Can't imagine a mountain vacation without your loyal four-legged friend? You are quite right ! Close proximity to the Vanoise National Park and nature reserves, pedestrian lifts, swimming in high-altitude lakes... Here are some tips to make the most of your summer walks on the trails starting from Tignes.+
Why choosing Tignes to start skiing
This is it, it's your winter! This year you will no longer remain at the bottom of the ski slopes, you are going to fully experience your winter holidays in Tignes and discover the joys of riding.
Starting a new activity does come without a few nerves, for sure, but that is totally fine. In Tignes everybody is welcome. If you have chosen our resort as your starting point, we can assure you that you’ve made the right choice. With our vast ski domain, our beginner areas and all our thoughtful professionals, you will find all you need to learn how to ski in the best conditions and regardless of your age.
This way to make your first turns!
Ski hors vacances scolaires à Tignes
Ski hors vacances scolaires à Tignes : pourquoi c'est un bon plan ?
Le ski hors vacances scolaires, en voilà une bonne idée ! Si vous avez cette possibilité, n'hésitez pas à programmer votre séjour aux sports d'hiver en dehors des semaines de vacances de Noël, de février et de printemps.+
Tignes is firmly committed to sustainable development
Holidaymakers, athletes, mountain professionals, seasonal workers... All these "Tignaddicts" have one thing in common: an ever-lasting love story with the mountains. That is why Tignes invests in sustainable development. In September 2015, these efforts were rewarded when Tignes obtained the Green Globe certification for sustainable tourism. Focus on a « Green » Tignes.+
5 good reasons to try snowshoeing this winter in Tignes
The ski lifts may not be open, but we still have many ideas for you to keep exploring the mountains! What if this winter was the right time to try snowshoeing?
Get rid of the fuddy-duddy image you might have of this activity. You can easily tailor your approach depending on your needs: from a cultural and leisurely walk with all the family, to a sporty hike for the more adventurous.
Tignes, the ideal destination for mountain holidays in summer
Scheduling a mountain vacation in summer allows you to fully enjoy the great outdoors in the heart of nature. Tignes is a perfect destination if you want to enjoy the high peaks during the months of June, July and August. The Savoyard resort, in addition to its exceptional setting, offers many summer activities ... You can even ski in the middle of summer.+
Behind the scenes of the Tovière slope’s official approval
Have you noticed the huge red nets stretching down the Trolles slope in the Tovière sector? This was just part of the work carried out in the summer of 2017 in the aim of obtaining the approval required for the organisation of Alpine skiing races. The work was supervised by Fabrice Maleville, Sports Manager at Tignes Développement, who takes us behind the scenes of this latest upgrade...+
A behind the scenes look at the construction of a superpipe
Conversation with Benjamin Ravanel, founder of the important Ravach Parks organisation, who has worked on the construction of the Tignes superpipe every year since 2010 for major international competitions.+
Ski touring, a good exercise on every level !
You have certainly not missed it, if you want to go up... you will have to use your legs strenght. Never mind, this is probably the best year to take touring skis out!
Another way to ski, which will makes you (re)discover skiing and see the mountain differently. A bit more effort on the way up, but a way more sensations on the way down. Forget the cliche about ski touring : you don't need rope or ice axes in the bag, the reality is much more accessible than you might think.
Here is a little article to convince and help you to take out the skins and enjoy ski touring in Tignes!+
Partir en vacances au ski avec des enfants : mode d'emploi
Si vous appréciez les joies de la glisse, vous avez très certainement envie de partager votre passion avec vos enfants. Et c'est tout naturellement que vous allez organiser des vacances au ski avec vos chers bambins. Si les stations de ski sont généralement équipées pour recevoir les plus jeunes, celle de Tignes, en Savoie, est particulièrement « kids friendly ».+
Learning to ski in spring: a great idea!
The sun is warmer, the days are longer, the snow feels softer under your skis...there’s no doubt about it, spring has arrived! Are you new to skiing? We encourage you to watch out for these signs: they herald the arrival of the best and quietest, time of year for learning to ski. Charlie Tistounet, ski instructor in Tignes, provides the following very useful information.+
Tignes Pride: a celebration of diversity
Every winter, since March 2015, Tignes has welcomed a unique kind of Pride event. A conversation with Vincent Boileau-Autin, founder of Tignes Pride, honorary president of the “Fierté Montpellier – Tignes Pride” organisation and France’s Interpride Director.+