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During your Mark Warner holiday in Tignes, you will soon discover that it is not just on the slopes where you can get your heart rate going. There are many thrilling activities to take part in that are great for all ages. Whether you are visiting Tignes for skiing and snowboarding or simply to enjoy the mountainous outdoors, the exciting activities offered throughout the area are not worth missing.
A popular attraction in Tignes is the microlight flight at Tignes Air Experience. Soar high above the French Alps as you gaze down from a bird’s eye view of the spectacular snowy mountains of Tignes and the Espace Killy. This thrilling ride not only offers incredible sights from a unique perspective but is sure to get your adrenaline pumping.
Taking Flight Above Tignes
When you first arrive in Tignes, you may wonder what those yellow and red objects flying around the sky are. It won’t take long before you hear all about the exciting expedition you can take in the Tignes skies.
The pendular microlight is a two-seat fixed-wing aircraft that stems from hand gliding. Keep in communication with your pilot through your radio and they will guide you through the flight. Enjoy dips, dives and turns above the wintery wonderland that is Tignes as you take part in this unique experience.
The open top aircraft lets you feel the cool air on your face which makes the ride even more exhilarating but be mindful to wrap up warm with some extra layers as it does get chilly up there.
As a guest of either Mark Warner resorts; Chalet Hotel Aiguille Percée and Chalet Hotel L'Ecrin, getting to the Microlight is easy. It is located next to the Gratalu chair at the Altisurface which means you can even do a run on Gratalu before or after your flight. Make your memories of your Microlight adventure last forever by purchasing a video of your flight which is edited and set to music by the Mircolight team.
The Microlight flight adventure is an incredible experience that should not be missed while in Tignes. This out of the ordinary attraction will take you to high above the Alps where you will witness breathe-taking views like you have never seen before.
See Tignes from a different perspective and book your Microlight experience today.
Keep yourself Busy in Tignes
In addition to the Microlight, there are many other off slope activities available while in Tignes. For those seeking more adventure, why not try ice diving or the Bun J Ride. Within the town of Tignes, there are also lots of shops where you can pick up gifts for loved ones or upgrade your ski gear. Be sure to visit some of the restaurants and bars and sample the local Savoyard cuisine such as delicious cheeses, pastries and wines.
Don’t miss out on Tignes’ famed nightlife scene. With a range of bars and clubs hosting parties with DJs and live music that go on until the early hours of the morning, this lively town will definitely show you a great time.
To find out more about what is going on in and around Tignes, please visit our tourist information page.