On the southern slopes of the Sancy, the sun floods the Super-Besse resort  all day long.
From 1350 m to 1850 m, Super-Besse offers slopes for all levels and a night skiing area.
Labelled Famille Plus, Super-Besse is a family resort, ideal for learning to ski and enjoying the mountains in winter.




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Super-Besse ski area

The Super-Besse resort is located on the southern slopes of the Sancy between 1350 and 1850 m altitude. It offers:

  • 5 green slopes, 9 blue, 9 red, 4 black
  • 1 cable car capable of carrying 20 people (rate: 3000 people/hour), 5 chairlifts, 13 ski lifts, 2 moving and covered walkways.
  • 70% of the skiing area equipped with snow guns
  • 1 alternative ‘sliding sports’ area with a freepark, snowboard cross, freestyle-jump (crash mat for ski or snowboard jumping) -
    1 speed skiing slope - 1 slalom course open to the public - 1 piste ludique
  • 1 snow games area L’enclos de Tibou: a safe, enclosed area with snow and foam obstacles.
  • 1 free access sledging stadium and 1 paying sledging stadium with covered conveyor belt

More information about the Super-Besse resort

The ski resort of Super-Besse in the Massif du Sancy in Auvergne

The ski resort of Super-Besse in the Massif du Sancy in Auvergne

What is the opening period for the Super Besse resort ?

The Super Besse ski resort opens every day from the end of December until April, depending on snow cover. Ski patrollers are on hand every day from 9am to 5pm.


Check out real-time weather conditions and snow cover in the resort of Super-Besse.
See the Super-Besse webcams

The Super-Besse ski area

The Super-Besse ski area

Night-time skiing

During nighttime, 13 slopes are lighting up to taste the particular atmosphere of night skiing : 4 green slopes, 2 blue slopes, 5 red slopes, 2 black slopes.


The night skiing runs from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

From the Christmas vacations until Saturday 03/04/2023: every day, except Friday, during the school holidays and every saturday at other times.

Night skiing in Super-Besse

Night skiing in Super-Besse

Super-Besse, Super-fun

A whole variety of pleasures! A host of winter activities await you in Super Besse.
For an adrenalin hit, take a ride on the Fantasy Luge, a 2.5km descent with a 300-metre elevation drop. You won’t be disappointed!
Or you can fly down the mountain instead, on the Fantasticable zipwire.

tyrolienne hiver, super-besse

Descendre de la montagne à toute vitesse même sans ski c'est possible avec la tyrolienne !

Super-Besse, a children's paradise

When you bring the family to Super Besse, the kids are on cloud nine! From the age of 2 years, children can have fun in the safety of the Tibou Enclosure where the play features are made of foam.

2 secured areas are set aside for sledging in the Super Besse Madalet sector, including one with a sheltered magic carpet lift.

Surprise the children by taking them to meet the sled dogs.

The Enclos de Tibou in Super-Besse

The Enclos de Tibou in Super-Besse

Dog sledding in Super-Besse

Dog sledding in Super-Besse

The Enclos de Tibou in Super-Besse

The Enclos de Tibou in Super-Besse

Besse and Super-Besse Nordic area

For a more contemplative experience, take to the cross-country skiing or snowshoeing trails of the Super Besse Madalet sector in the heart of the resort, facing Hermines lake, or the Besse-Pertuyzat sector just a few kilometres away.

Real-time snow cover

Find out which cross-country skiing and snowshoeing trails are open.
Check the snow report for the Super Besse, Besse and Picherande sectors

Cross-country skiing from Super-Besse Madalet

Cross-country skiing from Super-Besse Madalet

Live from the Sancy

Snow reports, road conditions, today's agenda…
Find here all the information to get ready for your stay