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The Cross of Bauzon

The first tracks date from the 30’s

The site has its origins in the 1930s, with a project focusing on winter sports. The field then evolved with the implementation of numerous accommodation buildings. However, it was not until 1937 that the adventure of the La Croix de Bauzon really started with the installation of the first ski lift.

At the end of the World War II, In particular, around the 1980s, the management of the playground was taken over by the departmental union of equipment of theArdèche. This direction is then passed to the mixed syndicate of the mountain archaeology in 2011. Since then, the resort continues to evolve to accommodate many holidaymakers.

A ski resort in the Ardèche mountains

The Cross of Bauzon is a ski resort that stands on the ubac of the Tanargue massif. It is a locality which is between Borne and La Souche and which is located in the department ofArdèche. This small French commune of Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes has a very modest dimension with a altitude which ranges from 1,250 to 1,511 meters.

Accessible from the D19 road, the site is also reachable by the pass of Bez and the pass the Cross of Bauzon respectively from Borne and La Souche. Moreover, this region has many possibilities of lodgings able to accomodate all holidaymaker.

La Croix de Bauzon offers many sports activities

The locality of La Croix de Bauzon presents different activities for the whole family. Et has 11 skiable slopes tiered through an incredible forest setting. It has 5 ski lifts and 1 conveyor belt that serves the area. The place also offers beginners the playful space of the Goblins.

In summerThe area is suitable for all kinds of hikes. Paragliding, canyoning, climbing and other activities remain also accessible during this period. In winter, on the other hand, it is the turn of downhill skiing, cross-country skiing and sliding sports to take place.

Figures on the resort of La Croix de Bauzon

⛷️ Ski resort ⛷️ La Croix de Bauzon
Commune Terminal
Massif Central Massif
Department Ardeche
Mountain Central Massif
? Ski area ?
Size of the village ski area (in klm): 10
Size of the village ski area with connection(s) (in klm) : 10
Longest downhill ski run (in km) 2
Name of the ski area La Croix de Bauzon
Connected station(s) No
❄ Altitude of ski area ❄
Altitude at the bottom of the ski area (in m) 1 250
Altitude at the top of the ski area (in m) 1 511
Average altitude of the ski area (in m) 1 381
Total height of the domain (in m) 261
Surface area of artificial snow (in ha) 0
? Difficulty of ski trails ?
Number of green runs 3
Number of blue trails 6
Number of red trails 1
Number of black runs 1
Total number of downhill ski runs 11
? Lifts ?
Ski lifts 5
Children’s treadmill 0
Fixed grip chairlifts 0
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) 4
Size of the Nordic ski area (in klm): 17
?️ 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) 51
Slogan of the station Ardeche, Spain Mountain
? Access to the resort ?
Nearest train station: Montélimar // La Bastide St Laurent L Bains
Bus shuttle to a train station: No
Distance from Paris (in kilometers) 599
? 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) 85 €
Ski equipment rental rate per week (adult) 80 €
Ski equipment rental rate per week (child) 35 €
Rental studio 2 persons (school vacations) 320 €
Family apartment rental 4 persons (school vacations) 500 €
Total cost of stay for 2 adults (excluding transport and food) 650 €
Total cost of stay for 2 adults and 2 children (excluding transport and food) 994 €
? Average real estate rate ?
Average price per m2 of an apartment 1 500 €
Average price per m2 of a chalet 1 350 €
Average price of a 60m2 apartment 90 000 €
Average price of a 100m2 chalet 135 000 €
? Station evaluation on 7 criteria ?
Score on the average snowmaking capacity of the massif / 10 6
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 4
Note on the diversity of the proposed activities (except ski) / 10 4
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 7
? Station average via 7 criteria ?
Final average score according to Skidata.io / 10 6,1
? Ranking according to Skidata.io ? 197th position out of 232 stations in France

La Croix de Bauzon in Questions / Answers

  • What are the winter activities in La Croix de Bauzon ?

The resort of La Croix de Bauzon is a very rich in activities, especially in winter it offers activities such as:

Luge : The resort of La Croix de Bauzon offers you a free sledging track. It will allow you a moment of fun between friends or family.

Snow Buoy This activity is open to all and allows you to enjoy the sensation of sliding on a buoy. This station has a track reserved for this activity.

