Tignes is a ski resort located in the French Alps which was the venue for the skiing freestyle in the 1992 winter Olympics, and also co-hosted the winter Paralympics in the same year. Skiing is guaranteed almost all year round, as Tignes boasts an amazing snow record that is the envy of many ski resorts around the world thanks to its altitude. It forms part of the Espace Killy ski area, together with the neighboring Val d’lsere. It is a very worth while place to visit if you are a keen skiier looking for a challenging ski holiday or even just if you have an interest in trying your hand at the sport for the first time. It is one of the only two ski resorts in France that are snow-sure. Tignes is made up of 5 villages, all of which have access to the skiing area but each offering a completely different holiday experience and different Tignes apartments.
Tignes Holiday Rentals - test your strength and stamina on the challenging ski slopes of Tignes
Val Claret, Tignes Le Lac, Tignes le Lavachet, Les Brevieres and Les Boisses are the 5 main stations or villages of Tignes. If you like Tignes, you'll love the stunning snowy landscape of Rogoland Holiday Cottages. There is a fast and efficient lift system in Tignes which boasts 97 lifts and 2 high speed underground trains. The Elspace Killy boasts an incredible off-piste area with good lift access too. The skiing experience in Tignes is simply unparalleled. There are several free lifts for beginners and snowboarding schools. The trip down Les Bevieres is an enjoyable experience with restaurants awaiting you at the bottom and advanced skiers can participate in the endless skiing challenges Tignes offers all year round. You can hire skiing equipment from a number of skiing shops all over the resort.
Tignes Chalet Rentals - explore the snow-capped mountain beauty of Tignes
If you want to try other activities apart from skiing, ice diving, ice climbing, skating, snowshoeing, indoor tennis, dog sledging and hang gliding are all available for you to enjoy. There are a number of Tignes holiday rentals that are affordable and suit a wide range of tastes, requirements and preferences, including self catered chalets and apartments. Most of the Tignes holiday rentals are conveniently located with direct and easy access to the ski slopes. Whether visiting Tignes as a big ski group or as a small family, this amazing ski resort will undoubtedly have something which suits you and your party perfectly.
The nightlife in Tignes is vibrant and dynamic. There are many busy bars, restaurants and clubs in between the villages and the resort also boasts a modern sports centre containing a sauna, a bowling alley, aerobics facilities, squash, a skating rink and a cinema. The amazing slopes, huge snow-capped mountains, great skiing experiences and excellent Tignes holiday rentals are just some of the many reasons why visitors from all over the world choose Tignes year after year as their preferred ski resort. Come and see for yourself!