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TIGNES LE LAVACHET, FRANCE

Ski Holidays in Le Lavachet, Tignes

Le Lavachet is one of Tignes’ smaller villages, located just outside of Tignes Le Lac. Le Lavachet is perfectly placed for skiers and snowboarders to enjoy all of the amazing runs the area has to offer. With picturesque views, a laid-back atmosphere and some great attractions to keep visitors occupied off the slopes, it could make for the perfect ski holiday.

Resort Statistics

Tignes Le Lavachet ski resort
Level Rating Runs
Beginners 83
Intermediates 46
Advanced 25
Snowboarders
Total Runs 154
Good for
  • Off piste
  • Families
  • Non-skiers
  • Groups
Resort features Heated Outdoor Pool Nightclub Indoor Pool Health Spa Skidoo Gym Snowshoeing Snow sure Glacier Resort High altitude skiing High altitude resort Lively après ski Supermarket Tourist Office
Resort Statistics
Altitude 2100m
Km of Piste 300km
Directions of Slopes N, S, E, W
Longest Run 10km
Drag Lifts 34
Ski Lifts 89
Snow Parks 2
Highest Lift 3450m
Uphill Capacity 149425
Chairlifts 45
Gondolas/Cable cars 10

Le Lavachet Ski Resort

Situated within the exceptional Espace Killy ski area, there is a vast array of amazing runs for visitors to choose from. Set at 2100m and with 300km of piste for skiers and snowboarders to choose from, all easily accessible through the interconnecting chairlifts across the villages.

There is a variety of runs suited to beginners, intermediates and experts, making the Tignes region a fantastic place for experienced skiers to introduce their friends and family to the sport. Tignes is made up of 5 ski villages: Tignes Le lac, Tignes Val Claret, Tignes Lavachet, Tignes Les Boisses and Tignes Les Brevieres.

Snow conditions in Le Lavachet

Tignes offers all year round skiing due to the Grande Motte glacier. Its high altitude and good snow cover means that the winter season starts as early as November and runs right through to May. Many snow cannons are used on many of the runs, ensuring an excellent surface for visitors to make the most of their time at the resort.

Skiing in Le Lavachet

Tignes Le Lavachet is situated in the Espace Killy ski area with quick and easy access to Val D’Isere, giving skiers and snowboarders a wide range of runs to help them develop their abilities and become even more accomplished skiers.

There are 154 individual pistes across the region and 84 ski lifts to make it easy for visitors to find their way around the many amazing sights across the resort. There is a skiable vertical slope measured at 1900m, which is one of the biggest in the world and guarantees some truly breathtaking views.

Apres ski, restaurants and other activities in Le Lavachet

After you have spent some time on the slopes, the bars and restaurants of Le Lavachet provide excellent options to relax and unwind. TC’s bar is a fantastic spot to sit back and soak up the amazing scenery, and there are even some full English breakfasts on offer.

Elsewhere, Brasero is an extraordinary restaurant for those who want to try some more creative dishes. You can expect live sports here along with a fantastic selection of drinks. However, if you’re looking for something quick and easy, Pizza Mick is a great recommendation, with plenty of tasty meals for those who want fast, good-value food.

The free bus service allows you to travel to the resorts of Tignes Le Lac and Val Claret where there is a good range of bars, restaurants and clubs to choose from.

Transfer time in Le Lavachet

The closest airports to Tignes are Chambery and Geneva.