Alpe D'Huez, France
Alpe D'Huez is well known in the summer as it is often used as a challenging stage in the Tour de France due to the 21 hairpin beds on the road up to resort - 2011 saw the arrival of the Tour but it looks like the riders will avoid it in 2012.....but they
At a Glance
- Altitude (min):
- Altitude (max):
- Hiking/walking trails:
- Top 5 things to do:
- Mountain biking the Sarenne
- Mountain horse riding
- Visiting Alpe D'Huez's archaeological dig - a medieval village (12th - 14th Century)
- Cycle up the famous 21 hairpin bends
- Getting there:
We include a Eurotunnel crossing in our prices (for stays of 1 week or longer) see travel arrangements
- Activity Program:
- Resort Amenities:
- Alpe D'Huez has all the amenities you would expect to find in a town - supermarkets, banks, post office, shops, sports shops, restaurants, bars, internet cafe, tourist office, dr's, pharmacy, sports centre, nightclubs, and even an altiport.
- Local currency:
- Time Difference from UK:
- + 1 hr
- Internet access:
- Yes - WIFI
- Swimming pool:
- Indoor and outdoor
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Holidays in Alpe D'Huez
The resort will host a tour stage on 18 July in 2013 for the anniversary of the Tour de France - our chalets have now sold but we still have some hotel and apartment options - contact us with your requirements
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Events in Alpe D'Huez
The resort plays host to a range of events each year. The Marmotte race, the Alpe D'Huez triathlon and the Magavalanche are just 3 that take place each summer.
Check out the events page for more information or contact us if you want to secure accommodation for any of these weeks
Alpe D'Huez has a great network of lifts for hikers and bikers giving quick and easy access into the mountains. There are 143 miles of marked routes including several easy routes for families which are accessible to everyone.There are 12 lakes within walking distance of the resort.There is a large open air pool and an icerink as well as a sports centre (Palais de Sports) which has an indoor pool, gym, climbing wall, squash, badminton, indoor golf range and sauna.
There is a 9 hole golf course, mini golf, archery, tennis and a summer luge or you might like to try horse riding, paragliding or a via ferrata. Some of the activities are included in a VISALP pass as well as use of the lifts (see doing more).
Alpe D'Huez regularly hosts a stage on the Tour de France - most recently in 2011.
Many visitors like to ride the 21 bends to see if they can do it.....if you fancy a go at that or would prefer mountain biking the Sarenne or similar, let us offer you a week in our chalets - either catered or self-catered.
You can stay in any of our accommodations and we can provide bike hire - contact us with your requirements
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The resort of Alpe D'Huez is a mountain bikers paradise.
Whether you are loooking to participate in the Megaavalanche or the Marmotte or just enjoy the range of trails across the mountain - there are some wonderful biking holidays to be enjoyed here.
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Accommodation in Alpe D'Huez
Location of Alpe D'Huez
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Doing More in Alpe D'Huez
All of these options are available for holidays in Alpe D'Huez. Prices may depend upon your chosen accommodation. You can add and change these items at any point once you have booked your holiday.
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Keeping the family happy
Lots to do if skiing is not your thing
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Short Breaks in Alpe D'Huez
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