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The Original Ski Holiday Since 1932

Tignes

Resort features: 
Beginner skiers
Intermediate skiers
Advanced skiers
Snowboarders
High altitude
Family resort
Great Après-ski

Overview

Tignes is a convenient, purpose built ski resort, situated high above the tree line at 2100m. There are three areas which are connected by a free shuttle bus, Val Claret, Le Lac and Le Lavachet. Nearby are Tignes Les Boisses and Tignes Les Brevières that offer a slightly slower pace of life.

Facilities

Aquatic centre with a 25m swimming pool, fun pool with water slide, paddling pool, recreational pool, whirlpool and spa area with Turkish baths, jacuzzi, fun showers, saunas and solarium, gym and weights room.  As well as offering ice diving, skating, squash, indoor tennis and bowling, there is an Arts and Leisure Centre, multimedia centre, husky sleigh rides, snowmobiling, paragliding, winter mountaineering, ice climbing, ice driving, helicopter rides, snowmobiling, bungee trampoline and mountain biking on snow.

Facilities for children

Children from 2½ to 8 years can join one of the ski kindergartens Les Marmottons in either Val Claret or Le Lac.  ESF located in Val Claret, Le Lac, Lavachet and Les Brevieres take children from 3 years in the Piou Piou club.

Accommodation in this resort

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Webcams

Click on any of the below links to take a look at this resort.

Webcam of Toviere

Webcam of Le Lac

Webcam of Val Claret

Webcam of Grand Motte

Advice & Guides

The Erna Low team arrived into Val Thorens on the evening of Saturday 15th April for the well-deserved end of season trip. We were accommodated in the Le Hameau du Kashmir residence, located conveniently just at the entrance of the resort. The 4*... Read more
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Last night, Joanna, John, Richard and Lars from the Erna Low team had a great time hearing all about the new projects happening in Les Arcs this winter. We were lucky enough to be treated to a sumptuous Alpine buffet by, Eric Samson, Michelin... Read more

Special offers in this resort

Mountain info

Part of the famous Espace Killy, which links Tignes to the ski area of Val D’Isère means spectacular skiing for keen skiers of all levels.  The mountains around the villages form a huge amphitheatre of high and snow sure skiing, with the highest point being the Grand Motte glacier.  Tignes has an endless variety of pistes above the trees, whilst long tree paths and advanced runs lead down to the beautiful, rustic village of Tignes Les Brevières.  There are 5 lifts available free for beginners of any age in Val Claret, Le Lac, Le Lavachet and Les Brevieres.

Mountain stats

Resort Altitude: 1550m

Summit Elevation: 3656m

Vertical Drop: 1900m

Total Pistes: 150km

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Number of Lifts: 133 in total

Snow Parks: 2

Piste map

Ski passes

Save hassle by pre-booking your Tignes ski passes with Erna Low before you travel.


Why pre-book your Tignes ski passes with Erna Low?

Value

We offer a price match guarantee, so you know you're getting the best deal.

Convenience

Receive your passes before you go, meaning less queuing and more time skiing.

Knowledge

We can advise you on the best pass to suit your skiing style and ability.

 


Tignes ski pass special offers

We often have ski pass offers available, including early booking discounts, free upgrades and free child passes. Our ski pass offers change throughout the season, so please see the Special Offers tab above for information on our latest ski pass special offers.


You will be given the option to add ski passes during the online booking process; however, if you have already booked your ski accommodation with Erna Low, please contact us directly to book your ski passes, or use the search option below to find ski pass rates for this resort.

 

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Ski rental

Pre-book your ski equipment rental through Erna Low for the ultimate in value and convenience.  We carefully choose our rental partners to ensure that you get the best equipment, the best value and, with multiple rental locations in most of our resorts, the most convenient location to ensure you get to spend less time sorting out your gear and more time on the slopes.

Tignes Ski Rental Locations

Tignes ski rental locations

Why book your ski hire through Erna Low?

Value

We offer a price match guarantee, so you know you're getting the best deal.

Convenience

Several rental locations in most of our resorts for your convenience.

Choice

We offer a range of equipment options for all standards of skier & rider.

Knowledge

We can advise you on the best equipment to suit your skiing style.


