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Tignes Les Brévières

Lovely village nestled down in the Tignes valley

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Tignes Les Brévières is the most picturesque of the Tignes villages. Nestled right at the bottom of the Tignes valley next to the river, it is the lowest and prettiest of all the Tignes resorts.

Lovely old-style traditional chalets, farmhouses and hotels along with little French bistros, boutique shops and sports shops make up most of this village. With its old charm and beautiful views, it can make for a lovely place to stay.

With traditional style stone farmhouse and an old charm, Les Brévières' accommodation is less of the modern apartment block style which is seen in the other resorts of Tignes. Chalet holidays, boutique hotels and a few self-catering apartments make up the majority of accommodation, with the old traditional Savoyard feel of the village it is a charming place to stay.

History & Culture in Tignes

Tignes Les Brévières is a popular little village that has remained traditional and picturesque, with excellent skiing links, wonderful views and buckets of charm it is easy to see why its popularity keeps growing.

Things to do in Tignes

In the winter Les Brévières welcomes the skiing and snowboarding crowd offering excellent lift connections meaning you can stay in Les Brévières and still have access to the whole Espace Killy ski area via the Sache bubble which sits at the top of the resort by the riverside. With a host of restaurants, shops, chalets, hotels, apartments and its traditional charm the resort has a buzzing and vibrant feel in the winter. The bottom of the Brévières slopes is a hub of restaurants making it a great place to have lunch during a day out skiing. A sun trap in the afternoon people from all over the Espace Killy will head down to this lovely village for a spot of lunch.

When summer comes round Tignes Les Brévières becomes much quieter as the skiers leave, the locals rest from the winter season and the mountains turn from snow white to a forest green. Although the resort is much quieter there is still plenty to do with Tignes having a whole range of summer activities. There are lots of hiking and walking routes to be discovered, where you can experience the stunning scenery and views of the mountains. If you are after more of an adrenaline rush then mountain biking may be for you. Tignes is known for its great mountain biking trails and routes and with just a short drive up to Val Claret you can hop on the bike and explore the mountain. There is even some summer skiing to be had on the Grande Motte glacier in Tignes Val Claret.

Dining in Tignes

There are a couple of traditional-style restaurants in the village, or you can head up into the main part of Tignes for more options.

Nightlife in Tignes

Nightlife options in Les Brévières are a little more limited than the centre of Tignes and, as a result, most chalet companies offer lots of facilities and catering to keep you entertained.

Chalets in Tignes

There are a large number of chalets to choose from in Les Brévières catering for all group sizes and tastes.


Map of the surrounding area