Located in the French Alps, at the heart of the Vanoise National Park, its ski area is linked with Val d’Isère and is spread over 300 km of pistes at the peak of the season, from its highest point (the Grande Motte glacier – 3456 m) to its lowest point (Tignes les Brévières – 1550 m).
WHAT TO DO DURING YOUR WINTER VACATION IN TIGNES?
In Tignes, the winter is all about conquering the mountains of one of the highest Ski-resorts in Europe. On or Off pistes, snowboarding, freeride, freestyle, touring, cruising.. there’s something for everyone and so much more.
How about discovering the magical under water universe with some ice diving in Tignes’ frozen lake, getting a taste of the big thrill with a Bun J Ride jump, or even admiring the magnificent snowy mountain landscape from far above in a paragliding flight over the resort…
Alone or with friends, Spice up your holidays!
Covid-19: The opening dates may change depending on the health situation and government measures.
BUN J RIDE
CAUSE THIS IS THRILLER
An adrenaline overdose, for everyone, which combines ski jumping, bungee jumping and zip wire.
The pro-rider: it’s you! Equipped with a harness attached on each side of your waist, stand at the very top of the ski jump, travel down a runway approximately 30m long that will throw you up and drop you down into a 40m void.
A VERTICAL RUN
The artificial waterfall of Tignes turns to ice, announcing the arrival of winter. You’re sure to enjoy a unique experience when climbing this icefall. Learn to manoeuvre an ice axe and crampons when climbing this unique structure.
CLIMB EVERY MOUNTAIN, SEARCH HIGH AND LOW
A traditional Alpine activity, mountaineering helps you go beyond your limits. You’ll gain confidence by experiencing the solidarity of a roped party. You’ll breathe in fresh air and walk above a 360° panorama. With Grande Casse (the highest summit in the Vanoise national park) and Grande Sassiere just a stone’s throw away, strap on your crampons without a second thought!
BREAK THE ICE
Not a single noise or movement. Here, air bubbles dance, while rays of sunlight or moonlight play on the frozen surface. Rediscover the wild and feel at one with nature.
Whether you are a beginner or advanced ice diver, plunge straight into the icy waters of the frozen lake and take advantage of professional advice, suitable facilities and equipment to go ice diving in utter safety.
MELT THE ICE
If you’ve always dreamed of performing feats on ice behind the wheel, you’ve come to the right place. Forget about city driving and discover ice driving at an altitude of 1,500 meters, just like a rally driver!Ride with a professional pilot, lessons suited for all.
MTB ON SNOW
DON’T HOLD BACK!
When the ski lifts close, the mountain bikes arrive in the starting blocks! Travel up in the gondola and ride down the deserted pistes as the sun sets. This is another way to sample the joys of Snowsports but on wheels.
NO LIFTS! NO PROBLEM Simple footwear that enables you to distribute your weight over a larger area – walk with ease at your pace and without any special effort. Snowshoeing is an activity open to all. Feel at one with nature with snowshoes strapped to your feet. In the dead silence of a vast snowscape, you will tread pristine stretches of wilderness. Your only imperative is to marvel at the hidden treasures that suddenly appear before you.
LIVE YOUR CHILDHOOD DREAM…
…And fly on a pendular microlight …This reliable and powerful machine of a new generation is the best way to fly over the mountains.
The process? Put down your skis, sit comfortably in the machine and find yourself propelled into a wacky racers episode: fly over the mountains, play with the slopes like on a flying carpet and enjoy the amazing panoramic views. Bonus info? Microlight flights do not make people sick, even when they suffer from airsickness or vertigo!
SKI TOURING TRAIL
Have you heard about ski-fitness? It’s just like cardio training, but with skis on your feet! Climb up 465m on the groomed and secured ‘Palafoulée’ run, then come back down on the Anémone blue run.
Enjoy a breath of pure mountain air that makes you work on your breathing, with a view over the alps as motivation!