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Best Wintersports in Tignes

Discover the top Tignes wintersports

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Whatever you choose to do on your winter holiday you are sure to find a huge range of activities across the Tignes area. From relaxing to full on adrenaline there is something for everyone, every ability and every age in Tignes. Check out the selection of things to do below for some holiday inspiration!

Winter Walking

two walkers in the snow going towards a church

Tignes is a winter walker's paradise, with lifts giving access to the higher ground and a network of groomed trails in the winter, it's very easy to discover the resort on foot. Don’t forget to check the weather forecast before you set out as conditions can change rapidly in the mountains. You do not need any particular equipment, just a pair of sturdy boots and layers of warm clothing that you can take off or put on as necessary. A pair of walking poles will come in handy for extra balance on icy patches and for checking snow depth before you go striding forth. Top tip: buy ‘grippers’ for your walking boots to prevent slipping which you can buy from most local Sport Shops.


Snow Biking

mountain bikes on the snow

Take your mountain bike out on the pistes & enjoy the snowy thrills. Once the pistes are closed, the mountain empty and the sun setting you would think the only thing happening would be piste grooming.... Well not in Tignes! Now you can race down the empty slopes on a mountain bike. Grab the gondola up and race, bump, slide and enjoy your descent down the snowy mountain on two wheels. The activity costs around 50 euros, which may seem steep but can definitely be worth it with the beautiful view, the sun setting and the thrill of the experience, plus it includes the rental of the bike, safety gear and a guide to take you down. 


Wilderness Camps

a yurt in the forest

Spend the evening dining in a yurt in the forest and finish the night with a drink by the fire and torchlit sledge ride back down the mountain. This is suitable for anyone over 14 years of age and offers a unique evening experience in the wilderness of Tignes. Cost approx €70 per person.