The legendary resort of Alpe d'Huez offers a wide variety of ski runs for all ages and abilities, from complete beginners to freeride experts. It makes up part of the Alpe d'Huez Grand Domaine, combining five ski resorts and two traditional villages into a great big heavenly playground - all of which is accessible with the same pass.
The main things to know about the Alpe d'Huez ski area are:
Set in a large sunny bowl, the resort is aptly named l’Isle au Soleil (Island in the Sun) due to the high percentage of sunny days it enjoys throughout the year.
High-altitude glacier skiing
Pic Blanc, sits at 3,300m, and the glacier is open both summer and winter for skiing.
Only one hour from Grenoble, thereby avoiding long transfer times.
Part of a huge interlinked ski area
Access to the entire Grande Domaine under one pass, the longest ski run in Europe, the infamous ‘Tunnel’ run, plus incredible skiing for all levels and abilities.