TIGNES, AN EXCEPTIONAL SETTING FOR SUMMER MOUNTAIN HOLIDAYS
Tignes, nestled in the heart of the Alps, not far from the Italian border, enjoys exceptional landscapes. Located in the heart of the Vanoise National Park, it offers a perfect mix between expanses of water and snow-capped peaks.
Its highest point, the Grande Motte glacier, rises to 3656 m while its lowest village, Tignes Les Brévières, is perched at 1550 m. The resort is part of the linked winter ski area of Tignes and Val d'Isère, which covers an area of 3680 ha and a drop of nearly 2000 m.
The big advantage of Tignes compared to other alpine resorts is its incredible lake, located in the heart of the mountains. A large blue expanse of 25 ha which makes it a destination of choice for nature lovers.
TIGNES: IN SUMMER YOU CAN SKI ALSO
Tignes offers the exceptional possibility of skiing in summer. Discover the slopes of the Grande Motte glacier, located between 3456 m and 2724 m altitude.
You can also indulge in cross-country skiing or compete against the tables and rails in the snowpark.
You can access the top of the slopes using the funicular or the Grande Motte cable car, which offers you a 360 ° view of legendary peaks such as Mont Blanc, the Grande Casse or the Aiguille de la Grande Sassière.
HIKING IN SUMMER IN TIGNES
Located in the Vanoise National Park, rich in unspoilt flora and fauna, Tignes is an ideal setting for high mountain hiking routes. Accompanied by a mountain guide, you can embark on the ascent of the Grande Motte glacier or take a glacier hike. Sports and magical moments.
THE LAKE OF TIGNES FOR SENSATIONAL WATER ACTIVITIES
Lake Tignes is a paradise for water sports enthusiasts. The lake has a nautical base, which allows you to try your hand at various activities, whether you go alone, as a couple, with family or friends. You can start with a leisurely pedal boat ride, or try kayaking or canoeing. You will also have the opportunity to try stand up paddle boarding or take the controls of a boat, optimist or catamaran. The children will be crazy about water ball, giant bubbles floating on the water in which they will have to move… without falling.
If you're a thrill-seeker, try your hand at Acroland and its hot-jumping slide. Take the plunge in the funniest way and get your adrenaline pumping! For a quieter day, note that Lake Tignes has a golf course and a mini-golf course ...
GET TO HEIGHT DURING YOUR SUMMER HOLIDAYS IN TIGNES!
Usually, those who go on vacation in the summer to the mountains cannot miss out on activities such as rock climbing. You can also take advantage of the vias ferratas nearby. And if you want to gain a little more height, test the paraglider or treat yourself to a helicopter ride.
You can also have a drink on the Panoramic terrace, located at an altitude of over 3000 m and which you will reach by means of the funicular. And from there, just admire the majesty of the places that surround you ...