Tignes to open Grande Motte glacier runs
The ski area will open on September 30th, meaning that if you're on a ski holiday in Tignes and fancy a test, you can pit yourself against the Grande Motte, one of the continent's highest glaciers.
The resort offersskiing holidays in Tignes from September until May, much longer than the average European ski season. Anyone wishing to hit the slopes with ski holidays in Tignes should make sure they don't miss out.
Ski runs on the Grande Motte glacier are between 3,000 and 3,456 metres, meaning they are a great test for your skiing abilities.
However, skiing holidays in Tignes are not just about the advanced slopes, with the area also packing in 79 beginner runs and 36 intermediate runs, a good selection for all abilities.
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