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Alpe D'Huez, France

Perched on the mountain at 1860m is the well known resort of Alpe D'Huez - with it's 250 km of pistes known as the Alpe D'Huez Grande Domaine there is sure to be something to suit all skiers & boarders

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At a Glance

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Getting there:

The nearest airport is Grenoble - transfers can be arranged from other airports - contact us for further details.

Should you prefer to drive, we can assist with ferry or tunnel crossings.

The local train station is Grenoble and we can arrange trains for you from Paris or from London- more detail at travel arrangements

Top 5 things to do:
  1. Skiing the Sarenne (the longest run in Europe at 16km)
  2. Night Skiing
  3. Helicopter to 2 Alpes
  4. Seeing the view from the top of Pic Blanc
  5. Skiing the Tunnel (the second steepest run in France)
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
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Time Difference from UK:
+ 1 hr
Internet access:
Yes - WIFI
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Indoor and outdoor

Alpe D'Huez

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2015/16: Book a week in a selected catered chalet pre-christmas with flights from London and area lift pass: £525pp based on minimum 4 travelling - available for 12 or 19 December; Chalets Louis, Hermione and Paulette

2014/15: The resort operated from 6 December 2014 to 25 April 2015 - see  the preparations from last year here

On 14th December 2013 the Folie Douce opened in Alpe D'Huez (after it's success in Val D'Isere, Tignes and Meribel) - if you've never heard of this concept it's basically a mixture of a mountain restaurant/bar/cabaret/dance floor on the slopes -in this case at 2300m.  

Ski Holidays in Alpe D'Huez

Known amongst the locals as the Ile du Soleil, it's obvious what attracts skiers and boarders to the resorts of the Southern Alps. An excellent snow record and many sunny days make for a very pleasant mountain experience (the French weather bureau has recorded an average of 300 days of sunshine per year in Alpe D'Huez).

Skiing & Boarding in Alpe D'Huez

The Alpe D'Huez Grand Domaine Ski slopes include 2 snow parks (one for beginners and one for experts), 2 beginner areas, 2 ski slopes approved by the International Ski federation for international ski competitions, an ice cave, 50km of cross country trails and 35km of hiking trails. There is night skiing twice a week on the Signal slope (included in a 6 day liftpass) and there is the opportunity to ski your First 8000m - 4 runs each with a vertical drop of 2000m (See Doing More activities

Doing More in Alpe D'Huez

There are plenty of activities for non skiers too - the facilities at the Palais des Sports include an indoor pool, gym, climbing wall, adventure trail and exercise classes. There's also an outdoor pool and an ice rink in the resort. The winter walking pass gives access to over 30km of footpaths using the cable cars to explore the area. Le Spa has a sauna, hot tub, hammam, beauty treatments and massages for anyone wanting to relax and there are plenty of shops for anyone wanting to indulge in some retail therapy. There is free wifi in lots of the resort bars (with purchase). The Ski + pass includes one free access to the outdoor pool and the ice rink, and night skiing amongst other things and it is also possible to pay a premium to have access to the Palais de sports (last year this cost 42€ for adults for 4 - 7 days and 32€ for children). Otherwise the pass give 50% discount in the Palais. It is also a Grand Galaxie pass and offers the chance to ski in one of the other Galaxie resorts for free. These are Les Deux Alpes, Serre Chevalier, Montgenevre, Puy St Vincent and the Italian Milky Way. Transport is not included however our resort team can arrange this for you locally. (the price will depend on how many people are travelling)

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Other activities include paragliding, skidoos, helicopter trips, ice driving and micro light flights. See Doing More for details.

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Accommodation in Alpe D'Huez

Zenith offer a range of catered chalets, self catered chalets as well as hotels and apartments. Details of all the ski accommodations can be seen at the accommodation tab above.

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Alpe D'Huez by train

The resort of Alpe D'Huez is easiy reached from Grenoble airport but can just as easily - indeed, its a shorter transfer - be reached from Grenoble train station.

Trains run regularly from Paris and can be combined with the Eurostar from London - packages can be purchased with all our ADH accommodation.

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For train bookings of 4 or more, we will include transfers from the railstation as standard.

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Accommodation in Alpe D'Huez


Chalet Maya

Sleeping up to 12 people in 7 bedrooms this recent addition to our programme has a great location just 100m from the bucket lift and the tourist office, . Read More

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 £289.00

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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 £300.00

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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 £267.00

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Chalet Melusine

The Chalet Melusine is a delightful chalet that sleeps 12 and offers ski in/ski out accommodation. The chalet can be self-catered or fully catered depending on your preferences...... Read More

From £195.00

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Chalet des Neiges

The Chalet des Neiges is a good sized chalet that sleeps up to 20 across 7 bedrooms...... Read More

Les Chalets d-Altiport

These lovely wooden chalets are located at the upper end of resort near the altiport. Sleeping from 10 up to 16 people they are ideal for groups and families staying together. Read More

From £165.00

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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 - 10 people, that offers a budget priced option for your ski week. Read More

Chalet Sapins

Chalet Sapins is situated at the entrance to the resort and offers easy access to the skiing with the slopes just 200 metres from the chalet. The Chalet sleeps up to 14 across 5 bedrooms and can be offered catered or self-catered..... Read More

From £110.00

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Hotel Le Pic Blanc

This excellent hotel has recently been awarded a 4th star is located in the Bergers area of Alpe D'huez and is just 5 minutes walk from the slopes. Read More

From £694.00

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Hotel Christina

Set in a superb ski in/out position in resort the Hotel Christina offers comfortable accommodation on a half board basis. Read More

From £446.00

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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

From £631.00

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Hotel Royal Ours Blanc

The newly renovated 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 £814.00

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Hotel Les Grandes Rousses

This 4 star hotel in Alpe D'Huez enjoys a superb location at the foot of the slopes so you can ski back to it 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

From £509.00

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Hotel Club Les Bergers

Situated in the Bergers area of Alpe D'Huez, this 3 star hotel offers great value for money. You can ski to/from the door and the prices include full board. Read More

From £506.00

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Horizons d'Huez

Located in the quiet "Eclose" area at Alpe d'Huez, this south-facing residence enjoys maximum sunshine levels. Read More

From £136.00

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Les Bergers B

Located in one of the largest resorts in the Dauphiné region renowned for its remarkable sunshine, the residence "Les Bergers" enjoys one of the best situations in the resort of Alpe d'Huez. Read More

From £171.00

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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 £225.00

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Apartment Lola

This beautiful recently renovated apartment is privately owned and is located in the Residence Santa Monica in Alpe D'Huez. Read More

Residence Le Cristal de L'Alpe

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

From £243.00

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Residence Les Bergers

The Residence Les Bergers apartments are just 100m from the ski lifts and shops. Read More

From £104.00

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Residence Les Melezes

Located in the Bergers district of Alpe D'Huez this residence offers views of the resort from one side and of the "Eterlous" nursery area on the other. Built in a traditional wooden style Read More

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

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Residence L'Ours Blanc 1 bedroom for 2 - 4 people (25 sq m) (1 Room Apartment) 9th December 2016 3 £400.00 Book Now
Residence L'Ours Blanc 1 bedroom for 2 - 4 people (25 sq m) (1 Room Apartment) 13th December 2016 4 £525.00 Book Now

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