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Summer Lifts are now OPEN!

Summer has officially started on the Tignes glacier! 

The Grand Motte glacier opened today for summer skiing in Tignes. Ideal for any of you out there who can't wait until next winter to get your ski or snowboard fix!

This year the opening dates are from 27th June until 9th August 2015. 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 dependant). Access to the glacier is from 4th July to 9th August 2015.

If mountain biking or hiking is your thing then the lifts open from the June 27th to August 30th 2015 & they're still FREE this summer!

27th June 2015
27th June 2015
  • 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)
  • Olympique cable car: 09:45 - 12:00 / 12:30 - 16:45
  • Borsat chairlift: 10:15 - 12:30 / 13:00 - 16:25 (access to Tignes MTB trails).

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

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!

  • From 27th June to 3rd July 2015 - 07:15 (first lift of the funicular) – 12:30 (last lift up by Funicular Perce Neige) & 13:30pm (last lift down)
  • From July 4th to August 3rd - 07:15 (first lift of the funicular) – 15.45 (last lift up by Funicular) & 16:15 (last lift up by the cable car)
  • From August 4th till August 30th 2015 - 09:30 – 15.45pm (last lift up by Funicular)

Of course, Tignes Spirit is OPEN ALL SUMMER for ski, snowboard and protective clothing rental, as well as sale of snow equipment. Just give us a shout to book your gear or call us once you're in resort! 

We're also taking bookings for ski/snowboard holidays for next winter! Take advantage of earlybird discounts by reserving your accommodation, transfers and ski or snowboard hire now!!


From June 27th to August 30th 2015, take advantage of the card that gives you FREE access to more than twenty sporting activities...

"BEACH" activities such as beach soccer, beach volley, catamaran...
"FAMILY" activities, such as pedal boat, swimming pool, trampoline...
"ORIGINAL" activities, such as water-jump, hot-jumping, blob jump, stand-up-paddle, Crazy Airbag...

  • With reservation...

Acroland (from 12 years old) : Water jump, Hot jumping, Blob Jump

Archery (from 6 years old)
Beach soccer
Beach volley
Football practice area
Multisports practice area
Squash (access from 10.00 am to 1.00 pm)
Tennis (Sport Beach and Lavachet activities area) - tennis rackets rental not included
Volley-ball (Lavachet activitie's area and Lognan area)
Tennis paddle (Lavachet activitie's area and Lognan area) - Tennis paddle rackets rental not included

  • No reservation necessary..

Air rifle shooting (adult card only) 

Beach soccer (outside opening hours of the welcome point)
Beach volley (outside opening hours of the welcome point)
Crazy Airbag (from 8 years old)
Football practice area (outside opening hours of the welcome point)
Mini-golf (1 entrance per card - from 4/07)*
Multisports practice area (outside opening hours of the welcome point)
Swimming-pool of the Lagon (2 entrances per card)
Tennis (Val Claret activities area and outside opening hours of the welcome point) - tennis rackets rental not included
Water sports centre : pedal boat, kayak, canoë, stand-up paddle, catamaran

3 days adult Sportignes card: 25 €
3 days child Sportignes card: 20 €
6 days adult Sportignes card: 35 €
6 days child Sportignes card: 30 €

Sales points: Maisons de Tignes le Lac & Val Claret, Sports Beach.

Information SPORTIGNES Card
Tel. : 00 33 4 79 40 04 40