L' Alpe d'Huez, is a winter and summer sports resort located in the Northern Alps and the department of Isère, at an altitude of 1860 meters and known for its incomparable sunshine, more than 300 days a year. Its dynamic infrastructure, its many activities for the whole family and its numerous events make it one of the most popular French destinations. Find your hotel in Alpe d'Huez at the foot of the slopes or your chalet rental in Alpe d'Huez to spend unforgettable holidays.
The Alpe d' Huez: an ideal destination for ski enthusiasts
The Alpe d'Huez is part of the Grandes Rousses massif, above the Oisans and is accessible from Grenoble, 59 km away. It was created in the medieval period and still preserves some vestiges of it. It developed as a ski resort in 1936, and played host to certain disciplines during the 1968 Olympic Winter Games. The Alpe d'Huez resort is one of the largest ski areas in France, accessible all year round. Its 250 kilometers of slopes on 2200 meters of unevenness constitute without a doubt an unlimited playground for all the fans of sliding sports. It has the longest black track in the world: the Sarenne, with its 16 km, or the Tunnel which crosses the mountain. With more than 800 hectares of farmland, the resort is one of the largest ski areas in France, with the particularity of being able to ski kilometres without taking lifts. At the foot of Les Grandes Rousses, 50 kilometres of cross-country skiing trails await the most enduring. Choose a beautiful hotel at l'Alpe d'Huez and ski in the morning to enjoy an unforgettable holiday.
Alpe d'Huez is a family plus resort, offering activities for all age groups, even the smallest ones: children's clubs, skating rinks, sleds, snowshoes, swimming pools, motorsports and aerial sports... The estate offers indoor and outdoor activities, sports and cultural activities. A chalet rental at Alpe d'Huez is the best choice for a pleasant family holiday.
An inescapable venue for many sports competitions but also for media events such as the Alpe d' Huez international comedy film festival, the resort is often stormed by tourists during the winter months. Difficult then to find a hotel in Alpe d'Huez. Book in advance to make sure you find the accommodation you want.
The Alpe d' Huez: a sunny destination!
Culminating on a south-facing plateau at an altitude of 1860 metres, the village of Alpe d'Huez enjoys a beautiful sunshine almost 300 days a year, hence its name Île au Soleil. Whichever Alpe d'Huez hotel you choose for your stay, you will enjoy a remarkable panorama from your window. Massif des Écrins, Grandes Rousses, Massif du Taillefer... so many prestigious summits to discover! And don't miss the ascent to the Pic Blanc, at 3330 meters of altitude, which offers an exceptional panorama on the Meije, the Bar des Écrins, the massif of Belledonne or the Mont Blanc.
Discover also the Alpe d' Huez without the snow!
In summer, the Alpe d'Huez offers many activities for outdoor enthusiasts: in addition to its 250 kilometres of hiking trails, the resort offers many mountain bike trails, trekking trails and of course its mythical cols for cyclists... Whether on foot or by bike, you'll enjoy the magnificent scenery between mountains and emerald lakes. Theatre of many sporting events such as the downhill race "la Mégavalanche", the triathlon EDF d' Alpe d' Huez, the arrival of the cyclist "La Marmotte", or the passage of the Tour de France, the resort is as much appreciated by tourists in summer as in winter.
Its natural setting makes it an idyllic destination for all nature lovers who come to relax in the green and will only have one apprehension: to find a hotel in Alpe d'Huez.