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Haute Maurienne Vanoise

Nordic ski resorts

Haute Maurienne Vanoise also offers a 200km vast Nordic playground with the ski areas of Aussois-Val Cenis Sardières, Val Cenis Bramans Val d’Ambin, and Bessans. Whether you enjoy cross-country skiing for contemplation or fitness, just for fun or at competition level, you’ll find a Nordic area for your speciality.

Our 3 Nordic skiing areas feature groomed paths and immense stretches where leaving your tracks in the squeaky virgin snow is almost as good for your health as meditation.
Snowshoeing and Nordic walking fans, delay no more, come to the Nordic ski resorts of Haute Maurienne Vanoise!


Ski area open from  05/11/2022

At 1,750 metres above sea level, the Bessans Nordic area offers 133 km of groomed trails for ski-skaters and classic cross-country skiers.

This area is rather special because, unlike its two neighbours, it has very few trees and offers a magnificent view of the Charbonnel glacier.

Here, you can enjoy hours of relaxation or intensive exercise at the heart of the vast snow-covered mountain plateau.

Did you know that Bessans boasts an international biathlon stadium? So what are you waiting for, book your introductory course without delay!

Aussois & Val Cenis Sardières

Ski area open from 17/12/2022

The Monolithe Nordic area at an elevation of 1,500 metres is accessible by public transport or by car and is split between the resorts of Val Cenis Sardières and Aussois.

For classic-style or ski-skating, whatever your level, the Monolith offers 30 km of fantastic trails catering for every aspect of cross-country skiing as well as contemplation.

And of course, you can test your dexterity by taking part in your first biathlon.

Val Cenis Bramans – Val d’Ambin

Ski area open from 17/12/2022

The Nordic area of Bramans Val d’Ambin at an elevation of 1,600 metres can be reached by bus from the resort of Val Cenis Bramans.

It is suitable for all levels and conducive to contemplation. Why not ski cross-country to Saint Pierre d’Extravache church?

A long circuit with very gentle uphill and downhill stretches allows beginners to progress at their own pace on forest trails reaching as far as Le Planay.

If you’ve never been to this sector with 30 km of trails, it’s worth a visit. Try it once and you’ll be hooked!

Transports inter-resorts

Everything you need to know to get around with our bus network designed entirely with you in mind. Haute Maurienne Vanoise: on the road to ecomobility!