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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

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At a Glance

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Top 5 things to do:
  1. Mountain biking the Sarenne
  2. Mountain horse riding
  3. Parapenting
  4. Visiting Alpe D'Huez's archaeological dig - a medieval village (12th - 14th Century)
  5. 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

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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.
Airport Name:
Grenoble 106km Lyon 153km
Local currency:
Time Difference from UK:
+ 1 hr
Internet access:
Yes - WIFI
Swimming pool:
Indoor and outdoor

Alpe D'Huez

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Cycling Holidays in Alpe D'Huez

Multi-activity Holidays in Alpe D'Huez

Mountain Bike Holidays in Alpe D'Huez

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Holidays in Alpe D'Huez

There are a range of events during the summer in Alpe D'huez - the Megavalance, the marmotte and the Triathlon - if you need accommodation for any of these or other events - 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

Multi Activity Holidays

Activity packages can be purchased with all our accommodations - when booking, just select the Mountain bike activity package (details) or the multi activity package (details)

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.

We offer several active programs from multi activity to bike based - these are just examples of possible itineararies - if you would like a tailored program just request the program

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).

Cycling Holidays

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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Mountainbiking Holidays

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


Chalet Hermione

This apartment style chalet is a great place to stay for anyone looking for comfort and style; sleeping 10 people in 4 bedrooms. There's plenty of wood used in the decor which gives the chalet a lovely warm feeling. Read More

From £115.00

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Chalet Louis

This apartment style chalet is a great place to stay for anyone looking for comfort and style; sleeping 8 people in 4 bedrooms. There's plenty of wood used in the decor which gives the chalet a lovely warm feeling. Read More

From £115.00

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Chalet Paulette

In the same residence as the Chalets Louis and Hermione this is the largest of the 3 chalets and can sleep up to 12 people. As with the others it is an apartment style chalet built in stone and wood. A great place to stay for anyone looking for comfort and style. Read More

From £115.00

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Chalet Alpenview

The Chalet Alpenview is a simple and basic chalet well located in the centre of Alpe D'Huez, sleeping 8 to 10 people, that offers a budget priced option for your summer holiday. Read More

Les Chalets de l'Altiport

These lovely wooden chalets are located at the upper end of resort near the altiport. Read More

From £73.00

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Residence Le Cristal de l'Alpe Summer

The residence Le Cristal de L'Alpe is a beautiful addition to the resort of Alpe d'Huez. It is close to the lifts and offers 70 apartments finished to a high standard with excellent facilities. Read More

From £125.00

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Alpenrose Hotel

Newly built, the 4 star Alpenrose Hotel offers a blend of mountain charm and contemporary furnishings, coupled with fantastic wellness facilities. Read More

Hotel Les Grandes Rousses

This 3 star hotel in Alpe D'Huez enjoys a superb location at the foot of the slopes and just 5 minutes walk away from the centre of resort. It has a great terrrace where you can enjoy the spectacular views of the mountains. Read More

Hotel Royal Ours Blanc

The Hotel Royal Ours Blanc is located in the heart of Alpe D'Huez and is only a short walk from the slopes. Read More

From £102.00

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Residence L'Ours Blanc

The Residence L'Ours Blanc apartments are in an excellent location at the heart of Alpe D'Huez and are both comfortable and spacious. Read More

From £77.00

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Alpe D'Huez apartments

Alpe d'Huez ski apartments stand at the foot of the Grandes Rousses in the heart of L'Oisans, a spectacular resort on a vast plateau at 1850 metres altitude. Dubbed "the island in the sun", Alpe d'Huez is famed for its fantastic sunshine. Read More

From £85.00

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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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Lots to do if skiing is not your thing

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Events in Alpe D'Huez

Triathlon Alpe d'Huez
26 July 2016 to 29 July 2016
This will be the 10th year for the Alpe d'Huez Triathon sponsored by EDF - there are various options including a children's course and a duathlon....they all look very challenging!

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Short Breaks in Alpe D'Huez

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1st January 1970 £0.00 Book Now

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