On July 26th 2019, Tignes is hosting the penultimate mountain stop of the Tour de France, two days before the traditional arrival on the Champs Elysées.
Exceptional surroundings, between lakes, glaciers and mythical summits, at the heart of the Vanoise National Park, await the competitors, spectators and television viewers all around the World.
Twelve years after the latest Tour de France stop in Tignes, back in 2007, cycling enthusiasts will happily cheer on the best athletes of the planet when their start cycling up the road between Tignes les Brévières and Tignes le Lac.
July 26th promises to be a festive and friendly day!
Passing through the Col de l'Iseran pass (highest road pass in France: 2270 m), then through Val d’Isère, Tignes 1550 - Les Brévières, Tignes 1800 and Tignes le Lac
Arrival: Tignes Val Claret (altitude: 2100 m)
Follow the race along the road, as well as in front of the giant screen that will be installed near the "Le Lagon" swimming pool in Tignes le Lac! A refreshment bar and an official Tour de France shop will also be available nearby.
The Tour de France in 3D : Click there
Want to discover the Tour de France from the inside? We are looking for volunteers: contact us!
Tour de France practival guide: Click here to download / Available at Maisons de Tignes
TIGNES LE LAC:
TIGNES VAL CLARET:
The Lac 3, Grande Motte and Boucle Est car parks will be closed during the Tour de France.
Other car parks will be available as well in Tignes les Brévières and in Les Boisses.
No bivouac nor camping is allowed near the Tignes lake. Are you planning to come to Tignes with a camper? Then head to the campsite in Tignes les Brévières in priority.
In accordance with the law, campers can stop wherever a car is allowed to stop (unless there is a specific ban). It is allowed for the camper owners to sleep in their camper, as long as they do not use their camper accessories on the public road (no outdoor accessories such as wedges, garden furniture, awning...).
The campers area in Tignes Val Claret will be closed until July 26th, but will open back on July 27th 2019.
Free lift open on 26/07 to reach Iseran Pass :
– Fornet cable car
– Vallon de l’Iseran gondola
From 8:30 to 14:30 on the way up and from 16:30 to 17:30 way down.
The road will open back after the sweep vehicle (last racing cyclist) around 6.00pm / 7.00pm.
Our advice: do not try to leave the resort immediately after the roads opens back. The traffic is expected to be very heavy, and you would probably spend more time than you would wish in your car :-) So take your time, enjoy the resort, and postpone your departure from a few hours!
We advise you to walk or cycle around the resort on July 26th :-)