Standing in the Val Claret district on the heights of Tignes, the Residence is built in the local style, combining wood and traditionally worked stone. This is a remarkable resort setting with charming, spacious apartments that are in close proximity to skiing runs and shops.
Official classification: 4 Star Tourist Residence
Languages spoken: French, English, German & Spanish
Pierre and Vacances Premium is the luxury ski brand of the Pierre & Vacances Group and is one of the most sought after ski accommodation in France.
Located at ten of France's most renowned ski resorts, our spacious, 4-star accommodation is of luxury standard while the residences themselves offer a number of after-ski activities that will help you to relax after a tiring day on the slopes: indoor swimming pools, saunas, hammans, fitness rooms, cardio-training rooms, delicious restaurants and health spa treatment through our partner Spas by Algotherm.
Pierre and Vacances Premium – The Accommodation
Spacious apartments that range from 1-bedroom to 4-bedroom
TV, bed linen and bath towels are included in all apartments and beds are made up on arrival
On loan from reception (subject to availability): irons, high chairs, hair driers, board games, etc
End of stay cleaning is included (except the kitchen area)
Our largest apartments, with 2 bedrooms or more, are always the most popular and there is only a limited number available. So don't delay, book now to enjoy a fantastic holiday in some of the most comfortable and homely residences in all the top French resorts this winter.
We offer Pierre and Vacances Premium accommodation in the following resorts: Chamonix, Les Houches, La Plagne, Les Menuires, Les Arcs, Meribel, Tignes, Val d’Isere, Val Thorens.
You’ll need to book your own transfers, when staying here. Your main options are shared or private transfers, but consider whether you would prefer a door-to-door service or a (generally cheaper) “communal” drop-off point at your destination.
Also see: Transfers to Tignes, France
You’ll need to organise your own bike hire when staying here. Things to consider are the type of bike you want to rent such as road, mountain, hard trail and/or an electric bike; and whether you’ll need helmets and protective clothing with your rental. You’re best off choosing a shop that is close to your accommodation for ease of access, and making it quicker to return the bike and pay at the end. Some companies may also deliver so it’s worth looking at all the options.
Also see: Cycle Hire in Tignes - Val Claret, France
You’ll need to book your own ski hire, when staying here. There are many choices for hiring equipment. Generally, you’re best off choosing somewhere close for ease of access, & less far to carry your kit, easier to make changes, and quicker to return and pay at the end. Nevertheless, many suppliers will deliver and some snow-front rental stores offer ski lockers, so it’s worth checking out all the options.
Also see: Ski Hire in Tignes - Val Claret, France
Lifts & Passes
You’ll need to buy your own lift pass, when staying here. Lift passes can be booked online or bought in resort on arrival. There are many types of pass available, suited to different levels, length of stay and budget. It’s worth reading up on the options to get the most from your lift pass in summer & winter.
Also see: Ski Pass Options in Tignes, France
Instructors & Lessons
When staying here, you’ll need to book your own ski or snowboard lessons. Tuition is strongly recommended for complete beginners and is always a good idea whatever your level to perfect your technique. Group lessons are a great way for children to learn with their peers whilst giving you some free time on the slopes. Groups are also a generally cheaper option for adults, however, with a private instructor you’ll have undivided attention and be able to progress at your own pace.
Also see: Ski Schools in Tignes - Val Claret, France
Guides & Tours
When staying here, you’ll need to book your own Guides & Tours, which are a great way to discover Tignes whilst doing a number of fun activities. During the winter, if you are keen to go off-piste, booking a High Mountain Guide is strongly recommended. Not only do they know the best local spots, these highly trained and experienced individuals are very familiar with the surroundings and can provide loads of insights you won’t get by yourself, as well as helping to ensure your safety.
Also see: Guides & Tours in Tignes - Val Claret, France
Tignes Val Claret is the perfect resort in both the winter and summer season. It is probably one of the main hubs of the whole Tignes resort with its lifts going up to the famous Grande Motte Glacier and its bustling cosy feel it can make for a great place to holiday. Although not the prettiest of ski resorts it definitely has a lot to offer with excellent accomodation deals, a fantastic ski area, great shopping and an abundance of bars and restaurants where you can dine and dance the night away.
The Vanoise National park is accessible from Tignes. Go and discover some of the amazing views and the wildlife it is home to.
Things to Do Nearby
In the winter Val Claret is a hive of activity. Whether it be people heading to the ski slopes, browsing the designer boutique and sports shops, or people huddling inside one of the many cafes, restaurants or bars with a creamy hot chocolate to keep warm. It is a small resort set on two levels so you can either hop on a bus service to the Grande Motte and Espace Killy ski area or simply jump in a lift and be at the ski area within minutes. This part of Tignes is also known for its fun and bustling nightlife in the winter with lots of bars, clubs and restaurants you can enjoy plenty of Apres Ski.
The summer brings beautiful green mountains and plenty of sunshine. Mountain biking is one of the most popular activities to do in the summer time in Tignes and with lift access to the whole Espack Killy area you can explore the various trails and routes on offer. Val Claret is where most of the biking trails end so it is a great place to stay for mountain biking holiday. There are also lots of walking and hiking routes that you can enojy from Val Claret, giving you the freedom to explore the mountains and the wonderful views. With plenty of summer activities for groups, families and individuals there is something for everyone in Tignes Val Claret - there is even a spot of summer skiing to be had on the Grande Motte glacier in the early mornings.
Also see: Things To Do in Tignes - Val Claret, France
Sat above the Lake in Tignes, there is an 18 hole golf course that offers a really unique golfing experience. It's also at 2100m above sea level and is open every summer from late June to early September weather permitting
Also see: Golf Courses in Tignes - Val Claret, France
From Val Claret you can gain easy access to teh glacier, in both summer and winter. Take the funicular up to the glacier, or one of the many chair lifts to a mixture of blue and red pistes.
Also see: Ski Areas in Tignes, France
Location: Tignes - Val Claret
Catering Basis: Self-catered
Property Style: Apartment
Run By: Agent/Operator
Sleeps: Sleeps 8
Bedrooms: 3 bedroom
Open Seasons: Summer | Winter