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Tignes tourism and travel guide

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Visit Tignes: highlights and tourist information

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Tignes is situated in the Savoie department and Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region.

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.

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!

Val d'Isere

Val d'Isere

Ski resort at 7 km (direction south-east)

Home to the Alpine Ski World Cup and part of the Espace...

See Val d'Isere guide
Les Arcs

Les Arcs

Ski resort at 12 km (direction west-north-west)

Centred around Bourg-Saint-Maurice and within the Paradiski ski region, the Les Arcs...

See Les Arcs guide


Most Beautiful Village at 17 km (direction south-east)

At Bonneval, listed among the 'most beautiful villages of France', you can...

See Bonneval-sur-Arc guide
Vanoise National Park

Vanoise National Park

National Parc at 19 km (direction south-south-west)

The stunning mountain scenery in the Vanoise National Park ensure its year...

See Vanoise National Park guide


Ski resort at 24 km (direction west-south-west)

Courchevel, ski resort in the 'Three Valleys region', is also popular with...

See Courchevel guide


Ski resort at 29 km (direction west)

Part of the extensive 'Trois Vallées' ski region, Meribel is extremely popular...

See Meribel guide
Val Thorens

Val Thorens

Ski resort at 35 km (direction west-south-west)

The high altitude skiing at Val Thorens mean it has a longer...

See Val Thorens guide


Ski resort at 36 km (direction west)

The low-rise buildings and traditional materials help preseve the charm of the...

See Valmorel guide


at 37 km (direction west-north-west)

Beaufort is one of the smallest Alpine ski resorts, which attracts skiers...

See Beaufort guide


at 45 km (direction west-north-west)

Albertville is a large active town, with Conflans, a pretty village on...

See Albertville guide


Ski resort at 47 km (direction north-west), in the Haute-Savoie department

Megeve is among the most prestigious of the French ski resorts and...

See Megeve guide
Saint Gervais Les Bains

Saint Gervais Les Bains

at 47 km (direction north-north-west), in the Haute-Savoie department

It is the views of, and access to, Mont-Blanc which is the...

See Saint Gervais Les Bains guide


Ski resort at 47 km (direction north-north-west), in the Haute-Savoie department

One of the most famous Alpine ski resorts, Chamonix is very close...

See Chamonix guide


at 54 km (direction north-north-west), in the Haute-Savoie department

While Mont-Blanc and the mountain scenery is the main attraction, Sallanches itself...

See Sallanches guide

... 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

What to do at Tignes? 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

Tignes is in the east of France at 79 kilometres from Chambery, the department capital (general information: Tignes is 509 kilometres from Paris).

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

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