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The 2 ski resorts in Aveyron (12)

List of the two ski resorts in Aveyron :

There are two ski resorts in Aveyron.

Ski resortCommuneName of the MassifName of the ski area (if connected)Number of ski runs Ski area (in KLM and not connected)Number of cross-country ski trailsNordic area (in klm)Altitude at the bottom of the ski area (in m)Altitude at the top of the ski area (in m)Average score according to / 10
BrameloupSaint-Chély-d’AubracCentral MassifBrameloup734251 2001 3906,0
LaguioleLaguioleCentral MassifLaguiole1586501 2001 4076,4

The department of Aveyron

L’Aveyron is a French department located in the Occitanie region, southwestern France. It covers the territory of Rouergue and owes its name to the river Aveyron which crosses its surface. It is established in the middle of a triangle including Toulouse, Clermont-Ferrand, and Montpellier. This department covers approximately the limits of the former governorate of Rouergue.

It is one of the largest departments of metropolitan France (the fifth with 8,735 km2, sixth if we take into account Guyana). The inhabitants of theAveyron are the Aveyronnais. The department is attached to the academy of Toulouse and depends on the court of appeal of Montpellier. It has been assigned the Insee code 12 and the Post Office. Rodez is the prefecture of the department.

And if you decide to ski in Aveyron this winter? There are several ski resorts in Aveyron with each one having its own characteristics for novices or experts. Let’s discover the Aveyron in SKI mode and see what we can find.

Skiing in Aveyron

Located in the south of the Massif Central, between Aveyron and Lozère, the plateau of Aubrac is a singular territory : A triangle of only 40 kilometers by 20, with such a strong personality that from the first steps, we feel here in a world apart… With a altitude At an average altitude of 1200 meters, Aubrac is far from the Pyrenean or Alpine summits and yet it is one of the coldest regions in France. This small immensity sometimes bathed in an atmosphere worthy of the Great North is necessarily conducive to long snowshoeing trips, Nordic skiing sessions, the baptisms in dogsleds but also to the practice of skiing in one of the 4 ski resorts of Aveyron Brameloup, Laguiole, Nasbinals and Sainte Urcize.

Two ski resorts on a human scale, such as Laguiole and Brameloup, are located in the heart of the Aubrac.


It is the small resort family par excellence with a village at an altitude of 407 m. Thanks to its 15 slopes on two sides: the Source and the Bouyssou, it is ideal for learning downhill skiing. Little beginners will appreciate the telescope (the mini ski lift) and the small downhill children’s garden. Are you tired of downhill skiing? The luge allows you to ensure the cheers !

The amateurs of cross-country skiing or snowshoeing have no right to make mistakes. The Aubrac offers an infinite diversity thanks to more than 50 km of ski trails and 30 km of snowshoeing trails!

But, perhaps, you will prefer an excursion in the sled with dogs or a horse, or in cani-raquettes? After the effort or to refuel, you are rewarded by an excellent aligot on the roads.


In the center of the forest and at 1390 meters of altitudealtitudeThe resort is smaller but has plenty to offer to discover snow in all its forms: 8 downhill ski slopes, about 30 km of cross-country skiing trails, 10 km of snowshoeing trails, sledging, border cross and a snow garden for children.

Events such as the snowshoeing festival or downhill skiing are also organized. torchlight descents are also organized.

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