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Do you want to enjoy skiing in the summer months and get away from the heat? In Tignes you can do it!



How can I get to the Glacier to ski?


Summer skiing takes place on the Grande Motte glacier, one of the highest in Europe for skiing and snowboarding . To access there you can do it with your ski pass , which will be delivered to you at the ski resort's ticket offices.

In winter, this glacier is given special care to be able to keep the snow in places where it is usually scarce in summer, such as rocky areas. The Perce-Neige funicular will take you from the centre of the town of Tignes in just 7 minutes. You will arrive at the restaurant de la Grande Motte and if you want to continue your journey on the funicular you can ascend to an altitude of 3,456 meters, to the highest point of the ski resort.

During the summer season, the resort offers you around 20 skiable kilometers . These are between 3,656 and 3,000 altitude, so there are always perpetual snows. Depending on the degree of difficulty of the slopes, you will find blue, red and black.



Does the ski pass include any other activity apart from skiing?


Of course! Boredom in Tignes is not allowed.

Some of the accommodations also include the My Tignes Open card, a card with an integrated microchip that will allow you to access various activities in Tignes Val Claret and Tignes Le Lac.

Do you want to know how it works? Very easy! When you arrive at your accommodation, they will give you this card for free and the holder of this card has 2 activities per day that you can use whenever and however you want by previously booking online. That is, if you travel 4 days you will have 8 activities. If you want, you can do them all in one day or distribute them to do the distributed activities. It's up to you!
And what happens if your accommodation does not include the My Tignes card? You can buy it directly at the Tignes Tourist Office for € 50.

What activities does the My Tignes Open card include?

With this card you can enjoy free access to the following activities:
  • Air rifle shooting (adults only, 2 tickets per card)
  • Football
  • Basketball
  • Beach Soccer
  • Beach volleyball
  • Crazy Airbag (from 8 years)
  • Soccer area
  • Mini-golf (1 access per card)
  • Multi-sport area
  • Petanque
  • Ping pong
  • Lagon Pool (2 entries per card)
  • Tennis (in the Val Claret activity area, tennis racket rental not included)
  • Water sports centre: pedal boat, canoe, kayak, stand-up paddle, catamaran.
  • Elastic beds
  • Archery
  • Water jump
  • Kayak
  • Paddle

* Some activities require booking in advance.


How many days are enough to visit Tignes in summer?


In summer, the Tignes resort does not have as many skiable kilometers as in winter, so it may not be necessary to spend a whole week. Surely, with about 4 or 5 days you will have enough to enjoy some skiing in the morning and all the activities in the afternoon.



When is the best time to ski in Tignes in summer?


Our advice is that you make your booking to go as soon as possible. If it is in June, better. The reason is that the resort opens in mid-June and at that time, due to the altitude of the glacier, some temporary snow still tends to fall, so it is the perfect time to enjoy the powder snow in midsummer.

But if you can't go in June, don't worry. During the months of July and August the days are hotter so apart from skiing, you can also practice other water activities in Lake Tignes. Is incredible!



What is the best way to get to Tignes?


- By plane:

Tignes has several nearby airports including Lyon, Geneva, Chambéry and Grenoble . The closest to access the resort is Lyon or Geneva, both are 2.5 hours away.

Once you land at the above airports, you can hire a transfer or rental car to get to the Tignes resort


- By car:

If you want to enjoy the spectacular alpine scenery in summer, our recommendation is that you travel by car. Tignes resort is only 2 hours from Grenoble, 4 hours from Turin, 5 hours from Montpellier and 7 and a half hours from Paris.




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Would you like to speak with one of our ski and snowboard experts? Our team is available from Monday to Sunday from 9 am to 9.30 pm. Call us or send us a message via our contact section.


The Tignes Ski Resort has so much more to offer besides skiing. And, how about trying the local cuisine on the slopes? Check out our favourite restaurants and snack bars where you can stop for lunch whilst taking in the beautiful views. 


