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This page will tell you all you need to know about transfers to Super Besse a French ski resort with 45km of Piste and altitudes ranging from 1050m to 1850m above sea level.
This resort has direct access to 45km of downhill skiing, with 25 individual pistes, served by 22 ski lifts. The ski resort itself is above 1500m, so skiing or boarding back to the resort is usually possible
We have listed the airports in order of distance from the resort, with the nearest at the top. This should give you the best idea of the airport transfer you need. We have also taken a look at alternative transport methods to and from the resort. Public transport options, if available, are given towards the end of the page.
The winter sports resort of Super Besse is located in the commune of Besse-et-Saint-Anastaise in the Parc naturel régional des volcans d'Auvergne in the department of Puy-de-Dôme, in Auvergne. Situated approximately 50 km from Clermont-Ferrand, it is located at an altitude of 1350 m on the slopes of Puy de Sancy, Puy de la Perdrix and Puy Ferrand. The piste skiing represents 43 km distributed on 27 tracks (5 green, 9 blue, 9 red and 4 black) between 1300 m and 1840 m altitude, on the south-eastern slope of Puy de Sancy, and is served by 21 ski lifts ensuring a maximum flow of 20,000 skiers per hour. There are also 125 km of cross-country skiing. The resort has:
1 funitel with 20 places (new in 2008), 4 chair-lifts,16 ski-lifts.
The total skiable field extends to "Grand Sancy" thanks to the connection to Mont-Dore, located on the northern slope of Puy de Sancy. However this connection is seldom open because of the difficult winter climate (strong winds, frozen snow, fog etc.). Super-Besse hosted the first mountain finish of the 2008 Tour de France.
There are three Airports within two hours drive, so ski weekends, snowboard breaks and short ski holidays to Besse are perfectly feasible.
The following airports link this resort to other parts of the world:
There are buses which ply to the resort from the airport listed above. Train options from the airports listed above are not available for this particular resort.
While many people do use the public transport listed above they can sometimes be time consuming like some train journeys from airports not listed above may take up a long time to reach the resort. You are much better off booking an airport transfer from the airport where you land especially if you are travelling as a group. You will benefit from a shorter journey time and a direct route. You also get the added bonus of travelling in comfort, and of a guaranteed journey that is pre-booked. Airport transfers are also the most cost-effective method of getting to this beautiful ski resort.