This set of Ski Resorts is known by the name of Espace Killy, the name comes from the legendary skier Jean-Claude Killy who won 3 gold medals at the Grenoble 68 Winter Olympic Games, 6 gold medals at the Skiing World Championships and 15 World Cup victories.
"The most beautiful space in the world". That is the resort's slogan and, although it doesn't look like the best name, the Espace Killy complex can stand out and be proud of the advantages that the tracks have. With 10.000 hectares of surface (5 times the surface of the biggest Spanish Resorts), 300 skiable kilometres, 1,906 km change in altitude and 2 glaciers located at more than 3,000 metres of altitude.
These two ski resorts of the French Alps are considered to be the best resorts for all levels of skiing and snowboarding. If you are a rookie, you are going to be get lucky, as you can catch numerous free lifts inside the domain, as well as a large area of green tracks. Exactly 21 green tracks located in the upper area of the domain at more than 2,400 metres of altitude, a difference that makes it stand out among other Ski Resorts.
In case you are an experienced skier the Tignes and Val d'Isère resorts offer 67 blue tracks, 43 red tracks and 24 black tracks. In addition, you will be able to enjoy the many options apart from the tracks that are offered by the 10,000 skiable hectares. You can even practisee heli-skiing, a sport that consists in climbing in a helicopter, looking for a pass to land and going down the virgin slopes.
On the other hand, this winter resort has 800 snow cannons, 42 chairlifts, 9 cable cars and 2 gondolas. There is no excuse to stay without a ski week at the French Alps. In addition, Tignes and Val d'Isère offers a unique ski or snow experience with World Cup tracks and hosts competitions such as Winter X Games Europe, an event for those who love freestyle skiing.
To end this perfect day of skiing, Tignes and Val d'Isère offers an amazing après-ski. The nightlife in Tignes has a young and international public with live music venues and several nightclubs. But if you still want more, Val d'Isère has many bars and some of the most famous nightclubs in the French Alps, such as Saloon or Doudoune.
This resort in the French Alps offers a 150 km skiable area, whatever the level of skiing or snowboarding, the possibilities on these slopes are endless.
In Tignes you will find a total of 6 green slopes (with free lifts) and 33 blue slopes , to have a first contact with the snow and slide down it little by little. For the more experienced people who like to surf the snow, the Tignes ski resort offers 19 red slopes and 1 6 black slopes, World Cup slopes to enjoy a perfect ski or snow day.
An innovative resort that is always up-to-date and that offers varied and original activities such as ice diving, skating, ice circuits, ski-joering, paragliding, climbing, dog sledding, vtt in the snow, snowmobiling, karting on ice, heliski ...
Tignes can be proud of its season because… there is snow in summer! Thanks to the Grande Motte glacier, blue, red and black slopes will make you enjoy this winter sport in the months of June, July and August.