Name Location Characteristics
Cocorico Beer & Piza Tignes Val Claret One of the best restaurants and après-ski in Val Claret. It opens from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. and they make delicious pizzas to recharge your batteries after a long day of skiing.
La Snowboardde Jeanne Tignes Val Claret The concept of this restaurant is simple.. Traditional and homemade French food wrapped in a rustic and cozy style. Here, even the smallest detail is taken care of, such as the dishes and the origin of the food itself.
Ursus Tignes centre It is a unique gastronomic experience with dishes that seem to have come from the Alpine forest itself. An experience that leaves no one indifferent.
La Sachette Les Brévières If you are a fan of pizzas and traditional cuisine, this is your place. This restaurant was founded in 1893 and they also have menus for adults and menus for children.
La Chaumière Les Almes Cuisine of typical dishes of the Savoy. Try the tartiflette, fondue or raclette and fall in love with the variety of their cheeses.





Take advantage of this magical setting to indulge in hiking, but not just any old hike! Why not go for an adventure on the Grand Motte glacier? We're talking about going on a hike at 3,000/3,500 metres high! You'll be accompanied by qualified professionals and you'll learn progression techniques in order to approach the area in complete safety, equipped with a harness, crampons and an ice pick.

This is a fabulous opportunity to learn more about glacial formation!


  • Glacier hike

Child rate (-14 years old): 52 €

Adult rate: 55 €



Is climbing more your style? Get your climbing boots on and follow the guide up to the summit of the Grande Motte glacier! The perfect climb to discover the joys of mountaineering, with an incredible view waiting at the top (especially the views overlooking the majestic Grande Casse peak nearby). This is the perfect opportunity to see the rocky side of the Grande Motte!


  • Climbing the Grande Motte (the summit of which rises to 3650m)

Child rate (-14 years old): 87 €

Adult rate: 89 €


**Both activities are available until the end of August(access to the glacier by funicular and cable car).

***You can book these activities at the Tignes Tourism Office.





From June 19 to June 25, 2021


> Funicular:
First ascent: 7.15 a.m. (continuously until 9 a.m. then every ½ hour)
Last ascent: 12.30 p.m. / Last descent: 1.30 p.m.


> Cable car:
First ascent: 7.20 a.m.
Last ascent: 1 p.m. / Last descent: 1.15 p.m.


From June 26 to July 31, 2021


> Funicular:
First ascent: 7.15 a.m. (continuously until 9 a.m. then every ½ hour)
Last pedestrian ascent: 3.45 p.m. / Last descent: 4.35 p.m.


> Cable car:
First ascent: 7.20 a.m.
Last pedestrian ascent: 4.10 p.m. / Last descent: 4.20 p.m.


From August 1 to August 27, 2021


> Cable car:
First pedestrian ascent: 9.40 a.m.
Last pedestrian ascent: 4.10 p.m. / Last descent: 4.20 p.m.


> Funicular:
First pedestrian ascent: 9.30 am (then every ½ hour)
Last pedestrian ascent: 3.45 p.m. / Last pedestrian descent: 4.35 p.m.




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Ski Slopes
8.0 / 10
Restaurants and Cafes
6.7 / 10
Ski Resort's Chairlifts
8.7 / 10
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Snow conditions
6.0 / 10
Last snowfall:   26-09-2021
Cm. Last snowfall:   9 cm
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from Baleares
Skied on July 14 2019
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An ideal place to take children many sports activities


from Barcelona
Skied on July 22 2017
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Perfect place to disconnect and do many activities


from Barcelona
Skied on July 30 2016
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Overall jente facing the public (employees, waiters, pizzerosy services in general) a little edge with the Spanish or Catalan if you did not speak French and English very impertinent


Skied on August 01 2015
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Subway speed you up to the glacier, one pass. The views of Mont Blanc, amazing !!!
The staff of the lifts, not all, but some were very drifters. They were not for you ... And the quality of some tele drag was quite deplorable. For what the track could modernize crawls area and snowpark beginners and freestyle.
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