Thinking of skiing in Tignes 1800? This exciting new development in Tignes has received huge investment which has seen the existing village modernised and re-developed.
Why Tignes 1800 Ski Resort?
- Easy & direct access to the whole of the Tignes Val d'Isere (formerly Espace Killy) ski area
- High-altitude & snowsure resort
- A brand new development & quiet alternative to the other bustling villages of Tignes
- Newly built large beginners' area
Tignes can be found in the Tarentaise area of France, in the Northern French Alps and is a purpose-built ski resort within the Tignes-Val d'Isere ski area (formally the Espace Killy), which ranks as one of the best winter sports centres in the world! Huge investment, progression and development over the past 50 years has seen Tignes grow into one of Europe’s most comprehensive ski destinations, yet it has still been able to maintain its traditional French Alpine ambience.
A regular and very efficient free shuttle bus service connects all the villages of Tignes (except Tignes les Brevieres).
Tignes is set at the foot of the twin peaks of La Grande Motte Glacier (3656m) and La Grande Casse (3852m) – meaning that you can even ski here in the summer! This ski resort has a highly sporting reputation and hosts many celebrities on training courses, including the French national football team.
Tignes is proud to have been elected ‘The Sportiest Town’ by the French daily sports paper, ‘L’Equipe’! This was due to various factors including its outstanding sporting infrastructure, hosting numerous sporting events on an international scale, welcoming high-profile sports stars (such as the French football team), the high level of Tignes-born sportsmen and women, and a sports-mad clientele and community. Many towns are famous for their flowers but Tignes has sport in its blood!
Tignes 1800 comprises of a 2000sqm pedestrianised village, including luxury ski accommodation, ESF ski school, snow kindergarten and Piou Piou Kids Club, Casino supermarket, 2 ski hire shops, a bakery, 2 restaurants, bar and a garage, is structured around three small squares with the parish Church of Saint Jacques de Tignes at the centre. This is actually, a replica of the original church that was destroyed by the flood waters of the dam (barrage de Tignes).
Tignes 1800 has been updated and constructed with families in mind by offering a quiet alternative to the hustle and bustle of the more lively villages of Tignes, whilst still having everything you need close at hand - it's a car-free village and you're able to ski right to your door! Tignes 1800 allows you to enjoy all the assets of an international ski resort from the tranquillity of a village atmosphere. Tignes 1800 is sure to tick all the boxes for a perfect and enjoyable family ski holiday.
For your added convenience and if you do fancy venturing out, the regular free resort shuttle bus stops outside our featured ski accommodation, Kalinda Village, and runs between Tignes 1800 and Tignes Le Lac from 07:15 until 00:15 (approximately every half an hour, depending on the time of day) and journey time is just 15 minutes. From Tignes Le Lac you can then get a shuttle bus on to Tignes Val Claret.
The bustling ski resort of Val d'Isère can be easily reached from the ski area of Tignes, via the ski lifts (30 minutes), bus (15 minutes) or car (7 minutes) - allowing easy access to a whole host of shops, restaurant and bars - great for après-ski or an opportunity to explore for non-skiers.
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Tignes 1800 ski facts:
- No. of slopes: 159
- Green slopes: 21
- Blue slopes: 69
- Red slopes: 44
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