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A Guide to Ski Schools in Tignes

One of the best ways to make the most of your ski holiday and improve both your technical ability and confidence is to book a ski lesson with one of our recommended ski schools. With lessons for all abilities and ages, and options for piste and off-piste sessions, join a group or a private lesson to become a whiz on the slopes.

Evolution 2 is an award-winning ski and adventure school that in its 25-year history has become one of the most respected organisations in the French Alps. They offer a personal approach through small teaching groups, English-speaking instructors, specialists in their field, and an emphasis on real progression and having fun. In addition, Evolution 2 offer advanced sessions for off-piste tours, adventure groups and discovery groups. Therefore, for those of you looking to enjoy the delights of backcountry skiing in Tignes, you can do it safely and with an expert guide to lead the way.


Types of lessons on offer:

  • Group lessons (ski and snowboard lessons for all levels from beginner up to advanced lessons)
  • Private coaching (one-on-one teaching for ski and snowboard)
  • Off-piste sessions (off-piste sessions for ski, snowboard and ski touring)

For a more detailed description of the type of lessons available with Evolution 2, check out their website here.

Phone: +33(0)760 821012

Email: booking@evolution2.com


A more traditional style of ski teaching, ESF offers private and group lessons and 5 or 6-day ski schools are available.  As one of the largest ski school in France, ESF offers a range of different lessons for all abilities including ski and snowboard lessons, but also freestyle, off-piste and even telemark skiing!

ESF winter sport disciplines:

  • Alpine Ski (piste skiing, freeride, off-piste and snow park freestyle)
  • Snowboard
  • Freestyle (the ESF instructor will teach you how to feel confident attempting tricks, grabs and use an airbag to perfect those aerial acrobatics)
  • Nordic Skiing activities (cross-country skiing, skating, snowshoeing and telemarking)
  • Off-piste
  • Assisted Skiing (uni ski, bi ski and sit down ski)

With offices in Tignes les Brevieres, Tignes le Lac, and Tignes Val Claret, there are plenty of opportunities for a variety of different levels. Plus, all instructors speak a good level of English.

For more information on the different lessons and courses ESF offers, check out the website here.

Phone: +33(0)479 065113,

Email: Please visit https://www.esf-tignes.org/contact

TDC (The Development Centre) offers private and group lessons and is renowned as one of the top ski schools in Tignes.

With a personal approach to teaching, TDC offers smaller group classes with a more specialised approach called ‘clinics’. A ‘clinic’ is a small group where coaches offer tailored coaching, with specific feedback for each group member throughout a 3-hour lesson.

If you’re looking to make big improvements in a short period of time, TDC could be the school for you. With ski, snowboard, and off-piste lessons available in both clinics and private lessons, don’t miss out on this opportunity to really see an improvement in your ability and confidence.

Type of clinics available in Tignes:

  • All Mountain
  • Off Piste
  • Kids
  • Teens
  • Freestyle Clinics

For more information, check out the TDC website here for detailed descriptions of the type of lessons and opportunities TDC offer.

Phone: +33 6 15 55 31 56

Email:  info@tdcski.com

If you require any assistance in booking a lesson with any of the above ski schools, please don’t hesitate to contact us at info@chaletchardons.com or give us a call on +44 (0)1600 800 300.

Or if you book directly yourself, just remember to say you’re staying with Chalet Chardons.

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