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Skiing holidays in Les Deux Alpes from Drive-Alive Motoring Holidays.

Winter Sports Holidays in Les Deux Alpes. Great prices on accommodation, ferries, Eurotunnel and Eurostar ski train. Self drive ski holidays to Les Deux Alpes.

Les Deux Alpes resort information:

1300 - 3600 m
Les Deux Alpes piste map

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A modern resort situated on a lovely plateau, 75 km east of Grenoble (railway station TGV and airport). Numerous good restaurants. A lively resort with plenty to do. 5 piano bars, night clubs, child-minding service for over 2, fitness centre, heated outdoor swimming pool, cinema, heli-skiing, conducted alpine tours and the fastest cable cabin in the world, the "Jandry-Express", which climbs to 3200 m in 20 minutes.

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Access: Les Deux Alpes is easy to reach by car. There's a motorway all the way to Grenoble, then an easy 65 km drive along the RN 91 to the turning for the resort, itself along an easy road. Driving time from Calais is a little over 9 hours not counting stops.

The nearest railway station at Grenoble 70km (43 miles) away, has a regular bus link and is on the high-speed TGV line so can be reached from Paris in 3 hours or Lyon in 1 hour - making the train-bus combination from these cities probably faster than the airport-airplane-airport-transfer of the air options. 

The airport at Grenoble is the closest, then Lyon, next closest at 160km (100 miles). There is a direct bus link between Lyon airport and Les 2 Alpes named "Satobus". Geneva is 240km (150 miles) away.

Les Deux Alpes in summer
45 tennis courts, table tennis tournaments, cycle races, "Super-Women" (swimming, jogging, aerobics), tennis, aerobics, cycle-cross and skating rinks. Largest summer skiing area in Europe from 3000 - 3600 m.

Les Deux Alpes in winter
This bustling resort has a great atmosphere and skiing for every level on fantastic snow. Snowboarders are very well catered for. There's also perhaps the liveliest apres-ski in the French Alps.

Pistes : 200 km; blue: 78 km / red: 78 km / black: 44 km

Ski runs: Green 17, Blue 27, Red 14, Black 11.
Halfpipes: 1
Quarterpipes: 1
Funparks: 1

Lifts/Trains :
Tow lifts:20
Chair lift/s:25
Cable car/s:3
Cable cabin/s:3
Mountain railways:1

Going out / Aprs ski : Restaurants : 50, Bars : 38, Cafes/tea rooms : 34, Pubs : 10, Discos : 3, Cinema

Sport & Fitness all year : Swimming Pool, Sauna/steam room, Solarium, Fitness centre, Massage, Paragliding, Squash, Cross country skiing, Toboggan, Ice rink, Snow scooter

Ski school : Ski and Snowboard school : 3, Instructors : 300, Group ski lessons

Children : Childcare service, Ski kindergarten, Baby sitter, Childrens' ski piste with ski lift

Other activities: Torch lit descents

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