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17 - Cross-country - Blue - Les bords de l'Arc

in Bessans
Loop
  • This magnificent loop offers the glaciers and waterfalls of the Bessans plateau, as well as an opportunity to enjoy yourself on the Bessans mountain bike fun trail.

  • The easy tracks alternate between the left and right banks of the ARC. This is probably the flattest itinerary of the entire MTB area. You can have fun on the amusing trail featuring 8 modules to help you progress!
    There's nothing hellish about this very accessible trail, so why is the village emblem of Bessans a devil with 4 horns?
    In 1857, a dispute arose between the priest and a mischievous cantor named Etienne Vincendet, who was no doubt a bit of a troublemaker. He sculpted a statue of...
    The easy tracks alternate between the left and right banks of the ARC. This is probably the flattest itinerary of the entire MTB area. You can have fun on the amusing trail featuring 8 modules to help you progress!
    There's nothing hellish about this very accessible trail, so why is the village emblem of Bessans a devil with 4 horns?
    In 1857, a dispute arose between the priest and a mischievous cantor named Etienne Vincendet, who was no doubt a bit of a troublemaker. He sculpted a statue of a devil carrying a priest off in his arms, and left it under the priest's window. The fact remains that this strange, 4-horned devil was to become the emblem of Bessans.

    Departs from: Place de la Mairie in Bessans
  • The start of the course is located at the Place de la Mairie de Bessans, parking nearby.
    In the summer season, possibility of taking bus line S53 (Modane - Bonneval/Arc) and getting off at the "Mairie / La Poste" stop; bus equipped with a bicycle trailer every day except Saturday.
  • Plain text period
    From 15/05 to 15/10.

    Subject to favorable snow and weather conditions.
  • Environment
    • In the mountains
  • Spoken languages
    • French
  • Documentation
    GPX / KML files allow you to export the trail of your hike to your GPS (or other navigation tool)
Useful address
On the spot