Tignes with its beautiful resort is the perfect location to enjoy a fulfilling summer holiday away from the usual hustle and bustle of crowded beaches.
Breathe in the pure mountain air while exploring the magnificent Vanoise Park and its vibrant wildlife: Get an eyeful of the unique landscapes, green pastures and grandiose panoramas while having fun with a mountain of exciting activities suited for the whole family: with ski lifts still operating in summer, holidaymakers can access the resort’s various top spots, go mountain biking along the tagged routes or discover the remote paths, lakes and rivers and practise many of the sports available its nautical base for a kayaking session or water ball with friends.
Tignes will also delight ski aficionados as it is one of the few resorts to welcome summer skiers on the slopes starting up its 3000 m-high glacier!
Tignes provides an exceptional playground for trilling, once-in-a-lifetime activities: trail, via Ferrata or paragliding over the valley… as well as glacier hiking where experienced instructors will guide you up the mountain with a harness, cleats and ice axe in all safety to get a breathtaking view of the resort.
Tignes’ youth club welcomes children and teenagers to make new friends and try out their favourite new adventures: trampoline, horse riding, archery, adventure course, rafting, via Ferrata, tennis, mini-golf, football, swimming, climbing, hiking… to suit every mood in a carefree environment.
Le Lac 2100
Built around the natural mountain lake, the village is the perfect spot to ski and enjoy a wealth of après-ski activities. Ice diving, moon bikes, sledging and shopping to complete your ski holidays. Come evening, the newly opened Strike, part of Les Etincelles, is an exciting addition to Tignes’ nightlife with an impressive line-up of concerts and DJs sets from international artists.
Les Boisses 1800
Right in the heart of the resort, Les Boisses is a quiet haven with a soothing natural architecture of stone and wood and all the pleasure of modern comfort. Located right off the slopes, the village offers a breathtaking view of the mountains and the Mont-Blanc on a clear day.
Les Brévières 1550
Typical Savoie charm to experience the authenticity of life in the mountains. Its picturesque landscapes, alongside the eternal Isère river, a number of chalets and restaurants will satisfy all holidaymakers looking to be amazed by the sceneries with their family and friends, with children’s play areas and ski schools waiting for you at the bottom of the slopes.
Val Claret 2150
Sitting at the foot of the Grande Motte glacier, Val Claret is the buzzing and festive heart of Tignes, 2,150 m high.
A MOUNTAIN OF OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES
Bike rides, down the slopes
Mountain bikers of all levels can have fun on the versatile 160km-long tagged course accessible with any of the five ski lifts. Rent out your bike and protective equipment with the many sports stores around or sign up with an instructor for an initiation tour and the best tips. Alternatively, electric mountain bikes are a great way to explore further around the mountains with minimal effort or at a relaxing pace.
Walks & hikes through the Alps
Go on rejuvenating walks around the resort with limitless access to the mountain with friends or a certified guide: trek along the marked itineraries treasure-hunting to spot nature’s most precious sights, including the local wildlife in the Vanoise National Park.
Thanks to the 3000m-high Tignes glacier, ski aficionados can enjoy the quiet slopes throughout July and August.
Nautical leisure base
Jump in the cooling waters of the Tignes Lake with friends and enjoy a range of water sports available including paddle boarding or kayaking.
Tignes Youth Club
The Tignes Youth Club welcomes children and teenagers aged from 4 to 16 and offering a wide range of activities in the morning and afternoon: trampoline, horseback riding, archery, tennis, mini-golf, swimming, hiking…
Explore the many courses around the villages and resort at your own pace with tagged itineraries for beginners and more confirmed runners.
Enjoy your favourite leisure with Tignes’ 18-hole course, also the highest in Europe. A versatile course for both golf enthusiasts looking to perfect their swing and beginners to play while admiring the unique panorama.
