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Monday, October 20, 2014
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Hiking

Webcams

Get a glimpse of the landscapes and conditions awaiting you in Tignes via 6 panoramic high definition webcams. In winter and in su...

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Hiking

Pedestrian lifts are free from June 28th to August 31st 2014 (Palafour and Tufs chairlift, Toviere gondola!

Opening hours: coming soon.

Please note: it is not possible to go back to the resort using these chairlifts.

Nature preserved

Hiking enthusiasts in Tignes will delight in a 55,000-hectare recreation area in the heart of preserved wilderness. Nearly half the village is located in the Vanoise national Park, which forms – together with the Italian National park “du Grand Paradis” –the most expansive protected area in Western Europe. In this unique park, wild animals (marmots, chamois and ibex) thrive, natural resources abound, and the landscapes take your breath away!

 
Natural wonderland
Hiking in Tignes takes place in a natural wonderland. Day-trips or half-day trips are led by guides. With your guide, you’ll discover the park’s diversity as well as the different areas of his field. Excursions can also be combined with themed evening mixers – your chance to get to know guides and their unusual way of life.

You want to discover Tignes' montain
Discover the " Summer walks guide" and its 25 paths: little climb and short walks for families, difficult tracks for those who are into sports, breathtaking landscapes...
Available in the Maisons de Tignes (€10).

Download the Bois de la Laye walk, perfect for families.
Download the Aiguille Percée walk, and enjoy the panoramic viewpoint.
Download the Nazonde walk, and discover the most unspoilt part of Tignes.

 

Want to head to the glacier without your skis?

There are specific lift passes for pedestrians! Take the funicular and stop by the terrace of the Panoramic restaurant before heading to the cable car to enjoy the view on the famous peaks and mountains around: the Mont Pourri, ridges of the Grande Sassière, the Grande Casse (highest point of La Vanoise: altitude of 3,856 metres) and of course the majestic Mont Blanc (in the distance). You will find 3 viewpoint indicators on your route.

You are in a national nature reserve, at the periphery of the Vanoise National Park (www.parcnational-vanoise.fr).
Warning: you are in a glacier area, so don’t forget to ask a high-mountain guide for their advice to enjoy the glacier to the most! ( http://www.guides-montagne-tignes.com/)

Practical info:
- Opening hours for pedestrians: 7:15 am (first lift of the funicular) – 4:15 pm (last lift of the cable car, starting July 7th).
- Lifts: funicular and cable car.
- Find the lift pass you need here.

More info about the lifts: contact the STGM - +33 4 79 06 60 00 or stgm@compagniedesalpes.fr

Where ?

Bureau des Guides

We can propose you huge diversity of activities. In winter: heli-skiing, wintermountaineering, ice climbing, snowshoeing. In summer: canyoning, rock climbing, via ferrata...

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Tignes Information

The hostess of the Maison de Tignes le Lac are here to welcome you and answer to all your questions about Tignes

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Evolution 2

In winter: snowsports lessons, ice diving, dog sledding, snowshoeing...in summer: snowsports, canyoning, rafting, MTB...Have a look to our website to get all the information about our activities and find us at Tignes - Le lac - Le Bec rouge.

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Vanoise national Park

Explore the Vanoise National Park, a protected area and its heritage (fauna, flora, landscapes, ...). All summer: films at the cinema. Refer to the weekly programme. Hiking: July 12th and 19th : August 2nd, 16th, 23rd and 30th 2012. Rates: half-day 6.60€ / day 13€

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The simplest of sports may also reveal itself to be all-consuming if you practice it near Tignes. The rich, preserved wilderness of the Vanoise national Park holds wonderful surprises in store.