Les 2 Alpes stretches along a spectacular valley which has developed into a popular ski resort from its original mountain origins. This vast ski area ranks amongst the highest at over 3500m and has an impressive 225 kms of ski slopes. There is high altitude skiing and magnificent scenery which can be enjoyed from the top of the glacier. It is a superb resort for families, groups and all standards of skiers and boarders.The village itself is a compact community located on a plateau, so it’s easy to walk everywhere. It is a lively resort with a very friendly atmosphere, with an excellent variety of interesting shops, bars and restaurants. Besides the many activities for kids, there are plenty of options away from the slopes including a heated outdoor pool and ice rink (free with the lift pass).

Activities

Ice rink (FREE with lift-pass - skate hire extra), outdoor swimming-pool (FREE with lift-pass), 2 sports centres offering swimming, squash, aerobics, steam bath, weights and jacuzzis. Two bowling alleys, rock climbing wall, ice caves and sculptures. Snowmobiling.

Eating out

Les Deux Alpes has around 50 restaurants, including lots of simple places, so there is plenty of choice across all categories – from fancy French cuisine and fondues, to pizzas, Texmex & burgers. Many pubs serve the standard grub as well.

Other amenities

Cinema, walking trails. bus service to Grenoble, torchlight descents by ski schools, access to historic village of Venosc by telecabine. Helicopter link to Alpe d’Huez

  • Transfer time: Geneva : 3hrs 45mins Chambery : 2hrs 15mins Grenoble 2hrs 15mins
  • Currency: Euro

Suitability

  • Beginners: 4
  • Intermediates: 5
  • Advanced: 4
  • Snowboarding: 5

Resort statistics

  • Resort height: 1650m
  • Ski range: 1450m to 3598m
  • Total kilometres of piste: 225kms
  • Number of runs: Blue 66, Red 18, Black 14
  • Number of lifts: 52 in Area : Draglifts 24, Chairlifts 21, Cablecar 3, Gondolas 3, Funiculars 1

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