"World's best snow" in Tignes
According to the Times, Tignes is in the middle of a phase of redevelopment with money "pouring in".
Furthermore, those taking a ski holiday in Tignes can look forward to gourmet cuisine, as the publication reports that a new "first-rate" mountain restaurant - Lo Soli - has been established in the resort.
"The skiing is superb. Tignes sits in one of the most beautiful natural bowls in the Alps, with a glacier at the top end and plenty of chilly north-facing slopes," it adds.
However, one of the principle reasons that the newspaper lists it as a reliable resort is its altitude.
Those taking a ski holiday in Tignes will benefit from being at an altitude of over 2,000 metres, a quality which has earned it a spot in the Good Ski & Snowboarding Guide 2005 as a "snow-sure"
Date Posted: 28 Nov 2016
Tignes is famous as being one of the most snow-sure ski resorts in the Alps. The mighty Grande Motte glacier allows skiing up to 3456m and even in the summer months the glacier can be open for several weeks for summer skiing and snowboarding. As the popular French resort continues to grow, it is set...
Date Posted: 21 Sep 2015
Winter is off to an early start in France! In just under 2 weeks Tignes will open the Grande Motte glacier for the season. Ski before anyone else from 3rd October and enjoy non-stop skiing until 8th May 2016. The rest of the Espace Killy ski area opens on the 28th November and you can buy pack...
Date Posted: 14 Sep 2015
The first sprinkling of snow has started to appear on the peaks of some of our favourite ski resorts’, reminding us that winter is just around the corner. Up to 20cm fell in the northern French Alps in the higher ski resorts. The best of the new snow was seen on the Grande Motte glacier ...