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The hamlets of Bessans

Historic site and monument, Town, village, neighbourhood at Bessans

  • The Avérole, at 2050 m is the highest hamlet of Bessans, it has retained its traditional architecture of stone and slate. The Vincendières, typical hamlet, cradle of sculptors Clappier. The hamlet of Goulaz and its chapel Sainte-Anne, Villaron ...

  • Possibility to take the shuttle Bessans - Vincendières - Avérole in summer (July-August). We can also discover Le Villaron on the road to Bonneval and its chapels of Saint-Colomban and Saint-Bernard de Menthon. Also the chapel Our Lady of Graces of the seventeenth century with its many paintings and ex-voto.
  • Environment

    • In the mountains
  • Services

    • Animals accepted
    • Self-guided visits (groups only)
    • Self-guided visits
  • Rates
  • Free


  • From June 1, 2020 until December 31, 2020
    Opened Everyday
On the spot
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