Tignes, like all other ski resorts, is mainly about skiing, but it does have plenty of alternatives for those non-skiers or those looking for something extra.
If you fancy a day off the slopes, here is a great selection of activities for you, and don’t forget to see our top picks for the best apres ski & bars to finish the day off on a high note.
Not a single noise or movement; watch your own air bubbles play under the ice and light reflect through the frozen surface. Rediscover the wild and feel at one with nature.
Whether a beginner or advanced ice diver, plunge straight into the icy waters of the frozen lake and take advantage of professional advice and equipment to try ice diving in a safe and secure environment.
A daytime session starts at €95 and night-time sessions start at €130.
Tignes is home to a 600m outdoor skating rink located on the frozen lake in the heart of the resort.
Admission to Tignes skating rink is free, so it is well worth a visit! And they hold a ‘Disco on Ice’ session most evenings.
Adults skate hire is €3 and €2 for children under 13.
In Tignes, you can demonstrate how daring you are beyond the ski runs. Forget about city driving and discover ice driving at an altitude of 1500m.
Whilst racing around the purpose built ice track you will discover all the techniques: emergency braking, turning, counter-steering and skidding.
Whilst you are free to negotiate your own way around the track, you will be briefed by certified instructors. Located on the ice track in Tignes Les Brévières.
Prices start from €65 for cars of €40 for a quad buggy.
Live the dream whilst experiencing a feeling of complete freedom.
Soar across the snow-capped mountains and enjoy the tranquil atmosphere that paragliding brings; the skies of Tignes are yours to explore!
You will enjoy this unique experience under the watchful eye of a certified instructor. Tandem flights start from €85.
This is one of the most popular activities for thrill-seekers who are keen to try something other than skiing.
The bikes can take 1 or 2 people at a time and there is also the option of swapping over halfway through the session.
Day time sessions as a driver cost from €59 for 30 minutes. Or you can go snowmobiling and then have dinner in a yurt with prices starting at €84.
Climbing up a wall of ice, you are sure to enjoy the thrill of this unique frozen waterfall experience.
Wearing a helmet, harness and crampons with an ice axe in hand, you will be all set to conquer the icefall.
Located in Tignes Les Brévières. Group sessions start from €89 per person.
Ever popular, who doesn’t want to meet some fluffy friend and travel through the snow in a rare silence during the breathtaking ride across the frozen lake.
The Husky, Samoyed and Malamute breeds exhibit amazing physical abilities. In particular, they love to run in the cold. Trust their instinct – they’ll guide you through the pristine, quiet wilderness.
- Discovery sessions from €70
- Introduction to mushing €80
Bun J Ride
This one is for the adrenaline junkies out there. A hybrid between ski jumping, bungee jumping and a zip wire.
You’re strapped into a harness at the waist, attached to two elasticated chords. You fly down a 30m ski jump that drops you into a 40m void.
Next to the Lac blue run, there is a minimum age of 13 years and a minimum weight of 40kg. Open every day except Saturdays. 1 jump is €75.
We hope you found The Tignes Events & Activities post helpful. Don’t forget to take the time to indulge in the history of this popular ski resort. There are even more activities on offer than in the list above, you really could go on all day – check out the Tignes website for further fun.
If you are looking for adventure in Tignes, we can help you find the right place to stay in the resort to take advantage of all the activities on offer. If you would like more assistance or accommodation advice, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with one of our holiday experts. If you are staying in a hotel with Powder White, please also check with reception which may be able to offer discounts and local excursions.