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Le Grand Puy

Le Grand Puy, a small resort in a preserved setting

The resort of Ski Le Grand Puy is located in a rural commune of France called Seyne from which another name Seyne-les-Alpes. A commune whose economic activity is based on theagriculturetourism and the construction sector.

Le Grand-Puy is located in a natural setting preserved with panoramic views of the surrounding landscapes and mountains. It is located in the department Alpes de Haute Provence between Digne-les-Bains and the lake of Serre Ponçon, in the heart of the Vallée de la Blanche.

Local gastronomy in the spotlight

Finally, in the Alpes de Haute Provence, restaurants offer different dishes gastronomic to enjoy after a nice ski trip, like the boudin which is traditionally cooked with leek, the brouillade of truffles of Riez, the handmade paws of Fours, the cheese of banon, thelamb of Sisteron, and many more. It is a land really loaded with history thanks to its multiple personalities. The heraldry, the civil architecture fortifications museums, the religious arts which mark out the commune are the proof…

The ski slopes of the resort

The visitors of the station have the pleasure of skiing in a very special and warm environment. The ski resort is situated between 1,350 and 1,800 meters above sea level.altitude. Indeed, the resort is composed of 5 ski lifts, 13 ski runs, 25 km ski area and 10 km Nordic area. A vast track which extends over 170 Ha and 24 km. Whether you are beginnersWhether you are a beginner, a professional or a great skier, the Grand-Puy ski resort is suitable for all levels and guarantees a satisfaction total.

The Grand Puy ski area in figures

Ski resort Le Grand Puy
Commune Seyne
Name of the Massif Massif de la Blanche
Department Alpes de Haute-Provence
Mountain Southern Alps
? The ski area ?
Size of the village ski area (in klm): 25
Size of the village ski area with connection(s) (in klm): 25
Longest downhill ski run (in km) 4
Name of the ski area Le Grand Puy
Connected station(s) No
? Altitude of ski area ?
Altitude at the bottom of the ski area (in m) 1 300
Altitude at the top of the ski area (in m) 1 800
Average altitude of the ski area (in m) 1 550
Total height of the domain (in m) 500
Surface area of artificial snow (in ha) 0
? Number of ski runs ?
Number of green trails 3
Number of blue trails 2
Number of red trails 5
Number of black runs 3
Total number of downhill ski runs 13
? Lifts ?
Ski lifts 4
Children’s treadmill 0
Fixed grip chairlifts 1
Detachable Chairlifts 0
Funiculars 0
Gondolas 0
Cable cars 0
Total number of lifts 5
? Nordic ski area ?
Number of cross-country ski trails (or Nordic area) 2
Size of the Nordic ski area (in klm): 10
?️ 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) 1300
Slogan of the station Ski resort Le Grand Puy
? Access to the resort ?
Nearest train station: Chorges
Bus shuttle to a train station: No
Distance from Paris (in kilometers) 743
? Price survey in the station ?
Price list for a ski pass (1 day) in high season (access to the entire ski area) 19 €
Price of the week pass (6 days) in high season (access to the whole ski area) 97 €
Ski equipment rental rate per week (adult) 90 €
Ski equipment rental rate per week (child) 40 €
Rental studio 2 persons (school vacations) 300 €
Family apartment rental 4 persons (school vacations) 450 €
Total cost of stay for 2 adults (excluding transport and food) 674 €
Total cost of stay for 2 adults and 2 children (excluding transport and food) 1 011 €
? Average real estate rate ?
Average price per m2 of an apartment 1 200 €
Average price per m2 of a chalet 1 850 €
Average price of a 60m2 apartment 72 000 €
Average price of a 100m2 chalet 185 000 €
? Station evaluation on 7 criteria ?
Score on the average snowmaking capacity of the massif / 10 8
Note on the ratio between the size of the ski area vs. the price of the stay / 10 7
Note of the ski area and ski lifts / 10 4
Note on the diversity of activities offered (except skiing) / 10 5
Note on the charm and interest of the Village / 10 7
Note on the average cost of a stay / 10 10
Score on the average evaluation of Internet users /10 7
? Station average via 7 criteria ?
Final average score according to / 10 6,9
? Ranking according to ? 144th position out of 232 stations in France

Le Grand Puy in Questions / Answers

  • What are the winter activities in Le Grand Puy ?

