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Besse Super-Besse

Besse, a resort on the slopes of the Sancy massif

Super-Besse is a region bordering Mont-Dore. It is a ski resort located in the heart of the regional natural park of the volcanoes ofAuvergne in the department of Puy-de-Dôme, in the region of Auvergne. With the only exception that it is located in the commune of Besse-and-Saint-Anastasie.

Moreover, Super-Besse is located not only on the slope of Puy Sancybut also on the one of Puy-de-la-Perdrix and Puy-Ferrand. In this sense, this locality is located at 50 km from Clermond-Ferrand.

Like Mont-Dore, Super-Besse has a climate mountainous. In this case, winter can be both cold and icy depending on the weather. Moreover, this region has a favorable relief for all summer and winter activities.

Great adventure courses

Apart from the activities of skiSuper-besse also offers thrilling leisure activities such as the giant zip line and bicycle activities. The giant zip line consists in walking on a bridge rope bridge suspended over a vast valley. As for the bicycle parts, spaces have been arranged everywhere.

Among them are the track of downhill accessible from the Puy de la Perdrix, the bicycle park located in the heart of the forest and the Kid’Zone which is a space dedicated to very young cyclists. To satisfy the amateurs of excursions, the area also proposes a circuit of ballad Cross-country mountain bike. This system not only allows you to explore the unknown landscapes of the Super-Besse in a fast time, but also to perform various tricks while riding his bike.

A quality ski area

Super-Besse has a classic ski area extending over 43 km with an altitude of 1840 m and a cross-country ski area of 125 km. In addition, it is equipped with 27 ski slopes, including 4 black, 5 green, 9 blue and 9 red.

In addition, it includes various devices allowing theexploration of the region as the crow flies such as 4 chairlifts, 1 funitel of 20 seats and 16 lifts. Apart from the slideThe region also offers some snow activities such as snowshoeing, snowscooting and fantasy sledding.

The resort of Besse Super-Besse in some figures

⛷️ Ski resort ⛷️Besse Super-Besse
MassifMassif du Sancy
MountainCentral Massif
? Ski area ?
Size of the village ski area (in klm):43
Size of the village ski area with connection(s) (in klm):84
Longest downhill ski run (in km)3
Name of the ski areaLe Grand Sancy
Connected station(s)Mont Dore
❄ Altitude of the ski area ❄
Altitude at the bottom of the ski area (in m)1 350
Altitude at the top of the ski area (in m)1 850
Average altitude of the ski area (in m)1 600
Total height of the domain (in m)500
Surface area of artificial snow (in ha)50
? Difficulty of the ski runs ?
Number of green runs5
Number of blue trails9
Number of red trails9
Number of black runs4
Total number of downhill ski runs27
? Ski lifts ?
Ski lifts13
Children’s treadmill2
Fixed grip chairlifts1
Detachable Chairlifts4
Cable cars1
Total number of lifts21
? Nordic ski area ?
Number of cross-country ski trails (or Nordic area)16
Size of the Nordic ski area (in klm):118
?️ Services in the station ?️
Presence of a snowpark:Yes
Presence of an aquatic complex and spaYes
Trails accessible on foot from the village :Yes
Number of year-round inhabitants (including low-lying village)1504
Slogan of the stationSuperBesse, the ski resort
? Access to the resort ?
Nearest train station:Clermont Ferrand
Bus shuttle to a train station:Yes
Distance from Paris (in kilometers)474
? Price survey in the station ?
Price list of the ski pass (1 day) in high season (access to the entire ski area) 34 €
Price of the week pass (6 days) in high season (access to the whole ski area) 182 €
Ski equipment rental rate per week (adult) 100 €
Ski equipment rental rate per week (child) 50 €
Rental studio 2 persons (school vacations) 420 €
Family apartment rental 4 persons (school vacations) 600 €
Total cost of stay for 2 adults (excluding transportation and food) 984 €
Total cost of stay for 2 adults and 2 children (excluding transportation and food) 1 464 €
? Average real estate rate ?
Average price per m2 of an apartment 2 100 €
Average price per m2 of a chalet 2 100 €
Average price of a 60m2 apartment 126 000 €
Average price of a 100m2 chalet 210 000 €
? Station evaluation on 7 criteria ?
Score on the average snowmaking capacity of the massif / 108
Note on the ratio between the size of the ski area vs. the stay rate / 107
Evaluation note of the ski area and ski lifts / 107
Note on the diversity of activities offered (except skiing) / 107
Note on the charm and interest of the Village / 107
Note on the average cost of a stay / 107
Score on the average evaluation of Internet users /107
? Final station average via 7 criteria ?
Final average score according to / 107,1
? Ranking according to ? 105th position out of 232 stations in France

Map of the ski slopes of Besse Super Besse

super besse ski slopes map
Super Besse – Map of the slopes
super besse snowshoe map cross country skiing
Super Besse – Snowshoeing and cross-country skiing plan

Besse in 19 Questions and Answers

  • What are the activities in winter in Besse super Besse ?

