Situated in the Tarentaise Valley region of the French Rhones Alpes, Tignes is a popular ski resort. Set in a natural bowl of the Alps which is perfect for skiing, Tignes has easy access to the L'Espace Killy ski area and the awe inspiring natural grandeur of the Grande Motte Glacier. There are 97 lifts including two underground high speed funicular railways. Also available to keep you busy during your holiday in the Alps are dog sledding, ice diving, ski-doo riding, hang gliding, parascending, ice climbing, skating and snowshoeing. There is also an aquatic and wellness centre. For après ski entertainment there are a number of excellent restaurants and lively bars. A free 24 hour bus service takes visitors all around the resort.
Tignes offers a wide variety of hotel and apartment accommodation catering for all budgets. The Hotel Gentiana is set in a tranquil lane. Constructed from Savoyard stone and wood in a traditional style, this offers a Turkish bath, sauna, Jacuzzi, gym and indoor swimming pool. There is also a restaurant and lounge bar. Here you will be just a short walk to the Aeroski and ski lifts. The family run Hotel Le Paquis boasts a sauna, Jacuzzi, hamam and fitness room. While enjoying a meal in the restaurant you can savour the wonderful view of the Grande Motte Glacier. Situated on the edge of the beautiful lake, the Hotel La Terrachu offers apartments commanding uninterrupted views of the lake and the stunning scenery of the Alps. Just a three minute walk from the centre of Tignes, this accommodation has a sun terrace, restaurant, bar and lounge. All the apartments in the Le Ski d'Or offer views of the Alps, and your apartment here will allow you easy access to the 300 kilometres of piste as the hotel is located at the very foot of the slopes. The Hotel CGH Les Suites Du Nevada is located in the Vanoise National Park. The luxury apartments here have spa baths and rain showers. There is also a fitness centre and restaurant. The Hotel Le Dome is a ski in ski out facility located in the mountains in a magnificent Alps setting.