My Park in the snow

Nordic Pilat: 3 domaines one of which is classified as Nordic FRANCE (Le Bessat – Les Grands Bois).
Snowshoeing, cross country skiing, alternative or skate, on marked trails, ludoski… It's all here in snowy Pilat !

Consult the snow report for the Monts du Pilat Nordic area

The Nordic areas of the Pilat


The Monts du Pilat Nordic centre centre has three domaines for different activities: cross-country skiing, snowshoeing and snowtubing.



Discover the fun of skiing at Ludoski. A safe environment for children to practice skiing for the first time.

Nordic skiing


Skate skiing? No place better then the domaine de Bessat/Le Grand Bois where there are 25 km groomed, marked out and safe XC ski runs.

Or cross-country skiing? The Monts du Pilat Nordic Area has more than 60 kmof runs and Nordic itineraries, all groomed and marked out, spread over 3 domaines (Le Bessat / Les Grands Bois - St-Régis-du-Coin - Burdignes).



Snowshoeing in the Pilat, there are several options...


For walking in complete safety…. the « discovery » itineraries, reserved for snowsheing , XC skiing and pedestrians. These trails, which are groomed and marked up, cover over forty kilometres within the 3 domaines of the Monts du Pilat Nordic Area (Le Bessat / Les Grands Bois - St-Régis-du-Coin - Burdignes). Entrance fee : 1.50 €

In the snow, the Pilat is a wonderful place to take a walk off the beaten track.

An original, convivial evening outing in the quiet of the night

As night falls a guide leads you out into the dark to explore the mid-mountain region. Follow the tracks and sounds of the wildlife that inhabits the Haut -Pilat during the winter season, and listen to the tales about local history, with a bit of luck under a starry sky . On snowshoes or on foot depending on the amount of snow. On arrival, a glass of mulled wine awaits you, accompanied by a meal shared in a friendly atmosphere, just like in bygone times.

Guided outings (for groups)

With a mid-mountain guide, entertaining balance games, a training course; discovery of the Flora and the Fauna of the Haut-Pilat or even a snowshoeing orienteering course, a change of scene guaranteed … Suitable for children over 5 years old (max. 30 people per group).

Moutain leaders


Let our expert guides lead you across our snowcapped mountains, and discover the traces of animal life in the Pilat.

Guided hikes


Let yourself be guided through the snowcapped Pilat. Snowshoeing, trapper evenings... Follow the guide!

Parc du Pilat

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