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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

49Km

Fun park

3

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

Regulations per resort 

Distance in public areas (in metres)
1 metre
Wearing a mask is mandatory
Public transport / taxi
Freely accessible
Wearing a mask is mandatory. Additional measures are in place in Paris. Please check specific requirements if you a transitioning through.
Maximum persons together outdoors
No
Advise is no more than 10 people
Allowed to share a room with someone outside your household?
Yes
Supermarkets and pharmacies
Open
Wearing a mask is mandatory
Petrol stations
Open
Wearing a mask is mandatory
Restaurants
Open
Wearing a mask is mandatory. Inside and outside with a maximum of 10 people per table and 1 metre distance between tables
Bars
Open
Wearing a mask is mandatory. Inside and outside with a maximum of 10 people per table and 1 meter distance between tables
Shops
Open
Wearing a mask is mandatory
Events (open air or indoor)
Yes
Maximum of 10 persons
Wellness
Open
Wearing a mask is mandatory
Curfew
No
Not allowed to sell alcohol in certain hours?
No rules different than usual
Club/Nightlife
Closed
Casino
Closed
Airport
Open
Temperature checks upon arrival and wearing a mask is mandatory
Quarantaine
No
Covid-19 test before departure or wait in quarantaine
No
Covid-19 test upon arrival in destination
No
Health declaration
No
Other formailities needed to enter the country
No
Transfer regulation
Yes
1 metre distance and additional hygiene measures

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.