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Tignes
Ski Holidays

Tignes skiing is great for...
Apres ski
Big ski area
Families
Advanced
Beginners
Intermediates
Snowboarders
High altitude

Welcome to Tignes Ski Resort

Once the purpose-built poor relation of upmarket Val d’Isère, Tignes has emerged from its neighbour’s shadow to become one of the most happening resorts in the Alps. It’s home to some epic freeriding for both skiers and boarders, genuinely brilliant for beginners and intermediates and some of the liveliest après bars. What’s not to love? Situated at 2,100m, it gives access to 300km of pistes across the Tignes-Val d’Isère area, with the Grande Motte lift going up to 3,400m. And when it’s a powder day, the options are limitless. Think untracked snow off the piste and for the adventurous, steep and soft turns between the trees.
Tignes ski map
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Resort Information
Resort Altitude
2100m
Total Piste KM
300km
No. Skilifts
86
Snow Range
1550m-3456m
Tignes ski runs & ratings
TOTAL: 300km
Beginner(Distance: 170km)
6/10
Intermediate(Distance: 78km)
10/10
Advanced(Distance: 52km)
10/10

Best time to ski in Tignes

Thanks to the Grande Motte glacier, Tignes is one of the few resorts where you can ski in the summer – although that may change in the years ahead. At any rate, it’s one of the most snow-sure resorts to go for, with one of the longest seasons, opening at the end of November and continuing through to the first week of May. That gives a lot of options. Desperate for your snow fix, then get in early before the Christmas rush. Prefer your skiing with afternoon sunshine then head out from March onwards. With a highly developed snow-making infrastructure, there will always be enough snow cover.

Things to do in Tignes

If you really want to score some bragging rights, Tignes is just the place. There’s ice diving beneath the Tignes lake and ice climbing frozen waterfalls nearby – wild experiences away from the noise and crowds. Sounds a bit chilly? Well, there’s plenty else you can do too, from dog sledding to snowshoe hiking, mountain biking to ice skating, snowtubing to paragliding. There’s also a mini ramp and skatepark for any rider who finds the day simply too short. Remember to keep some energy in reserve – you’ll need it for Tignes’s legendary après scene, which has something for everyone whether you’re into hip hop or 90s rock – or just after a quiet beer with your mates.
Big crowd of skiiers enjoying Apres party at night

Hotels & Apartments in Tignes

Our top recommended hotels and apartments. To find the perfect one for you, speak to one of our specialists

Apartment Chalet Club-1 by Interhome

Tignes, France
  5 minute walk

Apartment Chalet Club-4 by Interhome

Tignes, France
  4 minute walk

Apartment Ecrin des Neiges-2 by Interhome

Tignes, France
  3 minute walk

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