Tignes tourism and travel guide

Photo of Tignes in Savoie

Visit Tignes: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: The ski resort of Tignes is made up of several smaller, interconnected villges

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Tignes. For detailed visitor information see the Tignes travel guide.

Tignes is situated in the Savoie department and Rhone-Alpes region (now part of the Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region), in the east of France at 79 kilometres from Chambery, the department capital (general information: Tignes is 509 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Les Arcs at 12 km and Bonneval-sur-Arc at 17 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Tignes, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Tignes in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!


... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Savoie

Map of places to visit near Tignes

Markets in and near Tignes

Market days in Tignes: seasonal market: Sunday; seasonal market: Thursday all day & Sunday;

  • Tignes: market Sunday - seasonal market only (0km)
  • Tignes: market Thursday all day & Sunday - seasonal market only (0km)
  • Val d'Isere: market Monday all day (7km)
  • Bourg-Saint-Maurice: market Saturday (18km)
  • Brides-les-Bains: market Wednesday (28km)
  • Albertville: market Thursday (46km)
  • Megeve: market Friday (47km)
  • Saint-Gervais-les-Bains: market Thursday (47km)
  • Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne: market Saturday (51km)

More information about Tignes, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Tignes, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Tignes.

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne (51km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Col de l'Iseran (12km)
  • Mont Blanc (38km)
  • Aiguille du Midi (43km)
  • Glacier des Bossons (43km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Tignes

Canton: Bourg-Saint-Maurice

Arrondissement: Albertville

Department: Savoie

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 73320

Distance to Tignes

from Chambery (prefecture): 79 km

from Paris: 509 km

from Calais: 713 km

from Nice: 201 km

from Bordeaux: 592 km

from Strasbourg: 349 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Tignes from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 1 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Val d'Isere.

This page in French: Visiter Tignes