Situated in the heart of the Savoie, in the Northern Alps, the modern ski resort of Tignes offers a warm welcome to visitors in winter and summer. The internationally renowned ski resort of Tignes is situated at an altitude of 2100 meter and consists of various neighbourhoods and mountain villages; Le Lac (Le Rosset, Les Almes, Le Bec Rouge), Le Lavachet, Le Val Claret (Centre en Grande Motte), Les Boisses and the authentic little village of Les Brévières. Belvilla has a wide selection of holiday homes in Tignes. If you intent to spend your winter holiday with a group of friends, why not stay in one of our group homes? Such as the beautiful, traditional-style detached chalets in a chalet village in Les Brévières. Or how about an atmospheric apartment in one of the luxury résidences on the slopes, complete with wellness facilities? Tignes is a traffic-free resort. After unloading your belongings, you will need to leave your car behind. To make getting around the resort quick and easy, Tignes has developed its own free shuttle service. The bus will take you straight to the lifts from your apartment or chalet in Tignes!
As well as offering superb skiing and excellent infrastructure, Tignes has all the conveniences of a relaxing winter sports holiday; shops, services, various sporting activities, ski schools…as well as clubs, cafés, bars for your nightlife and entertainment needs. For lunch and dinner, there is a wide selection of restaurants, in the villages and on the slopes. Belvilla holiday homes, apartments and ski chalets have cooking facilities for those who prefer to eat in. Tignes is the perfect place to indulge in a wide range of winter sports activities; ice climbing on the artificial wall of ice, ice diving and skating on the frozen lake of Tignes, a dog sleigh tour or snow scooter, paragliding, helicopter flights, heli-ski, ice carting, go karting on ice...And for young and old, Tignes has le Lac bungee trampolines. Alternatively, why not visit the indoor sports hall, climbing wall, cinema, bowling, cinema, play hall or Tignes Multimedia (internet/gaming café)? Looking for relaxation for both body and mind? Then visit one of the many Spas. Various résidences have a spa, beauty centre and, in the heart of Tignes, the Lagon Aquacenter, with fitness room, recreation swimming pool and wellness room with saunas, hammam and Jacuzzi. The ski resort of Tignes also hosts the European Winter X Games: the biggest and most important freestyle and snowboarding event of the season! This dazzling event will be held from 16 to 18 March 2011 inclusive. Experience it all from the comfort of your holiday home, apartment or chalet in Tignes!
Tignes has a long winter season (late November to 1 May), and is even open in summer! In June, July and August, visitors can ski to their hearts' content on the Grande Motte glaciers, with blue, red and black runs. There is even a Snow Park for freestylers. Tignes and Val d’Isère together form the XXL ski resort Espace Killy, offering 300 km. of slopes. It is also possible to buy a ski pass that covers the Tignes ski resort only. This area is especially suitable for more advanced winter sports enthusiasts. Tignes has an international reputation for its exceptional off-piste ski runs, and forms a unique fun zone for committed freeriders looking for space and freedom. Budding skiers or snowboarders can hone their skills in the Gliss’Park (mini Boardercross, obstacle circuit, parallel slalom, whoops, jumps- and rails zone). And there is also the Swatch Snow Park, offering Big Air and Boardercross that will appeal to beginners and experienced skiers alike. For an action-packed winter sports holiday, look no further than a holiday home or ski chalet in Tignes!