation, the thing that brings me back year on year is the atmosphere, as made by the people who go to UCPA.
    Elliot B
  • The UCPA has its own bar which is slightly cheaper than anywhere else in the resort. It has a pool table, comfy seats and a good atmosphere. 
    Ron H
  • Describing the UCPA is difficult. Not because there is a lack of adjectives to adequately convey the amount of fun you’ll have while you are there, the friendliness of the instructors, the quality of the food...
    Mark D
  • There is always a range of ages, nationalities, mixtures of solo travellers, couples, groups etc.  We have booked as a group of 6, a group of 36 (no joke) and even just me and my boyfriend – it works for all.
    Anna R
  • UCPAs are like an upmarket hostel. However, they are always comfortable and if you want to meet people, the rooms of 4-6 are a great way of doing so. Even better is most of the UCPAs have some twin rooms...
    Anna R
  • Lunch and dinner were epic. Buffet style with delicious and varied options each day and night. Not cheap foods either - Full roast chickens, ribs, roast beef, etc. Unreal!
    Ron H
  • Imagine moules mariniereier, steak (cooked how you like it) and paella just to name a few options during our week and you get a picture of how well fed you will be at UCPA.
    Elliot B