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Tignes

Skiing in Tignes

Slopes

46Km
90Km
124Km
42Km
Total 302Km

Lifts

10

43

28

Height

3456m
1550m

Glacier

1

Cross-country

47Km

Fun park

2

Tignes - Val d'Isère
Tignes - Val d'Isère

Regulations per resort 

Distance required in public areas (in metres)
Yes
1 meter
Max persons together outdoors
Yes
Max. 10 persons
Allowed to share a room with someone outside your household?
No
Public transport / taxi / skibus
Available
Obligated mouth mask
Transfer
Yes
Obligated mouth mask
Supermarkets and pharmacies
Open
Obligated mouth mask
Gasstations
Open
Obligated mouth mask
Shops
Open
Obligated mouth mask
Restaurants
Open
Open in areas that are not in a state of emergency. Maximum amount of 6 people per table. Mouth masks are required when moving through the restaurant (indoors). Has to be closed at 00:00.
Bars / Apres-ski
Yes
Bars and cafés are now open in France but certain areas are classified as active circulation zones for the virus, these areas can have more restrictive measures to fight the epidemic, in consultation with local elected officials. Cafés are closed in Paris, Lille, Lyon, Grenoble and Saint-Etienne. Drinks and food are to be consumed at the table. Mouth masks are mandatory, except at the table. Tables are to be at least 1 meter apart or to have a partition between the tables. Extra thorough cleaning and sufficient amount of disinfection points."
Discotheque/Club/Nightlife
Closed
Certain hours not allowed to be outside, curfew
Depends
As of October 17, curfew from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. in Paris and surrounding municipalities (Île-de-France), Grenoble, Lyon, Marseille, Montpellier, Lille, Saint-Etienne, Rouen and Toulouse.
Not allowed to sell alcohol in certain hours
No
Events open air or indoor
Yes
Events of more than 1,500 people must be registered and there is an upper limit of 5,000 people per venue.
Wellness
Open
Obligated mouth mask
Skilifts
Open
Obligated mouth mask. The maximum number of people in the ski lifts is limited. Only people from the same travel group are allowed in the skilift together without limitation on the distance.
Ski lessons
Yes
Obligated mouth mask
Ski rental
Yes
Obligated mouth mask
Slopes
Open
Mouth Mask
Yes
Mouth masks are mandatory from the age of 11 in public transport and air traffic. Also in all public closed buildings and areas, for example government buildings, hospitals, shops, restaurants and hotels. Ski lifts, drag lifts, ski schools, ski buses (also on the platform), lift stations, ski rental shops and other closed parts of the ski area. Even when you are in line (outside and inside).
Quarantaine
No
Covid test before departure or wait in quarantaine
No
Covid test on destination (random or everyone)
No
Health declaration
Yes
All travelers are required to complete and carry the certificate corresponding to their situation: for exceptional international travel from abroad to France and for a non-conforming trip to certain overseas communities
Other formalities needed to enter destination?
No
Additional measures per ski region
No
Additional airline and bus rules
No
Other excursions
No

General information

Tignes is the second largest ski resort in Europe and is part of the L’Espace Killy ski region. The original village of Tignes, was in the valley of Val d’Isere and was submerged in the reservoir after the French had built the Tignes Dam, in 1952. After the loss of the old village, the French had decided to build a ski resort, higher up at the lake. The resort was largely built during the 60’s and the building style reflects this. However, in recent years the town has worked on improving the look. Tignes village consists of four different sections: Val Claret at 2100m, Le Lac at 2100M, Lavachet at 2000m and Les Brévières at 1550m. Le Lac and Val Claret are the biggest sections within Tignes. Le Lac is known as the heart of the resort and Val Claret is for those who love night life.

After skiing you'll also have a great time in Tignes with lots of bars, clubs and shops to keep you entertained. If you are looking for more sports activities you can choose from squash, tennis, swimming and fitness at the local sports centre. You can then enjoy dinner in one of the many restaurants.

Skiing in Tignes

The Tignes –Val D’Isere ski area is said to be one of the most beautiful and extensive ski areas in the Savoie region. The maximum altitude of this ski area is 3456 m, which is at the top of the Grande Motte Gondola. This ski area offers approximately 300km of pistes for skiers and snow boarders from all levels and has 78 ski lifts. The Grande Motte glacier makes this a snow-sure destination. Dare-devils can choose to ski and snowboard off-piste, those who prefer to play it a little safer can stay on piste and for the ones that want to freestyle and freeride there is also plenty of space.

Val Claret is located centrally within Tignes and surrounded by beautiful and spacious runs. There are several lifts that depart from Val Claret and Le Lac, which will bring you to Toviere and the Col de Fresse. This is a great starting point from which to discover the Val D’Isère from.