Our ski shops in Tignes Lavachet

Tignes Lavachet: your ideal ski destination

Welcome to Tignes Lavachet, your dream destination for an unforgettable ski holiday. Located in the heart of the French Alps, this ski resort offers a perfect combination of natural beauty, fascinating history and endless opportunities to enjoy skiing and snowboarding. Get ready to experience a world of winter fun.

The village of Lavachet

A jewel of the Alps

Tignes Lavachet is a small alpine village nestled in the department of Savoie, in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region, surrounded by the majestic mountains of Vanoise and Grande Sassière. Iconic mountains such as Grande Casse and Grande Motte dominate the horizon, creating a breathtaking backdrop for your skiing adventures.

History and culture

This village has a rich history dating back centuries, marked by traditional mountain farming and pastoralism. Today it has become a paradise for winter sports enthusiasts. Despite its modest size, Tignes Lavachet offers a friendly and authentic atmosphere, with local shops, Savoyard restaurants and a warm atmosphere. Explore the region’s treasures, such as the Vanoise National Park, a site of outstanding natural beauty, or the nearby village of Val d'Isère, renowned for its alpine charm.

Tignes: a 4-season destination

In summer: a paradise for nature lovers

Hiking and Mountain Biking

In summer, Tignes turns into a paradise for nature lovers. The green mountains and scenic hiking trails invite you to explore the area on foot. Mountain bikers will also find exciting tracks to hit, with options for all levels.

Water activities

Lake Tignes offers a multitude of water activities, from sailing to windsurfing, including paddle. You can cool off while enjoying the spectacular alpine scenery that surrounds the lake.


Climbing enthusiasts will find rock faces suitable for all skill levels. Tignes even offers a via ferrata for those looking for an adrenaline rush.

Mountain golf

Tignes is also home to a mountain golf course, offering unique challenges and breathtaking views for golfers.

In winter: the kingdom of snow

Skiing and snowboarding

Tignes is known worldwide for its exceptional skiing and snowboarding opportunities. With an extensive ski area, slopes for all levels and legendary powder snow, this is the perfect place to hit the slopes in winter.

Cross-country skiing and snowshoeing

If you prefer quieter activities, cross-country skiing and snowshoeing are popular options for exploring snowy landscapes.


An unforgettable experience in Tignes is the dog sled ride. You can admire the winter landscape while being pulled by a team of enthusiastic dogs.

Rental of skis and equipment

Equip yourself for your holidays

Before hitting the slopes, it is essential to make sure you have the best equipment. Tignes Lavachet offers a range of top quality ski and snowboard rental shops, ready to provide you with everything you need for an optimal skiing experience. Local experts will advise you on the choice of your equipment, guaranteeing you comfort and safety.

Our ski shops

Thanks to their strategic locations, our ski shops are easily accessible and located near the slopes and ski lifts. You can easily pick up your ski equipment upon arrival in the resort. For advanced ski enthusiasts, it is possible to rent state-of-the-art equipment, such as freeride skis or ski mountaineering, to live an ultimate skiing experience.

The ski resort of Tignes

Fun on the slopes

Tignes Lavachet is much more than just an alpine village. It is a dynamic ski resort offering a multitude of activities for all levels of skiers and snowboarders. From well-groomed trails to exciting off-piste challenges, here you will find a winter adventure tailored to your preferences. 

For those who wish to perfect their skills, the resort offers renowned ski and snowboard schools. Qualified instructors will guide you towards mastering sliding techniques.

Life after skiing

Off the slopes, the resort offers a variety of cultural activities, including visits to local museums that tell the story of the area. You can also enjoy the lively nightlife, quality restaurants and special events throughout the season.

The ski area

Skier’s paradise

The Tignes-Val d'Isère ski area, integrated into the entire Espace Killy ski area, is a winter wonder. With more than 300 kilometres of slopes, it offers endless possibilities for skiers of all levels. The surrounding mountains, including the Grande Motte, offer a breathtaking panorama as you descend the snowy slopes.

Scenic routes

Discover scenic routes with spectacular views of the glaciers and surrounding alpine peaks. These off-piste getaways are reserved for experienced adventurers.

Access to the resort

How to get to Tignes Lavachet

To get to Tignes Lavachet, you can arrive by train to Bourg-Saint-Maurice station, then take a bus or taxi to the station. If you prefer to drive, well-maintained mountain roads will get you to your destination safely.

Airport shuttles

Many international airports serve the region, including Geneva Airport, Lyon-Saint Exupéry Airport and Chambéry Airport. Shuttles are available to take you directly to Tignes Lavachet from these airports.