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Chastreix Sancy

Chastreix, a high altitude village in the Massif Central

Chastreix is a small country located in the department of Auvergne, region of Puy-de-Dôme. Located in the valley of the Salt Fountainin the heart of the Sancy massif, it is an area built in a simple frame, but pleasant and quiet.

It is bordered by a nature The village of Chastreix-Sancy is located in the middle of a green area and is close to the Nature Reserve of Chastreix-Sancy. Because of its location, this small village of charm is a favorite getaway for anyone wishing to escape the noisy routines of the city and seek some peace and quiet. tranquility.

Beautiful landscapes on the Sancy massif

In addition to its gastronomy and the conviviality of its inhabitants, what makes the pride of Chastreix-Sancy is its natural reserve. Sheltering multitudes of specimens floral and faunalThis area is a temple of the ecosystem, and a privileged place for hiking in summer and winter.

Because of its size, the beauty of its landscapes and the freshness of the air, this green environment invites to walk and hike. In short, an ideal place to be recharge your batteries and to forget the worries of everyday life.

A resort that offers many activities

Despite its quiet setting, the Chastreix-Sancy area is very noisy during the winter. This period is an opportunity for everyone to go down the snowy slopes. In other words, it is a bargain to demonstrate surfing, luge and skiing.

For this purpose, twenty tracks ski trails have been installed in the resort to satisfy the visitors. Each trail has been designed according to the age and level of skills. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced skier, everyone can easily find the ski slope that suits them. Indeed, young and old will easily find their happiness.

The Chastreix Sancy resort in figures

⛷️ Ski resort ⛷️ Chastreix Sancy
Commune Chastreix
Massif Central Massif
Department Puy-de-Dôme
Mountain Central Massif
? Ski area ?
Size of the village ski area (in klm): 16
Size of the village ski area with connection(s) (in klm) : 16
Longest downhill ski run (in km) 1
Name of the ski area Chastreix Sancy
Connected station(s) No
❄ Altitude of ski area ❄
Altitude at the bottom of the ski area (in m) 1 350
Altitude at the top of the ski area (in m) 1 730
Average altitude of the ski area (in m) 1 540
Total height of the domain (in m) 380
Surface area of artificial snow (in ha) 0
? Difficulty of ski trails ?
Number of green runs 6
Number of blue trails 5
Number of red trails 5
Number of black runs 2
Total number of downhill ski runs 18
? Lifts ?
Ski lifts 8
Children’s treadmill 0
Fixed grip chairlifts 0
Detachable Chairlifts 0
Funiculars 0
Gondolas 0
Cable cars 0
Total number of lifts 8
? Nordic ski area ?
Number of cross-country ski trails (or Nordic area) 8
Size of the Nordic ski area (in klm): 46
?️ Services in the station ?️
Presence of a snowpark: No
Presence of an aquatic complex and spa No
Trails accessible on foot from the village : Yes
Number of year-round inhabitants (including low-lying village) 226
Slogan of the station Massif du Sancy
? Access to the station ?
Nearest train station: Clermont Ferrand
Bus shuttle to a train station: No
Distance from Paris (in kilometers) 475
? Price survey in the station ?
Price list for a ski pass (1 day) in high season (access to the entire ski area) 22 €
Price of the week pass (6 days) in high season (access to the whole ski area) 105 €
Ski equipment rental rate per week (adult) 90 €
Ski equipment rental rate per week (child) 40 €
Rental studio 2 persons (school vacations) 400 €
Family apartment rental 4 persons (school vacations) 560 €
Total cost of stay for 2 adults (excluding transportation and food) 790 €
Total cost of stay for 2 adults and 2 children (excluding transportation and food) 1 146 €
? Average real estate rate ?
Average price per m2 of an apartment 1 800 €
Average price per m2 of a chalet 1 650 €
Average price of a 60m2 apartment 108 000 €
Average price of a 100m2 chalet 165 000 €
? Station evaluation on 7 criteria ?
Score on the average snowmaking capacity of the massif / 10 7
Note on the ratio between the size of the ski area vs. the price of the stay / 10 6
Evaluation note of the ski area and ski lifts / 10 5
Note on the diversity of the proposed activities (except ski) / 10 5
Note on the charm and interest of the Village / 10 6
Note on the average cost of a stay / 10 9
Score on the average evaluation of Internet users /10 7
? Station average via 7 criteria ?
Final average score according to / 10 6,4
? Ranking according to ? 180th position out of 232 stations in France

Chastreix in 19 Questions / Answers

  • What are the activities in winter in Chastreix Sancy ?

