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Tignes Summer Activities

There’s so many activities to try, that sometimes it can be hard to choose what to do next! This is where we step in… Our Active Team are on hand to help you plan your week, give you itineraries for a great day out, help you book any extra activities and decide on the best ones for your age and ability. Here’s a selection of the best activities you can try in Tignes. 

Mountain Biking

The Alps were made for biking and whatever your level or taste - downhill, cross country or family cruising - we’ve got it covered! We offer FREE bike hire, route cards, workshops and even free lift passes in Tignes.

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Downhill Mountain Biking

If you fancy the pure rush of riding a full suspension bike on REAL mountain terrain, then let us help you get started this summer. Beginner or expert, we'll get your pulse racing with our Pro Mountain bike hire packages.

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Electric Mountain Biking

E-bikes are available to rent in all resorts and our Active Team will hook you up with one. They enable you to ride up any hill with ease and without a lift pass - to explore hidden terrain.

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White Water Rafting

Whitewater rafting will have you grinning from ear to ear and is a social high point of the week. We organise it as a group excursion with your fellow hotel guests and the rapids near Tignes are some of the best in the Alps

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Walking and hiking

Tignes and Val d’Isère offer almost 350Km’s of trails which are free to access on the (also free) lift pass. Spectacular walks in amongst stunning scenery and wildlife of the Vanoise national Park

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Nordic Walking

Grab a set of Nordic walking poles from our hotel receptions (free to use) and armed with your (free) lift pass you can explore the many high altitude trails. Walking with poles not only propels you along but offers a core body work-out, working the upper body too.

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Adventure Parks

All our resorts have Adventure Parks. Move between the trees on zip wires, rope bridges, cargo nets and more. Adult and child-level parks available

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Cable Cars and Chair Lifts

In all resorts, we offer a FREE pedestrian Lift pass. Tignes and Val D’ have a free bikers lift pass too!...Use your lift pass to explore miles of mountain terrain, and to reach high vantage points easily. Visit the mountain restaurants, the food and vistas are excellent!

Lake Activities

All our resorts have FREE access to lakes for wild swimming and kids games with sunbathing beaches and activities, like kayaking, paddleboarding, pedalo and kids games.

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Climbing Walls are FREE to use in all resorts (or very low cost) and a great place to hone your skills in safety with crash mats. Organised climbing excursions led by instructors are also bookable in resort with our Active Team.

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Excellent 18 hole and 9 hole courses offer stunning views and great golf.

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Bike Pump Tracks

Try excellent bike facilities like obstacle courses and pump tracks which are FREE to use. Great for families and bikers wanting to practice in a safe environment.

Road Biking

The Alps are famous for their road cycling and have itineraries for all abilities. We offer some free road bikes to use at our hotels


Giant Waterslide (Acroland)

This fast-paced water slide really scores high on the silliness scale! Hurtle down a steep slide and fly off the lip and into the lake. Free for TIgnes. Low cost for Val d’Isère



The art of rappelling oneself down a river canyon. Canyoning is seriously addictive! Our Active Team will organise sociable groups you can join with other guests



One of our most popular ‘add-on activities’ which you can book through our Active Reps. Fly tandem with an instructor, the feeling is sensational!


Rock Climbing

Rock Climbing in the Alps is a magical experience and everyone loves abseiling! Our Active Team will organise sociable groups you can join with other guests


Via Ferrata

A popular variation on climbing, Via Ferrata are high mountain routes with fixed climbing aids, led by an instructor. Our Active Team will organise sociable groups you can join with other guests


Summer Ski & Snowboard

Tignes has Europe's highest and best glacier for skiing and boarding - open from June to mid August. Up to 25 Km of piste and even powder-snow in June! If you need lessons (beginner to expert) or ski / board hire, our Active Reps will help you get organised.


Horse & Pony Riding

Guided rides, hacks with instruction or pony treks for kids. All our resorts offer equestrian centres for riding which our Active Reps can organise for you on arrival.


Mountain Boarding

Mountain boarding is lots of fun using the lift system to cover miles and get to higher altitude trails. Experts will have tracks, jumps to use and beginners will enjoy the easier courses.


GPS Treasure Hunting

A new generation of treasure hunt using a GPS. Go in search of hidden treasures on the hiking trails, in caves, on summits, and spot the wildlife. Great social half day activity for all ages!


Crazy Airbag

A FREE activity in Tignes. The Crazy Airbag is another off-beat, high octane activity for ages 10+. Jump from high places onto this giant inflatable bag.

Waterball/WoW Balls

Walk on water (WoW) balls allow you to do the impossible...walking on water. These giant sized Water balls are akin to Zorbing on the lake…great fun! In Tignes only. From €20 p/per.


Soft Play Area

All resorts have excellent out door soft play areas with lots of weird and wonderful obstacles such as bouncy castle and an array of inflatables, including a giraffe, panda and ball pool. And all under a beautiful mountain back drop. From €5 for 30 mins

Biker Airbag

Most resorts have a FREE to use bikers airbag, and is great for learning new trick. Now everyone can practice those front flips, spins and rockets with a feeling of...urr... safety!


Skate Parks

Skate parks are open for all ages for bikers, scooters and boards. Quarter pipe, ramps, fun boxes and rails. FREE to use.

Model Racing

Model racing provides a fun and family-friendy activity for all to enjoy! From very low cost, Tigne sonly €5-7 per go


Mountain Biking with a Guide

If you want to see the best mountain terrain with the safety of a guide, our Active Team will organise guiding groups you can join with other guests


Hydro Speeding

An alternative to Whitewater rafting, except ‘riders’ descend the rapids on a beefed up body board, rather like a floating toboggan. Learn to surf the swells, ride the rocks and perform 360 spins.


Quad Biking

Offered in Tignes and set around a great off road course for juniors and adults, beginners and more experienced riders.


Glacier Walking & Mountaineering (Alpinism)

Supervised by qualified instructors, you’ll learn progression techniques in order to approach the area in complete safety with a harness, crampons and ice pick. A fabulous opportunity to learn more about glacial formation and mountaineering


Yoga Classes

Yoga classes all year round in Tignes - summer, winter, and even inter-season! In summer, enjoy sessions by the lake and up the mountain.

Fly Fishing

Fly fishing instructors can teach you the art of angling. One that will quickly become a passion! Tignes is a prime spot for both experienced and beginner anglers. Brown trout, rainbow trout, lake trout, all thrive there

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