There’s nothing more liberating than hitting the slopes in the morning and partying with friends late into the night. And when you attend a ski festival, you get a whole week of it!
We take a look at the best ways to travel to Rise Ski Festival in Les Deux Alpes and what makes it the perfect destination for a skiing holiday with friends.
Rise Ski Festival: What is it?
Rise Ski Festival is a week-long party full of snow, music and fun on the slopes.
The festival organisers invite revellers to ‘party on top of the world’ to major artists and DJs on stages throughout Les Deux Alpes.
The boutique festival covers several outdoor stages and an indoor arena to deliver a fun-filled week on the mountain. Head to the main stage for the biggest acts, the indoor arena for a late-night session, or the après ski bar for some post-ski drinks on the slopes.
Impressive production and all-star DJ sets keep skiers in the know coming back for more.
Rise Ski Festival 2019 Dates
This year, the festival is being held on the 14th-21st December 2019. Just in time for some of the best skiing and snow cover in the French Alps.
Rise Festival Line Up 2019
This year, the festival organisers are really treating their guests when it comes to line up. Expect dancefloor fillers such as;
- Chase and Status
- Horse Meat Disco
- Michael Bibi
- Craig Charles
Les Deux Alpes Ski Resort
With all this revelry and music going on, you’d almost be forgiven for forgetting about the skiing side of your holiday.
However, Les Deux Alpes provides an incredible setting for a week on the slopes. As one of the five largest ski resorts in France, there are plenty of runs to discover for all levels of skiers.
The resort of Les Deux Alpes is home to;
- 220km of trails
- 96 pistes
- 12 black pistes
- 22 red pistes
- 45 blue pistes
- 17 green pistes
- 47 ski lifts
- Europe’s largest skiable glacier
- Award winning snow park
- Challenging off-piste opportunities
- 3600m maximum resort altitude
The village itself contains a mix of traditional and modern architecture, with accommodation options to suit all budgets. As well as skiing, several snow sports and winter outdoor adventure activities are on offer, including snowshoeing, snowmobile rides and paragliding.
Les Deux Alpes Nightlife
Les Deux Alpes is renowned for its vibrant party atmosphere and lively bars and clubs.
To make the most of your trip here, be sure to check out some of our favourite night spots;
- Le Pano Bar
- Smokey Joe’s
- Pub Windsor
Keep a look out for special events going on across the resort for Rise Festival 2019.
Getting to Rise Ski Festival
At just 75km away from Grenoble airport, getting to Les Deux Alpes is simple.
Travelling by Plane
The easiest and quickest way to get to Les Deux is by plane then ski transfer.
Here are your options;
- A ski transfer from Geneva to Les Deux Alpes takes approximately 3 hours 30 minutes
- A transfer from Chambery airport takes around 2 hours 20 minutes
- A ski transfer from Grenoble to Les Deux Alpes takes on average 2 hours and 10 minutes
- From Lyon airport (LYS) to Les Deux Alpes a transfer takes approximately 2 hours 30 minutes
Travelling by Train
If you are travelling by train, the nearest station is Jarrie-Vizille and you can organise a transfer to the resort from there.
When to Travel
To make your ski transfer more affordable, we recommend travelling midweek. A midweek transfer with us can save you up to 60% – giving you more cash to spend on après drinks!
Travelling with Ski Equipment
Travelling with your ski equipment can be costly and a lot of effort. To make things easier, why not rent your ski equipment and pick it up en-route to the resort? This way you can save time and avoid annoying baggage fees at the airport!
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Book Your Group Transfer
A group ski holiday in the Alps provides the perfect opportunity to make lasting memories with your nearest and dearest.
If you’re travelling with all your mates, Alps2Alps can provide coaches seating up to 52 people!
To make your group travel convenient and affordable, we offer discounts on group transfers to the Alps.
Here’s what you get when you book a group transfer with us;
- Spacious and comfortable vehicles
- Plenty of luggage room
- Experienced, friendly drivers
- Door to door service
- Cheap deals such as midweek transfers and discounted ski equipment hire
- Free long-term ski storage for all transfer customers
Ready for a week of partying on the slopes? Make your journey as stress-free as possible and maximise your time on the slopes by booking a ski transfer to the resort.