Ski lifts

Riding is all you should be thinking about when you book your holidays, so the resort invests all year round in always more high-performance lifts in Tignes : say farewell to never-ending waiting lines, and enjoy skiing to the most thanks to these mavels of engeneering!



The new Tovière gondola (4th generation of gondola that replaces the old "Aéroski") allows you to enjoy the link between Tignes and Val d'Isère ski areas within 5 minutes thanks to bright 10-seat gondolas that can transport 3 300 pers/hour.
It's integrated in the renovated area of Tignes le Lac, near the Maison de Tignes, the "Lagon" swimming-pool and the sports and congress centre "Tignespace".


  • More integrated in the landscape
  • Faster
  • More comfortable
  • More services
  • More accessible to persons with reduced mobility
  • Less pylons
  • Less electricity consumption
  • Less noise.



Do you know on your fingertips all the train station between your home and your office? In Tignes, there is just one stop that takes you as close to Heaven as one can get! It only takes 7 minutes to the funicular topropel you from the Tignes Val Claret snow front (2.100 m) to the terrasse of the Panoramic restaurant at 3.032 m. Sunbathing and enjoying a hot chocolate, or rushing towards the pistes or the cable car: your choice!

Did you know?

  • It took almost 4 years to finalize the construction of the funicular, that carried its first passengers in April 1993.
  • The Perce-Neige funicular can transport up to 3000 persones per hour, to a speed of 12 meters / second.
  • The supplying of the Panoramic restaurant (located at the arrival of the funicular at 3.032m) in water and electricity goes through the funicular tunnel.


It's THE site you can't miss for those you want to enjoy the exceptional surroundings you can only admire from 3.456m high. Skier? Start at the arrival of the cable car and ride down to Tignes les Brévières to make your altimeter go crazy! Pedestrian? Discover the surrounding summits thanks to the viewpoint indicator. Alpinist-to-be? Ask a mountain guide to lead you to the very summit of the Grande Motte glacier!

Did you know?

  • The cable car carries skiers to an altitude of 3.456m till December 1975.
  • It can transport up to 3000 persons per hour thanks to its two cabins, to as speed of 10 meters / second.


After 40 years of service, the ‘Société des Téléphériques de la Grande Motte’ is investing in a large-scale improvement plan.

  • 2016: Installation of two new suspension cables.
  • 2017: Installation of a new machine room, new controls and two more suspension cables.
  • 2018: Installation of two new cabins and new traction cable.


These improvements will allow increased protection from problematic weather conditions at altitude and provide better access to the 3,456-metre summit of the Grande Motte.




Comfortable detachable chairlifts, that can carry up to 8 persons: in Tignes, we know you prefer to spend most of your time on your skis... and not on the lifts! So we make sure you can reach the top of the slopes as fast as possible. 15 out of the 20 detachable chairlifts are detachable, and it's only the beginning: every year, the resort invests so that you can enjoy your holidays to the most: 100% ski, 0% stress. A long way since the first lift that was installed in the old village of Tignes in... 1936!

Did you know?

  • The STGM is working to make as many pylons as possible disapear from the mountains to make sure everyone can enjoy skiing without harming the environment.

Want to know more about the lifts in Tignes? Contact the STGM (Société des Téléphériques de la Grande Motte):

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