In summer, a wild flora and fauna available to you thanks to the Vanoise National Park and a few miles to the Mont-Cenis Park Avigliana.
You can venture on these peaks, barren landscapes admire these magnificent high altitude (gypsum rock, shale) or those more green (forests of larch, spruce, Scots pine, birch …) to reach all.
During your walks, you can also meet marmots, chamois, deer and eagles. Each detour or not you marvel and makes you appreciate this haven of peace and happiness that fills natural vacationers.
In addition to hiking, shelter nights, swimming, many other sports (climbing, via ferrata, summer skiing, kayaking, canyoning, mountain biking, archery, paragliding, tennis, etc …) are available and may be subject to supervision by mountain guides.
Bessans full of many works of art and architecture. Clappier sculptors have left a legacy of beautiful altar in the Church of St. John the Baptist (patron saint) all in the baroque style.
The walls of the chapel of St. Anthony are covered with frescoes dating from 1526 depicting the life of Christ.
Do not hesitate to visit “In Chapoteur” sculptor who will be pleased to welcome you while explaining the history of our village.