Known for its world-class powder and summer sunshine, Les Deux Alpes is an alluring year-round destination and one of France's oldest ski resorts. The town is nestled in the French Alps and offers a fantastic line-up of outdoor activities, from skiing and snowboarding to mountain biking and alpine hiking.
Things to do in Les Deux-Alpes
With challenging slopes, glorious powder and stunning alpine views, Les Deux Alpes is one of the top snow sports destinations in France, blessed with 47 ski lifts and 415 hectares of groomed trails. Even in summer you can still ski on the shimmering Glacier des Deux Alpes.
Carved into the Glacier des Deux Alpes, Grotte de Glace is the resort's signature attraction. It runs 30 metres deep and is filled with sparkling ice statues depicting prehistoric creatures. Access is via the Jandri Express lift, which whisks passengers 3,200 metres up the mountain.
Les Deux Alpes is quickly emerging as one of Europe's hottest mountain biking destinations. Gear up for nine bike-friendly lifts, 20 marked trails and almost 2,500 metres of vertical runs. If you need a day to relax and unwind, indulge in a treatment at one of the resort's day spas.
The apres ski scene in Les Deux Alpes lives up to its reputation, with plenty of places to wine, dine and party. Le Raisin d’Ours is a local favourite, serving French Alpine fare in a sophisticated environment.
Getting around Les Deux-Alpes
Les Deux Alpes is small and easy to get around on foot. If you stay in the town centre, most ski lifts are within walking distance. Grenoble's Alpes–Isère Airport is the closest travel hub, located around 70 kilometres from Les Deux Alpes.