Les Deux Alpes (aka Les 2 Alpes) is a small ski resort with a population of approximately 3,000 outside of the ski season. However, the population is boosted massively to over 35,000 when the ski holiday season is in full swing. During the winter ski season, ski holidays to Les Deux Alpes are popular with British and Italian holidaymakers who outnumber the French.
Most of the tourist development in Les Deux Alpes took place in the 1970's and this is reflected in the architechture and feel of the resort. As such the bustling central square and main street give the impression of a busy town rather than an alpine village but it is easy to escape into the beauty of the mountains.
Ski holidays to Les Deux Alpes are ideal for beginners and intermediates who are well catered for on the high-altitude slopes. However, there are only a limited number of nursery slopes at resort level. Ski holidays to Les Deux Alpes may not have enough to offer the most advanced skiers and snowboarders as there is a limited choice of black runs.
A free ski-bus service links all the lift stations in Les Deux Alpes throughout the day and well into the evening. If you feel like a change, you can take a day trip to nearby Alpe D'Huez which is around 40km away, for a spot of skiing. Alternative activities in Les Deux Alpes include Snow-shoeing, cross country skiing, shopping in the resorts designer sports shops or visiting on of the fitness centres.
Eating out in Les 2 Alpes offers plenty of choice, with over 50 restaurants offering international cuisine, crepes, fast food and local dishes. Les 2 Alpes offers plenty for night owls, not only can you go night skiing, there are over 20 bars and pubs in the resort plus three nightclubs: La Casa, L'Avalanche and L'Opera.
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