Catissa's Tignes - The Lowdown
If you’re looking for high-altitude, snowsure slopes and a lively resort there is no better choice than Tignes - one of our favourite resorts which shares the huge Espace Killy ski area with its neighbour Val d'Isère. Between the two there are 300km of pistes for all abilities, ranging from long gentle greens to seriously steep off piste. The powerful snowmaking system and the Grande Motte Glacier ensure that snow reliability is as good as it gets!
In partnership with ski experts Skiyodl, we caught up with local mountain lover Catissa, to give us the lowdown on Tignes.
C: At the base of the Trolls piste, Loop Bar is ski in, ski out with a huge sun soaked terrace packed with live bands, heaps of sport and great food.
📍 Loop Bar, Le Rosset, 73320 Tignes Le Lac, France
Best local experience you must try?
C: My ‘don’t miss’ when in Tignes is a 3km toboggan run down Palafour that was pretty much built for adults rather than the kids! We’ll take her word for it. Let us know if you try it.
🛷 Palafour, 73320 Tignes, France
📍 Tignes, France
Best restaurant in town?
C: La Queue de Cochon is bangin’!
Need we say more? It’s in Lavachet in Tignes with a revamp of the 60s bar and you’ll have to pop in there at least once when in town!
Whether that’s for fresh oysters at the bar, their famous hot dogs, succulent pulled pork baps in happy hour or for sublime cocktails and 'Sunday Rumday' – it just works.
📍 Les Haut de Toviere A, Rte de Lavachet, 73320 Tignes, France
Favourite coffee shop?
C: Every now and again you come across somewhere that just does it well. And that place is The Corner.
Well good pastries
Well good coffee
Well good prices
Well good location
Well good people
📍 The Corner Cafe, Les Neiges D'Ors, 73320 Tignes, France
📍 Immeuble le Palafour, Rue de la Poste, 73320 Tignes, France