In 1936 Alpe d'Huez takes off. Jean Pomagalski installed the 1st lift beam and the world mark with his invention the beginning of a great adventure, one that will see a small mountain village metamorphose into an international resort.
Alpe d'Huez has developed since that date to 1860 meters of altitude on the Massif des Grandes Rousses. It is located in the department of Isere (38) and more precisely Oisans.
Le Pic Blanc, highest peak at 3,330 meters, offers a panorama of the Ecrins National Park and its famous peaks: the rake, the Meije Muzelle, the Aiguilles d'Arves, the Belledonne and Mont Blanc. A landscape covering almost 1/5th of the French territory of Italy to the Massif Central.
Center Our Lady of Snows:
The entrance to the church is the throne where a choir organ original, hand-shaped stretched skyward. The 13 stained glass windows depicting scenes from the Gospel according to St. Mark, were made by the artist Arcabas. Guided tours are organized by the museum Huez and Oisans. Capacity: 600 seats.
Information on +33 1 45 77 19 74.
Museum Huez and Oisans:
Permanent exhibition "A mining adventure: Huez and silver in the Middle Ages."
Museum Huez and Oisans: +33 4 76 11 21 74 - email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Hobbies and activities:
Driving on ice. Inside the station, the circuit on ice and flight school you discover the driving on snow and you hone in braking control slippage trajectories? Private lessons and group. This circuit of 826 meters, approved by the FFSA is also a place of special training for pilots and big tire companies.
The Glide Madness Friday: Folie Gliss, they are devilish downhill on the trail of green Violets on gear worthy of Satan and Diabolo: the Airboard, an inflatable sled-like spacecraft, the snake gliss a succession of sleds that wriggle slipping, be the one, a stool for balance, and finally the snow Trikke, a happy mixture of cycling and skiing? What you a free session of cookware, and other races "Speed Party"! Every Friday from 10am to 16:45, to lift Poutran. Inquiries +33 4 76 80 37 38.
Dog Sledding: A spirit far north! Walk the half-hour along the Rif Nel, at: Brandes loops or Poutran. Inquiries +33 6 03 65 15 61.
Sarenne? In the moonlight? - Sarenne? By Night? : Evening "Sarenne Moonlight" or "by night" to the headlamp for good skiers and unusual. Unforgettable experience on the legendary track Sarenne lit only by the halo of the moon or the headlamp inside the mountain. Ascent to 3330 m with the last bucket of the Pic Blanc cable. Panoramic view of Mont Blanc, the Mont Ventoux, the Massif Central, Italy, Switzerland. Meals in a mountain refuge high mountain in the heart of Glacier Sarenne, before going 16 km down to where a bus Huez liaises to resort of Alpe d'Huez. Supervision and security guaranteed by qualified ski instructors and ski patrols.
Sledding at night: Tuesdays and Thursdays on the track of the hill of the outbreak, sleds with brakes required (not included). Chairlift free with a valid Visalp.
Ski Night: Tuesday and Thursday at the start of the track signal, discover the sensation of gliding at night on the track GST Eutelsat approved and informed.
In January: Film Festival Alpe d'Huez. This festival offers a selection of feature films made in comedy premiere national and a dozen short films.
March: The Crystals of Oisans. This event brings children from 5 to 11 years from across the Oisans for a day of alpine competition on the slalom stadium.
April: Festival of Comics. The realm of comic book was presented during three days with talented writers and artists who offer workshops for children.
In April Mundialito. Futsall This tournament involves 16 teams representing each country for a mini World Cup.
December: Weather Encounters Mountain. This appointment lighthouse tells the Weather in the presence of information specialists, communication, the mountain environment and meteorology.
December: Trophée Andros. As it always has since its inception and with a desire to combine racing and technological innovation with respect for the planet, the Trophée Andros evolves and innovates to stay discipline's flagship sports car in France.
ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND
Fine mountain villages: Auris en Oisans, Huez, Villard Reculas, Vaujany and Oz-en-Oisans.
With the package stay 6 days, can see the ski resort of Les 2 Alpes for 2 days.