Luxury Chalets Tignes
The towering peaks around Tignes help create wonderful winter sports conditions and a long snow-sure season that even includes summer skiing. Finest Holidays can put you at the foot of these pistes in superb quality luxury ski chalets with swimming pool, sauna, hammam and hot tub. Most of our catered and self-catered luxurious ski chalets are located in Tignes les Brévières. The chalets in Tignes le Lac and Tignes 1800 Les Boisses offer ski in/ski out access. The glacier resort of Tignes has been purpose built to make the most of the Savoyard Alps in the Vanoise National Park.
LUXURY SKI HOLIDAYS IN TIGNES
Known until recently as Espace Killy in honor of the skiing area’s most famous ski champion Jean-Claude Killy, the slopes around Tignes are world-class, with Olympic downhill courses among the 300km of runs. Tignes consist of five village, all with its own character and atmosphere. The ski village is a modern ski resort, really a collection of small communities rather than a single village, with Le Lac the highest at 2,100m, and Tignes Les Brévières – valued for its quietness and privacy – set at 1,550m and a historical place with a river and beautiful countryside. Not to mention the magnificent views of the mountains!
The small village has a number of restaurants that cater for all tastes. There are good local transport links, including 24 hour free buses between Val Claret, Le Lac, Lavachet and Les Brévières. Above Tignes les Brévières lies Tignes les Boisses at 1800m. Sometimes you can even see the Mont Blanc mountain range. Tignes les Boisses has fantastic beginner slopes. Our finest luxury chalets in les Boisses are close to the gondola which takes you up to the L'Aiguille Percee - an easy starting point to discover the Tignes area and Val d'Isère.
SKIING IN TIGNES
You don’t need to be a daredevil to enjoy a holiday in Tignes though, there’s a great variety of skiing to be found in the 3,842m up to the Motte Glacier, with around 20% of Tignes own slopes graded as suitable for beginners, 30% perfect for intermediates, and around half of them demanding, including some world famous powder skiing. There are great free-style and boarding parks in the ski area.
Tignes has everything that a luxury ski clientele might demand, and has been somewhat beautified in recent years. The ski resort also has an awarded restaurant in the shape of Ursus, and lots of excellent quality dining. Le Panoramic enjoys a perfect perch at 3,032m and an equally high-level reputation. Other mountain restaurants are La Folie Douce, Lo Soli, Le Bellevarde Restaurant, la Fruitiere. The village offers a good nightlife and nice après-ski bars, some are ideally located close to the pistes. Tignes is known for its lively bars, the best in the French Alps! The Couloir bar is lively, and Grizzly’s is cozy and sophisticated. A purpose built resort means lots of great settings for events, and Tignes has a fine selection of events throughout the ski season and well into the summer.
(Photo © tignes.net)
TIGNES SKI RESORT INFO
Altitude: 1,500-2,100m | La Grande Motte: 3,656m | La Grande Casse: 3,855m | Height difference: 1,900m | Highest Lift: 3,456m
ESPACE KILLY INFO
Pistes: 300km | Runs: More than 150 | Green: 22 | Blue: 61 | Red: 46 | Black: 25 | Lifts: 88 | Highest Lift: 3,456m | Cross Country: 41km | Snow Parks: 4
Chalet Ambre - Tignes
Prices/week from: 6.000 EUR to 34.000 EUR
Chalet Rock n Love - Tignes
Prices/week from: 11.000 EUR to 38.000 EUR
Chalet Opale - Tignes
Prices/week from: 8.000 EUR to 40.000 EUR
Chalet Refuge V - Tignes
Prices/week from: 5.000 EUR to 32.000 EUR
Chalet Quezac - Tignes
Prices/week from: 30.000 EUR to 70.000 EUR
Chalet Babylon - Tignes
Prices/week from: 9.500 EUR to 33.900 EUR
Chalet Charlie - Tignes
Prices/week from: 14.500 EUR to 46.800 EUR
Chalet Monts - Tignes
Prices/week from: 12.000 EUR to 42.000 EUR
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