Alpe d’Huez ski resort is a particularly sunny ski resort in the French Alps with over 300 days of sunshine per year which has earned its nickname « Ile au soleil » (island in the sun)! Alpe d’Huez is situated on a south-facing plateau, at the foot of the Grandes Rousses mountains, at an altitude of 1860 m, offering a magnificent view over the famous peaks of the Oisans region: the Meije, the Mont Blanc and the Aiguilles d’Arves. Since 1936, Alpe d’Huez has been welcoming skiers from all over Europe, a top destination for all ski and snowboard fans, with an altitude drop of over 2200m, and a choice of over 250 km of ski slopes for all levels.
Ski area : Alpe d’Huez Grand Domaine
Minimum altitude : 1130m - Maximum altitude : 3330 m
135 slopes, 250km : 42 green, 37 blue, 39 red, 17 black
84 ski lifts
- Night skiing
- 900 snow cannons
- 2 snow parks
- 50km of cross-country skiing
With an altitude drop of approximately 2200m, the ski area of Alpe d'Huez offers challenges for all levels spread over 250 km of ski slopes. The 133 ski slopes (43 green, 34 blue, 40 red and 16 black) descend between the ‘Pic Blanc’, the Sarenne glacier, La Fare and the Château Noir and are linked by means of a network of 84 ski lifts (including cable cars, chairlifts, drag lifts and magic carpets). Amongst the many pistes, the Sarenne ski slope is the most famous being the longest ski run in the world! This wonderful ski run takes you all the way from the glacier to the ski resort of Alpe d’Huez itself, over a distance of 16 km! 900 snow cannons ensure maximum snow-coverage for 86 km of ski slopes in the Alpe d’Huez ski area.
Cross-country or Nordic skiing fans will appreciate the 50 km of tracks in and around the resort of Alpe d’Huez making up a total of 15 circuits beside the lake of Besson, beyond the Maronne mountain pass or on the crest of the Signal mountain. A special off-piste area of 21 hectares is completely dedicated to free-riders of all levels. You also have the choice of 2 snowparks, one for beginners and one for advanced freestylers, offering a whole series of different installations for the most extreme jumps and tricks. Nine Big Airs (blue, red or black), 1 half pipe, 10 bars with slides etc., 2 boardercross , an Air Bag (extra charge), and a ‘hip’ allowing advanced snowboarders to perform a host of tricks. For less experienced skiers and snowboarders, the beginners' snowpark has a series of boxes and rail-boxes plus a ridge and other installations.
The slalom park of Le Signal ski run which is 950 m long, welcomes you for night-time skiing on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Perfect for those who just cannot put their skis and snowboards away at the end of the day…
Book a ski holiday rental in the Odalys Residence Christiania in the French ski resort of Alpe d'Huez in Isere and enjoy a relaxing ski holiday with everything on your doorstep. Ideally located only 150m from the ski lifts, you have quick and easy access to the ski slopes to fully enjoy the huge ski area of Alpe d’Huez. Your ski holiday rental is also located near the shops, amenities and ESF ski school, making for less stress and more fun on your family ski holidays in Alpe d’Huez.
Mecca of Alpine and Nordic skiing, the French ski resort of Alpe d'Huez is located in the Massif des Grandes Rousses mountain range. With 250km of ski slopes consisting of 135 varied ski runs, whether you ski or snowboard, you will fully enjoy your ski holidays in Alpe d’Huez. The ski area is equipped with two snowparks and a ski cross course and you can even try skiing at nighttime once a week on the Signal piste. Alpe d’Huez has been nicknamed "'Island in the sun" thanks to its south-facing position with hours of beautiful sunshine throughout the winter season. From the slopes in Alpe d’Huez you have stunning views over the Ecrins National Park and the mountain peaks of Oisans, the Meije, the Rateau, the Muzelle, the Aiguilles d'Arves, the Belledonne and, of course, the Mont Blanc.
Near the Berger shopping centre in the resort of Alpe d'Huez, your Odalys holiday rental has a typical architecture of the region. With 118 apartments, you have several types of holiday rental to choose from ranging from studios for 2 people to 2 bedroom apartments for 6 people.
Well equipped with all the home comforts, you will find a functional kitchenette (ceramic hob, microwave / grill, dishwasher ...), a bathroom, separate WC (except in studios) and a balcony in all the holiday rentals. All accommodation has a TV (at an extra charge).
Many sporting and leisure activities are available close to your ski holiday rental in Alpe d’Huez allowing you to make the most of your ski Holiday in France:
- Dog sledding
- Snowmobile outings
- Ski joëring
- Speed riding
- Fitness, spa, relaxation
- Outdoor swimming pool heated to 28°C
- Skating rink
- Indoor climbing
- Paragliding, hang-gliding, microlighting
- Driving on ice
- Electric go-kart on ice
- Ice cave
- Sledding (including night-time sledding on Tuesday and Thursday)
- Palais des Sports et des Congrès (sporting and cultural activities) : leisure activities, relaxation and culture all find a place here. (supplement to be paid for hire of sporting equipment). Each year the International Comic Film Festival of Alpe d’Huez is hosted here, an event with an ever-growing popularity.
Sporting activities include weight-lifting, fitness, karate, basket-ball, volley-ball, badminton, football, tennis, ping-pong, climbing wall, squash, mini-golf, archery, shooting...5 sporting instructors at your disposal.
- Activities for children: : In Vertigo, X-Fly, Ice laser game…
• Ski passes, preferential rates « Special Odalys »
Discounts up to 34% on ski passes by booking online with your accommodation (at the latest 5 days before arrival date). Free ski passes for children under 5 years old and people over 72 years old - passes to be collected at the ski pass office (ID requested). Offer cannot be combined with other discounts or promotions. Discounts valid on pre-bookings only. Not valid for arrivals on 23, 30/12/17, 10, 17, 24/02/18 and 03, 10/03/18
Free night skiing via the Signal ski lift on Thursdays from 6pm to 7.30pm
• Ski equipment, book skis and snowboards with Odalys
Odalys special deals with our local partner offering discounts up to 50% for pre-bookings and up to 30% for onsite hire (depending on dates) for full equipment packages (skis, ski poles, boots).
• Ski school, learn to ski for less
Discounts of 10% off the public price for group ski lessons (downhill skiing, Nordic skiing, Snowboarding). Age groups, days and hours vary in different schools. Offer valid on pre-bookings only at the latest 15 days before arrival date. Tel: +33 (0)4 76 80 31 69 - firstname.lastname@example.org
• Holiday grocery baskets, save time ! Your shopping delivered for your arrival
Fill your fridge without going shopping ! Your week's groceries delivered for your arrival.
By reservation at the time of booking (or minimum 3 days before arrival).
Make the most of your ski holiday in Alpe d'Huez in France and visit some of the cultural and natural sites near your ski holiday rental in this popular ski resort in the Alps.
- The Ecrins national park
- Mineral and Alpine museum at Bourg d’Oisans - Le site archéologique de Brandes
- Notre-Dame des Neiges church
- Museum of Huez and Oisans
- Ice cave situated at an altitude of 2700m
- The Pic Blanc
- Presentation of the geology of the Oisans region and of the Alpe d'Huez.
Hameau des Bergers
38750 L’ALPE D’HUEZ
Monday, Friday and Sunday : 8am-10am and 4pm-7pm
Tuesday : 8am-10am
Thursday : 4pm-7pm
Saturday : 8am-10am and 5pm-8pm
Wednesday : closed all day
+33 825 273 273
Monday to friday : 9am/7pm
Saturday : 9am/6pm