The resort of Grand Puy is a very rich resort in activities, especially in winter it offers activities like :

Luge : This resort offers sledding runs that are perfect for family fun. Thanks to this activity, young and old can have fun in complete safety.

Yonner This activity is accessible to all and will allow you to discover new sensations of sliding. Moreover it is available on all the tracks of the station.

Alpine Skiing You can enjoy the unique sensations of skiing offered by the resort of Grand Puy. You will be able to make the full of strong sensation.

Snowshoe hike Snowshoeing : this activity allows you to enjoy the nature of the resort. You will be able to discover its unique fauna and flora as well as its magnificent landscapes in winter.

  • What are the activities in summer at the Grand Puy resort ?

The Grand Puy resort also offers many summer activities such as :

Bicycle This resort offers you bicycles and even mountain bikes for more fun. You will be able to discover all its beauty or to make the full of strong sensation by taking advantage of its relief.

Fishing Fishing: This resort has many water spots perfect for fishing. You can enjoy breathtaking scenery and the tranquility that fishing offers.

Canyoning Canyoning: This activity will allow you to take full advantage of the waterways of the resort. You can go tobogganing, abseiling and even jumping.

Hiking This activity is perfect for those who are explorers at heart. They will have the opportunity to admire the beautiful landscapes of the resort in summer and discover its fauna and flora.

  • What to visit in and around Le Grand Puy?

Among these places that you must visit in Le Grand Puy, we can mention : The Valley of the White, The Lake of serre-Poncon, The Vauban Citadel of Seyne Les Alpes, the House of the Mule.

  • Where to eat in Le Grand Puy ?

The resort offers more than 30 restaurants among which we can mention : The Moss, Les Alisiers, the Restaurant Le Relais De La Forge.

  • Where to sleep in Le Grand Puy ?

Le Grand Puy offers a number of different accommodations such as the Hotel Le Vieux Tilleul, Hotel Le Blanchon, Arnica.

  • What is the size of the Grand Puy ski area ?

The ski area of the Grand Puy resort has a size of 25 kilometers, divided into 13 runs. Of these runs, the longest is 3.5 kilometers long. It also has 10 kilometers of cross-country ski trails.

  • What is the altitude of Grand Puy ?

This domain has an altitude between 1300 meters and 1800 meters high.

  • What is the price of the Grand Puy package ?

Their packages start at 19 euros per day.

  • What is the average price of a rental in Le Grand Puy?

For a furnished studio for 2 people, the average price is 300 euros, and for an apartment for 4 people, the average price per week is 450 euros.

  • Does the Grand Puy resort have a bike park ?

Yes, it has a Bike Park which measures 20 kilometers and has 5 trails, the longest of which measures 5 kilometers.

  • How to get to Le Grand Puy by train ?

You can easily get there from the Chorges train station. Then you will have to take a cab because there is no shuttle.

  • What is the postal code of Grand Puy ?

The zip code of Grand Puy is 33580.

  • In which department is the Grand Puy station located ?

The Grand Puy ski resort is located in the department of Gironde.

  • Does the resort of Grand Puy have a tourist office ?

The resort of Grand Puy is part of the tourist office Blanche Serre Ponçons PureAlpes. It is located at Place d’Armes, 04140 Seyne, France.

  • Are there any webcams in Le Grand Puy ?

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

  • Where to find information about the weather in Le Grand Puy ?

You can find the latest weather report from the Le Grand Puy station at

  • What is the opening date of the ski lifts in Le Grand Puy ?

In Le Grand Puy, 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 Le Grand Puy ?

Yes, it is at the address 04140 Seyne Les Alpes.

What is’s opinion about Le Grand Puy ?

In the end, gives an average score of 6.85 to Le Grand Puy resort, which places it in the 144th position in France. Its strong points are: the cost of the stay, the proposed activities, the charm of the resort.

Map of the ski slopes of Grand Puy

La Grand Puy - Ski slope map
La Grand Puy – Ski slope map


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