This set of resorts is known by the name of Espace Killy , its name is due to the mythical skier Jean-Claude Killy who won 3 gold medals at the Grenoble 68 Winter Olympics, 6 gold medals at the World Championships in Skiing and 15 World Cup victories.
"The most beautiful space in the world." That is the slogan of the resort and, although it seems excessive, the Espace Killy complex can stand out and pride itself on the virtues that its tracks have. With 10,000 hectares of surface (5 times the surface of the great Spanish resorts), 300 skiable km , 1,906 km of unevenness and 2 glaciers located at more than 3,000 m of altitude.
These two ski resorts in the French Alps are considered one of the best resorts for all levels of skiing or snow. If you are a beginner, you are in luck, as you can take numerous free lifts throughout the domain, as well as a large area of green slopes. Exactly 21 green tracks located in the upper area of the ski areaat an altitude of more than 2,400 m, a difference that makes it stand out from the other resorts.
In case you are an experienced skier, the resorts of Tignes and Val d'Isère offer 67 blue runs , 43 red runs and 24 black runs . You can also enjoy the countless off-piste options offered by the 10,000 skiable hectares. You can even practice heliskiing, a practice that consists of going up in a helicopter, looking for a hill to land on and going down the virgin slopes.
On the other hand, this winter complex has 800 snow cannons , 42 chair lifts, 9 cable cars and 2 funiculars. There is no excuse for missing out on a ski weekend . In addition, Tignes and Val d'Isère offers a unique ski or snow experience with World Cup slopes and which hosts competitions such as Winter X Games Europe, an event for those who love freestyle.
To end this perfect day of skiing Tignes and Val d'Isère offers you an incredible après-ski. And it is that the nightlife in Tignes enjoys a young and international audience with live music venues and several discotheques. But if you are even more lively, 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 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 day of skiing or snowboarding.
An innovative resort that is always up-to-date and that offers varied and original activities such as scuba diving under ice, 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 June and July.