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Les 2 Alpes

Les 2 Alpes, a high altitude resort, in the heart of the Ecrins massif

It is in the region ofAuvergne-Rhône-Alpes that the winter resort called the two Alpsin the region of Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes. Located precisely in the region ofOisansin the Écrins massif, this ski resort has a 1650 maltitude. In this case, it is considered one of the areas with the most accessible altitude in France.

In this sense, its mountains and valleys are beautifuland has a glacier, which makes the place favorable for downhill skiing. As for the climatethe region has a mountain climate of high mountain .

A profusion of sports and activities

Throughout the year, various activities abound on the territory of the two Alps. During the summer, mountain bike activities are the most popular in the area, especially the MOUNTAIN BIKING downhill. 21 trails have been developed to satisfy the needs of mountain bikers. The two Alps have frequently hosted regional and international competitions for mountain bikers. If we only mention the Giro d’Italia and the Tour de France. Various sports are also offered to the visitors of the two Alps, such as theclimbing on the cliffs, the paragliding. For the lovers of extreme exercises, we propose them the bungee jump from the cable car Jandri 140 m above the Thuyt basin.

A resort with 90 ski runs

Founded in 1930, the ski resorts Les deux Alpes are among the first ski resorts in France. Covering an area of 100 ha, its skiable domain is considered to be the largest in France and even in Europe. Hundreds of slopes and many activities are then set up for the pleasure of the visitors. Most of these tracks are  » easy level « These courses are designed to help beginners learn how to ski.

The 2 Alpes ski area in figures

⛷️ Ski resort ⛷️ Les 2 Alpes
Commune Les Deux Alpes
Massif Massif des Ecrins
Department Isère
Mountain Northern Alps
? Ski area ?
Size of the village ski area (in klm): 227
Size of the village ski area with connection(s) (in klm): 227
Longest downhill ski run (in km) 16
Name of the ski area Les 2 Alpes
Connected station(s) La Grave, Venosc
❄ Altitude of the ski area ❄
Altitude at the bottom of the ski area (in m) 1 350
Altitude at the top of the ski area (in m) 3 600
Average altitude of the ski area (in m) 2 475
Total height of the domain (in m) 2 250
Surface area of artificial snow (in ha) 60
? Difficulty of ski trails ?
Number of green runs 13
Number of blue trails 48
Number of red trails 17
Number of black runs 12
Total number of downhill ski runs 90
? Ski lifts ?
Ski lifts 24
Children’s treadmill 1
Fixed grip chairlifts 10
Detachable Chairlifts 21
Funiculars 1
Gondolas 2
Cable cars 1
Total number of lifts 51
? Nordic ski area ?
Number of cross-country ski trails (or Nordic area) 3
Size of the Nordic ski area (in klm): 25
?️ Services in the station ?️
Presence of a snowpark: Yes
Presence of an aquatic complex and spa Yes
Trails accessible on foot from the village : Yes
Number of year-round inhabitants (including low-lying village) 1908
Slogan of the station Les 2 Alpes 3600
? Access to the resort ?
Nearest train station: Grenoble
Bus shuttle to a train station: Yes
Distance from Paris (in kilometers) 639
? Price survey in the station ?
Price list for a ski pass (1 day) in high season (access to the entire ski area) 52 €
Price of the week pass (6 days) in high season (access to the whole ski area) 262 €
Ski equipment rental rate per week (adult) 100 €
Ski equipment rental rate per week (child) 60 €
Rental studio 2 persons (school vacations) 900 €
Family apartment rental 4 persons (school vacations) 1 200 €
Total cost of stay for 2 adults (excluding transport and food) 1 624 €
Total cost of stay for 2 adults and 2 children (excluding transportation and food) 2 332 €
? Average real estate rate ?
Average price per m2 of an apartment 3 450 €
Average price per m2 of a chalet 4 580 €
Average price of a 60m2 apartment 207 000 €
Average price of a 100m2 chalet 458 000 €
? Station evaluation on 7 criteria ?
Score on the average snowmaking capacity of the massif / 10 10
Note on the ratio between the size of the ski area vs. the price of the stay / 10 9,5
Rating of the ski area and ski lifts / 10 10
Note on the diversity of activities offered (except skiing) / 10 10
Note on the charm and interest of the Village / 10 8
Note on the average cost of a stay / 10 5
Score on the average evaluation of Internet users /10 8,5
? Station average via 7 criteria ?
Final average score according to / 10 8,7
? Ranking according to ? 6th position on 232 stations in France

Les 2 Alpes in Questions / Answers

  • What are the winter activities in Les 2 Alpes?