INDOOR LEISURE AND ACTIVITIES
Take a well-earned break and get pampered in the wellness centre and spa. Enjoy the relaxing view of the mountains and snowy crowns from the panoramic bay windows.
The Lagon delights holiday makers of all ages with its 25 m pool and fun slides. The centre also includes hammams, saunas and whirlpools for everyone to enjoy their favourite aquatic moments.
Tignes offers a great variety of services and shopping opportunities, whether you’re looking for the latest trends in mountain wear or hoping to taste the terroir delicacies with local cheese, cold cuts and sweet pies.
Golf enthusiasts can practise their swing with the Golf 2.0 simulator. Tee off in front of the screen that changes the snowy mountain into impeccable greens.
The indoor climbing wall has runs for beginners and confirmed climbers. Perfect for those that still have something left in them after a busy day on the slopes.
BARS & RESTAURANTS
Vary the culinary pleasures during your stay in Tignes le Lac and Les Brévières with Alpine specialities, hearty terroir food, Italian favourites, Savoie bistro…
Les Terrasses du Levanna
Alpine bistro with seafood off the slopes.
Lunch in the sun on the spacious panoramic terrace with a view of the Grande Motte glacier and the lake or enjoy the warm and contemporary bistro-chic atmosphere of the freshly renovated restaurant for dinner.
The menu offers a creative mix of traditional and generous French cuisine such as truffle pasta as well as an oyster bar serving a selection of raw fish that will delight all seafood lovers.
Take a break and sip a glass of white wine with a few fresh oysters for après-ski.
Extra entertainment: Let yourself get swayed by our live band’s relaxing jazzy numbers on special evenings.
The restaurant is open every day from 11.30 am to 3 pm for lunch and from 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm for dinner.
For snacks, warm up at the bar or around the terrace fireplace with waffles and chocolate crepes.See the restaurant
LE TETRAS AT THE TETRAS LODGE HOTEL
Terroir cuisine revisited
Welcome to the elegant and intimate setting of the Tetras Lodge chalet-hotel. Le Tetras offers many ways to explore the rich menu with 100% terroir dishes enhanced by local and seasonal produce. Give your taste buds a treat with a few of the chef’s specialities such as veal shank confit lacquered in its juice or Beaufort cheese butternut millefeuille, bavarois vegetable mousse…
The restaurant is open every day from noon to 2.30 pm and from 7 pm to 9.30 pm.
The bar is open from 10 am to 11 pm.
Staying in one of our luxury chalets in Tignes les Brévières? Let our reception team book you at the Tetras.
Staying half-board with Les Etincelles? You can have dinner in any of our restaurants (except Village Montana) and vary the culinary pleasures throughout your stay.
LES CHANTERELLES AT THE VILLAGE MONTANA
Traditional French cuisine
The perfect place for families to soak in the mountain atmosphere with a wide variety of traditional dishes for all palates and ages including generous buffets and a selection of cheese and desserts.
The Chanterelles restaurant is open only for dinner from 7 pm to 9:30 pm (10 pm on Saturdays).See the restaurant
HOW TO GET TO TIGNES
From Chambéry – Albertville, follow the A430, the dual carriageway up to Moûtiers before taking the N90 to Bourg-St-Maurice. Finally, take the D902 towards Tignes. Duration: 2 hours
Useful tip: navigation systems can suggest going up the Petit Saint Bernard or Col de l’Iseran passage, which are closed during the winter.
The greener way to reach the Alps is also the fastest and easiest.
– Travel directly to Bourg-St-Maurice from Paris, London, Brussels or Amsterdam…but also Grenoble or Lyon.
– Access Tignes by taxi, direct bus service or car (approximately 45 minutes).
Reach Tignes from the nearest airports
- Genève -Cointrin (3h)
- Lyon (Saint-Exupéry) (2h40)
- Grenoble (2h15)
- Chambéry (2)
You’ll find taxis, shuttle or bus services available to reach Tignes.