• Sports and leisure

7th alpine nordic walking gathering

Nordic walking meeting open to all to discover the slopes of the Haute Maurienne Vanoise. Get away for a weekend, put on your sneakers, grab your poles, welcome to Bessans!

Sports and leisure 7th alpine nordic walking gathering Bessans


On Saturday 02 July 2022
Bessans (73480)
300 participants + 800 expected spectators

Practicable with family or friends, solo or in duo, different courses of all levels are designed for the greatest number of people. Whether you're in the mood for a stroll or want to go beyond your limits, there's no doubt that you'll find the route you need. Treat yourself to pleasure or challenge, according to your desires. There will be a wonderful moment of sharing and a splendid stroll in the sumptuous scenery and landscapes around Bessans on the edge of the Vanoise National Park at the end of the summer.
If Nordic walking is a real wellness sport, also take advantage of the "sunset", a walk at dusk to discover the local gastronomy.

-Saturday July 2, 2022:

• 11:00 :
Bib collection from Place de la Mairie de Bessans (11 a.m.-2 p.m. / 4:30 p.m.-8 p.m.)
• 2:00 p.m .:
Warming up
• 2.20 pm:
Start of the "Chrono / Prestige" route
• 4 pm / 4:20 pm / 4:40 pm / 5 pm: Stretching
• 4.30 p.m .:
• 5.15 pm:
Start of the “Sunset” route
(a bus service will take you from the town hall square)
7 p.m .: Snack

-Sunday July 3, 2022:

• 7:30 am-10am:
Bib collection from Place de la Mairie
• 9h00:
Warming up
• 9:15 am:
Start of the "Mythical / Black" route
• 9:15 am:
Warming up
• 9:30 am
"Premium / Red" route departures
• 9:30 am:
Warming up
• 9.45 am:
"Selection / Blue" route departures
• 9.45 am:
Warming up
• 10:00 am:
Start of the “Nature Discovery / Green” route
• 12h00 / 12h20 / 12h40 / 13h00 / 13h20 / 13h40:

    1 12


    Free entry for children < 12 years, the viewers, visitors.
    Group rate available for > 9 people.

    - Sunset course: From 6 to 11 euros
    - Chrono/prestige course: From 13 to 18 euros

    SUNDAY TEST: From 11 to 15 euros
    - Green course
    - Blue course
    - Red course
    - Black course

    WEEKEND PACK: From 17 euros
    - A choice test on Saturday
    - One event of your choice on Sunday

    Free for children under 12
    Group rate from 10 people

    Online registration only (open up to 30 minutes before the start of the race): www.marchenordiquedesalpes.com

    Package stay (registration + accommodation): From €185.

    Methods of payment accepted : Bank/credit card, Online payment


    Languages spoken : German, English, French, Italian
    Languages of documentation : French

    Loan of poles on site.


    From Saturday 2 to Sunday 3 July 2022.


    73480 Bessans
    Information update on 04/02/2022 by Haute Maurienne Vanoise Tourisme