Tignes is a ski resort in the Alps in France. If you are looking for information about Tignes to plan a ski trip here, you will find most of what you need to know here. The season in Tignes normally starts in end November to start May.

There is a lot of snow on the slopes today, an impressive depth of 400 centimeter, and of course the lifts and slopes are open in Tignes. Today, 2% of the lifts and 1% of the slopes are open.

In Tignes you will find 79 lifts with a lift capacity of 144681 passengers/hour. There are 300 kilometer of groomed pistes in total, divided into 170 kilometer blue pistes, 78 kilometer red pistes and for the more experienced skiers, 52 kilometer black pistes. Tignes is part of the ski area Tignes/Val d'Isère, and therefore you have access to all lifts and slopes in this area. The vertical drop is at most 1906 meter and the highest served area by the ski lift system is at 3456 meter. Here you can also find some really long pistes, the longest one is 10 kilometers. For snowboarders or the more adventurous skiers, there is also access to a fun park, as well as a halfpipe facility.

If you have family members or others in your party who are not interested in down hill skiing, there are cross-country skiing tracks available at a total length of 5 kilometers. For those of you who want to try something new (probably), there is also a toboggan run here that is open to the public, as well as prepared trails for winter hiking.

Airports close to Tignes

If you want to fly to Tignes the closest airport is Torino International Airport, Turin, with a distance of 65 kilometers from the ski resort. Other alternative airports that are possible to fly to are Aix Les Bains, Chambery (82 kilometers distance), as well as Geneva International Airport (106 kilometers from the ski resort).

Closest ski resorts to Tignes

Not far from Tignes is the ski resort Val d'Isere, the distance is only 6 kilometers. Close by you also find the ski resorts Sainte-Foy Tarentaise at a distance of 14 kilometers, and Les Arcs, 14 kilometers from Tignes.

Ski areas Tignes form part of

Tignes is part of the ski area L'espace Killy together with 1 other ski resorts.

Frequently Asked Questions

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Villages close to Tignes

If you are planning a ski holiday in Tignes you can always stay in one of these villiages, all with easy access to the ski area of Tignes:

Rent ski equipment

Rent all your equipment for the slopes online before you travel to Tignes, no matter if you plan to ski och snowboard.

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Ski schools

If you are looking to book ski school in Tignes we can offer 15 different types of lessons for both skiing and snowboarding for all ages and levels via our partner CheckYeti. Many of the lessons can be canceled for free and you can get up to 15% discount compared to booking on site.

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There are 102 restaurants in Tignes with 34 different types of kitchens, the most popular being French, European and Bar.

Hotel & accommodations

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