About Summer Lift Opening Dates in Tignes
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
Saturday 1st July to Friday 1st September 2017
If mountain biking or hiking is your thing then the lifts are still FREE in summer! Pedestrians can also get access to the glacier in summer via the funicular & the cable car: Access to the Palafour lift, Tufs lift & the Toviere gondola is free!
- 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 24th June to Sunday 6th August 2017
For pedestrians, the glacier is accessible from 24th June to 1st September 2017 - conditions permitting. 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
- Please note that for summer 2017 the Telepherique at the Grande Motte will be closed for renovation until autumn.
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
Saturday 10th June to Sunday 16th July 2017
Conditions permitting. During this time the cascades chair lift and the Montets T bar run from 07:00 to 12:00, or you can head over to Tignes to ski the Grand Motte glacier from the beginning of July to mid August (also conditions permitting).
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)
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.