Tignes is located in the Rhône-Alpes region in south-eastern France. It consists of five smaller villages: Tignes Les Brévières (1550m), Tignes Les Boisses (1850m), Tignes Le Lavachet (2100m), Tignes Val Claret (2100) and Tignes Le Lac (2100m) which is generally classified as the main village of Tignes. Whether you are a big fan of skiing, you prefer holidays with your family, you are fond of authenticity, or you are a party animal, Tignes shows you all it’s got to help you choose the area of the resort where you belong!
Tignes is the best known as a ski resort and, together with the nearby Val d’Isère, it forms one of the World’s largest ski areas – Espace Killy, encompassing more than 300 kilometers of ski runs and some of Europe’s most spectacular scenery. Tignes itself has 150 kilometers of ski runs, a boarding park at Val Claret giving riders the chance to try their hand at some freestyle jumping, rails and ‘big air’, and for the more adventurous, Tignes has access to some of the World’s best off-piste terrains
Tignes was the freestyle skiing venue for the 1992 Winter Olympics and co-host city for the 1992 Winter Paralympics. At 4.2 km, Tignes boasts the 4th longest funicular in the world. It has many bars and restaurants, and two night clubs with regular appearances of some of the top DJ’s.