Southeast of Grenoble near Bourg d'Oisans, the Alpe d'Huez region has 50km of groomed nordic ski trails. The ski de fond trail system centers about an elevation of 2,000m and the network of trails is divided into three loop.
While out on the nordic trails around Alpe d'Huez, try to find the Chalet du Lac Besson to enjoy an afternoon meal.
To reach the nordic skiing at Alpe d'Huez by air, try to fly into Grenoble or Lyon. There is daily bus service from Grenoble to Alpe d'Huez.
Overall, Alpe-d Huez Ski Area is the 17th most popular cross country ski area of all 19 Nordic ski destinations in France.