Super Besse Winter Sports Resort, a sure bet in the Massif du Sancy


Super Besse and the Lac Pavin

Super Besse and The Lac PavinBesse et Saint Anastaise
Super Besse and The Lac Pavin


The Lac Pavin and Super Besse form an unmissable duo during your visit to the Besse and Saint Anastaise region. Located near Super Besse, Lake Pavin is a unique place to visit during your stay in this picturesque region.


The Lac Pavin, emblematic lake of the Auvergne Volcanoes Park

Lake Pavin is considered one of the most emblematic lakes of the Auvergne Volcanoes Park. This exceptional lake sits in the heart of an ancient volcanic crater and is surrounded by breathtaking natural beauty. With a depth of up to 90 meters, Lake Pavin is also one of the deepest lakes in France.



Rich fauna and flora

The richness of the fauna and flora around Lake Pavin is simply incredible. The clear waters of the lake are home to a wide variety of fish, while the surrounding forests are populated with a wide diversity of birds and small animals. You can take a stroll around the lake admiring the beauty of the landscapes, or simply relax on its peaceful banks listening to the birdsong.



Leisure and fishing at Lake Pavin

In addition, Pavin Lake also offers recreational and adventure opportunities. You can take a boat trip to experience the crystal clear waters and unique geological formations of the lake. Fishing enthusiasts will not be disappointed, as the lake is teeming with abundant fish, providing an unparalleled fishing experience.



Super Besse a stone’s throw from Lake Pavin

Not far from Lake Pavin, you will find the Super Besse ski resort, an unmissable place for winter sports enthusiasts. Super Besse offers a wide range of outdoor activities, such as downhill skiing, snowboarding, tobogganing and ice skating. With its varied slopes suitable for all skill levels, Super Besse is the ideal place to enjoy the pleasures of the snow with family or friends.



Many hikes between Lake Pavin and Super Besse

Outside of the winter season, Super Besse is also a popular vacation spot. Hikers will find plenty of trails to explore, offering panoramic views of the surrounding volcanoes. In summer, you can take advantage of the artificial lake of Super Besse for swimming, paddle boarding or simply relaxing on the fine sandy beaches.



Lac Pavin and Super Besse are therefore complementary destinations for travelers looking for new experiences. Whether it is to recharge your batteries in peace and quiet on the banks of Lake Pavin or to indulge in sporting and outdoor activities in Super Besse, these two sites offer a multitude of opportunities to enjoy the preserved nature of the region of Besse and Saint Anastaise.

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