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Things to do in Orsières

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Natural Feature
“1 hour drive to Italy have lunch in Italy and watch the super cars come over”
  • 14 locals recommend
Sublocality
“Snowshoeing, Ice Skating on the Frozen Lake, Nordic Skiing and some cute lunch spots.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“Une balade autour du lac? ou prendre le télésiège de la Breya pour accéder à la cabane d'Orny ou à celle du Trient? une visite du jardin alpin? A Champex, vous trouverez assurément votre bonheur. Rapidement accessible depuis Plan-Cerisier.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Lodging
“Stunning views in this valley just through the Mont Blanc tunnel and site for many hikes and in winter cross country skiing. Visit one of the many huts for traditional polenta. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Establishment
“Beautiful botanic garden, with more than 4000 species, one of the highest in Europe! Superbe jardin botanique alpin, un de plus haut d'Europe, + de 4000 espèces de plantes! Just above the chalets!”
  • 2 locals recommend
Lodging
“Amazing hike to the Cabane d'Orny, best go through Champex, take the gondola up and hike the 2-3h hike to the cabin. Amazing views on the glacier and the valley.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“costeggia la catena del monte bianco. bellissima d inverno per lo sci di fondo e in estate per le numerose passeggiate. campo da golf ”
  • 1 local recommends
Bar
“Cadre chaleureux et original, ambiance détendue. Evénements, concerts, karaoké, billard, fléchettes.”
  • 1 local recommends
Bus Station
“Remember: there are only a few trains per fay and they don't arrive late. Also, you need to take a bus to get close to the Chalet”
  • 3 locals recommend
Colloquial Area
  • 2 locals recommend
Point of Interest
  • 3 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
“produits du terroir de qualité (viande séché du Valais, lard séché, sérac, formages d'alpage, vins et spiritueux, etc.), tous les produits de base, accueil chaleureux”
  • 1 local recommends
Lodging
“Lieu de passage historique à travers les Alpes, lieu d'accueil, lieu de prière avec la communauté des chanoines qui vivent dans ce lieu toute l'année. En hiver, un classique facile de la randonnée en peaux de phoques.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Lodging
“Bella escursione nel fondo della Val Ferret, vista mozzafiato sulla catena del Monte Bianco.”
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
  • 2 locals recommend
Point of Interest
  • 1 local recommends

Top restaurants

Bar
“Cadre chaleureux et original, ambiance détendue. Evénements, concerts, karaoké, billard, fléchettes.”
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Stunning views after a nice walk up from the village (approx. 30 mins along the stream). Great food and plenty for young children to do (trampoline, climbing frame, swings and GOATS!)”
  • 1 local recommends
Tea Room
  • 1 local recommends
Hotel
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
“Mon frère tient ce restaurant, vous y mangerez les meilleures pizzas de la région.”
  • 1 local recommends

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