Your ski hire in Tignes
Boasting a vast and superb ski area (ski resorts), the ski resort of Tignes, located in the heart of the Alps, is one of the most exclusive in Savoie. It is in the Tarentaise valley, 40 minutes away from Bourg Saint Maurice, that this charming mountain village welcomes winter sports enthusiasts... And summer sports ! Find your ski rental in Tignes and get ready for an unforgettable holiday in the heart of a cosmopolitan resort where outdoor activities are legion, both in summer and in winter.
Discover the ski area of Tignes
Your ski hire in Tignes will be an opportunity to discover one of the largest ski areas in the Alps. From the Brévières fir trees to the Val d'Isère via the Grande Motte glacier, the resort and its 86 ski lifts (ski lifts, chair lifts and gondolas) give you access to over 300 kilometres of ski runs for all levels. With your Tignes ski pass, you can access both the beginners' slopes (170 kilometres of green and blue runs, i.e. more than half of the area) and the experienced skiers' slopes (78 kilometres of red runs and 52 kilometres of black runs). Do you dream of cross-country skiing?
Leave your snowboard hire or ski equipment hire on the side and set off to discover the Nordic area of the resort. You will have access to more than 10 kilometres of slopes offering breathtaking panoramas of the surrounding mountains. Your ski hire in Tignes and your ski pass at the best prices will also give you access to the numerous fun parks in the area. At an altitude of 2300 metres, the snowpark is divided into three lines of different levels, one green, one red and one black. Take advantage of this to try your hand at the boxes, rails and kickers. For freestyle, the Acticross is also not to be missed with its wave line and super-tunnel!
Appreciate the atmosphere in the village of Tignes
The village of Tignes has a history that is singular to say the least since it was completely flooded after the construction of a dam in the 1950s. The new village of Tignes was born very close to its former location and is now alive thanks to the boom in tourism. Situated close to a superb mountain lake, it consists of several hotels, the Espace Killy, a grouping of two ski resorts, and charming wooden chalets. In the main street, souvenir and technical equipment shops are located next to bars and restaurants, which are crowded throughout the winter season. In this typical mountain atmosphere, you can enjoy mulled wine, fondues and raclettes at your leisure. If you are looking for a more cosy and family atmosphere, Tignes is close to Sainte-Foy Tarentaise where you can benefit from attractive offers for your rental. Finally, if you are looking for a stay in a sporty and historic resort, discover our customer advantages on Val d'isère ski rental.
Other activities in the resort
Although Tignes is one of the longest open resorts in France, skiing is far from being the only activity to be done there. You will also have the opportunity to take care of yourself, to go out with family or friends, to taste local specialities... And even to discover the resort in the summer to indulge in all sorts of summer activities.
Eating, going out and taking care of yourself in Tignes
After a long day's skiing, Tignes offers something for everyone, whether you are looking to share a pleasant moment with your loved ones or to take care of yourself. At Tignes le lac, you will have the opportunity to discover a natural ice rink where you can slide in the heart of a sumptuous environment. You can also take advantage of the wellness area at the Le Lagon swimming pool and try out the many sports machines at Tignespace, an ultra-modern indoor sports hall. There are volleyball, basketball, tennis and squash courts, and even a climbing wall! Finally, from the bars and restaurants, head for the main street to enjoy the lively atmosphere of Tignes town centre.
Summer activities in the mountains in summer
Did you know that you can also find a snowboard hire or ski hire in Tignes in fine weather? The resort is indeed one of the few to be open until the beginning of May. To take advantage of its exceptional location at the foot of the slopes in summer, the ski area is transformed into a large playground for hikers. You can then use the ski lifts to reach the mountain tops. And that's not all, because discovering Tignes in summer also offers the opportunity to try out other activities rich in sensations: climbing, via ferrata, stand up paddle, canoeing, kayaking, golf, rafting, yoga classes, skateboarding, mountain biking, mountaineering... There is something for everyone!
Access to Tignes station
It is possible to reach Tignes Val Claret resort by plane thanks to Lyon, Geneva or Chambery airports, by train to Bourg St Maurice station located 40 minutes away, or by car. On site, shuttle buses provide access to the ski rental shops in Tignes and to the slopes.