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A ski holiday in Alpe d’Huez takes place in one of the largest French ski holiday resorts and is divided into several popular districts. The village lies at an altitude of 1860m and offers a great ranging of activities for those looking to do more than just skiing in Alpe d’Huez. Plus, the slopes are easily accessible by one of the many lifts around the village.
Alpe d’Huez is a part of the vast Alpe d’Huez Grand Domaine Ski area. This area has a total of over 250km of ski slopes and 45 different lifts. It also includes the resorts of Oz, Vaujany and Auris-en-Oisans. With a top height of 3330m and featuring a glacier, the ski area is fairly snow sure through out the whole of the winter season. In total it has over 100km combined of blue and green slopes, making it a perfect destination for beginner skiers/snowboarders.
Ski holidays in Alpe d’Huez allow you to stay in one of the modern apartments in one of the nice village centres with a selection of bars and restaurants. After skiing on the Alpe d’Huez slopes, there are plenty of activities to keep you entertained. The après-ski scene is very lively with bars and clubs or keep yourself busy with the climbing wall, squash courts, the gym, an indoor pool, table tennis and much more.
Alpe d'Huez is a fantastic ski holiday destination for skiers of all levels. Sunweb has a great assortment of different ski packages in Oz. From all-inclusive hotels to cheap, affordable apartments. There are options to suit all group sizes and budgets.
Skiing in Alpe d’Huez Grand Domaine Ski
Ski holidays in Alpe d’Huez Grand Domaine Ski take place in an area known as ‘the island in the sun’. The area is blessed with an average of 300 sunny days per year and many pistes are located on the sunny south side of the area, making a ski holiday in Alpe d’Huez Grand Domaine Ski one of the best locations for snowy slopes and long, sunny days.
Ski holidays in Alpe d’Huez Grand Domaine Ski offer over 238km of pistes with access to 84 lifts meaning even the most frequent skiers and snowboarders will be spoilt for choice. With more than 325 snow cannons, there is nearly always plenty of snow on the pistes and, if not, the Des Rousses glacier provides an excellent snow-sure skiing terrain. The villages of Alpe d’Huez, Oz en Oisans, Auris en Oisans, Vaujany en Villard Reculas are all part of this great ski region.
For experienced snowboarding and skiing routes, La Piste de Sarenne awaits on the Pic Blanc at an incredible altitude of 3330m. This is the longest descent in Europe and a truly unique experience. Skiing down a total of 16 uninterrupted kilometres with an altitude different of 1450m is bound to appeal and test everyone.
A half pipe has been built on the piste of Premier Tronçon which is perfect for those looking to go snowboarding and freestyle skiing in Alpe d’Huez Grand Domaine Ski. Next to that, there are countless off-piste descents waiting to be conquered by freestyle skiers and snowboarders. Thanks to the steady snow record freestyle skiing in Alpe d’Huez Grand Domaine Ski has become more and more popular over the recent years. The 50km of cross-country skiing tracks are made up on blue and red pistes.
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The capital of France is Paris
France is one hour ahead of the UK (GMT+1).
The official language is French.
The euro (€) is the official currency of France
The local emergency number is 112.
Service charge (tip) in restaurants and bars :
It is not likely that the service charger will be added to the bill automatically. If you are pleased with the service you can round off or leave a tip of 10%.
The voltage is 220 and the socket is different compared to the general UK sockets. You can buy an European adapter in most airports and supermarkets.
A UK mobile phone should work in France. The setup for this may differ per provider, so it is best to inquire about this before hand.
Safety on the slopes:
In France, wearing a helmet is not mandatory but recommended (especially for children). In ski classes (for all ages), it is often compulsory.
You must be in possession of a valid passport in order to travel to France.
Food and Drinks:
Cheese, croissants, baguettes and wine! It is possible to drink tap water.
As a general rule, the shops are open on Monday/Friday from 09:00 to 19:00. However, some shops may close over lunchtime. On Sunday and Monday, a selection of shops are closed. Some supermarkets are open on Sunday mornings.
Christmas Day: 25 December, 2014 (Thursday)
Boxing Day: 26 December, 2014 (Friday)
New Year’s Day: 1 January, 2015 (Thursday)
Good Friday: 3 April, 2015
Easter Sunday: 5 April, 2015
Easter Monday: 6 April, 2015
Travelling by car:
Most motorways in France require you to pay a toll fee. The Pas Piccolo San Bernardo is closed the whole winter (November - June). Always check the locat weather reports before departing.
In some cities and towns it is obligaroty to have a "environmentsl sticker". It is not possible to buy these stickers en route. You will have to order them online before you leave home. French authorities advise you to print out the form and the confirmation of the sticker if it does not arrive at your home in time. You can find the form on:
You fly with easyJet or Jet2 to Grenoble. This flight takes approximately 1 hour and 45 minutes. Meals and drinks are not included during the flight.
Departures from regional airports
Please note that with departure and/or arrival from a regional airport you may have a stopover on the outward and/or return journey.
In the booking steps it is possible to book a transfer. The average transfer time to Alpe d’Huez is approximately 2 hours. For additional information about the transfer click here.
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A ski pass for Alpe d'Huez Grand Domaine Ski is included in your package.
For Tomorrowland Winter a different ski pass applies and it is not possible to book transport.
For Tomorrowland Winter guests:
5-day package including 4 day ski pass
8-day package including 7 day ski pass
A ski pass for Alpe d'Huez Grand Domaine Ski is included in the package.
In the booking steps it is indicated for which days the lift pass is valid. If you want to use the ski lift on a different day than indicated in the booking process, please contact our contact centre by telephone. It is not possible to change the days of the lift pass once you have arrived at the destination. If you wish to extend the lift pass, it can often be booked as an extra. The price for extending the lift pass can be found in the booking. If you choose “no lift pass”, the discount can also be found in the booking process.
Lift pass extras:
With the 6, 7 and 8 day lift pass you can also use the lifts in Les Deux Alpes for one day (date specific). Please note this day has to fall into the number of days that you have booked, and can not be used as an extra day.
For an extra charge of € 25 per adult and € 20 per child, you have unlimited access to the swimming pool, ice rink and sports hall for 1 week. It is not possible to book this in advance, but you can arrange this and pay in resort.
The above fees and discounts are valid when booking with Sunweb. Other rates are used at the resort.
When booking ski lessons will be asked for your level:
Beginners: Choose beginners lessons if you've never skied before.
Average: Can you brake / make a curve? Opt for average and not for beginners.
Advanced: Can you ski, but you want to develop your technique? Opt for advanced.
Ski and snowboard rental can be specified immediately upon booking. For Tomorrowland Winter it is not possible to book a ski rental.
When you book Gold or Diamond ski equipment you can exchange it once a week for free, for snowboard equipment or freeride skis (unavailable on weekends).
This material is ideal for beginners and intermediate skiers and snowboarders. This material is particularly agile, so it makes turning and breaking easy. Parallel skiing is also possible with these skis.
This is ideal material for intermediate skiers and snowboarders. The material is agile, but also suitable to cut corners sharp. Even at high speeds these skis provide great performance.
These skis and snowboards are made of high quality material, and are perfect for experienced skiers. This comfortable material is suitable on all track types and snow conditions.
These are high performance skis and snowboards with the latest technology, and are suitable for the most experienced skiers.
TIP: Tell our rental partner your exact requirements (eg off piste skiing) so they can help you select the right material.
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