Alpe d’Huez also known as l’ile au soleil thanks to the 300 sunny days it receives on average per year also offering the ultimate winter sport combination of snowy nights and sunny days. The 250km of pistes extend across a terrain that tops out at a mighty 3330m on the Pic Blanc glacier, guaranteeing a snow-sure ski holiday, even if you may have to get up a little earlier for the spring skiing.
Alpe d’Huez ski resort is a fantastic all-rounder with something for everyone; there are runs both on and off the piste to suit every taste and ability level, making it perfect for family ski holidays and mixed ability ski groups, while the fun and friendly atmosphere in the town centre appeals to all.
Snowboarder friendly, Night skiing and the longest black run in the world.
Alpe d’Huez accommodation ranges from basic to luxurious but most offers good access to the pistes. There are also a host of options for non-skiers plus some great choices for après-ski and late-night partying, and although slightly lacking in traditional Savoyard charm.
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The Alpe d'Huez Grand Domaine pass covers the whole of the ski area, including Alpe d'Huez, Auris-en-Oisans, Villard-Reculas, Vaujany and Oz-en-Oisans. There are also individual ski passes for Vaujany and Oz en Oisans. However, six-day Grand Domaine area ski passes are the most popular option.
There's a wide range of restaurants in Alpe d'Huez to suit all tastes, and budgets. At lunchtimes, most restaurants will offer a well-priced 'Plat du Jour' (dish of the day), normally consisting of locally-sourced meat, potatoes and a salad or seasonal vegetables.
These are just a couple take a look at the Best Restaurants in Alpe d' Huez .
Alpe d'Huez wouldn't be the resort that it is without a good dose of après-ski to end the day on! There is no shortage of places to go for a few drinks and some live music after a day on the mountain. Whether you prefer to soak up the last of the afternoon sun with a quiet beer or dance on the tables in your ski boots, Alpe d'Huez has plenty of great spots where you can amuse yourself when the lifts shut for the day.
The French Alps are one of the ultimate summer playgrounds and offer a wide range of family activities as well as more adrenaline fuelled adventure.
Head to Alpe d'huez to enjoy a wealth of activities from road cycling to mountain biking as well as hiking, rafting and more
Depending on dates, you can also see some great events in the resort - from the Triathlon to the Marmotte and....the Tour de France usually alternate years
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Alpe d'Huez, Grand Domaine, France
Luxury chalet with stunning mountains views and exterior hot tub in Oz en Oisans / Alpe d'Huez
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Alpe d'Huez, Grand Domaine, France
Beautiful chalet, ideally located (SKI IN - SKI OUT), in Alpe d'Huez, 7 bedrooms (4 en-suite), Hot Tub, Sauna, WiFi, Sky TV (sports & movies)