Located at the foot of the Puy de Sancy, in the sunny Auvergne region of France, Super Besse is an energetic resort where you can ski or snowboard on the flanks of an extinct volcano. Between 1,350 and 1,850 metres in altitude, Super Besse has 27 pistes totalling 43km and is serviced by 23 lifts. With 5 green and 9 blue runs, beginner and intermediate skiers are well catered for. Super Besse is also ideal for the more experienced - with 9 red and 4 black runs, along with off-piste skiing, night skiing, and a slalom course. So whether you're looking for a great place to learn, some family fun on the slopes, or an action-packed adventure holiday, this resort has something for you. Also, for those who want a change of pace, Super Besse has 120km of cross country skiing runs situated around picturesque frozen lakes, across vast plateaus, and through forests. Or for an unforgettable day out why not hire a guide and do some snowshoeing or hiking in and around Super Besse? Boasting a boarder cross course, terrain park and half pipe, not to mention 17 surface lifts, the resort is also hugely popular with snowboarders. If all that’s not enough, Super Besse is linked with the neighbouring Le Mont-Dore ski resort which has an additional 42km of runs.Super Besse has a range of accommodation including peaceful cabins and luxurious apartments. And when it’s time to unwind, the après ski at the resort caters for all tastes – with an indoor skating rink, swimming pool, jacuzzi, and sauna as well as several lively restaurants, bars, and pubs. Additionally the nearby medieval village of Besse has a cinema, numerous bars, and a nightclub. Best of all, the Clermont Ferrand airport is only a 90 minute drive away, so Super Besse is ideal for weekend ski trips or short breaks.