Ski holidays in Tignes

Tignes is located in the French Alps and appeals to skiers and boarders because of its great snow spread over a large and varied terrain. Linked neighbouring resortVal d'Isère and Tignes together make up the vast Espace Killy ski area. Tignes appeal is also due to its its higher altitude and convenient location together with its close proximity to the Grande Motte Glacier. One of the main attractions which make Tignes Ski Holidays so popular is that all year round skiing is possible with the winter season starting as early as September and extending through into May.

Boardercross fans , expect a big thrill while you ride down the moguls, banked curves and extreme curves for more than 1.20 min! Come and try the new and even funnier extension of the boardercross: the "Easy Boarder"! Swatch Snowpark offers the "Shoot my Ride" concept again for all freestylers, experts and beginners! Ride down the Swatch Snowpark and check out your jump on the giant screen located in the "Swatch Cool Zone" at the airbag finish area.

There is plenty of accommodation in Tignes and if you're looking for a luxurious hotel in Tignes, then L'Ecrin du Val Claret is a good choice for unwinding and pampering after a long day on the slopes

Apres Ski & Nightlife

There are plenty of bars in Tignes ideally suited to cater to your every need. Several are within a stone’s throw of the ends of pistes meaning you can finish skiing and slide straight on inside. La Grotte de Yeti is a rustic apres-ski bar that attracts the over 18's and the Embuscade Cafe also pulls in older crowds.

Restaurants, from kebab shops and takeaway pizzas to some of the finest restaurants, there truly is something for everyone. For the majority of people you will have to walk for no more than 5 minutes to find a wide range of restaurants.

The shops in Tigne are completely dedicated to skiing. With everything from souvenir stores to furnishing stores and clothes shops you can get away from the skiing for a little bit.

Skiing in Tignes

General information

Min. altitude: 1550 m
Max. altitude: 3450 m


Nearest Airport: Geneve, 165 km
Closest railway station: BOURG ST MAURICE, 30 km
Direct bus from railway station
Direct shuttle from railway station

Details about ski resort

All ski slopes: 150 km
Crosscountry slopes: 52 km

Artificial snow
Night skiing

Green: 22 km
Blue: 64 km
Red: 39 km
Black: 25 km


Cable car
Chair lift
Child carpet lift
Child lift
Children's park
Child slope
Drag lift