Easy: 90 Medium: 40 Difficult: 26
Tignes Ski Holidays
Set high in the magnificent Savoie Alps, Tignes offers some of the best skiing in Europe with guaranteed year-round snow. Together with Val D'Isere, Tignes forms part of the 300kms Espace Killy area and is excellent for intermediate and advanced skiers.
A free 24-hour bus service connects the three main villages of the Tignes ski resort. Val Claret is the highest part of the resort and offers the best skiing access from the foot of the glacier. It has a number of shops, restaurants and bistros, and the popular Hotel Diva Tignes is also nestled up here. Le Lavachet has chairlift links to Tovière and offers a variety of cafes/restaurants as well as connections onto Val d'Isère. The lively Lac de Tignes has runs leading directly back into the resort with a twice weekly market, shops, bars, restaurants and an ultra-modern sports centre.
Après Ski: There is plenty going on in all the villages around Tignes. Val Claret has some early evening atmosphere and happy hours are always fun. Try The Drop Zone or Crowded house. In Le Lac, the Loop is lively or the Alpaka bar is popular with Brits. Jack's and the Dock are late night haunts.
Activities: Dog sledding, lagoon leisure centre with pool, slides & spa, ice Skating,bowling (le Lac), Eating Out: There are more than 20 restaurants with menus to suit every palate and budget. Try Pizzeria 2000, Daffy's Tex Mex, Le Caveau (Val Claret), Saint Jacques, Escale and Scotty's Other Amenities: Weekly local street market, range of boutiques, supermarkets, cinema (Lac de Tignes and Val Claret), museum at Maison de Tignes.