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Skiing holidays in Tignes from Drive-Alive Motoring Holidays.

Winter Sports Holidays in Tignes. Great prices on accommodation, ferries, Eurotunnel and Eurostar ski train. Self drive ski holidays to Tignes.

Tignes resort information:

2100 - 3450 metres.
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  Tignes is situated a few kms above Val d'Isere approx 30 km from Bourg St Maurice and 130 km east of Chambery. Thanks to its unique situation Tignes has a wonderful snow record with assured skiing 365 days per year. The whole area, with the connection to Val d'Isere, is known as Espace Killy which is one of the largest ski areas in the world.
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Tignes is a ski-in ski-out resort, and everything is geared to the sport. Skiers and boarders are spoilt for choice with 9 slalom stadiums, 2 mogul stadiums and 2 snow parks.

There are 72 restaurants, 6 on the mountains, 57 bars, 4 discos, and cinema. Internet cafe in Val Claret and multimedia space in Le Lac. Sports centre with tennis, squash, sauna, massage, gym.

Access: Geneva is the closest major international airport, 103 miles away. Lyon is 137 miles or there is the smaller but closer Chambery airport 81 miles away.

Rail users can get on high speed trains to Bourg St Maurice, the nearest station to Tignes 18 miles away from where there is a coach service or taxis. Road users should take the A430 motorway from Chambry towards Albertville and then the dual carriageway to Moutiers. From there the N90 main road leads to Boug St Maurice and then the D902 on up to Tignes. Driving time from Calais is about 9.5 hours not counting stops. Chains or winter tyres are necessary if it snows.

In Tignes itself the pedestrian has priority and car use is discouraged. Indoor and outdoor parking for over 4000 vehicles is available, either at a paying rate or if you park at Boisses, 2.5 miles from the resort centre, parking is free.

A free shuttle bus service operates 24 hours a day, with a non-stop service from 8.30am to 9pm, then regularly through the rest of the evening and night.

  • Lifts: Funiculars 2, Cable cars 4, Gondolas 4, Chairs 46, Drags 41.
  • Ski runs: Green 22, Blue 69, Red 34, Black 15.
  • Marked Pistes: 300 km.
  • Cross country skiing: 44 km.
  • Snowparks: 2
  • Snow cannons: 218
  • Lift pass: 181 euro (Espace Killy)

Going out / Aprs ski :
Restaurants : 79, Bars : 55, Cinema

Sport & Fitness all year :
Sauna/steam room, Solarium, Fitness centre, Massage, Thermal bath, Paragliding, Balloon flights, Indoor tennis, Squash

Sport & Fitness winter :
Cross country skiing, Toboggan, Ice rink, Snow rafting, Dog sleigh, Snow scooter

Ski school :
Ski and Snowboard school : 8, Instructors : 418, Group ski lessons

Children :
Childcare service, Ski kindergarten, Baby sitter, Children's ski piste with ski lift

Other activities : Torch lit descents.

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