Take a deep breath of fresh air in the Sancy massif

Land of unspoilt nature and wide open spaces

Take a deep breath of fresh air in the Sancy, which lends itself perfectly to all kinds of outdoor activities and sports.The Massif du Sancy offers volcanic landscapes that are unique in France Volcanic bathing in mountain lakesMountain biking marked trails TRAIL Many marked trail routes criss-cross the Massif du Sancy. Dry climbs, loops, etc. are on offer to help you discover the sport, train for it or push yourself to the limit...You can discover many rare varieties of plants and insects, as well as mouffons, chamois, marmots and eagles.

The Sancy cable car

To reach the summit
you can take the Sancy cable car up 450 metres in 4 minutes, then climb 860 wooden steps to reach the highest point and admire a 360° view of the Auvergne, its mountains and lakes, and on a clear day you can even see Mont Blanc.
and on a clear day you can even see Mont Blanc.

Sancy in winter

The Puy du Sancy,rises to 1,886 metres and is the highest volcano in mainland France.Winter sports resort:On the northern slopes of the Sancy, the resort of Le Mont-Dore offers a wide choice of pistes for all levels.41 km of pistes and 84 km in total thanks to Super Besse:16 green, 8 blue, 6 red, 1 black14 lifts in total:1 cable car,3 chairlifts including 2 with loading carpet, 9 drag lifts including 1 free beginners' drag lift,1 carpet lift covering 70% of the ski area equipped with snow cannons 1 fun run 'L'entrainement des gaulois' 1 snowpark1 beginners' slalom at the bottom of the resort1 Ludo'Glyss fun area with toboggan runs and conveyor belt1 treasure hunt on the slopes 1 corridor skiing area1 speed-riding area1 free shuttle service from the centre of Le Mont-Dore to the slopesThe Espace Nordique Sancy, which has been awarded the Nordic France" label, offers 250 km of cross-country ski trails spread over 2 sides of the massif, 6 communes and 9 sectors linked by connecting itineraries.