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>> LE MONT-DORE


The atmosphere in this typical mountain village is warm and lively. You can do any winter sports at an altitude of between 1200 and 1840m.

Mont-Dore Resort


> The ski area - 1200-1840m - northern slope


41 km of slopes
84 km (thanks to the link with SuperBesse)
32 slopes: 17 green, 8 blue, 6 red, 1 black
15 ski lifts in total: 1 cable cars, 4 chair lifts, 2 of which have moving walkways to embark, 9 ski tows, including 1 free ski tow for beginners and 1 moving walkway

70% of the skiing area equipped with snow guns


1 free ski tow for beginners
1 'couloir' ski area: 20 'couloirs'
1 speed-riding zone
1 ski adjustment workshop
Snow cover and info: 0820 820 948

 

> Equipement for kids

1 Snow garden, Club Piou-Piou: children aged 3 and over can learn to ski in a specially adapted area (baby ski tow)
1 Espace Ludo'Glyss: free fun park with a Gaulish theme, including obstacles and moving snow, deck chairs and cabins. Organised events and supervised games throughout the season.
3 luge tracks (110m long).
1 snowpark
Nursery and recreation centre


> Bus transfer services
Le Mont-Dore > the foot of the Sancy
Free buses every quarter of an hour during the school holidays and approximately every hour outside this period
La Bourboule > the foot of the Sancy


> Ecole du Ski Français (French Skiing School) at Le Mont-Dore
47 qualified guides offering group or individual lessons
Downhill skiing, alternative 'sliding sports', cross-country skiing, taking tests, snowshoe walks, skiing for the disabled (individual Alpine skiing lessons)

 


 

>> CHASTREIX SANCY


Located on the western slope of the Sancy, at an altitude of between 1350 and 1730m, Chastreix-Sancy is the ultimate family ski resort; a cosy collection of chalets at the foot of the slopes.

Chastreix Resort


> The ski area
16 km of slopes
16 slopes: 6 green, 4 blue, 4 red, 2 black
7 ski tows including one for beginners
1 snowpark

>> SUPERBESSE

A resort where you can ski right up to your front door, Super-Besse, located on the southern slope of the Sancy, caters for any skiers at an altitude of between 1300 and 1850m.

Whether on an activity holiday or a break with your family, Super-Besse has something for everyone, catering for both fans of skiing and those of alternative 'sliding sports'.


SuperBesse Resort

> The ski area - 1350-1800m - southern slope

 

43 km of slopes
84 km of slopes (thanks to the link with Le Mont-Dore)
70% of the skiing area equipped with snow guns
27 slopes: 5 green, 9 blue, 9 red, 4 black
22 ski lifts in total: 1 cable car capable of carrying 20 people (rate: 3,000 people/hour), 5 chair lifts, 15 ski tows, 1 moving walkway.

 

1 alternative 'sliding sports' area with a snowpark, snowboard cross, freestyle-jump (crash mat for ski or snowboard jumping)

1 speed skiing slope

1 slalom course open to the public

1 discovery zone for beginners (1 chair lift - 7 ski tows - 1 moving walkway)

1 events team

1 luge track, over 3km in length descending 500m in total

 

> 1 area for night-time skiing with 4 green slopes, 2 blue slopes, 5 red slopes including 1 snowboard cross slope, 2 black slopes including 1 slalom course.


> Equipment for the kids

1 snow games area L'enclos de Tibou: a safe, enclosed area with snow and foam obstacles. Free access. Organised events during the holidays.

1 Snow garden, Club Piou-Piou: children aged 3 and over can learn to ski in a specially adapted area

1 luge zone with specially made, safe tracks (track for children between 2 and 6 and track for those over 6)

1 Nursery

1 Recreation centre in Besse for kids between 3 and 11

 

> Bus transfer service
Super-Besse, intra-station bus
Besse > Super-Besse: bus (ticket must be purchased): Runs throughout the whole opening period of the resort

 

> Ecole du Ski Français (French Skiing School) at Super-Besse

> Ecole de ski internationale (ESI) at Super-Besse

Downhill skiing, snowboarding, freestyle, freeride, cross-country skiing, telemark, ski touring, snowscoot, biathlon, taking tests, skiing for the disabled (discover and share the pleasures of skiing)


 

>> DOWNHILL SKIING PRICES 2016/2017


  Adult

Teenager

Child
4 consecutive hours
27 22.30 18.90
late afternoon  17  14  11.90
1 day 31.80 26.20 22.30
2 consecutive days 61 50.30 42.70
3 days 89.70 74 62.80
6 days 167.90 138.50 117.50

Prices All zone passes

 

Teenager: 12-18 years

Child: 5-11 years

Free for least than 5 years and more than 75 years


 

>> SKI SHOPS
Ski hire: hire equipment for downhill skiing, cross-country skiing, snowboard, snowblade, snowscoot, snowshoes, luge...

 

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