Les Deux Alpes
Les Deux Alpes is one of the most popular ski resorts in France, renowned for its high-altitude skiing and glacier as well as its lively atmosphere and excellent nightlife. Les Deux Alpes’ high altitude ensures exceptional snow conditions, however, the resort also receives over 300 days of sunshine per year. The resort itself is home to an incredible selection of shops, bars and restaurants offering entertainment for visitors of all ages when not on the mountain.
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The ski area offers an impressive 225km of pistes with a 1650m-3600m altitude, delivering almost 2km of vertical descent. There is a great selection of pistes available in Les Deux Alpes, with plenty for beginners, intermediates and advanced skiers. The glacier tops out at 3600m high, meaning the resort enjoys a long ski season and there is always good snow to be found. New for winter 2015/16 is blue piste back to resort which should solve the problem of choosing between steep blacks, or crowded, narrow greens to get back to resort.
For plenty of activities off the mountain, Les Deux Alpes is an ideal location. Family activities include bowling, a cinema, ice skating, ice hockey, a toboggan, and a trip to the Ice Caves with ethereal lit sculptures. Those looking for an adrenaline rush will enjoy ice climbing, dog sledding, paragliding, speed riding and even a helicopter ride to get a stunning bird’s eye view of the mountains.