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Amenities Les Prés d'Orvin

last updated: November 24, 2010

Resort information / access  
Altitude Town / Resort 1000 m
Inhabitants - total: 1200
Country side  X 
In the mountains  X 
Accessible by public bus  X 
Accessible by private car  X 
Local bus with regular schedule (all year round)  X 
Distance to Intl. Airport  
max. 3 h  
Lodging all year round  
Hotels / Pensions - total number of establishments: 3
Hotels / Pensions - total number of beds: 20
Holiday apartments and chalets - total beds: 3
Group lodging - total beds: 123
Bed-and-Breakfast  X 
Backpacker / Low-Budget Hotel  X 
Mountain hut / Alpine hut  X 
Other information all year round  
Hobby-courses summer and/or winter (course language): cours d'équitation, cours de ski, cours de snowboard
Mountain railways - info phone: 032 323 93 08
Highlight / Special offers Summer:  
Top News / Special offers summer Forest Jump Les Prés-d'Orvin
Resort area / Transport installations in summer  
Altitude of tourist region from 1000 m
Altitude of tourist region, up to 1350 m
Local transport installations in summer - total: 1
Highest point reached via transport installations in summer 1028 m
Sports and Wellness in summer  
Hiking trails in summer 14 km marked
Biking trails within Destination 0 km marked
Mountainbike slopes 38 km marked
Climbing wall, marked / Via Ferrata  X 
Freestanding rock-climbing facilities  X 
Families / children - in summer  
Children's animation, organized  X 
Other information for summer  
Natural sights: Parc régional Chasseral, Roches d'Orvin
Cultural sights: Maison des Sarrasins, Orvin
Technical sights: Roches d'Orvin pour escalade
Nature / adventure trails on the theme: Parc à Bisons, la Route Romaine Bienne-Tavannes, traces de dinosaures, La Heutte
Top News / New infrastructure winter  
Top News winter: Snowshoes guided tours, on demand.
Live Cams  
Live Cam 1
Winter sports area / Transport installations in winter  
Name of winter sports area: Les Prés-d'Orvin
Altitude of alpine ski area, from 1035 m
Altitude of alpine ski area, up to 1300 m
Price one day pass adult 24 CHF
Price one day pass children 12 CHF
Snow sports school (phone.) 031 721 32 59
Local transport installations in winter - total: 5
Subregional transport installations - total: 5
Highest point reached via transport installations in winter 1300 m
Skilifts - total: 5
Babylift - Number: 3
Alpine Skiing  
Snow - info phone: 0900 556 900
Name mesurepoint Station 1000
Point of measure ski area bottom 1000 m
Point of measure ski area top 1350 m
Number of slopes: 6
Local ski slopes 5 km marked
Slopes for night skiing, illuminated 1 km
Level of difficulty of slopes 70 % beginners
Level of difficulty of slopes 30 % intermediates
Fun / Obstacle or Snowboard Park - total: 1
Cross-country skiing / winter hiking  
Cross-country skiing - info phone: 0900 556 900
Altitude of cross-country ski area, from 1000 m
Altitude of cross-country ski area, up to 1350 m
Cross-country skiing slopes, classic 50 km local
Cross-country skiing slopes 50 km subregion
Skating slopes 50 km
Skating trails 50 km marked
Cross-country skiing slope, illuminated at night 3 km
Winter hiking trails 9 km marked and prepared
Highest winter hiking trail 1196 m
Snowshoe trail 6 km marked
Other information for winter  
Excursions with sleigh dogs, organized  X 
Interesting Link - additional winter info - URL
Data as announced by the local station responsible for all the updates and are without warranty of any kind.