Snowshoeing This activity will allow you to discover the fauna and flora of the La Croix de Bauzon resort in winter.

Nordic ski touring This activity allows you to explore the resort of La Croix de Bauzon on your skis. You can combine the pleasures of skiing with those of snowshoeing.

  • What are the summer activities at La Croix de Bauzon resort?

La Croix de Bauzon resort also offers many summer activities such as:

Hiking This activity allows you to go at your own pace and explore the nature of the resort in summer. You can discover its fauna and flora.

Cycling This station also offers bikes or electric bikes for cycling fans. You can discover the circuit of the Ardéchoise Mountain.

MOUNTAIN BIKE La Croix de Bauzon : the station of La Croix de Bauzon also has a space reserved for the VTT. This space of more than 850 kilometers will allow you to appreciate fully your mountain bike.

Biathlon Indeed this station also offers a space with mechanical targets and training rings for more fun.

  • What to visit in and around La Croix de Bauzon ?

Among these places that you must visit in La Croix de Beauzon, we can mention : The Lake of Issarlès, Parish Church Of Montpezat sous bauzon, Church of Notre Dame de Prévenchère, Auberge Rouge.

  • Where to eat in La Croix de Bauzon ?

The resort of La Croix de Bauzon offers several restaurants among which we can mention : Le Pub du Volcan, Auberge du Bez Restaurant, The Inn Of Montpezat.

  • Where to sleep in La Croix de Bauzon ?

La Croix de Bauzon offers a number of different accommodations such as the Hotel Auberge de La Croix de Bauzon, Pierre & Vacances Premium Residence Les Alpages de Chantel, The Inn of Montpezat.

  • How big is the ski area of La Croix de Bauzon?

The ski area of the La Croix de Bauzon resort is 10 kilometers in size, divided into 11 trails. It also has 17 kilometers of cross-country ski trails.

  • What is the altitude of La Croix de Bauzon?

This area has an altitude between 1250 meters and 1511 meters high.

  • What is the price of the La Croix de Bauzon package?

Their packages start at 15 euros per day.

  • What is the average cost of renting an apartment in La Croix de Bauzon?

For a furnished studio for 2 people, the average price is 320, and for an apartment for 4 people, the average price per week is 500 (see figures on skidata.io)

  • Does La Croix de Bauzon resort have a bike park?

No, it does not have a bike park.

  • How to get to La Croix de Bauzon by train ?

You can easily get there from the train station of Montélimar or La Bastide Saint Laurent L Bains. Then you will have to take a Taxi or a Bus to get back to the station.

  • What is the postal code of La Croix de Bauzon ?

The zip code of La Croix de Bauzon is 07590.

  • In which department is the La Croix de Bauzon station located ?

The station of La Croix de Bauzon is located in the department of Ardèche.

  • Does the resort of La Croix de Bauzon have a tourist office?

The resort of La Croix de Bauzon is part of the Tourist Office of Montagne d’Ardèche. It is located at Place du 14 Juillet, 07470 Coucouron, France.

  • Are there any webcams in La Croix de Bauzon ?

Yes, there is a webcam, which you can find at this web address https://www.croixdebauzon.com/FR/webcam-bauzon.html

  • Where can I find information about the weather in La Croix de Bauzon ?

You can find the latest weather report from the La Croix de Bauzon station at https://meteofrance.com/meteo-montagne/la-croix-de-bauzon/070382.

  • What is the opening date of the ski lifts in La Croix de Bauzon?

In La Croix de Bauzon, 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 La Croix de Bauzon ?

Yes, it is at the address 07590, Borne.

What is skidata.io’s opinion on La Croix de Bauzon?

In the end, skidata.io gives the station La Croix de Bauzon the average rating of 6.14/10, which places it in the 201e French ranks. Its strong points are : the cost of a stay, the evaluation of Internet users, the charm of the resort.

Map of the ski slopes of the Croix de Bauzon

La Croix de Bauzon - Ski trail map
La Croix de Bauzon – Ski trail map
La Croix de Bauzon - Ski trail map
La Croix de Bauzon – Cross country ski trail map

Sources :

https://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/La_Croix_de_Bauzon

https://www.skiinfo.fr/massif-central/la-croix-de-bauzon/station-de-ski.html

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Translated from the french original version : https://skidata.io/station/la-croix-de-bauzon/?rand=9113

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