Whether you are a seasoned skier or a beginner, this Alpine adventure in the French Alps, is for you. The holiday will include 5 full days of skiing with ESI ski instructors, a Husky sledding ride, access to a swimming pool and ice rink and full support from our Go Beyond team (our support ratio will be 2 guests per 1 Go Beyond team member). The holiday will be based in the ski resort of Orcières, which is situated at the edge of the Ecrins National Park, in the Champsaur Valgaudemar valleys, in the south-eastern part of France. You will stay in the cosy, alpine, independent family-run hotel, Hotel Les Catrems, on the sunny southern slopes boasting spectacular mountain views. The perfect place to immerse yourself in nature’s snowy peaks and enjoy your skiing holiday.
Skiing Holiday in the French Alps
Go Beyond Hits the Slopes
4th – 11th March 2023
What's to get excited about!
Where you'll be staying...
The Hotel les Catrems, is a cosy, alpine, independent family-run hotel, with an ice rink and swimming pool, fantastic bar and restaurant, all with a friendly atmosphere. Each comfortable bedroom is clad in wood and has stunning mountain views. The hotel is central in resort with direct access to the slopes and a short 10-minute bus ride to the ski school.
Food, glorious food!
The French are known worldwide for their delicious cuisine, and we will be spoilt for choice with the Hotel les Catrems breakfasts, picnic lunches and dinner.
Breakfast will consist of cereal, fresh fruit, bread with jams and honey, yoghurts and eggs, fruit juices and tea, not forgetting of course, everyone’s French favourite, croissants, pains au chocolat and fresh, black coffee.
The hotel will prepare a healthy picnic lunch for us so that we can enjoy eating together on the slopes and make the most of our time in the clear, mountain air.
After a day’s skiing, we can look forward to a 3-course dinner as we gaze out at the spectacular snowy panoramic view from our warm and cosy table. The evening meal is an authentic and traditional Alpes affair; expect such dishes as, Savoy Fondue, Bourguignone Fondue as well as the local Champsaur Valgaudemar Valley specialities.
What you'll experience...
We will meet at London Heathrow airport and you will be supported on the flight to Lyons in South of France.
Our mini-buses will take you on the 2 hour and 30-minute drive to the hotel in Orcières.
Working with our travel partners, Undiscovered Mountains, we have put together a memorable and quality itinerary for your holiday.
Accessibility and Inclusion
Inclusion is important to us so we strive, whenever possible, to make our supported holidays accessible to all.
If you wish to discuss your specific access requirement for any of our holidays, please contact us at your earliest convenience and we will do everything we can to welcome you to the Go Beyond Holidays experience.
Holiday name: Alpine Adventure
Date: 4th – 11th March 2023
Nights: 7 nights
Hotel les Catrems
All freshly prepared by the hotel’s Chef
Your holiday will include the following:
- 7 nights half-board accommodation;
- 7 picnic lunches;
- 6-day ski pass for Orcieres 1850 with access to swimming pool and ice skating;
- 6-day ski and boot hire;
- 5 days of ski lessons (morning 2.5 hrs and afternoon 2.5 hrs) with qualified ski instructors;
- 1 rest day;
- 1-hour session husky sledding – an option on the rest day (either driving own sled or as a passenger in sled);
- Return flight from London to Lyons, accompanied and supported by our Go Beyond team;
- A ratio of 2 guests to 1 Go Beyond support staff member;
- Support from our Go Beyond team during the holiday.