Tignes ski & snowboard holidays take you to a very popular, purpose built resort in the French Alps. At a resort altitude of twenty-one hundred metres and with the highest lift at over three thousand five hundred metres, Tignes is snow sure throughout the season. Linked to Val D'Isere, La Daille and Le Fornet to form the Espace Killy ski area, there are three hundred kilometres of piste. Tignes itself has five different areas, Tignes Le Lavachet, Les Boisses, Le LacVal, Claret and Les Brevieres. Les Brevieres is the lowest at an altitude of over fifteen hundred metres. These satellite villages are linked with a free ski bus. La GrandeMotte glacier, at three thousand six hundred metres, offers year round skiing. An efficient lift system and a funicular railway avoids queues even in peak season.
Low cost Tignes ski & board holidays have wide appeal as there are appropriate slopes for every level of skiing and boarding ability. Novices have a good choice of easy, confidence-building slopes with free lifts. With the help of good tuition, newcomers to the sport can move on up the mountain and enjoy the easier blue runs back to the resort. They'll find perfect conditions on the Grand Motte glacier. Intermediates have a vast choice of challenging runs with some very difficult blues and reds. Take the high speed lift for further choice in Val d'Isere. Tignes is a paradise for advanced skiers as apart from the demanding black runs, there are fantastic off-piste opportunities. A mountain guide is absolutely essential if you should choose this option. There is a snow park for boarders and the type and quality of the pistes makes for an exciting snowboarding holiday. The ski schools have a good reputation and there are special facilities for children. Cheap Tignes ski holidays appeal to families. This child-friendly resort has good provision for youngsters and childcare is available from six months. This service needs to be booked in advance.
The Tignes ski season begins in the middle of December and ends at the beginning of April. The summer season is also popular with climbers, hill walkers and mountain bikers as well as those who want to relax amid splendid scenery and enjoy fresh alpine air. Many regional airports have direct flights to Chambery, Geneva, Grenoble and Lyon. Transfer times vary from a little over two hours to four hours. You can check on the Cheekytrip website to see if your own local airport offers a direct service.
Cheap Tignes ski & snowboard holidays offer great value as standards of accommodation are high and you are sure of a warm welcome in this friendly village. What it lacks in traditional charm is more than compensated by the excellent snow conditions and the great pistes. There are plenty of restaurants catering for all budgets and tastes. Although there are a number of bars the evening atmosphere remains fairly relaxed. Leisure activities include ice skating, ice driving, bowling and swimming. There is also a cinema and a modern sports centre.
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