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Les Estables – Mezenc

Les Estables , a high altitude village in Haute-Loire

Just at the foot of Mt. Mezenc is the ski resort Les Estables-Mézenc, at the foot of a village, formerly inhabited mainly by farmers.

A field that is distinguished by its beauty natural, it is the favorite of those who want to learn to ski. But even if beginners are favored by this resortIn addition, skiers of all levels can come to the resort to enjoy the slopes. The Estables-Mézenc offer 8 slopes that can be used whatever the season. In addition to skiing, the region also offers gastronomic of quality, such as cheese, wine and especially honey.

On the slopes of Mount Mézenc

The Domaine des Estables is a ski resort that attracts many visitors. The tourism is strongly appreciated because of the places that it is possible to discover in these places. Already, there is the highest point of the Haute-Loire which is known as Mount Mézenc. It overhangs the 1 753 m which allow to see everything from its summit.

Other mounts are also to be discovered like the mount Cholet and the mount of Alambre. The pass of the Croix de Boutières is also a place not to be missed in this city. It is the highest pass of this department with an altitude of more than 1 500 m.

Activities for all seasons

Regarding the ski resort of MézencThe activities are diversified. You can enjoy cross-country skiing and downhill skiing. Cross-country skiing Nordic hiking is also available to you during your winter getaway. In addition to skiing, vacationers can also enjoy the dog sledding and paragliding without forgetting snowkiting.

Even if winter remains the most beautiful season to enjoy the Estables – Mezenc. In summer, hikers can also visit the area. In the same way, mountain biking remains a activity which attracts many visitors.

The ski area of Les Estables – Mézenc in figures

⛷️ Ski resort ⛷️ Les Estables – Mézenc
Commune Les Estables
Massif Central Massif
Department Haute-Loire
Mountain Central Massif
? Ski area ?
Size of the village ski area (in klm): 6
Size of the village ski area with connection(s) (in klm): 6
Longest downhill ski run (in km) 1
Name of the ski area Les Estables – Mezenc
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) 1 690
Average altitude of the ski area (in m) 1 520
Total height of the domain (in m) 340
Surface area of artificial snow (in ha) 0
? Difficulty of ski trails ?
Number of green runs 3
Number of blue trails 3
Number of red trails 1
Number of black runs 1
Total number of downhill ski trails 8
? Lifts ?
Ski lifts 2
Children’s treadmill 0
Fixed grip chairlifts 0
Detachable Chairlifts 0
Funiculars 0
Gondolas 0
Cable cars 0
Total number of lifts 2
? Nordic ski area ?
Number of cross-country ski trails (or Nordic area) 6
Size of the Nordic ski area (in klm): 50
?️ 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) 333
Slogan of the station Volcanic Emotion
? Access to the station ?
Nearest train station: Le Puy en Velay
Bus shuttle to a train station: No
Distance from Paris (in kilometers) 572
? Price survey in the station ?
Price list for a ski pass (1 day) in high season (access to the entire ski area) 15 €
Price of the week pass (6 days) in high season (access to the whole ski area) 75 €
Ski equipment rental rate per week (adult) 80 €
Ski equipment rental rate per week (child) 35 €
Rental studio 2 persons (school vacations) 280 €
Family apartment rental 4 persons (school vacations) 420 €
Total cost of stay for 2 adults (excluding transport and food) 590 €
Total cost of stay for 2 adults and 2 children (excluding transportation and food) 883 €
? Average real estate rate ?
Average price per m2 of an apartment 950 €
Average price per m2 of a chalet 1 400 €
Average price of a 60m2 apartment 57 000 €
Average price of a 100m2 chalet 140 000 €
? 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 3
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 10
Score on the average evaluation of Internet users /10 6,5
? Station average via 7 criteria ?
Final average score according to / 10 6,2
? Ranking according to ? 195th position out of 232 stations in France

Les Estables – Mezenc in Questions / Answers

  • What are the winter activities in Les Estables Mezenc?

The resort of Les Estables Mezenc is very rich in activities, especially in winter it offers activities such as :

Luge Sledding : this activity accessible to all will allow you to spend good moments in family or between friends. You can enjoy unique sensations of sliding on the snow of Estables Mezenc.

