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Taking a child on a winter holiday can seem a like daunting task, but with the right planning, and a bit of t4 Nanny insider knowledge, it can be the most rewarding holiday you’ll ever have.  Here is what makes Tignes great for families!

Tignes is the highest ski resort village in Europe at 2100 metres. Boasting a glacier at 3500m, ensuring great snow all season long from November to May.  Tignes has a very modern lift system making it very easy to ski over the Val d’Isere and enjoy the whole of the Espace Killy.

Best Places to stay for families.

looking for a place to stay? Here are our top picks if the top of your priorities are;


Catered chalets

  • Ski Val

  • Food and location go to Tignes Chalet Company

  • Something for everyone - Skiworld

  • Boutique to go Bramble Ski

  • Luxury to go Ferme de Val Claret


Self catering

  • Skiworld


Best Family Restaurants

  • Croque Burger, Le Lac

  • Grizzly Bar, Val Claret

  • Aspen, Val Claret

Best ski schools

Tess just happens to be a fully qualified ski instructor in France so trust her.  She knows who’s hot and who’s not!


  • Progression

  • New Generation

  • The Development Centre

  • Ultimate Snowsports

Indoor fun for under 3’s

Plenty of sensory activities such as making sensory charts and rattles.  We also enjoy hand painting and we know loads of songs.  Sometimes the simple things are the best like banging of pots and pans with wooden spoons!

Indoor fun for Over 3’s

We love arts and crafts and make a new thing every day with the children from masks and hats to lanterns and snowflakes if there is cutting and sticking then we are there!

Best Family Fun

  • Market on a Sunday, a chance to try some cheese and meat.

  • Husky Sledging

Outdoor fun

  • Natural outdoor ice rink on the lake

  • Amazing new swimming complex

  • Indoor trampolines (free for under 5’s)

  • Climbing wall

  • Baby swimming on Wednesday and Sunday mornings at 11am.

  • Bowling

Flexible & Fun

Your solution to childcare in the French Alps

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