Located on the south face of the Grandes Rousses, the winter sports resort of Alpe d’Huez benefits from a rare microclimate. The area has been called “The Island in the Sunshine” due to its long hours of sunshine and is ideal for family or friends to enjoy a lively holiday togehter. With over 249km of marked slopes, Alpe d’Huez is renowned for having the world's longest slope (16km starting from the Sarenne the glacier), 2 snowparks, a slalom stadium along with many other varied activites. Despite being winter or summer : ice climbing, heliski, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, torchlit ski descents, quad, archery, and aviation...you will never be short of activities. The cultural après-ski is very diverse, from the resort's famous international film to ice caves at 2700m. You may wish to visit the sheltering ice sculptures and stained glass windows from the Notre-Dame Snow Church created by the painter ARCABAS.
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