Tignes street view

Accommodation in Tignes Le Lac

The French ski resort of Tignes Le Lac, based at 2100m altitude, is Tignes’ original ski village in the excellent, snow-sure, Espace Killy ski area. A favourite with seasoned skiers and beginners alike, the village caters for everyone. Winter accommodation in Tignes Le Lac is as varied as the ski area and the folks that …

Ski chalets set on snowy hillside

Places to stay in Tignes Les Brevieres

Tignes Les Brevieres is the village situated at the foot of the massive Chevril Dam and at the end of one of the longest off piste runs I know. It’s a wonderful village and the oldest part of the Tignes ski resort. I moved to there in the winter of 2002 and spent the next 6 winters there as I loved it so much.

ValdIsere town with fireworks display

Why we love Val d’Isère

A favourite with Brits.There’s a good reason why more Brits head to the Val d’Isère ski resort than any other each year. In fact, we think there are at least ten good reasons! The quaint town and stunning slopes offer an incredible experience for couples, families and large groups. Here’s why we think you’ll love …

Stand up paddle boarders on Tignes Lake

Summer activities Tignes

For a lift-served alpine holiday that won’t cost the earth, we recommend Tignes. No idea what there is to do there? Nor do many other people, which means it’s much less busy than neighbouring Val d’Isere (which it happens to be handily linked to…) So here’s what’s on offer in Tignes:

husky dogs running in snow

Non skiing activities in Tignes

Booked a ski break? If you’re already planning your perfect weekend, you’ll appreciate this article which no doubt features even more ways to ensure you enjoy your best holiday yet. The great news is that even non-skiers will discover there’s more to Tignes than simply snow and slopes. From relaxing time spent in your ski …