You will be given the option to add ski rental during the online booking process; however, if you have already booked your ski accommodation with Erna Low, please contact us directly to book your ski equipment, or use the search option below to find rental rates for your preferred destination.

 


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Ski school

Winter 2015/16 Prices

ESF - Tignes, Le Lac


    
        
            Ski/Snowboard
            Low Season
            High Season
        
        
             
            Morning
            Afternoon
            Morning
            Afternoon
        
        
            6 half days
            £127
            £116
            £135
            £116
        
        
            5 half days
            £118
            £108
            £127
            £108
        
        
            6 full days
            £204
            -
            £214
            -
        
        
            5 full days
            £187
            -
            £197
            -
        
    


 


    
        
            Skiing off piste (+18 years) Grand Ski
            All Season
        
        
             
            Morning
            Afternoon
        
        
            6 half days
            £157
            £141
        
        
            5 half days
            £140
            £128
        
        
            6 full days
            £247
            -
        
        
            5 full days
            £231
            -
        
    


 


    
        
            Mini Piou Piou (skiing)
            All Season Mornings
        
        
             
            Kids 3 years
        
        
            6 mornings
            £172
        
        
            5 mornings
            £160
        
    


Please note: 13/12-20/12 Group Lessons Morning Only & 24/04-29/04 Adult Group Lessons Morning Only

 

New Generation - Tignes

(Meeting point is in Le Lac)

British run ski school, specifically catering for the UK market with all lessons taught in English by a group of highly qualified instructors.


    
        
            Ski/Snowboard
            Adult
            Kids (4-5 yrs)
            Kids (6-13 yrs)
        
        
            5 days
            £154
            £184
            £315
        
        
            6 days
            £184
            £215
            £346
        
    


 

ESF - Tignes, Val Claret


    
        
            Ski/Snowboard
            Low Season
            High Season
        
        
             
            Morning
            Afternoon
            Morning
            Afternoon
        
        
            6 half days
            £127
            £116
            £135
            £116
        
        
            5 half days
            £118
            £108
            £127
            £108
        
        
            6 full days
            £204
            -
            £214
            -
        
        
            5& full days
            £187
            -
            £197
            -
        
    


 


    
        
            Skiing off piste (+18 years)
            All Season
        
        
             
            Morning
            Afternoon
        
        
            6 half days
            £157
            £141
        
        
            5 half days
            £140
            £128
        
        
            6 full days
            £246
            -
        
        
            5 full days
            £231
            -
        
    


 


    
        
            Kids Club
            All Season
        
        
             
            Morning
            Afternoon
        
        
            6 half days
            £166
            £156
        
        
            5 half days
            £157
            £147
        
        
            6 full days
            £274
            -
        
        
            5 full days
            £256
            -
        
    


 

Please note, some classes are not available in Tignes 1800 and Tignes Les Brevieres. For more information please give us a call in the office.

The Development Centre
Tignes & Val d’Isere
Office: +33(0)6 03 31 43 21
Mob: +33 (0)6 16 67 20 82
info@tdcski.com
www.tdcski.com
Please mention Erna Low when booking.

Evolution 2 
73320 Tignes
Le Val Claret Centre
Tel: +33 (0)4 79 06 35 76
Fax: +33 (0)4 79 06 37 29
reservationstignes@evolution2.com
www.evolution2.com/

Les Marmottons
73320 Tignes
Le Val Claret Centre
Tel: +33 (0)4 79 06 37 12
contact@lesmarmottons.com
www.lesmarmottons.com/

Travel info

Approx. distance from Calais:
973 km


Driving time from Calais:
9 hrs 30 mins


Approx tolls from Calais:
€75 ea. way


Gateway airports:
Geneva - 180 kmLyon - 220 kmChambery - 138 km

Current weather

Snow data

Current weather: Cloudy and snowy again today

Fresh snow: 12cm

Last snowed: 2017-04-28

Temperature: -8°

Piste data

Piste information: Today's fresh powder means fresh tracks!

Lower snow depth: 46cm

Upper snow depth: 165cm

Piste state: Excellent

Off-piste snow: Powder

Runs to resort: Good

Lift information

Lifts open: 59

Lifts in total: 77

Data last updated on 2017-04-28

Snow report information from SkiClub.

Historic weather

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