Popular choice with keen skiers and boarders due to its location and ideal for those wanting to combine convenience with good value.
- Catered Chalet
- Sleeps 8
- 200 metres to ski bus stop
- pre bookable childcare available
- Close to nightlife and shops
- Ski back to within 200 metres
LocationLe Lavachet. In normal snow conditions you can ski back to within 200 metres of this comfortable chalet apartment. It is also only 200 metres from the free 24-hour ski bus. Alternatively, skiers can usually put their skis on within 250 metres and ski down to the Paquis and Chaudannes chairlifts, which access the Tovière Mountain and Aiguille Percée areas respectively.
Ground FloorRoom 1 = twin with bath and WC
Room 2 = twin with shower
Room 3 = small double (no window)
Room 4 = double
• shower room with WC (only rooms 3 & 4 have access via dual lockable doors)
• open-plan living/dining/kitchen area with fireplace
• separate WC
Offered on a catered chalet basis, your holiday will include: -
- 7 days of breakfast, including 6 cooked and 1 continental breakfast
- 6 days of homemade afternoon tea and cake
- 6 days of aperitifs
- 6 evening meals including 5 days of 3 course meals and a 2 course Alpine Specialty meal on one day
- Unlimited wine with dinner until coffee is served
Lift linked to Illustrious neighbour Val d'Isère to make up the ski area formerly known as l'Espace Killy, the Tignes ski area is, needless to say, vast and varied. The 300km of marked pistes cater for all levels and tastes with great off-piste, long wide blues and two snowparks (with another, even better one, over in Val d'Isère). Tignes also has the Grande Motte glacier providing year-round skiing. The glacier and Tignes' high altitude, make this resort for a great early or late season ski holiday destination. The whole area is serviced very well by an efficient lift system and the five villages that make up the resort are all linked by free bus. This is a resort that ticks the boxes for all!
Tignes ski resort
Although not known for its alpine charm, Tignes more than makes up for this as off-snow activities are excellent. There is a nice range of decent restaurants and bars whilst there are supermarkets for the self-catering crowd. Nightlife and après ski is pretty healthy. The legendary Folie Douce is just one lift away, and Cocorico has now expanded into Tignes - this unique apres ski expeirence takes things to a whole new level. The old favourites like the Loop bar still provide a great atmosphere. High-end dining can be found if you know where to look - the Grizzly in Val Claret does an exquisite BBQ.
The leisure centre has seen significant investment in recent years and provides a superb off-slope distraction for families. The frozen lake makes for idyllic walk and you can even try your hand at ice-diving if you can brave the cold!
In summary, Tignes is a modern, well laid out resort that caters for everyone. If you're after alpine charm then perhaps try Val d'Isere, but for sheer convenience, quality of skiing and snow record, it's hard to beat Tignes.