1 – Softer snow
Tignes being located at 2100 m altitude, it benefits from snowfall until the beginning of May ! Of course one must know how to play with cardinal orientations in order to find the best quality of snow, but don’t worry, there is something for all tastes.
2 – Extended sunlight for longer ski days
During Spring, ski lifts close later in the afternoon, allowing you to enjoy longer and sunnier ski days. Besides, it is not uncommon to leave your technical jacket in your suitcase, and to ride the slopes with a light jacket or sweater. Authentic suntan guaranteed at the end of the week !
3 – Mountain at low prices
Spring skiing, winner skiing ? During Spring holidays, hosts, renters, and ski schools often offer special rates. Indeed, everyone play along to boost the end of the season. Then, if your budget is thight, favour spring skiing !
4 – Less crowded slopes
When one begins to learn skiing it is not easy to stay in control of one’s speed, or even to cope with other skiers in the surroundings. In April, slopes are significantly less crowded than during the heart of winter, meaning extra safety for their users. Another perk, and not the least : you will not wait for the skilifts, meaning even more slopes to hit during your holidays !
5 – The end-of-day festivities
With the return of warm weather and longer days, it is possible to make the most of « après-ski ». Many small gigs take place all around the ski resort, and people love to enjoy a pint of beer or mulled wine while admiring the colors of the sunset…