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The Alpe d'Huez

The Alpe d'Huez resort continues to ride the wave of success. For the third year in a row, it has taken first place in the "Best European Ski Resorts" ranking. More than 100,000 people participated in the vote. Instead of resting on its laurels, the resort knows how to exploit its assets. Let's take a look at the attractions of Alpe d'Huez.

Alpe d'huez

Alpe d'Huez : a unique and majestic setting

The Alpe d'Huez resort benefits from a sublime setting. It is sunny during a large part of the year. About 300 days according to meteorologists. Built on the Grandes Rousses massif, it offers a breathtaking view of famous peaks such as the Meije, the Muzelle, the Aiguilles d'Arves or the Mont Blanc. Moreover, you can contemplate a large part of France from the Pic Blanc, a point located at 3330 m of altitude. In this context, it is easy to recharge your batteries. Auris-en-Oisans, Huez-en-Oisans, Oz-en-Oisans, vaujany and Villard-Reculas, these village resorts allow you to discover mountain life.

A paradise for alpine ski lovers

The visitors have at their disposal 250 km of tracks distributed between the 4 colors. The resort has a total of 133 trails. Everyone will have a terrain adapted to his or her level. Beginners will be able to progress in a safe environment. They will find appropriate equipment at brands like Alpes Sports.

Some of the trails are internationally renowned. Among them are La Sarenne and Le Tunnel. The first one stands out for its length of 16 km, the quality of the landscape and its breathtaking vertical drop of 1800 m. The second one is more difficult. Indeed, if they do not control their speed, skiers will land in a wall.

Thanks to the snow paths, it is easy to reach the different sectors without taking off your skis. The resort also has sections dedicated to night sessions.

The other disciplines are also honored

Thrill seekers are spoiled for choice in Alpe d'Huez. A tobogganing area is available at all times, going down the slope at night is an unforgettable experience.

As the number of snowboarders is steadily increasing, the resort has built two separate snowparks for beginners and experts. They will perform their tricks on the numerous modules.

Some people prefer to explore nature. In order to guarantee their safety, the designers have designed 20 freeride routes. There are also 6 Nordic ski routes. Of course, free riding is always possible, but safety measures must be followed. If you want to save your strength, another option is to take a snowmobile ride.

Alpe d'Huez, a Family Plus resort

Relaxing as a family during the vacations is a must. Members get to know each other better and the shared activities strengthen bonds. The resort encourages family programs by offering age-specific pricing.

Professionals take care of your little ones. They will discover the joys of sliding at their own pace. Several activities will stimulate their development and facilitate their socialization. If you need to buy something, there are many shops nearby.

Activities are not limited to skiing

Several activities are possible in Alpe d'Huez. The restaurants concoct dishes that will whip up your palate. Chefs highlight local products. The trendy evenings are distinguished by their exceptional atmosphere.

The Sports and Convention Centre has two auditoriums and a dozen rooms. The sports complex is designed for various disciplines such as cardio training and team sports. Watching a movie in the cinema or visiting the Museum of Huez and Oisans are among the options.

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