Things to see and do - Bessans
Bessans Travel guide
Bessans : Michelin's recommendations
Surrounded by 3 000m high peaks, this village is famous for its St Anthony Chapel, a gem of religious art housing 15C frescoes.
Tourist attractions Bessans : Things to see and do
Frescoes on the theme of the Virtues and Vices - in poor condition - decorate the outside of the 14C chapel. Inside, however, other frescoes on two levels, illustrating Christ's life, are in a much better state of preservation. The way the characters..
The valley retains several unspoilt typical Haute Maurienne villages (La Goula, Vincendières, Avérole), which may be seen on the way up to the Avérole refuge, sited in a lovely high-mountain landscape (2 210m). Numerous surrounding glaciers feed torr..
Rue de Lilette s/n F - 73480 Bessans
Set in Bessans in the Rhône-Alps Region, 32 km from Val Thorens, Hôtel La Vanoise features ski-to-door access and a ski school. The hotel has a sun terrace and ski storage space, and guests can enjoy a drink at the bar. Free WiFi is provided througho..