The resort of Les 2 Alpes is a very rich resort in activities, especially in winter it offers activities like :

Ice rink This resort has a skating rink in its center for all those who are looking for simple fun. You will be able to enjoy moments of play with friends or family no matter what your level.

Snowboard Snowboarding : you can also enjoy the unique sensations offered by the snow of the resort. This activity is perfect to fill up with strong sensation.

Mountain biking on snow If you are a fan of mountain biking, then this activity is for you. You can enjoy all the pleasures of mountain biking even in winter.

Snowshoe hikes Snowshoeing: With this activity, you can explore the resort and its surroundings. You will have the opportunity to admire its beautiful landscapes and its biodiversity.

  • What are the activities in summer in the resort of Les 2 Alpes?

The resort of Les 2 Alpes also offers many summer activities like :

MOUNTAIN BIKING: This station has a Bike Park so that you can fully enjoy your mountain bikes. You will be able to make the full of strong sensation by taking advantage of the relief which is offered to you.

Trial: This resort also has Trial courses, so you can enjoy all the benefits of mountain running while admiring the beauty of the landscape of the resort.

Hiking This activity will allow you to explore the resort and its surroundings. You will be able to admire its different landscapes, its fauna and flora in summer.

Skateboarding:this station also has a skate park for fans of the genre you can have fun for many hours.

  • What to visit in Les 2 Alpes and its surroundings ?

Among these places that you must visit in Les 2 Alpes, we can mention : The National Park of Ecrins, The Col du Lautaret, The Galibier Pass, the Museum House of the Mountain, The Plateau of Emparis.

  • Where to eat in Les 2 Alpes ?

The resort of Les 2 Alpes offers more than 30 restaurants among which we can mention : Le Rustique, The Soul Kitchen, The Trapper.

  • Where to sleep in Les 2 Alpes ?

Les 2 Alpes offers a number of different accommodations such as the Hotel Chalet Mounier, Hotel Cote Brune,Le Souleil’Or.

  • How big is the ski area of Les 2 Alpes ?

The ski area of the resort of Les 2 Alpes has a size of 227 kilometers, divided into 90 runs. Among these runs, the longest is 16 kilometers long. It also has 25 kilometers of cross-country ski trails.

  • What is the altitude of Les 2 Alpes?

This domain has an altitude between 1350 meters and 3600 meters high.

  • What is the price of the 2 Alpes ski pass?

Their packages start at 52 euros per day.

  • What is the average price of a rental in Les 2 Alpes?

For a furnished studio for 2 people, the average price is 900 euros, and for an apartment for 4 people, the average price per week is 1200 euros.

  • Does the resort of Les 2 Alpes have a bike park?

Yes, it has a Bike Park which measures 62 kilometers and has 19 trails, the longest of which measures 7 kilometers.

  • How to get to Les 2 Alpes by train ?

You can easily get there from the Grenoble train station. Then you can take one of the available shuttles to get to the resort.

  • What is the postal code of Les 2 Alpes ?

The postal code of Les 2 Alpes is 38520.

  • In which department is located the resort of Les 2 Alpes ?

The resort of Les 2 Alpes is located in the department of Isère.

  • Does the resort of Les 2 Alpes have a tourist office?

The resort of Les 2 Alpes is part of the tourist office of Les 2 Alpes. It is located at 4 Place des 2 Alpes, 38860 Les Deux Alpes, France.

  • Are there any webcams in Les 2 Alpes ?

Yes, there is a webcam, which you can find at this web address

  • Where to find information about the weather in Les 2 Alpes ?

You can find the latest weather report for Les 2 Alpes resort at

  • What is the opening date of the ski lifts in Les 2 Alpes ?

In Les 2 Alpes, the ski lifts usually open the first week of December, until the beginning of April, but it all depends on the snow conditions of the massif.

  • Is there an ESF school in Les 2 Alpes ?

Yes, it is at the address 4 Place des deux Alpes, 38860 Les Deux Alpes, France.

What is’s opinion about Les 2 Alpes?

In the end, gives an average score of 8,71 to the resort of Les 2 Alpes, which places it in the 6th rank in France. Its strong points are: the average snow coverage, the ski area and the proposed activities.

Map of the ski slopes of Les 2 Alpes

Les 2 Alpes - ski area map
Les 2 Alpes – map of the ski area
Les 2 Alpes - map of the white valley slopes
Les 2 Alpes – piste map white valley
Les 2 Alpes - map of the slopes around the village
Les 2 Alpes – map of the slopes around the village
Les 2 Alpes - map of the slopes at altitude
Les 2 Alpes – map of the slopes at altitude
Map of the 2 alps glacier
Map of the 2 alps glacier

Note that the resort of Alpe d’Huez is only about 20 km away, and that there is a project to create a link, via a cable car.


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