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When visiting magnificent Tignes, you will soon come to realise that this little town has much to offer. In addition to the renowned skiing and snowboarding, Tignes offers visitors a wide variety of activities to keep everyone entertained as well as a selection of restaurants and bars that encompass a celebrated nightlife.
Tignes also houses an assortment of shops which is a perfect way for both tourists and locals to spend the day when taking a break from the slopes. The variety of shops in Tignes provides something for everyone, with local shops where you can find authentic French mementos to tourist shops where you can pick up something unique. A day spent shopping in Tignes is a great way to get to know the town and is an enjoyable activity that everyone will love.
Where to Shop
Shopping in Tignes is varied with something to suit all. For those who want to buy ski or snowboard equipment or simply wish to upgrade their gear, there are plenty of ski and outdoor shops around Tignes that will kit you out and prepare you for getting out on the slopes. There are also souvenir shops selling local mementos where you can find authentic gifts for yourself or to bring home to family and friends.
Be sure to visit some of the jewellery shops where you can pick up something unique to remember your travels by. There are also several photography shops which are ideal for cameras, equipment or printing of your holiday snaps.
The great location of both Mark Warner resorts; Chalet Hotel L'Ecrin and Chalet Hotel Aiguille Percée provide guests with the convenience of being walking distance to all the local shopping and dining areas, making them the perfect accommodation choice when staying in Tignes.
If you wish to shop for food while in Tignes, there are several supermarkets in the area that are convenient for picking up snacks or discovering traditional Savoyard delicacies. The supermarket will provide everything you need to pack your lunch for a day full of skiing. Make sure you refuel yourself while skiing with fresh baguettes, fruit, local cheeses and delectable pastries.
Lots of Attractions in Tignes
In addition to the fantastic shopping in Tignes there are numerous attractions which are highly recommended during your stay especially for those who are looking for things to do off the slopes.
Get your adrenaline pumping with a day out on a dog sledding excursion where you can soak up the wintery sights of the snowy forest trails while energetic huskies act as your navigators. Do something out of the ordinary and try ice diving where you can explore the depths of the icy lake, a truly remarkable experience.
For those who are after something a little less adventurous there are plenty of restaurants and bars where you can simply cosy up next to a warm fire while you sip on some hot tea or a delightful glass of local wine.
After a day of shopping, get yourself ready for a night out on the town as you take on Tignes’ renowned nightlife. With a large choice of bars and nightclubs with parties that go on until all hours of the morning you will most definitely have a memorable time with friends or family.
During your Mark Warner holiday in Tignes you will not be short of things to do and see. With so much to suit everyone’s preferences you will create a memorable holiday in this charming French Alps town.