Only 1h30 away is a village resort with astonishing landscapes and a total change of scenery. Created in 1936, Auron is a ski resort nestled in the heart of the Alpes-Maritimes, at the gateway to the Mercantour National Park. Pioneering resort in the practice of winter sports in the region, Auron is located 1600 meters above sea level and offers a stunning panorama. A family and authentic resort, it combines relaxation, culture and pleasure in a preserved environment and wild nature. Here, your skiing holidays are placed under the sign of relaxation and conviviality. 

Stretching over 1,800 km², the Mercantour National Park protects a very important local fauna and flora. Situated at the extreme south of the Alps, it abounds in natural riches and an incredible biodiversity thanks to its Mediterranean and Alpine influences.

Ski Area

Served by 19 ski lifts, the Auron ski area is composed of 4 sectors: Las Donnas, Sauma Longue, Demandols and Lieuson. Its 135 km of slopes are aimed at skiers of all levels, offering green, blue, red and black runs. From 1600 to 2450 meters of altitude, skiers will appreciate the diversity of the slopes and the natural landscapes. Very dynamic, this ski resort is ideal for sharing unique moments with family or friends. 

The Family Park fun zone is a course where modules and obstacles are linked together for guaranteed laughs! This play area is suitable for beginners as well as good skiers, for intense sensations. And for the more seasoned skiers, a snowpark is accessible with its two zones, one for beginners and one for experienced skiers. Its progressive playground will delight freestyle fans!

Finally, many activities await you on the resort with a vast Nordic hiking site where wide open spaces and wild nature meet. The resort of Auron immerses you in its natural setting and makes you discover its ski area for all. From wooded paths to remote corners, the Nordic area of Auron will delight cross-country ski enthusiasts but also snowshoe enthusiasts with various circuits offered and nearly 50 km of marked trails. 

To discover this great playground and natural area in the heart of the Mercantour National Park, book your ski rental now. Find all our ski shops in Auron to select your equipment and hurtle down the slopes!


Located 90 km from Nice, 1h30, Auron is very easy to access. By car, simply take the La Provençale A8 motorway from Aix-en-Provence, then follow exit 51.1 (Digne/Grenoble) and finally the M6202 bis metropolitan road. Throughout the year, there are coach connections between Nice and Auron and in winter, it is the Bus 100% Neige which takes you directly to the slopes. From the railway station and the airport, it is possible to take the tramway and then bus lines provide the connection (Lignes d'Azur). On the Auron website, find all the information you need to easily access the station.