The resort of Alpe d'Huez enjoys exceptional sunshine throughout the year and with its wonderful panorama, it is rightly nicknamed the “Island in the sun”.
The many activities on offer in Alpe d'Huez mean that there is always something to do. Alpe d'Huez has everything you need to ensure a great ski holiday: restaurants, places to relax, ski schools, luxury accommodation, events, ski rental, etc.
During the year, just 1000 people live in the village. Notable monuments to explore around Alpe d'Huez include the castle, church, Brandes archaeological site, Théophile cave and L’Oisans heritage centre.
Boasting 300 days of sunshine per year and a high altitude, you are guaranteed to enjoy sun and snow set against a spectacular panoramic view. Alpe d'Huez is heaven for lovers of nature and snow sports.
Grand Domaine Ski de l'Alpe d'Huez ski area
Facilities here include more than 80 ski lifts, 30 ski tows, 23 chair lifts, 9 gondolas and 3 cable cars. 250 km of pistes make Alpe d'Huez one of France’s biggest ski areas.
There are over 20 off-piste trails to delight freeride fans whilst expert skiers can descend the longest ski run in the world, the Sarenne (16km descent), or Le Tunnel which leads onto one of the steepest runs in France.
Beginners can ease into skiing thanks to the free ski lifts.
Good to know
- Two prepared snowparks (beginner and expert)
- Ski cross circuit
Remember Netski for your ski rental in Alpe d'Huez! We offer a range of services to make your holiday easier, as well as a selection of recent, quality equipment that is all safety checked. Whether you’re a beginner or an expert, we have what you’re looking for!