Nestled amidst the majestic peaks of the French Alps, Les Deux Alpes, fondly known as “The Two Alps,” beckons skiers and snowboarders with its vast expanse of pristine slopes and captivating alpine allure. The Deux Alpes ski area, boasting an impressive 225 kilometers of interconnected pistes, caters to all levels of expertise, from gentle beginner slopes to exhilarating off-piste adventures.
When the sun dips below the horizon, Les Deux Alpes transforms into a vibrant après-ski hub. Renowned for its lively atmosphere and sophisticated nightlife, the town’s main street, Rue de la Masse, comes alive with the chatter of après-ski enthusiasts spilling out of cozy bars and elegant ristoranti. Live music fills the air, and the aroma of delectable cuisine entices passersby to indulge in the flavors of the region.
Beyond skiing and snowboarding, Les Deux Alpes offers a diverse range of winter activities to suit every taste and preference. Families can embark on exhilarating sleigh rides through snow-covered meadows, while adrenaline junkies can test their limits on exhilarating snowmobile tours or challenge themselves on the resort’s snow park. For a more serene experience, cross-country skiers can explore the tranquil trails winding through the surrounding forests, while winter hikers can embark on invigorating treks through snow-laden landscapes.
Whether seeking sun-kissed days on the slopes, cultural immersion, or adventurous escapades, Les Deux Alpes’ ski holiday experience caters to every desire, promising an unforgettable winter escapade amidst the enchanting beauty of the French Alps.
Beginners can find their comfort zone on the wide-open slopes of the Plateau and Le Glacier, where gentle gradients and dedicated nursery zones provide the perfect setting to hone their skills and build confidence. As their proficiency grows, skiers can progress to the intermediate terrain of the Crêtes, Jandri Express, and Super Jandri, where meandering runs through snow-kissed forests and breathtaking vistas of the surrounding mountains await.
Experienced skiers and snowboarders can test their limits on the steeper slopes of the Bellecombe, Le Poya, and La Face, renowned for their challenging black runs and exhilarating off-piste powder bowls. For those seeking an adrenaline rush, the Bellecombe ski area offers the renowned “Le Diable” black run, a legendary descent that has tested the mettle of world-class skiers and snowboarders.
Season Start / End: 4/11 – 4/4
Opening Times: 09:00 – 17:00
Total Slope Length: 220 km
Easy Runs: 61
Intermediate Runs: 21
Difficult Runs: 11
MOUNTAIN STATION ALTITUDE: 3568m
VALLEY STATION ALTITUDE: 1650m
TOTAL SKI LIFTS: 48
COMBINED GONDOLA CHAIRLIFT: 2
DRAG LIFTS: 19
TOW ROPES: 2
MAGIC CARPETS: 3