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Summer ski in Les 2 Alpes and Tignes

Skiing doesn't stop just because it's summer! Our resorts with slopes set on a glacier are often open for business and have a raft of other activities on offer too. We can offer summer skiing in the French Alps in two resorts - Les 2 Alpes in the Isère region and Tignes in the Tarentaise region. These glacier skiing areas benefit from the low temperatures at altitude, especially at night, so you can expect smooth groomed runs in the morning and soft bumps later on. They're usually fairly compact, with a mix of blue and red slopes, but you’ll also find the occasional black. So, if you can't wait until your next ski holiday, get your summer ski holiday booked! 

If you would like to know more about summer skiing and the best places to stay, call us on 023 9283 9310 - don't forget to check out our latest offers for both resorts too! 

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Please note: Summer skiing is normally at its best in June and early July due to snow conditions. Conditions on the glacier can deteriorate quickly in late July and August with unseasonably hot temperatures and this could lead to early closure of the ski area. Sadly it is difficult to predict this until quite late.

Summer skiing in the French Alps


Summer skiing in Les Deux Alpes

Les 2 Alpes has one of the highest ski areas in the world, from 2800 to 3600 metres and at 90 hectares is the home to the largest skiable glacier in Europe! Les 2 Alpes is very much Europe's capital of summer skiing with a significant area of marked pistes including 11 runs (1 red, 9 blue, 1 green), an 800m vertical descent and 12 ski lifts. You will also find a purpose-built snowpark with half-pipes, jumps, and more! With a variety of runs in a relaxed summer atmosphere, summer skiing is for everyone including complete beginners to more expert skiers or boarders looking to enjoy something different or to improve their technique. You can even mix with professional snowboarders who come from all over Europe for training!

Summer skiing takes place in the morning leaving the rest of the day for more traditional summer activities in Les Deux Alpes.

Open for summer skiing from 22nd June to 25th August 2019.
Every day from around 7am to 12.30pm. (Weather dependent)

Recommended stays...

Au Coeur des Ours

Au Coeur des Ours, Les 2 Alpes
are bright and airy apartments in a great location, the ski bus to the Jandri lift stops less than 50m away.

From £433 per apartment, per week including travel.

Chalet Monie

Chalet Monie, Les 2 Alpes
is a great option for groups as this superior chalet sleeps up to 12. It's in a quiet location, yet within 25m walking distance from the shops. 

From £1,145 per apartment, per week including travel.

Hotel Cote Brune

Hotel Côte Brune, Les 2 Alpes
 is situated in the heart of the lively resort close to the main gondola. The hotel offers B&B, and has a lovely terrace and a pool!

From £521 per person, per week including travel.

Summer skiing in Tignes

Tignes glacier rises from 2700m to 3600m and boasts 20km of ski runs, 10 lifts, 750m of vertical, a snow park and an ice grotto not to mention having breathtaking views. From its summit of 3656m, the Grand Motte glacier dominates the surrounding area. Grande Motte glacier is open during the summer months allowing freestylers to practice in the snowpark, or watch the professionals complete their summer training.  For the beginners amongst you, the soft summer snow is ideal.  

Open for summer skiing from 22nd June to 30th July 2019 
Every day from around 7.15am to 1.00pm. (Weather dependent)
From 22-28/06/19 - Funiculaire, Grande Motte cable car, Vanoise chairlift, Rosolin ski-tow and Panoramique chairlift open.
From 29/06/19-30/07/19 - As above plus Champagny, Termignon, Corniche and snowpark open.

Recommended stays...



Le Nevada, Tignes Val Claret enjoys a unique location in the heart of Val Claret resort, 400m to the main outing and shopping areas and lift to the glacier. 

From £638 per apartment, per week including travel.

Le Telemark


Le Telemark, Tignes Le Lac is one of our Directors' Choice residences located at the entrance of Tignes Le Lac. Facilities include a swimming pool and spa facilities. 

From £581 per apartment, per week including travel.



Altaviva, Tignes 1800 are superior apartments with facilities which include a swimming pool, south-facing terrace, jacuzzi, steam room and sauna. 

Pricing to be confirmed, please call  023 9283 9310 to register your interest.

Summer ski hire, summer ski lessons and summer lift passes

Summer ski hire: We can pre-book your equipment (skis, snowboard, boots and helmets) for your summer skiing in both Tignes and Les Deux Alpes, saving precious time in the resort. 

Summer ski lessons: Ski school is an important part of skiing holidays whether skiers are beginners or just wish to improve style and technique. We can pre-book ski school for the summer in Tignes and Les Deux Alpes.

Summer lift passes: You will need a lift pass to summer ski and you can pre-book them for both resorts with us. Why book in advance? You can take advantage of reduced rates and not have to worry about the expense or fluctuating exchange rates!

Ready to book your summer ski holiday? Need some advice? You can browse all the accommodation in Les 2 Alpes and Tignes while you're here, call us on 023 9283 9310 or request a quote and we will find you the perfect Alpine holiday! Don't forget to sign up to our newsletter to get all the latest news and deals for both summer and winter in the French Alps.


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