Tignes Events & Activities

Posted by George Biffen

Last updated on September 6th, 2018 at 10:36 am

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.

Ice Diving

ice diving

Intriguing, surprising, captivating. Not a single noise or movement; 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 €90 and night-time sessions start at €120.

Ice Skating

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!  Holders of an Espace-Killy 2-15 day lift pass are also eligible for free skate hire.

Otherwise, adults skate hire is €3 and €2 for children under 13.

Ice Driving

Tignes non ski activities | Ice driving

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 €50.

Paragliding

paragliding

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.

Snow Mobiling

snowmobiling

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 half way through the session.

Day time sessions as a driver cost from €55 for 30 minutes and €20 as just a passenger. Night time sessions start from €78 for drivers and €29 for passengers.

Ice Climbing

ice climbing

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 €93 per person.

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.

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.

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