Ski Tignes and you're in the heart of 'Espace Killy' with over 300km of lift-linked trails and pistes with skiing and snowboarding right in to Val D'Isere possible. Superb for all levels and abilites - a must!
Ski Tignes ski resort will find you 2100m above the tree line in one of three villages, Val Claret, Le Lac and La Lavachet, connected by a free ski shuttle bus. As part of the Espace Killy you can ski over 300 km of piste, (nearly 200 miles) of lift-linked trails. Access is not as easy as some other ski resorts, however the nearest airports are most definitely Chambéry or Grenoble.
On the slopes
Part of the world famous L'Espace Killy, ski Tignes and you are linked by high-speed chair-lift (and a few fantastic pistes) to neighbouring Val d'Isère - between them they offer an unbelievable variety of skiing for all abilities. Lift access is good (there are 97 lifts in all!), and a total vertical drop of 1,900m means there are some great long runs. This area is renowned for its great off-piste challenges, while boarders will enjoy a half pipe, boardercross course and some great freeriding.
If you ski Tignes you are also in the ski region of Espace Killy .
Off the slopes
With over 60 restaurants between the three villages you'll find something to suit every taste in the Tignes ski resort. The best restaurant in the area is considered to be Le Lac at The Hotel L'Arbina, while La Côte de Boeuf is for those who worship meat! Daffy's Café has good Tex-Mex, while La Pizzéria 2000 serves not only pizza, but also local dishes such as fondue and raclette. When your meal is over, there are plenty of bars to keep you busy.