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Overview

A village where ancestral traditions of French Alps are preserved : making of French cheeses, local crafts, traditional houses, story and legends evenings,
In winter, the snowing is guaranteed from December to April, allowing to do cross-country skiing, with about 80 kilometres of runs.
In spring, that's the paradise for ski touring. Moreover, you can find mountain refuges which are open from mid-March.
In Bessans, you can make the most of your stay in France, to know the traditional smooth of a French village, to have a maximum of sun, and to have an unforgettable memory of your holidays.
In summer, between art and traditions, Bessans welcomes you in a paradise for walkers. <

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Bessans Lodging

Best Time for Snow

Average Snowfall

104cm
65cm
43cm
22cm
10cm
27cm
Nov
86cm
Dec
82cm
Jan
75cm
Feb
51cm
Mar

Terrain Overview

33%
Beginners Runs
67%
Intermediate Runs
3
Runs in Total
3 km
Runs in Total
2 km
Longest Run
3 km
Skiable Terrain
2 km
Snow Making

Total Lifts: 3

3
Surface Lifts

Elevation

2000m
Summit
260m
Vertical Drop
1740m
Base

Important Dates

December 18, 20212021/12/18
Projected Opening
April 17, 20222022/04/17
Projected Closing
N.A.
Projected Days Open
N.A.
Days Open Last Year
60
Years Open
0cm
Average Snowfall
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