Skiing In Alpe d'huez
Known amongst the locals as the Ile du Soleil, it's obvious what attracts skiers and boarders to the resorts of the Southern Alps.
With an excellent snow record and many sunny days, Alpe d'huez makes for a very pleasant mountain experience (the French weather bureau has recorded an average of 300 days of sunshine per year in Alpe D'Huez).
Skiing & Boarding in Alpe D'Huez
The Alpe D'Huez Grand Domaine Ski slopes include 2 snow parks (one for beginners and one for experts), 2 beginner areas, 2 ski slopes approved by the International Ski federation for international ski competitions, an ice cave, 50km of cross country trails and 35km of hiking trails.
There is night skiing twice a week on the Signal slope (included in a 6 day liftpass) and there is the opportunity to ski your first 8000m - 4 runs each with a vertical drop of 2000m
Staying in Alpe d'huez
We offer a range of chalets, hotels and apartments
Doing more in Alpe d'huez
There are plenty of activities for non skiers too - the facilities at the Palais des Sports include an indoor pool, gym, climbing wall, adventure trail and exercise classes. There's also an outdoor pool and an ice rink in the resort. The winter walking pass gives access to over 30km of footpaths using the cable cars to explore the area. Le Spa has a sauna, hot tub, hammam, beauty treatments and massages for anyone wanting to relax and there are plenty of shops for anyone wanting to indulge in some retail therapy.
There is free wifi in lots of the resort bars (with purchase).
The Ski + pass includes one free access to the outdoor pool and the ice rink, and night skiing amongst other things and it is also possible to pay a premium to have access to the Palais de sports. Otherwise the pass give 50% discount in the Palais.
It is also a Grand Galaxie pass and offers the chance to ski in one of the other Galaxie resorts for free. These are Les Deux Alpes, Serre Chevalier, Montgenevre, Puy St Vincent and the Italian Milky Way. Transport is not included however our resort team can arrange this for you locally (the price will depend on how many people are travelling)
Other activities include paragliding, skidoos, helicopter trips, ice driving and micro light flights.
The nearest airport is Grenoble - transfers can be arranged from other airports - contact us for further details.
Should you prefer to drive, we can assist with ferry or tunnel crossings.
The local train station is Grenoble and we can arrange trains for you from Paris or from London - more detail can be seem at travel arrangements
Got some questions about the resort?
Call us on 0203 137 7678; email us your questions or;
- see the accommodation
- see other French ski resorts