A station placed under the sign of the Sun
At an altitude of 1860m, Alpe d'Huez , nicknamed the island in the sun, shines with its ski area and its many activities, but also and above all thanks to the incomparable sunshine of its slopes. Indeed, this resort with its typical charm enjoys 300 days of sunshine a year ! The opportunity to fully appreciate its unspoiled landscapes and to preserve memorable memories of your stay in the Alps.
Unforgettable experiences in Alpe d'Huez
Alpe d'Huez offers you an exceptional area in winter, where you can learn or improve your snowboarding or skiing skills, as well as take advantage of the many activities on site. In all seasons, the dynamism of the resort and its international reputation allow you to create a customised stay. Skiing lessons, hiking, wellness sessions or unmissable events, Alpe d'Huez promises you unforgettable moments during your stay.
You will be able to discover new sensations thanks to uncommon experiences such as Ski Jöering, ice driving, paragliding or rail sledging, and enjoy an exceptional adventure in the heart of the Alps. Want to multiply the pleasures? Organise your stay around the dates of an emblematic event in the resort! Whether it's the Tomorrowland Winter electro music festival, the Sarenne snowbike descent, the World Cup of Hump Skiing or the International Comedy Festival, Alpe d'Huez can satisfy all your desires in an idyllic natural setting and a friendly atmosphere all year round!
An authentic resort and unspoiled nature
On the Grandes Rousses massif , the domain's Pic Blanc peaks at 3,330 meters above sea level and offers an exceptional panorama stretching from Italy to the Massif Central. A preserved natural landscape rated 3 stars by the Michelin Green Guidewhich allows you to contemplate from a single point the peaks of the Ecrins National Park, the Rateau, the Meije, the Muzelle, the Aiguilles d'Arves or the Belledonne range and Mont Blanc.
A climatic and tourist resort , Alpe d'Huez also includes the villages of Auris-en-Oisans, La Garde, Oz-en-Oisans, Vaujany, Huez-en-Oisans and Villard Reculas. Typical towns that have managed to preserve the charm of mountain hamlets with buildings made from natural materials. If the beautiful season welcomes the transhumance of the herds of huizats and plunges you into the heart of the tradition of Oisans, the resort of Alpe d'Huez guarantees you an exotic and enchanting environment throughout the year for you. recharge.
A strong historical heritage
If the site of Alpe d'Huez has been occupied since the Middle Ages, mainly due to mining operations, it was in 1920 that the resort developed. In 1936, the installation of a ski lift extended the ski area and provided an ideal playground for winter sports enthusiasts.
Over the years, the equipment and structures put in place have made it possible to sustainably develop Alpe d'Huez, with an exceptional site where young and old can enjoy the fresh mountain air all year round. . Through varied activities adapted to everyone's desires, but also important cultural and sporting events, the resort combines tradition and modernity for an extraordinary experience .