L'Alpe d'Huez is a ski resort at 1,250 to 3,330 metres. It is a mountain pasture in the Central French Western Alps, in the commune of Huez, which is part of the department of Isère in the region of Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.
It is part of the Grandes Rousses massif, over the Oisans, and is 59 kilometres from Grenoble. The Alpe d'Huez resort is accessible from Grenoble by the RD 1091, which runs along the Romanche Valley passing through the communes of Livet-et-Gavet and Le Bourg-d'Oisans as well as Haut-Oisans via the Col de Sarenne.
Alpe d'Huez is used regularly in the Tour de France cycle race, including twice on the same day in 2013. Alberto Contador holds the record for the fastest ascent of the climb with 37' 30", achieved during the 2010 Critérium du Dauphiné.
Address (Unnamed Road), 38750, France
Coordinates 45°6'18.236" N 6°5'32.488" E