Nordic and biathlon ski resort

An area offering 133 km of tracks for classic and ski-skating practices at an elevation of 1,750 metres and exceptional snow conditions, boosted by snow cannons at the start of the season. All the circuits are suitable for diagonal and ski-skating techniques to ensure those thrills start on the very first day and never run out.

Bessans

from 19/10/2019 to 17/04/2020

Cross-country skiing

Nordic ski area

  • 133 km groomed trails in skating and alternative
  • 20 trails (6 greens – 7 blues – 4 reds – 3 blacks)
  • 1 biathlon training rgound, laser shoot
  • 1 pulka/ski joëring trail
  • 15 km of discovery paths

 

  • Hours of relaxation or exercise, at your own pace, amid the snow-covered immensity of the larch forests for a return to nature in the company of the incredible Charbonnel glacier.
  • Its biathlon stadium, created in 1998, attracts top bi-athletes who find in Bessans the perfect training ground. High altitude and guaranteed snow!
    If you fancy taking a closer look at this sport, take a 100% biathlon holiday to discover ski-skating techniques and try your hand at rifle shooting. Starting at 10 metres with a laser or lead-shot rifle, you’ll get a taste of how the experts feel later, at 50 metres!
  • Family tip: Why not let your children have Alpine or Nordic skiing lessons in Bessans while you perfect your ski-skating style or your diagonal technique. Good idea isn’t it?