Tignes, the ideal destination for mountain holidays in summer!
Plan your summer holidays in the mountains this summer and make the most of the wide open spaces in the heart of nature. Tignes is the perfect choice of destination for you to enjoy the soaring peaks in June, July and August. As well as its exceptional environment, this Savoy-region resort offers a varied choice of summer activities, including summer skiing… !
TIGNES, AN EXCEPTIONAL DESTINATION FOR YOUR SUMMER HOLIDAYS IN THE MOUNTAINS
Tignes, nestled in the heart of the mountains, close to the Italien boarder, boasts the most exceptional scenery. Situated in the Vanoise National Park, it offers a perfect combination of snowy peaks and mountain lakes.
The highest top of the Tignes area is the Grande Motte glacier at 3656 m, whilst its lowest village, Tignes Les Brévières, is at 1550 m. The resort is part of the Tignes and Val d’Isère winter ski area with its 3680 ha of snow-covered mountains that boast a change of altitude of nearly 2000 m.
The outstanding feature of Tignes compared to other alpine destinations, is its increadible lake situated right at the heart of the mountain resort. This pure blue expanse of water covers 25 ha, making Tignes a choice destination for nature lovers.
TIGNES : ALSO MEANS SUMMER SKIING
Tignes also offers the exceptional opportunity to ski in summer. Discover the pistes of the Grande Motte glacier, situated between 3456 m and 2724 m.
You can also do some cross-country skiing or try out the tables and rails of our snowpark. Get to the top of the ski runs thanks to the underground funicular train or take the Grande Motte cable car that offers you a 360° view of legendary peaks such as the Mont Blanc, the Grande Casse or the Aiguille de la Grande Sassière.
SUMMER HIKES IN TIGNES
Situated in the Vanoise National Park, with its rich and untouched fauna and flora, Tignes offers the perfect backdrop for your hiking trips in the mountains. Climb to the top of the Grande Motte or walk on the glacier accompanied by a high-mountain guide. Magical sporting moments.
TIGNES LAKE FOR EXCITING NAUTICAL ACTIVITIES
Tignes lake is a paradise for boat lovers with its nautical base where you can try out various activities on your own or with your partner, family or friends. Start
off with a peaceful pedalo ride or test out a kayak, canoe or stand-up paddle.
If you prefer a little more exhilaration, try out Acroland with its hot-jump slides. Have fun launching yourself into the water for a large dose ofadrenaline ! For a more relaxing day, play a round of golf or mini-golf around the edge of the lake…
TAKE ALTITUDE DURING YOUR SUMMER HOLIDAYS IN TIGNES !
Those that come to the mountains in summer ofter enjoy rock climbing and why not try out the nearby vias ferratas (protected climbing routes). If you’re looking for a bigger thrill, have a go at paragliding or offer yourself a helicopter ride.
Enjoy a drink on the terrace of the Panoramic restaurant situated at an altitude of 3000 m, at the top of the underground funicular railway and admire the majestic scenery that surrounds you…