Nestled in the Grandes Rousses massif, Alpe d'Huez is a ski resort with some of the most breathtaking scenery in the Alps.. Known as "The Island in the Sunshine," Alpe d'Huez receives an amazing 300 days of sunshine a year so you'll find its sublime white slopes basking in the winter sun. This spectacular resort isn't just famous for its sunshine. Alpe d'Huez boasts the longest piste in the Alps, excellent off-piste opportunities and one of the largest nursery areas in Europe. This combined with modern efficient lifts and great mountain restaurants makes Alpe d'Huez one of the top ski resorts in the world. And from the top station you'll feel like you're on top of the world - or France at least! On a clear day it's said that you can see a fifth of France.Alpe d'Huez has some fantastic skiing and snowboarding and is suitable for all levels. As part of the Grandes Rousses area, from Alpe d'Huez you can access 304 pistes across the 5 resorts. The other resorts in the area are Villard Reculas, Oz-en-Oisans, Auris-en-Oisans and Vaujany. Alpe d'Huez is known for its excellent sports facilities. Along with gyms there are swimming pools, squash courts, a climbing wall and an ice rink. For less active entertainment the resort organises weekly classical music concerts and there's a museum to visit. After the lifts close you will be spoilt for choice in Alpe d'Huez. One of the livelier French resorts it has everything you need for your après ski: over 30 restaurants and bars, 4 nightclubs and a variety of events throughout the year, including a comedy film festival in January.