Tignes, France

Ski Facts

resort altitude: 2100m
ski area: Espace Killy
height at summit: 3470m
marked runs: 300km
snow park: yes
snow rating:

Travel Facts:

nearest airports: chambery 2½hrs
geneva 3hrs
grenoble 3hrs
lyon 3½hrs
rail: bourg st maurice

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Tignes ©M Dalmasso

Tignes ©;M Dalmasso

Tignes Ski, Snowboard & Summer Holidays

© Andy Parant

Linked to Val d'Isere, part of the Espace Killy. Glacial skiing both winter and summer.

Ski holidays in Tignes:

Tignes has a massive ski area, part of the Espace Killy, shared with Val d'Isere, plus snow-sure altitude. It has a range of terrain and a good infrastructure - allowing easy access from all of its villages to the main ski area.

There is extensive off-piste opportunities, a good range of piste skiing for all levels, and excellent snow reliability.

The Grande Motte glacier ensures almost year-round skiing.

Summer holidays in Tignes:

Close to the Vanoise National Park, Tignes offers lots of opportunities to explore and discover this amazing high altitude mountain environment.

Hiking, mountain biking, climbing, via ferrata are just some of the summer activities on offer, as well as golf and of course summer skiing on the glacier.

Winter activities include:

ice skating, sports centre, squash, tennis, gym, jacuzzi, bowling, snow mobiles, ice climbing, ice diving.

Summer activities include:

hiking, walking, mountain biking, rafting, swimming, fishing, parapenting, indoor and outdoor pools, Via Ferrata, climbing, canyoning, tennis, golf, summer skiing.

More info:

Eating out: in each part of Tignes there are various eating places. Lots of savoyard specialities and pizzas. Tignes le Lac possibly has the best selection of restaurants.
Apres ski: a few bars, some that get quite quite lively, notably Harry's Bar in Lavachet.
Non skiers: swimming pool, sauna and turkish bath available at Village Montana.