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.
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
Childcare service, Ski kindergarten, Baby sitter, Children's ski piste with
Other activities : Torch lit descents.
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