For an authentic holiday experience in the snow, head to the volcanic mountains of Puy de Dôme! Our winter self catering resort at Murol welcomes you to the heart of the Auvergne volcanoes nature park. At an altitude of 880 metres, it faces the magnificent Massif du Sancy. With family, as a couple or with friends, discover a wonderful holiday filled with sports and nature!
Full speed ahead for an unforgettable holiday!
Nature lovers and snow sports enthusiasts, be ready for a holiday packed with amazing experiences! When it comes to views, what could be better than to hurtle down snowy slopes with the magnificent Murol castle in the background, that great medieval architectural masterpiece?
To experiment a bit more on the low mountain range, the charming ski resorts of Besse Super-Besse and Mont-Dore, situated in the Grand Sancy ski area, guarantee you good snow coverage throughout the winter season. These ski resorts are certified “Famille Plus Montagne” (the quality label that assesses French resorts on requirements for families with children from 18 months old), so you can be sure of a wide choice of activities for all the family. Take advantage of the free shuttle from our self catering resort at Murol to set off for the day ahead, and take on the beautiful slopes of the Massif Central, which are suitable for all levels. There’s alpine skiing, Nordic skiing or ski touring, snowboarding and snowshoe walking in beautiful unspoilt areas... the choice is yours!
Holidays all about enjoyment and relaxation
To make the most of your holiday, at the Murol winter self catering resort you will find enjoy accommodation will all-mod cons, perfect to unwind after a day spent outdoors.
Looking for a well-being break? Treat yourself to a massage (optional extra, booking required), or discover the benefits of the thermal waters of Auvergne in one of the nearby health spas. Enjoy a wonderful spa experience or body treatment in complete peace while your little cuties are making the most of their recreational, creative arts and sports activities. The two kids’ clubs, with their bright and bubbly team of qualified activity leaders, are open during the school holidays and the full and half-board season.
Ready to enjoy the wonders of the mountain? Our winter self catering holiday resort in the Massif Central awaits!
Pre-book your So-Ski rewards:
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Pre-sale services : preferential rates on ski equipment at the Super Besse station with our partner Intersport.
In February : ski lift passes on sale at the reception (half day and full day only).
Available all week, by appointment (optional extra)
EXTRA services also available for self catering guests:
Medieval themed activities and entertainment, kids’ clubs, free and unlimited access to equipment and facilities during the full and half-board season.
“7 dinner SelfCat Pack” option for a stay of 8 days / 7 nights
During the full and half-board season:
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Village-ski resort shuttle link during school holidays
For 3 to 5-year-olds.During the school holidays.Free kids’ clubs and special activities in a safe setting.A varied programme of suitable activities organised by our qualified activity leaders (e.g. arts and crafts, dressing up, singing, dancing, sports and physical activities).
During French school holidays and according to the opening period of the pension.
For 6 to 11-year-olds.Monday to Friday during the school holidays.Music workshops, aerobics, stretching, making objects out of salt dough, boat making, making animals out of paper and recycled materials, designing postcards, singing, indoor games, cookery, outdoor werewolf evening, Vosges flower walks.Donkey discovery and rides around the village and dressage demonstration (depending on weather conditions).
During French school holidays
For 12 to 17-year-olds.
Animations proposed according to the age of the children, by qualified animators.
During the Frech school holidays.
Pre-dinner drinks and games, dance, folk, cabaret and group games evenings, tournaments, karaoke, etc.
Massages by appointment throughout the week.
Super-Besse ski area, 1 350 m to 1 800 m above sea level (south side). 58 slopes: 5 black, 15 red, 17 blue, 21 green. 70% of the ski area is equipped with snow cannons. 23 ski lifts: 1 funitel-type cable car (20 people/cabin), 5 chairlifts, 16 platter lifts, 1 magic carpet. 1 slalom slope open to the public. 1 speed slope. 1 boardercross course. 1 freestyle jump area. 1 night area, open 5.00 p.m. to 8.45 p.m.: 13 floodlit slopes (2 black, 5 red, 2 blue, 4 green). 1 beginners’ area equipped with 1 chairlift, 7 platter lifts and 1 magic carpet. 1 children’s fun area, ‘L’Enclos de Tibou’. 1 sledging track. 85 km of slopes, due to the adjacent resort of Mont-Dore. Torchlight ski parade. Mont-Dore ski area, 1 200 m to 1 840 m above sea level (north side). 31 slopes over 42 km: 1 black, 6 red, 8 blue, 16 green. 60% of the ski area is equipped with snow cannons. 15 ski lifts: 1 cable car, 4 chairlifts, 9 platter lifts, 1 magic carpet.
Espace Nordique Sancy, with 250 km of marked, groomed trails. 9 sectors on the two sides, joined by connecting routes. Besse-Pertuyzat-Montchal sector, 1 200 m to 1 300 m above sea level. 86 km of slopes, mostly through the forest and around Lac Pavin: 1 black (12 km), 1 red (15 km), 3 blue (4.5, 8 and 9 km), 2 green (1 and 4.5 km). 1 connecting route to Super-Besse (14 km). Super-Besse-Madalet sector, 1 300 m to 1 450 m above sea level. 60 km of exposed slopes on the plateau and through the forest. 1 black (10 km), 2 red (3.2 and 11.7 km), 2 blue (4 and 5.3 km), 2 green (1 and 1.7 km). 1 connecting route to Chareire-Picherande (9 km). 1 connecting route to Pertuyzat-Monchal (14 km).
‘Free Park’ comprising: 1 beginners’ area with a range of equipment (hip, tables, curls) and 1 boardercross course.
Guided half-day snowshoe walks starting from the holiday village. Snowkite. Snowscoot. Tubing slope (sliding down channels of snow in a rubber ring). Snow quad biking. Dog-sled rides.
‘Fantasticable’ zip wire.Covered pool and skating rink.
6 km from Saint Nectaire, 40 km from Clermont-Ferrand. 30 km from Issoire. Super Besse Station 17 Km
Nearest train station: Clermont-Ferrand. Attention: no shuttle is provided to guarantee the connection of the station of Clermont-Ferrand until the village of Murol, we recommend you to inquire at the tourist office of the Massif du Sancy to know the means of transport to at your disposal, in order to better plan your trip.
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