A sunny resort set high in the Grandes Rousses mountains, the Alpe d'Huez ski resort resembles a huge open snow-bowl overlooked by the Pic Blanc glacier at 3300 metres. Alpe d’Huez is the fifth largest ski area in France with almost 250kms of skiing and is a haven for all grades of skiers and boarders. The resort boasts a fine snow record due to its high altitude.
Alpe d'Huez is fun & friendly making it is particularly suitable for families. It has an excellent ski school and a wealth of amenities including a superb sports centre and the use of a large outdoor pool and skating rink (which are both FREE with full area lift passes). It is a lively resort and suitable for groups looking for good apres ski.
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Après Ski: There is a wide variety of bars with lots of live music in Alpe d'Huez. Try the Crowded House Bar in the Hermitage for a British atmosphere, Smithy’s Tavern Lounge 21, O'bar and the Pacific. The real late night places include the Igloo, Caves des Alpes and the Sporting for great bands.
Activities: Sports centre with tennis and squash courts, archery, gym, indoor golf, handball, basketball, volleyball and indoor-football, outdoor swimming-pool, FREE with full weekly lift-pass. Parapenting, ski-dooing, ice-skating rink FREE with full weekly Visalp lift-pass (skate hire extra), ice driving, night skiing, dedicated sledging slope.
Eating Out ; There are more than 40 restaurants of all categories in Alpe d'Huez, many offer good value by resort standards. Au P'tit Creux is recommended plus Les Epiciers in the resort centre for an excellent à la carte menu. Then there is Genepi and La Pomme de Pin for French cuisine, Smithy’s for Tex Mex and Au Trappeur for pizzas.
Other Amenities: Visit the ice cave, sleigh rides, helicopter excursion to Les Deux Alpes, walking trails.