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ESF Tignes le Lac

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Address: Immeuble du Palafour, 73320 Tignes, France
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+33 4 79 06 30 28

Welcome to the ESF Tignes le Lac! Our instructors invite you to share their...

Welcome to the ESF Tignes le Lac! Our instructors invite you to share their passion for the mountains, skiing, snowboarding, off-piste, racing, telemarking... We cater for all levels from beginners to experts, with instructors speaking English, French, Russian, Spanish, Italian, German, Japanese...

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Three great days with an ESF instructor

We found our instructor from 2016, Olivier Salvi, and had another fantastic few lessons at the end of January. Cannot recommend it highly enough we skied fast, foggy, steep and... read more

Reviewed 10 March 2017
Hindringham, United Kingdom
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Hindringham, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
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Reviewed 10 March 2017

We found our instructor from 2016, Olivier Salvi, and had another fantastic few lessons at the end of January. Cannot recommend it highly enough we skied fast, foggy, steep and scary and at the end of the week had an amazing time skiing a wonderful off piste route. FANTASTIC

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Reviewed 12 February 2017

Once again thanks to Sebastian Eb for improving our sons technique,he absolutely enjoyed the lesson spent with him.Please pass on our thanks and hope he enjoyed the haribos!

Thank joanne e
Kingston upon Thames, United Kingdom
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82 reviews
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Reviewed 12 February 2017

I booked a 1 hour Snowboarding lesson with ESP on 6th Feb. The teacher turned up 10 minutes late and spoke poor English, for example unable to say “Straight on”. By his own admittance he didn’t like teaching Snowboarding over Skiing. The lesson finished 12 minutes early. What did I get for my 1 hour lesson? 38 minutes on the... More 

Thank BronekC
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5 reviews
Reviewed 28 December 2016

Our children have been having lessons with ESF since they started Piou Piou. They are now both technically sublime to watch. The cross over of child being better than parent arriving so much sooner than we thought. I thought they would be at least 10 before they would be better than me not eight! Even our 5-year old is going... More 

Thank Chris K
Nantwich, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 23 May 2016

Excellent tuition from Olivier for mine and our friends 4 children (2 x 9 years old and 2 x 5 years). All were beginners and were skiing blue and reds within the week going up to 2,700 meters, doing jumps and just loving it. Olivier's warm personality, skill and patience were key to this success and how well the children... More 

Thank sarahmowen
1 review
Reviewed 30 April 2016

I was in Tignes Le Lac with 3 other friends for 7 days. 3 of us took lessons with ESF. We had small groups (2 to 5 persons, changing from day to day) and I improved a lot on my snowboarding. Before this holiday I could hardly jump a fs180 and after this holiday I did 180's in all directions... More 

Thank Louis B
Worcester Park
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Reviewed 28 April 2016 via mobile

3 day ski break and one beginner and one improver. We had private lessons with Laurent and Sebastian. Brilliant teachers. Our friends used another school at Tignes le lac, no where near the quality of teaching and close attention. Our teachers worked so much harder then alternative schools. Really great teaching. Worth every penny Arrif

Thank Arrif L
Potton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 22 April 2016

Can recommend the 5 day lunchtime private lessons for 1-3 students. Excellent English speaking instructor, really good value and all children improved over the 5 days.

Thank mrslmmantle
Wareham, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 18 April 2016

Lovely instructor (Claude) and great lessons even though I was very nervous. There were mixed abilities (some better than others) but he tailored the activity and also pushed us.

Thank Clare T
Fife, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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Reviewed 17 April 2016

ESF instructors ski the local mountains around Espace Killy like the back of their hands and that knowledge shows. After just two weeks' tuition my eldest (6) is confident enough to jump on/off a poma lift himself and zip down a 150 metre slope, making turns to control his speed. He was lucky to have Ludo as an instructor (the... More 

Thank Margaret M

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