• Sport

Bessans Lowland

A very easy, picturesque itinerary with some woodland and a chance to make a detour via the lakes of Bessans where the Ludilacs outdoor activities centre can be found in summer: lifeguarded bathing, refreshments, paddleboard and canoe rentals, picnic tables, barbecue and volleyball pitch.

Sport Bessans Lowland Bessans


Departing from Bessans (73480)
Average length : 02h00
Distance : 8km
Signed walking trail
Animals allowed

Take the ski-lift bridge then turn left onto the GR5 hiking trail and continue to the old hamlet of "La Chalp". Cross the D902 road and walk along it for 50 metres towards Bessans. Take the mountain-bike track on the right, cross the bridge over the River Arc, and return via the Chemin du Petit Bonheur, which is the path on your left. Cross the Ribon stream, then the D902 road before reaching the village.

Total elevation gain : 100m
Altitude max : 1767m
Vertical drop : 100m

Further informations

Ground, Grit


Free access.


Animals allowed
Languages spoken : French
Languages of documentation : French
Adapted to all-terrain strollers

Period of practice

From 01/05 to 15/10.

Subject to favorable snow and weather conditions.

  • Pets welcome


Place de la Mairie 73480 Bessans
Departing from : Bessans (73480)
Latitude : 45.320712 - Longitude : 6.993719
Near shuttle stop

More informations

Information update on 11/05/2021 by Communauté de communes Haute Maurienne Vanoise