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Ski France

Tignes Ski Resort Guide

Tignes Ski Resort Guide

Tignes photo

Tignes

Photo credit: Sandi

End of the journey day - happy hour drink, Tignes photo

Tignes

Photo credit: JAM

Aiguille Percee, Tignes photo

Tignes

Photo credit: Ronald

Grande Motte cable car, Tignes photo

Tignes

Photo credit: John Taylor

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Latest Snow Report

Issued: 4 Mar

  • Last Snowfall: 4 March 2015
  • Snow Depth (upper): 175 cm
  • Snow Depth (lower): 110 cm
  • Piste: Excellent
  • Off-piste: Powder

Today’s Weather (2506 m)

AM
light snow
10 W10
-7 °C F-Level
1350m
PM
light snow
15 NW15
-10 °C F-Level
1050m
night
light snow
15 N15
-13 °C F-Level
450m

Tignes is a high altitude resort in the heart of the ski country of France (part of the Espace Killy ski area alongside Val d'Isere) and is one of the best all-year round resorts in the Alps. Every style and ability of skier/boarder is catered for at Tignes with 300km of pisted runs and an un-rivaled amount of off-piste easily accesible from the resorts modern lift network. Off the slopes Tignes may appear somewhat drab and ugly. However, it offers everything a skier needs with restaurants and bars a plenty. Be warned though, prices in Tignes are more central London than rural France!

Resorts close to Tignes include: Val d'Isere (4 km), Sainte Foy (13 km), Villaroger (13 km), Peisey/Vallandry (14 km), La Plagne (15 km),

Tignes ski chalets, resort hotel accomodation and ski lodging Tignes Chalets, Ski Hotels & Lodging


Tignes Location Maps

Tignes Location Map

All Tignes Resort Stats

Piste info

  • Trails (Pistes): 125
  • Beginner: 60%
  • Intermediate: 25%
  • Advanced: 15%
  • Cross-country: 40 km
  • Snowmaking: -
  • Acres of ski: 12355
  • Terrain Parks: 2
  • Halfpipes: 1

Social

  • Restaurants: 78
  • Bars: 51
  • Slopeside accommodation: Y

Mountain info

  • Vertical Drop: 1900 m

Lifts

  • Chairlifts: 24
  • Gondolas / Cable Cars: 4
  • Toplift: m

Travel

  • Season opens: 4 Oct 2014
  • Season closes: 10 May 2015

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Information supplied 17 Mar 2012




Visitor Reviews of Tignes


john from United Kingdom writes:

Returned to Espace Killy for the first time in seven years.
I stayed at Les Bervieres in wonderful apartments. The village, itself, is small but with good restaurants and bars and a good if small supermarket.
I have skied in Austria, Italy and the three valleys for the last few years and the resorts I skied have left Tignes and Val behind. I can only ski at half-term and therefore, acknowledge that it will be busy but the lift system cannot cope. There are too many surface drags and old slow chairs that cause huge queues.
If you are fortunate enough to be able to ski low season then it is still a good place to visit but in high season you spend as much if not more time queuing than you do skiing.
I feel the resort is living of its reputation whereas others are investing in the lift system.
Finally, even by French standards, the price for food up the mountain is ridiculous.

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