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Bessans tourism and travel guide

Photo of Bessans in Savoie

Photo is of Bonneval-sur-Arc at 7 km from Bessans

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Visit Bessans: highlights and tourist information

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Bessans is situated in the Savoie department and Rhone-Alpes region (now part of the Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region), in the east of France at 89 kilometres from Chambery, the department capital (general information: Bessans is 527 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Bonneval-sur-Arc at 7 km and Vanoise National Park at 13 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Bessans, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Bessans in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!


... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Savoie

Map of places to visit near Bessans


Markets in and near Bessans

  • Val d'Isere: market Monday all day (14km)
  • Tignes: market Sunday - seasonal market only (20km)
  • Tignes: market Thursday all day & Sunday - seasonal market only (20km)
  • Brides-les-Bains: market Wednesday (36km)
  • Bourg-Saint-Maurice: market Saturday (37km)
  • Le Monetier-les-Bains: market Friday - seasonal market only (54km)

More information about Bessans, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Bessans, France

What to do at Bessans? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Bessans.

Grand sites of France

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Col de l'Iseran (11km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Bessans

Canton: Lanslebourg-Mont-Cenis

Arrondissement: Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne

Department: Savoie

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 73480

Distance to Bessans

from Chambery (prefecture): 89 km

from Paris: 527 km

from Calais: 733 km

from Nice: 181 km

from Bordeaux: 597 km

from Strasbourg: 367 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Bessans from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 1 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bonneval-sur-Arc.

This page in French: Visiter Bessans

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