The resort of Chastreix Sancy is very rich in activities, especially in winter it offers activities like :

Snowshoeing This activity will allow you to discover the nature of Chastreix Sancy. You can enjoy its fauna, its flora and admire its beautiful landscapes in winter.

Dogsledding Thanks to this activity, you will be able to enjoy a privileged moment with these marvelous balls of hair. You will be able to walk and admire the landscapes of Chastreix Sancy at your own pace.

Fantasy Luge Fantasy Luge: This resort offers 3 kilometers of trails for you to sled safely.

Fat Bike This activity allows you to explore Chastreix Sancy on a mountain bike. You can enjoy the nature while making the full of strong sensation.

  • What are the activities in summer at Chastreix Sancy resort?

The resort of Chastreix Sancy also offers many summer activities such as :

Trial : If you are a Trial fan, don’t worry, the resort of Chastreix Sancy has thought of you. You will be able to take advantage of its nature to make you pleasure by traversing its paths and by admiring its splendid landscapes.

Hiking : It also offers hikes for those who wish to explore it in summer. You can admire its fauna and flora while enjoying its landscapes.

Bicycle Chastreix : whether it is cycling or mountain biking, you will be more than satisfied by Chastreix. This station offers its landscapes for your bike rides and its relief for thrill seekers.

Fishing: You can also take advantage of its waterways to go fishing. This activity is perfect for strengthening family ties.

  • What to visit in Chastreix Sancy and its surroundings ?

Among these places that you must visit in Chastreix Sancy, we can mention : The Lake Pavin, The Goyon Fountain, The Castle of Murol, Sint Nectaire.

  • Where to eat in Chastreix Sancy ?

The resort of Chastreix Sancy offers more than 15 restaurants among which we can mention : Auberge du Taraffet, Creperie Chez La Jeanne, Restaurant Auberge Des Mancelles.

  • Where to sleep in Chastreix Sancy ?

Chastreix Sancy offers a number of different accommodations such as the Hotel Terre D’horizon, Hotel du Lac, In the Balcons du Sancy.

  • How big is the ski area of Chastreix Sancy ?

The ski area of the resort of Chastreix Sancy has a size of 16 kilometers, divided into 18 trails. Among these slopes, the longest is 1 kilometer. It has 46.6 kilometers of cross-country ski trails.

  • What is the altitude of Chastreix Sancy?

This area has an altitude between 1350 meters and 1730 meters high.

  • What is the price of the Chastreix Sancy ski pass?

Their packages start at 22 euros per day.

  • What is the average price of a rental in Chastreix Sancy?

For a furnished studio for 2 people, the average price is 400, and for an apartment for 4 people, the average price per week is 560.

  • Does the resort of Chastreix Sancy have a bike park?

No, it does not have a bike park.

  • How to get to Chastreix Sancy by train ?

You can easily get there from the Clemont Ferrand train station. You will then have to take a cab to get to the station.

  • What is the postal code of Chastreix Sancy ?

The zip code for Chastreix Sancy is 63680.

  • In which department is located the station of Chastreix Sancy ?

The Chastreix Sancy station is located in the department of Puy de Dôme.

  • Does the resort of Chastreix Sancy have a tourist office?

The resort of Chastreix Sancy is part of the tourist office of Chastreix Sancy. It is located at Le Bourg, 63680 Chastreix, France.

  • Are there any webcams in Chastreix Sancy ?

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

  • Where can I find information about the weather in Chastreix Sancy ?

You can find the latest weather report for the Chastreix Sancy station at

  • What is the opening date of the ski lifts in Chastreix Sancy?

In Chastreix Sancy, the ski lifts usually open the first week of December, until the beginning of April, but it all depends on the snow conditions of the massif.

  • Is there an ESF school in Chastreix Sancy ?

Yes, it is at Pied du Sancy, 63240 Mont-Dore, France.

What is’s opinion about Chastreix Sancy?

On average, gives the resort of Chastreix Sancy a rating of 6.42/10, which ranks it 173th in France. Its strong points are the cost of a stay, average snowfall, the evaluation of Internet users.

Map of the ski slopes of Chastreix

chastreix ski map
Chastreix – Map of the ski runs
chastreix - cross country ski trail map
Chastreix – Map of cross-country ski trails
chastreix - map of snowshoe trails
Chastreix – Map of snowshoe trails


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