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A skier in Les Deux Alpes Ski Resort

Les Deux Alpes Grande Galaxie, France

Solo skier standing on Belvédère Des Ecrins
Single skier looking over Ecrins mountains from Belvédère Des Ecrin
A view of the Ecrins mountain range
Solo skier heading down the piste

Altitude

Enjoy the village altitude of 1280m

Pistes

200km pistes in area

Ski Lifts

46 lifts in local area

Highest skiing

You can ski right up to 2243m

Les Deux Alpes is located in the Isère department of the French Alps. The two "Alpes" in its name refer to the two original areas of mountain pasture ("alps") either end of the valley in which the resort is built. The first lift opened here in 1939 making it the second oldest ski resort in France after Chamonix. Featuring high altitude glacier skiing and the longest on-piste vertical run in the world les deux alpes is a resort that will not disappoint.

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For Beginners

Les Deux Alpes can seem a little "upside down" for beginners as all the beginners slopes are up high and all the steeper slopes are down low close to the village. This doesn't stop it being an great beginners resort with lots of excellent ski schools and a wonderful selection of beginners pistes to choose from. Some of these long cruisey beginner friendly pistes are on the Glacier de Mantel which is said to be the largest skiable glacier in Europe.

For Intermediates / Advanced

Les Deux Alpes truly shines when it comes to terrain for competent and capable skiers and boarders. With a great variety of pistes to choose from along with lots of stunning high-altitude wide open piste skiing. The Sarenne run is said to be the longest on piste vertical run in the world. The black run descends more than two vertical kilometres from top to bottom and is 16km long. There is world class off piste in the adjoining La Grave and St Christophe resorts, both of which are covered on your lift pass. Please note a guide is essential for this.

Night Skiing

There is flood lit night time skiing available on select nights (Tue, Wed, Thrs, Fri) on the Lutins piste (a steep blue) which is located behind the Tourist Office. It is open from 17:30 to 20:00 but is dependent on weather conditions.

Clouds hanging over Les Deux Alpes
Solo skiers and snowboarders under the cable cars in Les Deux Alpes
Solo skiers and snowboarders chilling out in Les Deux Alpes
Cable car and powder splash in Les Deux Alpes

Les Deux Alpes Town

The resort town itself stretches out along a two kilometre pass which links the villages of Vanosc and Mont de Lans. These two old mountain villages are great to wander round on a day off skiing. Both can be accessed by cable car included on your lift pass. The village of Mont de Lans has a typical market every Wednesday morning and the Village of Venosc has lots of charming craft shops. English is usually understood in all quarters, French remains the lingua franca for those who live in resort year-round.

There are lots of Apres ski options available but we can recommend the Pano Bar and Umbrella Bar both of which are open from 15:00 to 19:30. Many of the bars have themed evenings with live music. On certain evenings throughout the winter there is the sunset partie at 3200 m - a meal and night ski.

1939

First lift opened in Les 2 Alpes

200km

of Pistes in Les 2 Alpes area

46

Ski Lifts in Les 2 Alpes area

90

Minutes from Geneva airport

Getting to Les Deux Alpes

If you are flying to Les Deux Alpes then we would recommend you fly into Grenoble (GNB) airport. Grenoble airport is 109 kilometres from Les Deux Alpes and has a transfer time of about 1 hour 33 minutes. About two thirds of this is on motorway.

Another option is to use Geneva (GVA) airport is 212 kilometres (two house 34 minutes) from Les Deux Alpes.

Please let us know when you have booked your flights and we can arrange to have your transfers all ready and waiting for you when you land. We do not charge extra for organising this for you.

Retro cartoon poster, Les Deux Alpes
Vintage poster, Les Deux Alpes
Poster for the 1968 Winter Olympics
Retro Les Deux Alpes poster

Les Deux Alpes Lift Pass Prices 2021-2022

We are currently waiting for the 2021-2022 liftpass prices to be published. If you'd like us to notify you when they are made available, please let us know.

Lift passes 2021-2022

Area Covered Six-Day Adult Price 2021-2022*
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Les Deux Alpes Dates & Prices 2021-2022

December 2021

January 2022

Sat 08 Jan 2022
Courchevel - La Tania
7 nights
Sat 15 Jan 2022
4 night short break

February 2022

Sat 05 Feb 2022
Courchevel - La Tania
7 nights
Sat 12 Feb 2022
4 night short break

March 2022

Sat 05 Mar 2022
Courchevel - La Tania
7 nights
Mon 07 Mar 2022
4 night short break
Chamonix
4 nights
Sat 19 Mar 2022
Courchevel - La Tania
7 nights
Wed 30 Mar 2022
4 night short break
Chamonix
4 nights

April 2022

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A person on Belvedere Des Ecrins in Les Deux Alpes

Chalet Hibou is a fantastic place to stay as a base to enjoy skiing in Les Deux Alpes and in our case also to celebrate a special family Christmas. The chalet is outstanding in every respect and just as described in the listing. Going out and coming back from skiing is easy with the slopes accessed by a very short walk.

Andrew stayed in Les Deux Alpes (Dec 2019)

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