Dog sledding This activity will allow you to spend a moment in the company of sled dogs. You will be able to explore the resort and enjoy unique sliding sensations.

Ice rink This activity will allow you to enjoy the unique sensations provided by ice skates. You can take advantage of the ice rink at your disposal to have fun with your family or friends.

Snowshoe hikes This activity will allow you to discover the resort in winter. You will be able to admire its landscapes, its fauna and its flora.

  • What are the activities in summer at Les Estables Mezenc ?

The resort of Les Estables Mezenc also offers many summer activities such as :

MOUNTAIN BIKING This activity will allow you to take full advantage of the relief of my resort. You will be able to hurtle down its slopes and to make the full of strong sensation. Or you can also just admire its landscapes.

Horseback riding This activity offers you to explore the resort on horseback. You can without too much effort, you can admire its landscapes.

Hiking This activity will allow you to explore the resort at your own pace. You can discover its landscapes in summer, admire its fauna and flora.

Swimming at the lake This activity will allow you to relax at the edge or in the lake. You will be able to have fun with family or friends and refresh yourself at the same time.

  • What to visit in Les Estables Mezenc and its surroundings ?

Among these places that you must visit in Les Estables Mezenc, we can mention : the Massif du Mézenc, the Mount Mézenc, Mount Alambre, The Lugik Park.

  • Where to eat in Les Estables Mezenc ?

The resort of Les Estables Mezenc offers more than 20 restaurants among which we can mention : l’Auberge les Fermiers du Mézenc, The Forest House, l’Auberge Des Calades.

  • Where to sleep in Les Estables Mezenc ?

Les Estables Mezenc offers a number of different accommodations such as the Hotel Le Francillon, The Auberge des Calades Hotel, The Cree Farm.

  • How big is the ski area of Les Estables Mezenc ?

The ski area of the resort of Les Estables Mezenc has a size of 6 kilometers, divided into 8 tracks. Among these slopes, the longest measures 1.3 kilometers. It also has 50 kilometers of cross-country ski trails.

  • What is the altitude of Les Estables Mezenc?

This area has an altitude between 1350 meters and 1690 meters high.

  • What is the price of the Les Estables Mezenc ski pass?

Their packages start at 15 euros per day.

  • What is the average price of a rental in Les Estables Mezenc?

For a furnished studio for 2 people, the average price is 280 euros, and for an apartment for 4 people, the average price per week is 420 euros.

  • Does Les Estables Mezenc have a bike park?

No, it does not have a bike park.

  • How to get to Les Estables Mezenc by train ?

You can easily get there from the train station of Le Puy en Velay. Then you will have to take a cab because it does not have a shuttle.

  • What is the postal code of Les Estables Mezenc ?

The zip code for Estables Mezenc is 43150.

  • In which department is located the station of Les Estables Mezenc ?

The station of Les Estables Mezenc is located in the department of Haute Loire.

  • Does the resort of Les Estables Mezenc have a tourist office?

The resort of Les Estables Mezenc is part of the tourist office Mézenc Loire Meygal. It is located in Le Mézenc, 43150 Les Estables, France.

  • Are there any webcams in Les Estables Mezenc ?

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

  • Where can I find information about the weather in Les Estables Mezenc ?

You can find the latest weather report from the Les Estables Mezenc station at

  • What is the opening date of the ski lifts in Les Estables Mezenc ?

In Les Estables Mezenc, 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 Les Estables Mezenc ?

Yes, it is at the address Le Bourg, Place de Mézenc, 43150 Les Estables France.

What is’s opinion on Les Estables Mezenc?

In the end, gives an average rating of 6.21 to Les Estables Mezenc, which places it in the 195th position in France. Its strong points are: the cost of a stay, the charm of the station and the evaluation of the Internet users.

Les Estables – Mezenc ski slopes map

Mezenc - Les Estables - Ski slopes map
Mezenc – Les Estables – Ski slopes map
Meygal - Nordic ski area map
Meygal – Map of the Nordic area


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