What is Alpe d’Huez?
Alpe d’Huez forms part of the fabulous Grand Domaine ski area which combines the resorts of Alpe d’Huez, Auris-en-Oisans, Huez-en-Oisans, Oz-en-Oisans, Vaujany and Villard Reculas into one giant, heavenly playground.
Is Alpe d’Huez busy in the summer?
Alpe d’Huez is a thriving year-round resort, just as busy in summer as in winter. The main town sits at 1869m above sea level, at the centre of the Oisans region in the French Alps. At its highest point, the resort reaches up to 3300m on the Pic Blanc glacier which you have access to in both winter and summer.
How many pistes does Alpe d’Huez have?
Covering an area of 10,000 hectares, Alpe d’Huez boasts 249km of linked pistes spanning an altitude range from 1450m to 3330m. On top of this, there are two snowparks, a boardercross park and a halfpipe.
What is accommodation in Alpe d’Huez?
Accommodation in Alpe d’Huez is mainly self-catered apartments located in chalet-style buildings. A handful of hotels can also be found throughout the resort while a few ski-in/ski-out chalets are available too. It is the main resort in the Grandes Rousses Massif, located a 1h30-minute drive from the nearest airport at Grenoble.