Tignes, France

About Tignes

Tignes, nestled in the French Alps, is a premier destination for ski enthusiasts. Boasting an extensive network of slopes, including the high-altitude Grande Motte glacier, it offers exceptional skiing well into the spring. Enjoy the vibrant après-ski scene and cozy alpine restaurants in the lively village. Tignes’ reliable snow conditions and diverse terrain make it a top choice for an unforgettable ski season.

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Tignes highlights

Average temperature in June

13 °C / 55 °F

High season months

December, January, February, March, April

Local currency

Euro (EUR)

Local language


Closest Airports

  • Chambéry-Savoie Airport (FR) - 82.1 km (51.0 mi)
  • Geneva Cointrin International Airport (CH) - 105.3 km (65.4 mi)
  • Lyon Saint-Exupéry Airport (FR) - 144.9 km (90.0 mi)

Fun fact

The dammed lake in Tignes hides the remains of the old village, visible in low-water seasons.

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