A vault-type concrete structure, the Tignes dam is one of the highest in the world. In 1952, despite the resistance of the Tignards, the old village of Tignes-les Boisses was razed and drowned under the waters of the lake, causing great national emotion.

A tempory mural of 12000 m² is painted on its vault (height. 150 m long. 300 m), it is Le Géant, work of Jean-Marie Pierret.



Accessibility all year round depending on snow conditions.


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Panier repas Non
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