Altitude: 800 Meters

Oz-en-Oisans in short

  • Access to the Alpe d’Huez ski area
  • Attractive traditional style architecture
  • Ideal for young families

Oz-en-Oisans is a beautiful, charming village which is connected to the vast ski area of Alpe d'Huez. Authentic accommodation, built mostly in wood and stone, give Oz-en-Oisans a cozy, welcoming feel. It is a typical, family-friendly village that meets the expectations of young, budding skiers with its easy slopes and good ski schools with childcare facilities. The village centre of Oz-en-Oisans is car-free, making it especially relaxing for families with young children. Although it's a fairly small village, Oz-en-Oisans has a supermarket as well as several bars and restaurants.

Oz-en-Oisans is connected to the Alpe d'Huez Grand Domaine ski area, with access to a total of 250km of slopes in the ski resorts of Vaujany, Auris En Oisans and Alpe d'Huez. From the top of the ski area, the Pic Blanc offers a Michelin-starred view of the surrounding French Alps. This is the starting point for La Sarenne, the longest black run in Europe. Closer to Oz-en-Oisans, the green practice slopes are ideal for young skiers and beginners making their first turns. Oz-en-Oisans has everything you need for a family ski holiday.

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We were in Oz en Oisans last winter. Very nice village if you have young children. My husband and I weren't looking for hugely challenging terrain so this ski a...

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 Apres-ski & entertainment Oz-en-Oisans

Restaurants 10 Theatre -
Bars & cafes 3 Casino -
Nightclubs & discos - Concert hall -
Cinema -  

 Ski school and ski lessons Oz-en-Oisans

No. of ski schools 4Private ski lessons Yes, price on request
No. of ski instructors 50Ski lessonsYes, price on request
Area for beginners - Snowboarding lessonsYes, price on request
Ski lessons in Cross-country skiing -

 Facilities Oz-en-Oisans

No. of hotels 1 Supermarkets 1
Total no. of hotel beds 20 Banks -
Total no. of beds 4500

 Tourist information for Oz-en-Oisans

Office de Tourisme Oz-en-Oisans
0033 - 00334 - 76807801

 Distances from Oz-en-Oisans

Railway station
Grenoble approx. 55 km by bus
Lyon approx. 145 km
From the motorway:approx. 30 km 45 minuten by car

 Oz-en-Oisans for families and children

Childcare Magic carpet
Playground Ski lift for children
Merry-go-round -

  Leisure & sports activities Oz-en-Oisans

Public saunaFootpaths 35 km
Fitness centre - Torchlight descentfakkeltocht iedere week tijdens schoolvakanties
Public solarium - Indoor ice rink -
Massage - Outdoor ice rink -
Spa & wellness Curling -
Indoor swimming pool Snow rafting -
Hot air ballooning - Dog sledding
Paragliding - Snowmobile tours -
Indoor tennis court - Toboggan run
Squash court -

Ski blog about Oz-en-Oisans

22 September 2020 by Danielle in 'Ski areas''

Flying into Grenoble for the holidays? Your ski trip just got a little easier! With many airlines operating flights to the UK, Grenoble Airport is a logical choice. And once you get there, there are loads of ski resorts within easy reach. Rent a car or book a transfer and you'll be there in no time. We've put together a list of easily accessible ski resorts close to Grenoble Airport - whether you're flying with the family or with a group of mates, you're sure to find one that will tempt you. So,... More ›
(Photo: © Thijs Termeer)

30 March 2018 by Danielle in 'Ski areas''

Dubbed the “Island in the Sun” for its annual 300 days of sunshine, L'Alpe d’Huez is the fifth-largest ski resort in France, with 250km of pistes for all ages and abilities. The ski area boasts fantastic terrain and some of the most breathtaking views in the Alps. L'Alpe d’Huez’s ski season stretches from December to April and although the slopes are mostly south-facing, snow is guaranteed until late in the season at this high-altitude ski resort. L'Alpe d’Huez is certified with the French Fa... More ›

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Alpe d'Huez

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Total slopes 250 (km)
Green slopes 49 km
Blue slopes 54 km
Red slopes 80 km
Black slopes 67 km
Off-piste 0 km
Lifts (68 )
Drag lifts 30
Chair lifts 23
Gondola lifts 15
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