Skiing in Tignes

| August 29, 2012 | 0 Comments

Tignes: The World’s Most Exciting Ski Resort

            Tignes is probably the most exciting ski resort in the world. Located in Savoie region in France, it is famous for its wide variety of challenging skiing. Together with the Val D’Isere, they form the Escape Killy region which contains more than 300 kilometres of marked ski path (piste). This ski resort guarantees snow at 2100 meter high.

The highest point in the resort is the peak of Grand Motte where you can ski a total descent of 1.2 kilometres in a single run from the 3456 meter cable car. The resort is also well known for off piste skiing and includes a number of Naturides. It also offers beginners and intermediates lots of skiing options as well as a lively nightlife in Val Claret.     

Ski resort in Tignes

The main areas of the resort are divided into seven villages with Le Brevieres as the lowest and Val Claret as the highest. All other villages except the former are linked by a free bus service. Skiing in the resort offers various opportunities that make skiers want to skip lunch. The sight of the peak in sunrise as well as when lighted during the night is a breathtaking view.

If you want a few trees and a little rustic Alpine, go to Tignes 1800 or Les Brevieres The planners of the resort are also praised for the convenience that they offer. Every chalet is close to a lift or a piste and the bus service is available for 24 hours. You can ski anytime you want and you do not have to worry about how to get home.

Skiing in Tignes

Skiing in Tignes ensures an awesome and snow-guaranteed experience. You will never find the place boring with all the amazing slopes, terrain, and pistes. However, the place is more appropriate for intermediate and expert skiers. Fortunately, the five villages have their individual nursery slopes free of charge to help speed up beginners. The best area for beginners is in Val Claret and Lavachet. From there, you can take the Fresse lift to Ski Tranquille Zone, a gentle place of rolling greens. You can also join the snowboarders as they practice their jibs by taking the Palafour lift in Le Lac.

The Palafour is a perfect place to practice. After taking a tour of the valley, intermediates can also take the Chaudanne lift and finish at the Paquis where you can take pictures at the eye of the needle. If you want to feel some adrenaline rush, then, you should take the black piste, Trolles.  The ski resort offers a mogul field, a beginner/intermediate snow park, 6 slalom stadiums, and 2 half pipes to get your skis into. If you take skiing seriously, you should definitely go to Tignes ski resort.

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