Alpe d’Huez Trails – Walks in Alpe D’Huez

Lac Basson

This picturesque walk which includes 4 beautiful lakes is a great family outing, easy access either by car, cable car or walk.

walk up route 238 (map) the walk takes 1hour 40 min till you reach the lakes. Easy to walk with baby buggy.

cable car to font belle

Around the lakes route 264 this walk can take up to 2 hours if one wants to see all 4 lakes. Not recommended with baby buggy.


Pic du lac blanc

3323 meters high a beautiful view of rocky mountains, snow and blue lakes, in order to go there one has to take 3 cable cars till 3323 meters.

Walk down from Gare 2700 route 258 till clocher de masde than route 259 till font bell gare 2100. This walk can take up to 2 hours until one reaches the first station, so be aware of the time as cable cars close at 5.

The walk is a wide path however rather rocky, so can be difficult with baby buggy.

Can finish of walk by taking cable car down.


Heuz down to waterfall/stream

Drive or take cable car to huez, cross over the street  just before the sign bourg d’oisans go down a five minute walk to the water.

Easy for baby buggy.

Cascade de la piche

A steep walk down to a beautiful waterfall. The walk down can take around 45-50 min.

Drive or can take cable car down to Huez

Huez route 279 till cascades de la piche. This walk is on a narrow path down to the waterfall. Difficult with baby buggy.


Mine de l’herpie

A beautiful walk up to the mines de l’herpie route 256.

Walk starts from behind the hotel. This walk can take 1 hour 50min up till the mine.

The walk is a wide path but rather rocky so difficult with baby buggy.


Alpe d’huez to huez through pont romain

This picturesque walk one will see rolling mountains and streams.

Walk starts from behind hotel route 267 till pierre ronde or terre laval. The walk till the bridge can take up to 2 hours.

Cross over bridge than walk towards pont romain  route 252

Continue towards huez route 251this can take up to 3 hours!

Cable car up to alpe d’huez  closes at 5 so walk has to be planned well


Dome des petites rousses

A magnificent walk with the views of lakes, rocky mountains and snow.

Take cable car to gare 2700

A short walk route 263 of 30 to 45 min to dome des petites rousses where there should be snow! This walk is a wide route but rocky! Takes about 30 min

Take cable car down to l’alpette than from lac carrelet  take  cable car  down to oz station

From oz station take cable car up to font belle  2100m

Can walk down or take cable car to alpe d’huez. Can do this walk the other way round too.


La grande sure

A beautiful walk, when reach the top can see the view of the beautiful lake of Allemont.

Walk towards the first cable car, continue towards the lakes where the road goes left or right go left towards La grande sure. Stop by la buffe, there you will see the beautiful view. Walk can take 50 min return the same way.

Easy wide road so good for baby buggy;



A 25 min drive to a beautiful lake with boating, and can walk its worth the view.

Car  chemin de chambisson  – allemont


Activities in alpe d’huez

Sport center:  excellent place to visit on a rainy day.

Address: avenue de Brandes


Ice skating: Situated in the heart of the main street.

Admission: 7 euro plus 4euro for skate hire.

Address: Avenue des Jeux alpe d’huez 38750


Mountain bike hire:  situated in an ideal location close to 2 ski lifts.

Open: mon to Friday 08,30 -12,30 & 13,30 – 19,00

Sun 08,30 – 19,00

Address: l’eclose  alpe d’huez 38750


Aerial flights:  go with a pilot in a tandem flight and experience the mountains from above!

Flights are from 15min to 45 min

Price: starting from 55euro per person

Address: altiport alpe d’huez 38750


Golf course:  the golf course is open every day from 9am to 7pm

All players are welcome

Price: during the week 9 euros

Address: chemin de fond morelle 38750

Mini golf :

Open every day from 9,00am

Address: chemin de brandes


Zip wire: there is a 400 meter zip wire

Open from 11,00 – 18,00

Price: 12euro for 1 hour

Address: butte de l’eclose alpe d’huez 38750


Tobogganing:  a very big slide lots of fun to slide down cable cars to go up again.

Open from 11,00 – 18,00

Price: 3euro or can get a pass for 10 times around 20euro

Address: butte de l’eclose alpe d’huez 38750


Horse riding: this horse riding centre has a large 850m outdoor sand track.

Open from 8am to 8pm

Prices: 1hour 20euro

Address: route du col de poutran alpe d’huez 38750



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