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Alpe d'Huez Luxury Summer Chalets
Grande Rousses, France
Summer holidays in Alpe d’Huez are typified by sunshine (300 days per year on average!), a friendly atmosphere, and enough activities on offer that even the most adventurous families will struggle to fit it all in. During a trip to Alpe d’Huez in summer, there’s cycling, hiking, horse-riding, watersports, and wild swimming in the Alps to enjoy. In addition, there’s an array of events on offer throughout the season, ensuring Alpe d’Huez holidays are packed with memory making adventures.
Alpe d’Huez Resort in Summer
Alpe d’Huez resort is regarded as a modern town, and in many ways, it is. However, with the first ski lift here being opened in the 1930s, it’s actually one of the original French alpine resorts. This is reflected in the town itself, whose architecture spans from contemporary apartment rentals, through to farming cottages and everything in between. Unlike many resorts in the Alps there’s a sizeable year-round population, so it has a cosmopolitan atmosphere for an enjoyable summer holiday in Alpe d’Huez.
What to do during a Summer Holiday to Alpe d’Huez
Sometimes referred to as ‘The Island in the Sun’, Alpe d’Huez in summer is a paradise for bikers. If you’re considering a cycling holiday in Alpe d’Huez, there’s world-class routes to enjoy. Whether it’s legendary climbs from the Tour de France, or getting the adrenaline pumping with downhill mountain biking, Alpe d’Huez resort is one of the best cycling holiday destinations in the world.
Watersports are also popular during activity holidays to Alpe d’Huez. Enjoy kayaking and white water rafting through the crystal waters of the rivers running along the valley during summer holidays near Alpe d Huez. For the adventurous, there’s also exhilarating canyoning excursions.
Family summer holidays to Alpe d’Huez are all about making the most of the great outdoors. The peaks around the resort are a natural playground, with geocaching, nature trails, rope courses, and a summer luge. Combine this with a luxury chalet in Alpe d’Huez with swimming pool access, spa facilities to unwind, and local bars and restaurants for evening entertainment, and renting a luxury summer chalet in Alpe d’Huez is a great choice on a summer holiday in the French Alps.
Where to eat in Alpe d’Huez
The atmosphere around the resort is easy-going and relaxed, and restaurants in Alpe d’Huez enjoy this same character. Whether you’re looking for a gourmet option, international cuisine, or hearty local dishes, there are an array of options that ensure self-catered chalets in Alpe d’Huez are a tempting option for summer holidays here.
A luxury summer chalet in Alpe d’Huez is a lovely option for a summer holiday in the French Alps. Browse our collection of chalets in Alpe d’Huez, or contact our travel specialists who can match you with your perfect summer chalet in the Alps for your next mountain adventure.Minimise Location Map
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