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  • How do you say Tignes?


Resort Lowdown

Tignes (pronounced “teen”) high in the Rhone Alpes at an altitude of 2100 metres, connects to the massive L’Espace Killy - one of the only resorts in the world that can offer year-round skiing thanks to the Grande Motte Glacier high above the town. Tignes is a purpose-built resort and although not known for its beauty, it more than makes up for this with easy access to slopes, fantastic ski conditions and a great variety of amenities. Boasting to be one of the most snow dependable winter locations in France, Tignes provides its visitors with a great choice of accommodation at some of the most affordable prices in the Alps.

  • Guaranteed great skiing, great atmosphere and relaxation high in the French Alps

The SKI Area

The beginner slopes close to the town combined with the expansive 480 hectares of L’Espace Killy, make Tignes perfect for all levels of snow sports enthusiasts and a great option for families looking to ski right outside their front door.

The Ski area ranges from altitudes of 1600m all the way up to a dizzying 3450 meters. It has 2 glaciers, with 300 km of skiable piste. Very few visitors manage to fully explore the area in 1 week!

When Does Tignes Open?

Late September to May

When To Go To Tignes?

Snow sports can be enjoyed all year round on the Grande Motte Glacier but the main snow starts to arrive around October and continues to grow the deep base all winter long.

January is a great time to enjoy the quiet times in the resort with great conditions and almost no queuing, The Altitude of the L’Espace Killy means that fresh powder can be found right up until the end of the season in May

Must Do Runs at Tignes

Tignes is world renowned for its freestyle snowsports scene and has some of the worlds best snowparks, equipped with a shoot my ride camera system that films you as you test your skills on the wide selection of jumps rails and boxes.

Tignes: A panoramic view of the − ski area

  • Terrain Parks
  • Air Bag
  • Halfpipe
  • Glacier
  • Snow Shoeing
  • Husky Sledding
  • Sledging
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Heli Skiing
  • Ice Climbing
  • Paragliding
  • Ski In Ski Out

The Pass Prices

The Full Area

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Week Pass


Day Pass


Day Pass


Black Pistes


Red Pistes


Blue Pistes


Green Pistes

The Area Map

The Town

At an altitude of 2100m Tignes is above the snow line for most of the winter allowing visitors to ski right up to their front door, Off Peak Week recommends bringing some good shoes as those city plimsolls will soon leave your feet soggy and freezing!

Tignes comprises of 5 villages but all of the major facilities are located in the central town. A weeks ski pass includes 2 visits to Tignespace, a large conference and sports centre with a swimming pool and fitness facilities right in the centre of the town.

Le Lagoon inside Tignespace is great for families and those looking to relax, facilities include - Childrens slides, sauna, steam room, jacuzzi and wellness centre, perfect for resting those weary legs.

What happens in Tignes?

Tignes plays host to many concerts and events at various points throughout the Winter season, many competitions are held there such as the world famous X-games and Ski World Cup.


There is so much to do in Tignes that those who do not ski will be just as entertained as those that do!

The wide selection of restaurants serve food from all over the world although sampling authentic Savoie cuisine is an absolute must. There are a wide range of shops selling holiday gifts, local produce, fashion and sports gear as well as many ski/ snowboard schools and rental outlets.

  • Swimming Pool
  • Spa
  • Cinema
  • Party Resort
  • Budget Resort
  • Good For Beginners
  • Good For Intermediates
  • Good For Experts
  • Good For Off Piste