Tignes is one of five villages located at the base of La Grande Motte, one of Europe’s largest glaciers. Tignes is connected with Val d'Isère for a combined network of over 300 kilometers of runs linked by 102 lifts. Massive vertical of over 5,000 feet is the main attraction for skiers from all over the world, with more terrain than you could possibly cover during one visit, and your kids will love the mile and a half long terrain park. This France ski vacation offfers fantastic world class skiing all year long. Ski Tignes and discover dazzling sunlight and feathery crystalline snow are hallmarks here. With a Tignes ski vacation everything seems on a grand scale: the largest glacier, the highest golf links and a marvelous new funicular (underground express) enabling 300 people at a time to reach 3, 035 meters (9,995 feet) in a mere 6 minutes.
Oh yes, the carving and cruising at Tignes is fantastic, especially if you do not want to do the same run twice, if you should manage to try every run at Tignes, you still have all of Val d' Isere on the same ticket! Life at L' Espace Killy is grand! If that is not enough there is: para-gliding, snow scooters, husky drawn sledges, under-ice diving, snow shoeing, ski touring and hiking. Gateway: Lyon/Geneva