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Best Alpe d’Huez Après Ski and Nightlife

Alpe d’Huez is a sizeable, modern resort known for its sunny, extensive terrain and spectacular views across the Southern Alps. The efficient lift system whisks skiers up to the vast, high-altitude area of the Alpe d’Huez Grand Domain Ski with its wide choice of varied runs, which are well-suited to all levels. It is also one of the liveliest resorts in the French Alps making it popular with skiers who like to enjoy the après ski scene too. Here’s our top pick of the best après ski and nightlife in Alpe d’Huez.

La Folie Douce

Following in the footsteps of Val d’Isère, Val Thorens and Méribel, La Folie Douce Alpe d’Huez is a must visit. Expect wild après ski parties, DJs, dancing on the tables and beer flowing a-plenty. The party kicks off from 3pm each day. Perfect after a day on the slopes.

Alpe d’Huez party

Smithy’s Tavern

This British-run bar is a great venue for a lively après ski evening. Enjoy live music and a fantastic atmosphere. There is a great Tex-Mex menu including homemade burgers and nachos if you get peckish too.

Alpe d’Huez nightlife

Underground Bar

A popular place to go post-Folie Douce, with live music on most nights from the owner’s very own band. The atmosphere is great, and the bar staff are friendly and fun. You’ll see that snowboards decorate the ceilings too.

Alpe d’Huez après ski


One of the two clubs in Alpe d’Huez. This nightclub has some of the best DJ’s in the Alps and fantastic themed nights for everyone to enjoy. If you are looking for nightlife, this is the place to go. Dance the night away until the very early hours. The doors open at midnight.


To find out more about the best Alpe d’Huez après ski and nightlife, call our ski experts on 0207 471 7700.

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