Alpe d'Huez is a city the in French Alps. Besides being a winter ski resort, Alpe d'Huez is a popular resort for cycling fans as in many years one of the most important stages of the Tour de France ends at the ski station. The 21 hairpin turns are a challenge to any level of cyclist and some of the cycling greats of eras past have won or lost the Tour on this ascent.
Alpe d'Huez is southeast of Grenoble. Head south from Grenoble on the E712 to Le Pont-de-Claix, take the D1085 heading east and then join the D1091. From the other direction, you can take to D1091 from Briançon.
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