Skiing in Tignes
Tignes is served by the large well linked ski area called L'Espace Killy. Tignes shares the L'Espace Killy with Val d'Isere and with over 300km (190 miles) of pistes 150 shops, 115 bars, numerous ski schools, 1500+ staff & extensive off-piste it has become one of Europe's premier resorts.
Skiing & Boarding in Tignes
Due to its altitude Tignes has a very reliable snow record which, after recent seasons of reduced snowfall, has encouraged people to choose higher mountain resorts. According to 'The good Ski & Snowboarding Guide' Tignes/Val d'Isere is one of only two ski areas in France listed as 'Snow-sure resorts'.
Tignes boasts a fast & efficient lift system 97 lifts including 2 high speed underground trains (funicular railways) one of which transports you from Tignes Val Claret to the 'Panoramic Restaurant' on the Grand Motte Glacier. All standards are catered for with '5 free lifts for beginners'
L'Espace Killy is known for its incredible off-piste with good lift access. Also there is a half pipe, boardercross course, some great freeriding & the 1992 Olympics downhill course should you be feeling up for it.
Staying in Tignes
We offer a range of chalets, hotels and apartments:
Accommodation - Tignes caters for 28,000 visitors at any one time predominantly in self-catering apartments, although there are a plenty of 2 - 4 star hotels & catered chalets to choose from. Most accommodation has very convenient access to the slopes.
Doing more in Tignes
If you want to try something new, ice diving, dog sledding, hang gliding, skidoo riding, ice climbing, parascending, ski-joering (being pulled along by horses) , skating, snowshoeing, indoor tennis, heliskiing are all options
The nearest airports are Chambery, Grenoble and Geneva - transfers can be arranged from other airports - contact us for further details.
Our transfers are generally shared transfers but if you prefer a private transfer, do let us know and we can quote for your group
Should you prefer to drive, we can assist with ferry or tunnel crossings.
The local train station is Grenoble and we can arrange trains for you from Paris or from London- more detail at travel arrangements
Got some questions about the resort?
Call us on 0203 137 7678; email us your questions or;