Saturday, July 6 and Sunday, July 7, 2019

Nordic's walk in the Alps

For a weekend, put on your sneakers, grab your poles, welcome to the 4th Nordic Walk of the Alpes de Bessans
2 days

walking

in Haute Maurienne Vanoise

Combine sport and discovery for a weekend

Depending on your abilities, beginners or experienced, several courses are offered to discover the Haute Maurienne Vanoise as you have never seen!

Practicable with family or friends, solo or duo, these different courses of all levels are designed for the greatest number. In a wacky mood or want to go beyond, no doubt you will find the route you need, offering you, pleasure or challenges according to your wishes. Will remain for each and everyone, a wonderful moment of sharing and a splendid walk in sumptuous scenery and landscapes around Bessans in the heart of Haute Maurienne Vanoise.

Do not delay booking your weekend and come quickly discover the local heritage of this small picturesque village.
No doubt you will be won over by the beauty of its panorama.

Saturday, July 6, 2019

 

11:00

• Removal of bibs at the town hall (11h-14h / 16h30-20h)

13:40

• Warming up

14:00

• Start route “Chrono”

16:00 / 16:20 / 16:40 / 17:00

• Stretching

16:00

• Podiums

17:00

• Departure of the “Sunset” course
(a bus service will take you to the departure from the Town Hall Square)

Sunday, July 7, 2019

 

7:30

• Removal of bibs at the town hall

8:40

• Warming up

9:00

• Warming up

9:10

• Stretching

9:30

• “Premium” and “Selection” course departures

9:40

• Warming up

10:00

• Departure course “Nature Discovery

12:00 / 12:20 / 12:40 / 13:00 / 13:20 / 13:40

• Warming up

 

Tips: Remember to take with you at least 1 liter of drink and snacks in addition to shoes and appropriate clothing in case of rain or cold.

More information

• Organized by the association of the International Marathon of Bessans.
• Meeting on the village square of Bessans.
• Distribution of bibs on the spot:
Saturday from 12:00 to 14:00 and from 19:00 to 21:00
Sunday from 7:30 to 9:00.
• Possible loan of sticks on the spot.

• Children under 16 must be accompanied by a parent or a responsible adult.
• Minors aged 16 and over must produce a signed parental authorization.
• For organizational and safety reasons, the number of walkers may be limited.
• Loop course with departures and arrivals at the same place.
• Time barriers.
• Do not run or cut marked trails.
• Refueling on the courses and on arrival.
• Souvenir gift for each registrant.

“ 1 weekend walk,

6 courses ! ”

 

Saturday, July 6, 2019

At 14:00

“Chrono” course
Yellow markup

12 km, 170 m D+ & 170 m D-

 

At 17:00

Course “Sunset”
Purple markup

Sunday, July 7, 2019

A 9:00

“Mythical” itinerary
Black markup

 

A 9:30

“Premium” course
Red markup

20 km, 490 m D+ & 490 m D-

 

At 9:30

Course “Selection”
Blue markup

13 km, 320 m D+ & 320 m D-

 

At 10:00

“Nature & discovery” trail
Green markup

8 km, 130 m D+ & 130 m D-

“ Quiet or sporty,

3 possibilities! ”

 

Saturday, July 6, 2019

Course “Chrono” and / or sunset

Rates: 10 €

Sunday, July 7, 2019

1 course of your choice and / or sunset (Saturday)

Rates: 10 €

Week-end

Course “Chrono” (Saturday) + 1 course of your choice (Sunday) and / or sunset (Saturday)

Rates: 15 €

Modality

Free for children under 12 years old
-20% for groups from 9 people.
50% extra cost if registration on site.
• In the event of withdrawal, partial refund (20% lump sum for handling fees) if a medical certificate is issued.

Registration

To make the most of this event, it’s easy! Just register directly online or by mail.

Online

I click directly on the online registration link below:

I REGISTER ONLINE

Possibility to pay by credit card, cash or check (check payable to:
“International Bessans Marathon”).

By mail

1 – I download and fill out the registration form (French / Italian) below:

REGISTRATION FORM

2 – I send my rules and the completed registration form by mail to:

« Nordic Walking of the Alps »
Mairie de Bessans
Place de la Mairie
73480 Bessans
France

Need help ?

Contact us!

Phone:
+33 (0)4 79 05 96 52

Mail:
bessans@hautemaurienne.com

“ Coming to Haute Maurienne Vanoise has never been easier! ”

 

How to come ?

From the TGV-SNCF train station, Trenitalia or Modane motorway exit, it takes only 10 to 50 minutes to reach all our Savoyard resorts.

By train, shuttle bus and carpool, find, compare and combine!

Find, compare and combine your train ticket, bus ticket, ski shuttles and even Blablacar trips to come to Haute Maurienne Vanoise with our partner Tictactrip!

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You can also purchase tickets directly for the following routes:

Traveling by train?
So think “Bus”!

Shuttles between TGV station SNCF Modane and Val Cenis exist, enjoy!

And to know what time you will arrive, consult here the schedule of schedules by bus line.

You come by car?

To get to Val Cenis and know everything about the work, the deviations or the state of the traffic on the roads, it is by here.

Traveling on foot, by hitchhiking, by train? In order to make the most of this week and reach the auditorium directly, consider carpooling. Thanks to Mobisavoie and blablacar, I carpool … and in addition I preserve the planet ❤!