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Summer Lift Opening Dates in Tignes

Discover the Tignes lift timetables & dates


Summer Lift Opening Dates in Tignes, France

About Summer Lift Opening Dates in Tignes

If you're looking for winter prices see Ski Pass Prices; or winter Ski Lift Opening Dates. For details of the Summer Lift Opening Dates, read on...

Below you'll find all the summer opening times of Tignes lifts to help you plan your holiday. There are plenty of lifts operating here in the summer, giving you lots of access to the mountains and attractions that Tignes has to offer. You can also check out live updates on lift openings on our Live Lift Status page. 

This summer Tignes & Val d'Isere lifts are open from 

Wednesday 30th June to Sunday 2nd September 2018

If mountain biking or hiking is your thing then the lifts are included in your "My Tignes OPEN" card, as well as other activities including beach football, beach volley, swimming pool, stand-up paddle boarding and more. Ask for the "My Tignes OPEN" card at your hotel, rental agency for every stay of at least one night. You can also purchase it at the Maisons de Tignes in Lac and Val Claret or the Plage des Sports.

Tignes Lifts:

  • Palafour chairlift: 10:00 - 13:00 / 13:30 - 17:00
  • Toviere gondola: 10:00 - 12:30 / 13:00 - 17:00 (access to Val d’Isère MTB trails)
  • Tufs chairlift: 10:00 - 13:00 / 13:30 - 17:00 (access to Val d’Isère MTB trails)

Tignes Summer Skiing Lifts:

The Grand Motte glacier and snowpark opens for summer skiing in Tignes for those of you who can't wait until next winter to get your skis/snowboards back on - Access to the glacier for skiing is from

Saturday 23rd June to Sunday 5th August 2018

The Grand Motte Funicular runs from Tignes Val Claret up to the Grand Motte glacier, it is a daily service starting at 07:15 and operating until the 13:00 (weather dependent). 

  • From 24th - 30th June the Funicular, Vanoise & Rosolins are open
  • From 1st July - 6th August you'll have access to the Funicular (last lift down at 16:35), Rosolin, Champagny, Vanoise, Panoramique, 3500, Fil neige Corniche 1 & 2, Fil neige Snowpark & Fil neige Filou

Val d'Isere Lifts:

  • Solaise gondola : 09:30-12:30 /13:00-16:30
  • Olympique cable car : 09:45-12:00 / 12:30-16:45
  • Borsat chairlift: 10:15-12:30 / 13:00-16:15 (access to Tignes MTB trails)

Val d'Isere Summer Skiing Lifts: 

The Pissaillas Glacier is open for summer skiing in Val d'Isere from 

Monday 4th June to Saturday 14th July 2018

Conditions permitting. During this time the cascades chair lift and the Montets T bar run from 07:00 to 12:00.

WARNING: The last lift from Val d’Isère to Tignes via the Borsat chairlift is at 16:25.

  • In June - 07:15 (first lift of the funicular) – 12:30 (last lift up by Funicular Perce Neige) & 13:30pm (last lift down)
  • In July - 07:15 (first lift of the funicular) – 15.45 (last lift up by Funicular) & 16:15 (last lift up by the cable car)
  • In August - 09:30 – 15.45pm (last lift up by Funicular)

All lift dates and times are subject to change due to adverse weather and events. Keep an eye on live lift status and visit our maps page to see where the summer lifts & trails are. 

Autumn in Tignes

From around the first week in October, the Grand Motte glacier will be open in Tignes (conditions permitting) and should be open straight through to the official start of the ski season at the end of November. 

How to get passes

Find this year's Summer Lift Pass Prices and a guide on which summer passes to buy

More inspiration...

Read more about the summer lift system in Tignes and find out more about the variety of summer activities you can do on your visit. 

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