The resort of Besse super Besse is a resort very rich in activity, especially in winter it offers activities such as:

Luge : This activity offers you a sledging course. It will allow you to enjoy the joys of sliding alone or with your family in complete safety.

Hiking : This activity allows you to enjoy all that the nature of the resort of Besse super Besse has to offer. You can observe the fauna and flora of the resort.

Adventure Park: This activity offers a park equipped with a slide, bowling and all sorts of other fun activities.

Tyrolean traverse: you can also do the Tyrolean in full safety. You can enjoy all the pleasures of the Tyrolienne and thus make the full of strong sensation.

  • What are the activities in summer in the resort of Besse super Besse?

The resort of Besse super Besse also offers many summer activities such as:

Water sports center You can swim, pedal boat, it even has a beach. This activity is perfect for all those who like to play in water.

Hiking Hiking : you can also enjoy the nature of the station Besse super Besse in summer. You will be able thanks to this activity to discover its fauna and its flora in full safety on a way marked out.

MOUNTAIN BIKE This activity allows you to ride your mountain bike down the slopes of the Besse super Besse area. You can then enjoy its vegetation and its relief.

Tennis Tennis: you can also enjoy a tennis court for all fans of the genre. You can spend time with friends and family.

  • What to visit in and around Besse super Besse ?

Among these places that you should absolutely visit in Besse super Besse, we can mention : The Couze, the Lake Pavin, The paths of the wolves, The Chaudefour Valley.

  • Where to eat in Besse super Besse ?

The resort of Besse super Besse offers more than 20 restaurants among which we can quote: Le Petit Monsieur Super Besse, Lou Cantou, Le Buron De Super Besse.

  • Where to sleep in Besse super Besse ?

Besse super Besse offers a number of different accommodations such as the Hotel Gergovia, Hotel Le Clos, Le Puy-Ferrand.

  • How big is the ski area of Besse super Besse?

The ski area of the resort of Besse super Besse has a size of 84 kilometers, divided into 27 tracks. It also has 118 kilometers of cross-country ski trails.

  • What is the altitude of the ski area of Besse super Besse?

This domain has an altitude between 1350 meters and 1850 meters high.

  • What is the price of the Besse super Besse package?

Their packages start from 34 euros per day, and 182 euros per week.

  • What is the average price of a rental in Besse super Besse?

For a furnished studio for 2 people, the average price is 420 euros, and for an apartment for 4 people, the average price per week is 600 euros.

  • Does the resort of Besse super Besse have a bike park?

Yes it has a Bike Park, it measures 21 kilometers and has 7 tracks. The longest track is 8,8 kilometers long.

  • How to get to Besse super Besse by train ?

You can easily get there from the Clemant Ferrand train station. Then you just have to take one of the available shuttles to get to the station.

  • What is the postal code of Besse super Besse ?

The zip code of Besse super Besse is 63610.

  • In which department is located the station of Besse super Besse ?

The station of Besse super Besse is located in the department of Puy de Dôme.

  • Does the resort of Besse super Besse have a tourist office?

The station of Basse super Besse is part of the tourist office of Super Besse. It is located at Rond-Point des Pistes, 63610 Besse-et-Saint-Anastaise, France.

  • Are there any webcams in Super Besse ?

Yes, there is a webcam, which you can find at this web address

  • Where to find information about the weather in Besse super Besse ?

You can find the latest weather report from the Besse super Besse station at

  • What is the opening date of the ski lifts in Besse super Besse ?

In Besse super Besse, the ski lifts usually open the first week of December, until the beginning of April, but it all depends on the snow cover of the massif.

  • Is there an ESF school in Besse super Besse ?

Yes, it is at the address 4 Rond-Point des Pistes, 63610 Besse-et-Saint-Anastaise, France.

What is’s opinion about Besse super Besse?

In the end, gives the average rating of 7.14/10 to Besse super Besse, which ranks it 102th in France. Its strong points are: the average snowfall, the size of the domain in relation to the rates, the evaluation of Internet users.

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