We notice you're blocking ads.

We carefully manage all our local “ads”, to be relevant to Tignes and your trip here. We fund our site by featuring these offers, many of which you might like. Please "whitelist" us - thank you for supporting our work!

United Kingdom Not in United Kingdom? Click to change

Best Summer Skiing in Tignes

Discover the top Tignes summer skiing

About Summer Skiing in Tignes

Tignes is one of the few places to offer summer skiing in the Alps. The Tignes summer ski season is quite short from late June to early August. 

Book My Ski Hire  Book My Ski Lesson

Skiing during the summer months in Tignes is very popular with ski clubs and snowboard camps as it gives a few extra months of practise in between the winter ski seasons. Tignes summer skiing is generally under warm sunny conditions, with cheaper ski passes and an un-crowded resort.

Summer ski area

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 13:00 (weather dependent). 

Summer skiing in Tignes is done on the Grand Motte glacier which sits high above Tignes and offers 20 kms of skiing between 3000 and 3456 metres. The slopes are open in the mornings only in the summer as the snow gets slushy very quickly, so heading up early in the morning will mean you get the best of the days snow. 

The Perce Neige funicular gets you from resort to the foot of the slopes in just 7 minutes and once on the glacier there are 12 ski lifts and a snowpark at 3456m - with a few pistes to play on. The snow park normally opens 2 weeks after the first lifts for the summer season.

Also see: Best Pistes in Tignes

More inspiration...

Summer opening dates and times are subject to weather conditions. Keep an eye on live lift status to help plan your day. Take a look at the summer skiing piste map

Location: Tignes Region

transparent gif