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  • Bessans Mountain

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  • Bessans Village

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  • Bessans Mountains

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Bessans is located at 1750m in the Maurienne Valley (not far from Val Cenis).

Either on bikes or on foot, Bessans offers an extensive network of hiking between the Vanoise National Park, the typical valley Avérole and wild valley Ribon. The village is characterised by a rich heritage with cave paintings, baroque chapels, carved stone carvers and craftsmen.
Summer activities include:
• Mountaineering, climbing, via ferrata ...
• Fishing, swimming, canyoning,  ...
• Biking, hiking ...

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