Comfortable ski boot rental is one of the most contentious areas of a ski holiday; many consider it impossible.
I am sure that the strength of opinions often outweighs any relevant facts despite there being quite a lot of empirical evidence to support those facts.
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Do you really need to stay in Alpe d’Huez? In the main village? How about in one of the 6 other satellite villages?
What!? There is more than one Alpe d’Huez? Well, yes, and that leads to some exciting possibilities.
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There are 6 places to rent skis in Oz and all have equipment suitable for skiers and snow boarders.
They are, from the top of the street, Boît à Skis (Sport 2000), 2G Sports, La Cabane à Skis, Ski Tonic (Skiset and Netski) and Skimium.
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Eating in Oz is really easy, all the restaurants are within 200m.
All the restaurants in Oz en Oisans Station are on the single pedestrianised street that runs the length of the resort.
This means they are all close together and easy to access. All of them are very popular for lunch in School Holidays as ski school starts and finishes within 100m of all of them.
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Why is Chalet wine so bad?
There are so many great things about a ski holiday but how many times have you heard anyone say that the wine was good?
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There are several car parks in Oz.
If you are staying with us you will able to park on our large private car park. We run skiers up to the slopes every day, if they need to be there early for ski school.
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…and other place names nearby.
You have booked your holiday to Alpe d’Huez and you want to share this with your friends but how do you pronounce this famous place name properly?
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Finding the right mountain restaurant in Alpe d’Huez for skiers at lunchtime is not always easy.
A quick snack or a full-blown French lunch? Hungry children? Atmosphere? Cheap eats? Need to gather skiers and non-skiers in the same place? Bad weather refuge? Party?
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