VISITING THE ALPAKATignes is a high alpine ski resort which ranks amongst the worlds most challenging of ski areas. Yet despite some fearsome double diamond black runs, Tignes is an area for all abilities, with gentle slopes, all day cruising runs and the spectacular Grand Motte Glacier, which at over 3000 meters high overlooks the whole of Tignes, much of the Vaniose National Park and even Mont Blanc, and you can ski right out of the cable car and down to the village all on piste, that's over 1000m vertical drop. The Alpaka Lodge caters for those who require a high standard of accommodation in alpine lodge comfort and who want an out of the ordinary vacation.
Plus the Alpaka Experience allows you to have your holiday needs tailored to the ability of each member of your party. So whether you want to ski over into neighbouring Val d'Isere, ski off piste on the tongue of a blue Ice glacier, go parapenting, ski touring or extreme skiing, sunbathe by one of Europe's highest lakes or just enjoy Tignes fine Alpine restaurants and shops, the Alpaka Experience is the European ski vacation you always promised yourself.
More than 125 athletes from all over the globe will compete in skiing and snowboarding for the second year of Winter X Games Europe Tignes from March 16th to 18th 2011.
Winter X Games Europe Tignes was the first Winter X Games outiside the united states. Produced by Canal+ Events and ESPN, Winter X Games Europe Tignes was
broadcast live in eight countries including France and distributed to 166 countries and territories, including Latin America, Middle East, Pacific Rim,
Sub-Saharan Africa, Brazil, Israel, Caribbean, North America en Europe...
The 3-day event attraced 66 200 spectators for the inuagural event.