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Enhance your stay in one of our properties in Alpe d'Huez by organising unusual activities such as outings with the kids, getting your adrenaline pumping by trying extreme sports, or enjoying a good dinner at one of the resort's famous restaurants.
The white peak in France, culminating at 3330 m altitude, dominates the surrounding mountains. It is the third highest peak of the Grandes Rousses after the Pic Bayle and the Pic de l’Etendard; it is the origin point of the Alpe d'Huez skiing area. In winter, it serves as a starting point for two mythical tracks: Sarenne and the Tunnel. You can shield yourself from the summer heat by mountain biking, just like the participants of the Megavalanche. A must-see place in all seasons!
Get ready to put on your crampons! The Oisans Guide Office organizes several glacial hikes, including Tour des 3 Cols, that departs from Alpe d'Huez. This route is open to beginners, provided you enjoy hiking and are in a good physical condition. To reach the Grand Sablat glacier at an altitude of 3330 m, you can take the Pic Blanc cable car. Breathtaking panoramas are yours for the taking.
Climb aboard your Audi S1 Quattro 231hp and fasten your seatbelt! Accompanied by an instructor specialized in ice control, you will learn to master your car in cold conditions. After a short briefing and a warm-up lap during which your monitor will take the wheel to explain all the subtleties of ice-driving, you will find yourself on the famous Andros trophy circuit for guaranteed pure adrenaline for almost an hour!
Take off on skis from the Signal at an altitude of 2115 m and fly over the Oisans valley and the ski resorts during a 20 to 25 minute paragliding flight. You will have plenty of time to enjoy the aerial view of the ski area before starting the descent. The arrival is negotiated directly on the slopes during a soft landing. Children from 7 years and beginners are welcome.
Have you heard of Cani-Rando? Discover now the Cani-Scooter: another way to be in symbiosis with your faithful companion. During the summer, the northern dogs trade their sled for a lighter scooter. However, do not expect to let the dogs do everything in your place. Cani-Scooter is more of a sporty activity than you imagine. So, are you tempted by this adventure?
Think fresh and seasonal products, and a terrace with a magical 360 ° view of the Massifs des Ecrins, Belledonne and the Redheads, and you have arrived in paradise! The Cabin is a meeting point for regulars and visitors that sharing a meal in high altitude. For the evening, a round trip by snowcat is included in the menu.
A must for your raclette and fondue evenings, L'atre des Bourcas is full of treasures. Mountain sausages like you won't find anywhere else, matured cheeses from local producers, a wide choice of regional wines and spirits, and sweet and savoury delights have invaded this shop. You'll want to taste and buy everything: that's the problem with the customers who have been coming here for over 40 years!
Tasting plates that consist of a thousand and one flavour:, meat served with truffle butter, french fries with white truffle oil and Beaufort, not forgetting charcuterie boards to share. The friendliness and generosity of The Chalet du Per'sille's kitchen staff can be appreciated in good company. With its wood stoves diffusing warmth, the setting lends itself to these moments of conviviality.
A modern and refined cuisine and an explosion of flavours on the plate best characterize the dishes served at L'Empreinte. This place serves happiness for the taste buds, with a delightful gourment menu. The professional reception and the cosy setting complete the excellent plates. L'Empreinte is undoubtedly one of the best restaurants in the resort!
An activity for the whole family, summer sledging provides strong sensations in complete safety. Accessible from the age of 3, it can be practiced in Alpe d'Huez on the Bergers slopes. For over a kilometre of descent you will be heckled by the turns, flip-flaps, twists and jumps. The children will be sure to come back for more. And another perk: if you go down the slide 5 times or more, you have more discount!
You're probably wondering what this new invention is. and we guarantee you that it is nothing but fun! Tubing consists of getting down a track by buoy. A new sliding sensation for the summer will delight the little ones because it is possible to practice tubing at the Alpe d'Huez from the age of three. And for more holiday fun, invite your family! The crazier you are, the better you slide.
Do your children dream of Tarzan? Please allow them to taste the pleasure of climbing great heights in the middle of the trees. Accrobranche can be practiced from the age of 3. Courses adapted to the little ones allow them to discover this activity in safety, while the grown ups can try the giant zip line of 300 m!
Occupying children in bad weather is a challenge every time, but you will be happy thanks to this interior adventure path, especially for those over 4 years old. In this indoor journey, one can go 8 meters off the floor in several fun activities. The activity is entirely secured by a net stretched below, so that young and old adventurers do not need a harness and remain entirely free to move.
From the medieval village to the internationally renowned ski resort: the museum traces the history of this place perched at 1800 m. Several significant developments have marked Huez since exploiting silver until the winter sports and first skiers arrived in 1935. Through archival documents, visitors will learn and find more information about the local economy and the passions that make the soul of the Alpe d'Huez.
Here is a museum-like you have never seen!Made up entirely of ice and snow sculptures that evolve over time, the Ice Caves are considered to be true sub-glacial museums. The sculptors and the shovellers in charge of removing the rubble take it in turns to maintain a grandiose spectacle in these 120 m of gallery that make up this magical setting for visitors who have come to lose themselves in a timeless space.
Built in the style of Le Corbusier in the late 1960s, Notre-Dame des Neiges presents the appearance of a stained glass tent painted by the famous artist Iserois Arcabas. The originality of its contemporary architecture is enough to attract visitors throughout the year. Concerts are organized every Thursday evening, showcasing artists among the best in the world.
The Brandes archeological site retains vestiges from the highest medieval village in Europe with its 1800 m of altitude. The village life was organized around exploiting a silver mine, and traces of this activity can be found through the ruins of minor housing and the ore wash district. The archaeological site of Brandes has been classified as a historical monument since 1993. The public can visit it every day between the end of June and the beginning of September.
