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L'Alpe d'Huez

The Alpe d'Huez resort continues to ride the wave of success. For the third consecutive year, it occupies first place in the ranking of “Best European ski resorts”. More than 100,000 people took part in the vote. Instead of resting on its laurels, the resort knows how to exploit its strengths. Let's take stock of the attractions of Alpe d'Huez.

Alpe d'huez

Alpe d'Huez: a unique and majestic setting

The Alpe d'Huez station enjoys a sublime setting. It is sunny for much of the year. About 300 days according to the details provided by meteorologists. Built on the Grandes Rousses massif, it offers a breathtaking view of famous peaks such as Meije, Muzelle, Aiguilles d´Arves and Mont Blanc. In addition, you can contemplate a large part of France from the Pic Blanc, a point located at an altitude of 3330 m. In this context, recharging your batteries and recharging your batteries becomes easier. Auris-en-Oisans, Huez-en-Oisans, Oz-en-Oisans, Vaujany and Villard-Reculas, these village resorts allow you to discover life in the mountains.

A paradise for alpine skiing enthusiasts

Visitors have at their disposal 250 km of tracks divided between the 4 colors. The resort has a total of 133 routes. Each will have a field adapted to his level. Beginners will evolve in a secure environment promoting their progress. They will find appropriate equipment at brands such as Alpes Sports.

Some tracks are famous internationally. These include La Sarenne and Le Tunnel, among others. The first stands out for its length of 16 km, the quality of the landscape and its breathtaking drop of 1800 m. The second is more difficult. Indeed, if they do not control their speed, the skiers will land in a wall.

Thanks to the snow paths, it is easy to reach the different sectors without removing the skis. The station also has sections dedicated to evening sessions.

The other disciplines are also in the spotlight

Thrill seekers are spoiled for choice at Alpe d'Huez. A toboggan area is accessible at any time, and going down the slope during the night is an unforgettable experience.

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

Some people prefer to explore nature. In order to guarantee their safety, the designers drew up 20 freeride routes. Likewise, 6 Nordic ski trails are available. Of course, free hikes are always possible, but safety measures must be observed. Another option exists if you want to save your strength, take a snowmobile ride.

Alpe d'Huez, a Family Plus resort

Relaxing with the family while on vacation is a must. Members get to know each other better and joint activities strengthen ties. The resort promotes family programs by offering a specific rate for each age.

Professionals take care of your kitties. They will discover the joys of skiing at their own pace. Several activities will stimulate their development and facilitate their socialization. If you need to purchase an item, there are many shops nearby.

The activities are not limited to skiing

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

The Sports and Congress Center has two auditoriums and around ten rooms. The sports complex is intended for various disciplines such as cardio training and team sports. Watching a film in the cinema or visiting the Huez and Oisans Museum are among the options.

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