Sauze Super Sauze was the first village ever that opened up to snow sports in the southern Alps. Nowadays, the area has very much developed to a fully-fledged skiing area offering 65 km (40 mi) of slopes all between 1400 and 2450 m (1530 and 2680 yd) difference in altitude. All 37 ski-runs are suitable for beginners.
Skiing vacations in Sauze Super Sauze are especially suitable for families. There are special offers for the lift pass and child care on-site. And what is more, there is a family runway, too. On the slope, which leads through a forest, signboards will inform you about the safety rules for skiing. At the end of the runway, you have the chance to buy some souvenirs either at the tourist information centre or at the lift cash desks.
In addition, there is a permanent giant slalom race track. You can test your racing qualities on a 1000 m (1094 yd) long race course. In the snow park, which is 6.5 ha (16 ac) large, free styling lovers of snow sports can practice their skills using facilities such as the boardercross, the half pipe, numerous boxes and rails.
- The vertical drop from summit to base is 1,050 m. The average difference in altitude between base and summit of Ski Resorts in France is 866 m. The high point of the ski resort is located at an elevation of 2,450 m.
- Season starts on 9 Dec and ends on 2 Apr (114 days). Average season duration in France is 120 days.
- Average snow depth during the season (9 Dec to 2 Apr) is 127 cm at summit elevation and 33 cm at base elevation. Snow coverage is usually best during March, offering an average snow depth of 170 cm at summit elevation and 45 cm at the base.
- Sauze Super Sauze features 57 sunny days on average per season. The average for all ski Resorts in France is 44 sunny days. January is the sunniest month with an average of 15 sunny days.
Snow Safety & Snowmaking
Snow Making Machines: 109
Snowphone+33 (0)4 92 81 01 57
Average snow depth of the last years (Summit)
Number toboggan runs: 3
Après-Ski and Nightlife
Bars and Pubs: 5
Dining and Restaurants
Infrastructure & Rental
Cross Country Ski Rental
Backcountry Ski Rental