Nestled amidst the breathtaking French Alps, Alpe d’Huez beckons skiers and snowboarders with its vast expanse of snow-kissed slopes, vibrant après-ski scene, and charming village atmosphere. Renowned for its high-altitude terrain and abundance of sunshine, Alpe d’Huez promises an unforgettable ski holiday experience.
As the sun dips below the horizon, Alpe d’Huez transforms into a lively après-ski haven. Cozy bars and pubs come alive with music and laughter, while restaurants serve up delectable Savoyard cuisine. For those seeking a more vibrant atmosphere, themed nights and live music venues provide an electrifying end to the day.
Beyond the slopes, Alpe d’Huez offers a plethora of activities to keep visitors entertained. Non-skiers can enjoy snowshoeing, ice skating, or a relaxing dip in the resort’s swimming pool. For a unique perspective of the mountains, take a scenic ride on the Alpe d’Huez ice cave tour or the exhilarating Meige Glacier Express. And for a touch of pampering, indulge in a rejuvenating massage or spa treatment.
Charming Village Atmosphere:
Alpe d’Huez exudes a charming village ambiance, with its traditional wooden chalets and cobblestone streets. The resort’s pedestrian-friendly center provides a delightful setting for leisurely strolls, browsing local shops, or indulging in a cup of steaming hot chocolate.
Whether you’re an experienced skier seeking exhilarating challenges or a beginner seeking gentle slopes, Alpe d’Huez promises an unforgettable ski holiday experience. With its extensive ski area, vibrant après-ski scene, and charming village atmosphere, Alpe d’Huez caters to all tastes and preferences, ensuring a memorable winter getaway.
Alpe d’Huez boasts an extensive ski area, catering to all levels of skiers and snowboarders. Beginners can hone their skills on gentle nursery slopes, while intermediate skiers can revel in a network of blue and red runs. For adrenaline seekers, challenging black runs, including the world’s longest black run, the Sarenne, await. The ski area extends to neighboring villages, offering a diverse range of terrain and breathtaking views of the surrounding mountains.
- Season Start / End: 2/12 – 4/4
- Opening Times: 08:30 – 17:00
- Total Slope Length: 250 km
- Easy Slope Runs: 28
- Intermediate Runs: 68
- Difficult Runs: 17
MOUNTAIN STATION ALTITUDE: 3330m
VALLEY STATION ALTITUDE: 1860m
TOTAL SKI LIFTS: 85
CABLE CARS: 3
CHAIR LIFTS: 25
DRAG LIFTS: 38
MAGIC CARPETS: 6