Located in the heart of the Vanoise National Park, Tignes is one of the most emblematic French resorts in the Alps. Its ski area, linked to Val d'Isère, offers 300 km of slopes and a wide variety of winter (and summer) sports. The resort is diverse and will always offer a memorable stay for families, sports enthusiasts, lovers of wide-open spaces, and even those who love a party!
Les Brevières : altitude 1550m - Les Boisses : altitude 1800m - Le Lavachet : altitude 2000m - Tignes le Lac : altitude 2100m - Val Claret : altitude 2300m
The village of Brévières is ideal for anyone looking for a holiday in an authentic mountain village. Between rivers and forests, at an altitude of 1550 meters, the exceptional and cozy chalets are as beautiful in summer as they are in winter, and the ski area is accessible via a gondola.
Les Boisses, or Tignes 1800, is located between Tignes and Val d’Isère. Tignes 1800 is a perfect compromise between a quaint traditional village and an internationally renowned ski resort.
Le Lavachet is a small paradise for skiers looking for a little bit of calm. With ski-in-ski-out accommodation, you are sure not to lose one minute of your ski or snowboard time on the slopes.
Tignes le Lac, the heart of the resort, is the perfect village for skiers addicted to shopping and sunny terraces! This lively village is the perfect mixture between skiing, larger shopping areas and relaxation. There is also Le Lagoon Tignes wellness centre which can not be left out of the mix!
Finally, we push on to Val Claret, the favourite village for the party animals upon you. If for you, a ski holiday is not one without après-ski and lively evenings, then Tignes Val Claret will be your next favourite destination.
The ski area
Tignes offers a ski area directly linked to that of Val d'Isère. It extends over more than 300 km and culminates in the La Grande Motte glacier at an altitude of 3,656 m. Part of the super-duper Tignes-Val d'isère (previously known as Espace Killy) ski area, its ski area is huge and will keep you busy for many a day.
Tignes offers a range of slopes accessible to all! Sliding enthusiasts will be delighted by exploring the resort's slalom, mogul, boardercross, naturide, a snowpark and gliss'park areas. From beginner to the more advanced or expert skier, you will find something to thrill your hearts! And don’t forget, download the TIGNES app and follow your route on the slopes.
The Tignes glacier is open nearly all year round, making skiing possible even during the summer. For those wanting to progress in skiing or snowboarding, Oxygène Ski offer group and private lessons. A fun and friendly qualified instructor will accompany you in your progress. Oxygène ski school also offers an adaptive ski programme for people with reduced mobility. Discover the advantages of skiing with Oxygène today…
Local life and activities
Excluding the ski slopes, Tignes is also full of lots of fun activities. In winter, take advantage of sledging runs, snowshoe hikes or an introduction to paragliding.
To relax, come and enjoy the Le Lagon aquatic area, which includes a swimming pool, a leisure pool, sauna, hammam, paddling pools, and other aquatic activities. For the more athletic, you’ll be delighted to use the fitness and bodybuilding room!
During the summer Tignes opens its doors from the end of June to the beginning of September. Enjoy mountain climbing, mountain biking, fishing, golfing, kayak rafting, or even paragliding. Make your holiday in Tignes unforgettable for all the right reasons.
In Tignes, you’ll find everything you need: restaurants, bars, mini-markets, health centres, shops, ski rental companies and nurseries/daycare centres. And don’t forget, for a good raclette or a fondue with the family, a shopping or après-ski session with friends, Tignes is THE ideal resort!