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The Villages of Tignes

(Picture showing Tignes ‘Fingers’ above the lake) The History of The Villages of Tignes Back in the 1920s Tignes was made up of just two villages, Les Brévières and Tignes itself. In the 1950s once the dam was complete, the original Tignes was flooded as part of a hydro-electric power scheme. This formed the Lac…

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Top 6 Reasons You Should Book Now for Christmas!

Now that the children are back to school – the September routine can resume – it’s a great time of year to start planning your winter ski holiday for the 2017-18 ski season.  This autumn term is a long one (16 weeks for most) so what could be better than to have a Christmas holiday…

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A Round-Up of the Best Tignes Webcams

There are six high definition Tignes webcams showing live images of the villages and mountains in and around the resort.  Whatever the time of year you can check out the sunshine in summer and the ski conditions in winter.  The main area of Tignes sits at 2100m so it’s a good snow-sure resort at high…

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Guide to Tignes Le Lac

Ultimate Guide to Tignes Le Lac

Tignes is a world famous high altitude snow-sure ski resort which offers immediate access into the vast Espace Killy ski region with over 300km of piste. At 2100m you are guaranteed lots of snow throughout the season.  There are a good range of bars, restaurants, shops & cafés to be found in Tignes, we have included…

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A Jam Packed Day in Tignes – A Ski Route for the Advanced Skier or Snowboarder…

If you are a confident and experienced skier or snowboarder, and you’re wanting to do all the best bits of Tignes, we’ve got you covered with this ski route! From years of experience, we’ve found the best runs in Tignes that you need to tick off your list before you head back home! Below is…

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Val d'Isere

A Comprehensive Guide to Val d’Isère

Val d’Isère is one of the most well-known and well-loved ski resorts in the world, with its lively atmosphere, exciting nightlife and access to the vast high-altitude, snow-sure pistes of the Espace Killy.

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Top 10 Things To Do on a Ski Holiday in Tignes 2018

Tignes resort is very welcoming and bustling with plenty of adventurous and exciting things to do for the whole family.  We have discovered that the Tignes resort have invested in a few new and fun things to do – here are our top 10 things to look out for during your ski holiday next season. 1….

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Tignes Les Brévières Definitive Ski Guide

Tignes les Brévières With a deep seed in the history of skiing, Tignes les Brévières back in the 1920’s was one of the first areas to welcome pioneer skiers.  As a result, this picturesque and quaint village has been welcoming skiing and snow boarding enthusiasts ever since.  The unique combination of a relaxed and chilled…

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Working a Ski Season – The Good, The Bad and The Ugly!

The Good The good on any season always outweighs the bad, and in this case even the ugly, that’s the reason seasonaires keep coming back for more and more. Having done two seasons myself with Ski Bonjour, I have a good idea of what doing a ski season is all about. Firstly, I only planned…

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Tignes & Val d’Isère Lift Passes – The 2018 Ultimate Guide

The Tignes & Val d’Isère lift passes are covered under the vast Espace Killy ski region which stretches from Tignes les Brévières right over to Le Fornet in Val d’Isère with an altitude range from 1550m to 3456m at the top of the Grande Motte cable car.  This ski region offers over 300km of piste…

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Becky Coates
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