Early Season Skiing in the French Alps is a great idea. Why is that? Because you'll benefit from:
- Cheap Rates
- Avoid crowds
- Have a selection of apartments, chalets and hotels
The French Alps are know for being the most snow-sure ski resorts in Europe, which means there's a strong chance of you having excellent snow conditions during your ski holiday.
Out of the top 5 snow-sure ski resorts in Europe, Tignes is at the top of the list!
This ski resort together with Val d’Isère were formerly known as Espace Killy. Tignes is located in the Savoie region and is known for being the highest ski resort in Europe as well as having the longest ski season in Europe. Its winter ski season stretches out from the beginning of December all they way through to May. There’s also the Grande Motte Glacier where you can even ski during the Summer!
We've dedicated a post with things you should know about Ski Resort: Ski Resort Info, Things to do for non-skiers, Après-ski pubs, etc.
If you are considering driving there, this can be a great option as you'll be able to plan your route and take in the beautiful scenery on your way there. This will also give you more flexibility with your booking dates and may even be the cheapest option.
If you have a long drive and would rather find a more convenient means of transportation such as a plane, the nearest airports to Tignes Ski Resort are Chambery and Geneva, both of which offer bus transfers to and from there. Chambery Airport is a 40-minute drive to Tignes and, Geneva Airport is 2 hours and 30 mins away.
If this is the case, which we totally understand, we would like to take this time to recommend you to read our post which answers to any question regarding the following topic: “Should I book my ski holiday for next Winter now?”
If you have any further queries, you can contact our Ski and Snowboard Experts who are available from Monday to Sunday from 9 am to 10 pm or call.