Bernard Vissoud is both a mountain guide and a graduate in viticulture and oenology. You can't find a better guide to uncover the Savoyard vineyard. He will craft a tailor-made program that can include hikes and tastings, oenological appetizers, cellar visits and initiations in oenology, all based on your expectations of the day. The terroir of grapes and wines will soon have no secrets for you.
The festival that combines snow and music will return for a third edition in March 2023. The best DJs on the planet will take the gigantic stage arranged in the Alpe d'Huez station for spectacular shows. The artists will be determined to make this third edition of the Tomorrowland Winter the most fun musical rendezvous of the year.
The 26th edition of this cinematographic festival will be held at the Alpe d'Huez in January 2023. This event should book beautiful surprises among the selected films and the actors invited. Each year the International Film Festival of Comedy highlights the production of French-speaking feature films, which gives it actual legitimacy for the discovery and valorization of comedies and box-office success.
If there is a place on earth that can lend itself to a beautiful yoga session, it is the mountain. With its 3330 m altitude, the white peak offers a majestic setting for a 45-minute yoga session. We all need to retreat, and what better way than to have instructors who can teach us more about our physical and mental well-being, all while enjoying a unique panorama. After the session, a hot drink is offered to finish this gentle experience.
In the snowy trails or the middle of the green meadows, the Farm of Bison is located in a place earlier populated by horses and llamas, sheep and bison, cowboys and Indians. Discovery visits and horse rides are organized all year round by appointment by a passionate farmer who is proud of his farm.
The ski resort of Alpe d'Huez is a breath of fresh air for its visitors, and the breathtaking scenery will not fail to amaze you. This picturesque village in the Isere region offers a change of scenery that will certainly delight you during your winter holidays. With so many activities to choose from, there is something for everyone in your group.
Not surprisingly, snow sports are the main attraction here. Even if the slopes are south-facing (which means optimal sunshine), the relatively high altitude of Alpe d'Huez (1,860 metres) means that the slopes have good snow cover all year round. The Grand Domaine de l'Alpe d'Huez is also suitable for children and beginner skiers. In fact, it consists of 60% green and blue runs.
For the more courageous, the area also has some slopes with a strong character. These include the black runs of Sarenne (the most famous in Alpe d'Huez) and the Tunnel (with a starting point at 3,333 metres). Similarly, its snowboard course is accessible. The gentle slopes are also ideal for sledging. In the Bergers district, there is a 1 kilometre-long toboggan run.
If you want to do something off the slopes, the Palais des Sports de l'Alpe d'Huez is open to you. The activities to do are as diverse as they are numerous. Escape Game (2 indoor rooms and 1 outdoor course), modern aquagym centre, introduction to aquapalming, swimming lessons, indoor artificial climbing structure, badminton and table tennis, etc., you are spoilt for choice.
Of course, you can also simply take advantage of the luxurious rooms of your holiday accommodation in Alpe d'Huez and its various facilities to make your stay all the more enjoyable. An indoor swimming pool, hot tub, sauna, hammam..., an apartment or a luxury chalet in Isere will certainly satisfy you.
This Isere ski resort is also an excellent choice for summer holidays in the mountains. It is a real haven for nature lovers and high-altitude activities. In particular, the village of Alpe d'Huez offers a vast playground for the whole family. Whatever your age or level, you will probably find the perfect attraction to make your stay as enjoyable as possible.
In the Bergers neighborhood, for example, you will find the Kid's Land park where bouncy castles and trampolines welcome the young ones. The Bergers is also home to the Île aux Loisirs, which offers multigenerational activities. Tennis, golf, archery... make your choice according to your desires.
For adults, there are also many activities to do in summer in Alpe d'Huez. Whether you are a solo traveller, a visitor wishing to spend a memorable stay with your loved one or a group of friends wishing to enjoy the exceptional landscape of the Alps, Alpe d'Huez will surely convince you. Think of rock climbing in particular.
Le Vernis (750 metres) and its 30 routes, Venosc (950 metres) and its 51 routes, La Chalp (1000 metres) and its 37 routes, La Berarde (1500-2000 metres) and its 100 routes..., the choice is very wide. The Lacs Besson cliff (2,150 metres), in particular, offers a magnificent setting where 150 routes of levels 5-6 are distributed. They are equipped to guarantee optimal safety. But you can also decide to climb around Grenoble which offers routes of different lengths.
For those who prefer to stay on the ground, hiking is another possibility. Again, there is a wide selection of routes to choose from. The ascent to the Col du Lac Blanc will reward you with a magnificent view of the Pic Blanc. While a descent from the Vallon de la Fare refuge will allow you to stop at some unique spots.
Another idea to fully appreciate the beauty of nature in Alpe d'Huez is to opt for a walk around the lakes. Lac Besson, Lac Noir, Lac Faucille and Lac Carrelet, discover them through a 9.5-kilometre hiking circuit. Alternatively, you can also choose the Plateau de Montfrais route, starting at an altitude of 2,100 metres. The return journey is by cable car.
In addition to picnicking in these beautiful places in Alpe d'Huez, you can also organise a family fishing day. The lakes (Besson, Les Bergers, Lac Blanc, Lac Noir, Faucille, Milieu) and streams (Sarenne, Rif Nel and Rif Brillant) are particularly suitable for this activity. For mountain bikers, this Isere ski resort offers perfect trails to reach even more beautiful places. There are 37 routes spread over 250 kilometres of marked mountain bike trails, overlooking the Oisans between 700 and 3,330 metres above sea level.