After 8 successful years on an island, we are taking it all the way up! From Zrce beach to the Alps, Europe’s hottest urban hip hop festival is here to give you the best of both seasons. Bringing artists such as Chris Brown, Sean Paul, Rae Sremmurd, Nas and many others to the prime summer location in Croatia, Fresh Island founders decided to create something for every season, bringing you their new winter project Fresh Mountain Festival located in Orcieres, France.
Programme will be nothing but shy, with parties across Orcières resort. The festival will take place throughout the whole week, with pre parties starting on March 21th, the main festival days from March 23rd to March 26th, and after party that will take place on March 27 th .
Orcières is one of the rare Southern Alps resorts with high altitude skiing and an excellent variety of slopes. Ski area reach 2725 m and has 51 slopes including 9 green, 17 blue, 18 red et 7 black, 1 boarder-skier cross, a downhill slope, a slalom course. In Orcières you can visit Snowpark on 16 000m² at 2280m.
Getting to Orcières from Marseille airport is 2.5 hours away. With roundtrip flights from London starting at €39 Fresh Mountain Festival is just a click away.
Getting to the resort
BY CAR: From the north, on the A480, take exit 8 direction Gap, then on the N85 on the left direction Orcières. From the south, on the A51, exit La Saulve, then the N85 towards Gap, and direction Orcières. At the station, at the first fork, turn left and go straight ahead.
BY TRAIN: Gap TGV station (35 km) or Grenoble station (120 km)
BY PLANE: Grenoble St Geoirs (120 km) or Turin (100 km)
GPS: Latitude: 44.695680. Longitude: 6.327320
Getting around the resort
Free shuttle buses: for your convenience, free shuttle buses operate throughout Orcieres during winter. The bus stop in Orcières Merlette 1850 is located in front of the Tourist Office, in the village of Orcières. Timetables of the shuttle buses are available in the Tourist Office.
Skiing & snowboarding
In the Hautes Alpes, in a preserved environment overlooking the Champsaur valley, Orcières Merlette 1850 has a very varied leisure offer with very pleasant weather conditions all year round.
Features of the ski area:
Altitude 1850 m - 2725 m - 100 km of ski slopes - 51 slopes (9 green, 17 blue, 18 red, 18 red, 7 black) - 1 snowpark -
Alpine skiing, cross-country skiing, monoskiing, surfing, snowboarding, ski touring, tobogganing, snowshoeing, snow park, snowmobiling, skating rink, snowshoe trekking, paragliding, dog sledding, snake sliding, ice climbing, Roll'Air Cable Tyrolienne, WinterPark buoys on snow...
In the heart of the Southern Alps, come and discover the Pra Palier residence and enjoy a sporting stay in a preserved setting. Ideally located in Orcières Merlette 1850 at the bottom of the escalator with direct access to shops and slopes. Outdoor parking (subject to availability) Maintenance kit (dish soap + sponge + dishwasher tablet + multi-purpose concentrate + sponge wipe + garbage bag + toilet paper roll) Ski locker Loan of raclette equipment (subject to availability) Baby kit loan (bed + high chair + bathtub) (according to availability, pre-booking required)
* NOTE: There is a possibility that living room and kitchen are attached.