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Alpe D'Huez

If your budget is rather tight and you're looking for a ski holiday with a wide choice of runs, good accommodation and a lively nightlife, you'll be delighted by our low cost Alpe D'Huez ski holidays. The resort is one of the largest in the French Alps and is located on a sunny plateau at an altitude of nineteen hundred metres. As a high altitude resort with lifts to three thousand three hundred metres and with a glacier, Alpe D'Huez has an excellent snow record. Its two hundred and fifty kilometres of runs satisfy all levels of ability and those with non-skiers in their party can find plenty to do in the town to fill their days. Childcare facilities are fairly comprehensive so the resort is also popular with families.

Alpe d'Huez is an ideal resort for novices as they have a choice of almost forty easy runs. With good tuition basic skills are quickly learnt and as confidence increases beginners will soon be moving on up the mountain to face moe challenging runs. Intermediates have the greatest choice with almost seventy suitable pistes with long runs back down to the town from the top of Pic Blanc. Avanced skiers have some testing terrain which include La Sarenne, the longest black run in France. The off-piste areas also test their skills. Remember to take a mountain guide if you choose this option. Boarders have a choice of two parks and there are many wide green and blue runs which are ideal for their sport. Off the slopes a range of activities include ice skating, swimming, bowling, skidooing, ice driving and dog sledging as well as several others.

The standards of both accommodation and service are high. Restaurants provide for all tastes and pockets with everything from fast food to fine dining. Nightlife can be as lively or as relaxed as you wish as there are venues to suit every mood.

Low cost airlines fly from many regional airports to Grenoble and Chamery which have transfer times of roughly two hours. The season lasts from the middle of December until the first week in April. Alpe D'Huez is also popular with summer visitors as climbers, mountain bikers and hill walkers take the place of skiers and boarders.

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