Alpe d'Huez

Sunlit slopes great for everyone

Flights from

10 Dec 16 to 16 Apr 17




Alpe d'Huez ski resort

The location

Set in the heart of the French Alps, Alpe d'Huez is 63km east of Grenoble, and lies:

  • 110km from Grenoble Airport
  • 255km from Geneva Airport
  • 210km from Lyon Airport and
  • 220km from Turin Airport

Suitable for

Apres Ski

Skill level


The resort

A purpose-built resort founded in 1936, this central spot provides a modern base for a winter retreat. Famous for being home to the longest black run in Europe – ‘La Sarenne’ – this resort is also great for skiers of both beginner and intermediate standards too.

Sun meets ski

Renowned for its sunny weather – more than 300 days of the year in fact! – this versatile resort has gained its well-deserved nickname of ‘the island of the sun’. Team this with a breathtaking mountainous backdrop and a wide range of slope heights and you’re all set for a wonderful week of ski!

A resort of sport!

Cyclists in the know will be familiar with the fact that Alpe d'Huez has a regular place on the Tour de France route, drawing thousands of spectators to cheer on the riders. As well as being world renowned for its skiing, the resort also held bobsleigh events during the Winter Olympics back in 1968.

Off the slopes

From an ice rink to an outdoor pool, there’s plenty to keep you busy when you’re away from the slopes. Cinema lovers can enjoy the choice of two, while foodies will find a wide range of restaurants to choose from. From traditional French food to pizzerias and sandwich shops, you’ll be spoilt for choice.

The highlights

  • The mix of runs makes it great for all levels.
  • It’s home to the longest run in the world.
  • There’s loads to do off the slopes, too!

Find ski flights from

Transfer times to Alpe d'Huez

Grenoble Airport 110km (1 hour 35 minutes)

Lyon Airport 210km (2 hours 40 minutes)

Turin Airport 220km (3 hour 30 minutes)

Geneva Airport 255km (3 hours)

123 runs

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  • Connects to

    Geneva Grenoble Lyon Turin