Huez village: 1,450 m. Station: 1,860 m. White Woodpecker: 3,330 m. Exposure: due south.

In the middle of a sea of mountains to walk through, an ocean of snow to hurtle down, all flooded with exceptional sunshine, Alpe-d'Huez is a true island in the sun, a dream destination in all seasons. The resort, built on the mountain pastures, ideally situated on the south face of the Grandes Rousses massif, developed from 1936 when Jean Pomagalski installed the first pole lift. In other words, in Alpe-d'Huez - a great ski area - skiing is part of the resort's heritage!

Today: Alpe-d'Huez offers one of the largest ski areas in France with 250 kilometres of slopes on an impressive 2,223 m difference in altitude, for 10,000 hectares of large, very large, open spaces! A prestigious domain where all skiers can enjoy themselves. Beginners with two adapted, wide and secure areas at the foot of the slopes and experienced skiers with 5 itineraries with a total of almost 10,000 m of vertical drop, 70 off-piste itineraries, mythical slopes such as the Tunnel that crosses the mountain and the Sarenne with 16 km of descent. L'Alpe-d'Huez is a fantastic area linked to the resort village, for a smooth return to other sporting and cultural activities, which can be fully enjoyed with the premium card.

The Alps: it is the kingdom of skiing in winter, but it is also a paradise for hikers and other mountain bikers in summer. Its summit, the Pic Blanc, culminates at an altitude of 3,330 m and offers a grandiose panorama of the Ecrins National Park and its prestigious peaks, the Meije, the Muzelle, the Aiguilles d'Arves, the Mont Blanc... And, of course, the Alpe-d'Huez is an incredible winding climb - 21 to be exact - that the Tour de France riders climb regularly! Anything is possible in Alpe-d'Huez and everyone, according to their desires, their level, can enjoy themselves on this island in the sun where all temptations are good to take.

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