Ski holidays in Bessans val D'Arc

Bessans val D'Arc is 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 km 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.

Situated between the National Reserve of "La Vanoise" and Italy, this village has managed to preserve the happiness and the emotion : architecture, agriculture, legends of the "Devil", woodcarving, etc...

(Photos: TB Bessans val D'Arc)

Skiing in Bessans val D'Arc

General information

Min. altitude: 1650 m
Max. altitude: 2200 m


Nearest Airport: Chambery, 120 km
Closest railway station: Modane, 43 km
Direct bus from railway station
Direct shuttle from railway station

Details about ski resort

All ski slopes: 5 km
Longest slope: 2 km
Crosscountry slopes: 80 km

Artificial snow
Night skiing


Cable car
Chair lift
Child carpet lift
Child lift
Children's park
Child slope
Drag lift