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© Stephane Cande / Tignes

Tignes: the ski & freestyle paradise at Grande Motte glacier

Welcome to Espace Killy ski area

Tignes is one of France’s most famous ski resorts. It combines traditional Savoyard charm with a modern, international atmosphere. The ski resort is known for its excellent snow conditions at 2,100 metres above sea level and at Grande Motte glacier between September and May.

Tignes is Europe’s second-highest ski resort and a great winter sports resort nestled in the breathtaking high-altitude landscapes of the Vanoise massif. Together with equally famous Val d’Isère, Tignes is part of the interconnected ski area of Espace Killy. It regularly hosts major sporting events and is a hotspot for freestylers. What’s more, the resort at Grande Motte glacier is also popular with freeriders looking for off-piste happiness.

By the way: Whether you’re a freerider, freestyler, skier or snowboarder: INTERSPORT Rent has the best latest-generation test equipment for you!

Ski rental in Tignes

Your INTERSPORT Rent shops in Tignes

At INTERSPORT Rent in Espace Killy, you can find rental equipment by top brands at attractive prices. Tignes is also home to our RENTertainers – your winter sports experts for perfect skiing experiences.

It only takes three steps to book the latest rental equipment from the comfort of your couch. Pick your favourites up on site and benefit from our RENTertainers’ expert advice. They are happy to fine-tune and adjust your equipment and share their best winter sports tips with you. What are you waiting for? Unforgettable days of skiing lie ahead!

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Skiing in Tignes

More about the ski resort

The Espace Killy ski area and the ski resorts of Tignes and Val d’Isère offer a varied mix of slopes. Thanks to its high-altitude location, the area around three-thousand-metre summits such as the 3,656-metre-high Grande Motte boasts excellent snow conditions and an extra-long season.

The sporty slopes of Tignes are located at altitudes between 1,550 and 3,456 metres above sea level. This results in particularly long descents and great altitude differences.

Extra event tip: Every year in March, the Winter X Games Europe take place in Tignes. The spectacular event sees the world’s best winter extreme athletes competing in various disciplines.

© Stephane Cande / Tignes

Tignes in a nutshell:

  • a total of 156 ski runs and 300 kilometres of slopes at Espace Killy
  • 78 lifts and cable cars
  • 20 kilometres of glacier runs for summer skiing at Grande Motte (3,656 m) between June and August
  • highlight for skiers looking for a challenge: the black “La Sache” run from Aiguille Percée to Les Brévières
  • freestyle action at DC Park Tignes
  • vast choice of freeride runs and safety measures
  • après-ski in bustling Le Lac

Skiing in Tignes is right for you if …

... you always wanted to visit France’s freestyle hotspot.

… you would like to experience new freeride adventures in and around Tignes.

… you want to explore the glacier runs at Grande Motte, the highest summit of Tignes, in both winter and summer.

… you’re a fan of traditional French charm.

… you’re looking for a holiday destination with guaranteed snow.

© Stephane Cande / Tignes


Our RENTertainers recommend

Grande Motte is waiting for you! A spectacular ride with the state-of-the-art “Funiculaire Grande Motte” underground cableway takes you up to Tignes’ landmark glacier, which is also the region’s highest summit. Up on the glacier, a choice of one-of-a-kind descents is waiting for you.

For instance, one of the world’s longest blue slopes winds its way over several kilometres past the glacier to Val Claret. The slope is also suitable for beginners. Advanced skiers and snowboarders will enjoy the red slope, which covers a whopping altitude difference of 1,400 metres on its way down to the valley.

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