Why Ski Les Deux Alpes?


Once scarred with sprawling unlively concrete structures, Les Deux Alpes has now re-invented its bland buildings which now resemble lovely alpine chalets. Situated in the Isère department of France, it is home to the towering peak of Mont Blanc, the largest mountain in western Europe. At 1650 in altitude, it is also France's second oldest ski resort and holds the largest skiable glacier in Europe. Les Deux Alpes is also notable for its up-to-date and fast lift services. The excellent glacial skiing ensured whole year round, world-class snow park, and lively apres ski will surely make you immerse yourself in Les Deux Alpes.

Access to Les Deux Alpes

The air terminal that will give you the easiest access would be Grenoble, because it will drastically shorten the travel period you would make. Lyon and Geneva airports are also available too, but remember, the larger the airport, the more congested it will be, especially during weekends. From there, you could choose any mode of transportation including car rentals, taxis, buses, or trains.

If you want to use the railway, there are train services that will bring you to Moutiers where you can get off and change for a service going to Chambery and Grenoble. From Grenoble, you could avail of bus rides or car hires which could take you to Les Deux Alpes in just 45 minutes. If you plan to take the road course all throughout the way, follow the roadways in going to Grenoble. From there, travel time is usually around an hour. Exit at junction 88 and drive your way easily to the resort. If you are coming from Calais, driving time will go as long as 12 hours and motorway tolls are to be expected.

Ski Facts

Here are other things you need to know why you need to ski at Les Deux Alpes:

Highest lift: 3600 m (11811 ft)
Lowest Lift: 1300 m (4265 ft)
Total vertical drop: 2300 m
Piste Length: 200 kilometres
Longest run: 12 kilometres
Snow Cannons: 78
Cross country: 25 kilometres
Total Lifts and Mountain Railways: 59
Snow Park: 1

The resort is a haven for any skier or snowboarder of any level of expertise from beginners to professionals. Piste composition is as follows: 16% black runs, 24% red runs, 40% blue runs, and 20% green runs. Ski lifts can accommodate more than 56,000 skiers every hour. Snow cannons can augment natural snow for more or less 30 kilometres of ski trail and it is relatively snow sure.. Les Deux Alpes is budget friendly and is usually good for family ski getaways.

Apartment-based accommodation

Accommodation in Les Deux Alpes is very apartment-based. If you are, thus, a tight spender, the place will be more favourable for you. You could choose from a lot of low-cost lodgings at the resort, but of course, do not expect lavish rooms and treatment, since the cheap apartments here correspond with the value you paid for. The most affordable rooms can offer you fold-down bunk beds and also sofa beds for the sleeping quarters. Ski in – ski out system is also observed from a lot of these lodges. The village as a whole, is not that loveable, but if you want a more quaint authentic alpine village-like atmosphere, try taking that eight-minute gondola ride to Venosc, an old community that is still follow traditional customs and lifestyle. You can try finding apartments, hotels, and chalets there too, at reasonable prices.

Costs at Les Deux Alpes

If you are still thinking why you should ski Les Deux Alpes, you might as well check the expenses you might make in the resort.

Local Lift Prices:
Highest adult pass for 1 day: CHF37.50
Highest adult pass for 6 days: CHF182
Highest child pass for 1 day: CHF30
Highest child pass for 6 days: CHF145.60

Equipment Rentals
Adult boots and skis: From CHF77.60 to CHF129.60

Top Hotel Prices
Hotel Le Côte Brune: Rate starts from CHF90 or £71 (bed and breakfast for two)
Chalet Mounier, Venosc: Rate starts from CHF190 or £150 (bed and breakfast for two)
Le Cortina: Rate starts from £880 (for seven nights, apartment for 2-4 persons)
Hotel Mariande, Venosc: Rate starts from CHF63 or £50 (per person, per night)
Alpina Lodge: Rate starts from £780 (for seven nights, apartment for 2-4 persons)

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Submit one single ski accommodation request form, Your requirement is shared with all relevant and registered ski accommodation providers. Individual Les Deux Alpes ski accommodation owners can submit a quote and you can pick the one that does suit you. Even if it is not the Les Deux Alpes accommodation you initially planned to book.

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Ski Accommodation Finder is the only site that allows you share your ski accommodation requirements with all registered Les Deux Alpes owners and ski accommodation providers. There are no middlemen and there is no commission to pay. This should enable you to get the cheapest Les Deux Alpes ski accommodation possible.

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