Enjoy the snow, the skiing, the snowshoe trails or your first ride on a dog sled, not forgetting to replenish your strength afterwards with a delicious cheese dish!
In winter, the Massif du Sancy offers a whole avalanche of activities and outdoor sports to enjoy without moderation!
But the Massif du Sancy is also a winter wonderland of breathtaking landscapes, with spa facilities devoted to your wellbeing and plenty of opportunities to round off the day with a hearty, cheese-based meal that definitely won’t leave you hungry!
Fancy a little pure mountain air? Want to gaze at breathtaking scenery? Culminating at 1,886 metres, the Massif du Sancy towers over the Chaîne des Puys and the Volcanoes of Cantal. The multiple viewpoints are like balconies looking out over the breathtaking scenery, and some can be reached in winter.
You’ll be wide-eyed before the vast snow-covered stretches lined with enormous fir trees. Prepare to be amazed!
3 resorts, 3 ski areas, 3 settings...
On the downhill ski slopes of Le Mont-Dore, Super Besse and Chastreix-Sancy, there’s something for every level of skier, from the wide green slope to the steep couloirs! Ready, steady, ski!
Check out the 3 downhill ski areas
Each to their own pace, to explore an unspoilt natural setting amid wide open spaces... Leave your prints in the powder snow. You have 160km to choose from. Enjoy the sensation of total freedom or explore in the company of a guide!
Try snowshoeing with a mountain leader and watch the sun go down over the mountains of Sancy.
Sancy boasts the largest Nordic area in the Massif Central, extending between conifers, leafy forests and vast plateaus offering breathtaking panoramic views! With 250km of trails interlinking 8 different sites, you’ll be spoilt for choice! The Far North spirit!
In the Massif du Sancy you can try riding a snowscoot, fantasy luge, fatbike, airboard or yooner, go freeride skiing, cross-country skiing or dog-sledding, or whiz down a giant zipwire.
You don’t always have to snuggle up by the fire just because it’s cold outside! There’s so much going on in the Massif du Sancy both on the slopes and in the villages, with all sorts of festive events
Sancy is a destination that’s all about feeling good. Beauty treatments, pampering, relaxation and more. The spas of Sancy invite you to take a huge breath of fresh air, chill out and feel great again.
Cheese, meat and cured meats are local specialities. And people in Auvergne are generally good eaters! You won’t go away hungry after eating the local dishes of the Massif du Sancy. It’s almost a primal pleasure to enjoy them in the evening after a wonderful day in the great outdoors...