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Make holiday rental in Bessans, France your home away from home

Bessans self-catering accommodation is located in the Savoie Department of the Rhone-Alpes region of southeastern France. Here, in the Haute Maurienne, you’ll be at one of Europe’s top ski areas, and at Bessans you’ll find a fantastic setting for alpine and cross-country skiing. In summer there’s also plenty to do, with a host of outdoor activities available.

Things to do in Bessans, France

Thanks to the high altitude of the resort next to Bessans holiday chalets you’ll be able to expect excellent snow coverage in winter. Many people head for Bessans to enjoy cross-country skiing - set at 1750 metres in elevation are more than 80 kilometres of marked trails for this activity. It’s one of the best ways to experience the spectacular landscape, with your route guiding you through forest. There’s also great downhill skiing to be had between the months of December and April. This compact resort offers three slopes, totalling three kilometres in length, served by two lifts. In the village of Bressan there are some important pieces of architectural heritage – the Saint-Anthony Vault is a rectangular religious building featuring oratories and frescoes, and built in the early 1500s. The nearby Saint-Jean-Baptiste Church is from at least the 14th Century, with a bell-tower that could be even older than that. If you arrive at a holiday rental in Bessans during the summer then there’s just as much to see and do. At this time of year you can enjoy the landscape on foot or by bike – guided nature walks are also available in summer. Fishing is an ever popular activity, while for some the main reason to come to Haute Mauienne in the warmer months is to enjoy some rock climbing, with a number of excellent climbs within easy reach of the village.

Places to visit on holiday in Bessans, France

At Bessans self-catering chalets you’ll be minutes from Bonneval, which is listed as one of France’s most beautiful villages. It’s known for its attractive stone buildings, and in the winter months you could also make your way here to enjoy the 25 kilometres of ski trails.

Weather in Bessans, France

Given the elevation of holiday accommodation in Bessans, there’s health coverage and good snow quality between December and April. Summers bring moderately warm weather, with plenty of sunshine. Highs in this season tend to get up to the mid-20s.

Cheap flights to Bessans, France

The closest international airport to Bessans self-catering accommodation is Turin Caselle (TRN), which sits around 90 minutes away to the southeast. You’ll be able to reach this destination from the UK by flying with British Airways, EasyJet or Ryanair from London Gatwick (LGW) or Stansted (STD).

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    Apartment #1404859a
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      Apartment #6772882
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        Apartment #601021a
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            Apartment #1410215a
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              Apartment #1410216a
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                Cottage #1391035a
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                  Apartment #6830753
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                    • 2 BR
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                    Apartment #1463124a
                    2
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                      Excellent! 4.6/5
                      (18 reviews)
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                      • 1 BR
                      • 1 BA
                      • Separate Toilet
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                      Apartment #1889724
                      18
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                        Wonderful! 4.9/5
                        (12 reviews)
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                        • 3 BR
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                        • Sleeps 8
                        Apartment #1137503a
                        12
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                          Excellent! 4.5/5
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                          • 1 BA
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                          Studio #942130a
                          28
                          Viewed 18 times in the last 48 hours
                            • 4 BR
                            • 4 BA
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                            • Sleeps 10
                            Apartment #8089225
                            31
                              Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                              • 2 BR
                              • 1 BA
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                              Apartment #86109
                              24
                              Viewed 27 times in the last 48 hours
                                Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                (21 reviews)
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                                • 3 BR
                                • 2 BA
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                                Chalet #6116921
                                21
                                Viewed 18 times in the last 48 hours
                                  Excellent! 4.4/5
                                  (24 reviews)
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                                  • 2 BR
                                  • 1 BA
                                  • Sleeps 6
                                  Apartment #873828
                                  24
                                  Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
                                    Exceptional! 5/5
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                                    • 3 BR
                                    • 2 BA
                                    • Sleeps 8
                                    Apartment #6894381
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                                      • 3 BR
                                      • 1 BA
                                      • Sleeps 6
                                      Apartment #1487958a
                                      1
                                      Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
                                        Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                        (12 reviews)
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                                        • 2 BR
                                        • 1 BA
                                        • Sleeps 5
                                        Apartment #941598a
                                        12
                                        Viewed 27 times in the last 48 hours
                                          Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                          (23 reviews)
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                                          • 4 BR
                                          • 4 BA
                                          • Sleeps 11
                                          Chalet #1929141
                                          23
                                          Viewed 20 times in the last 48 hours
                                            Excellent! 4.7/5
                                            (21 reviews)
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                                            • 2 BR
                                            • 1 BA
                                            • Separate Toilet
                                            • Sleeps 6
                                            Apartment #964256a
                                            21
                                            Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
                                              Excellent! 4.5/5
                                              (21 reviews)
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                                              • 2 BR
                                              • 1 BA
                                              • Sleeps 6
                                              Apartment #6592167
                                              21
                                              Viewed 36 times in the last 48 hours
                                                • 1 BR
                                                • 1 BA
                                                • Sleeps 4
                                                Apartment #1982652
                                                8
                                                  • 1 BR
                                                  • 1 BA
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                                                  Apartment #6818595
                                                  2
                                                  Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
                                                    Good! 3.9/5
                                                    (8 reviews)
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                                                    • 1 BA
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                                                    Apartment #593862a
                                                    8
                                                      Exceptional! 5/5
                                                      (12 reviews)
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                                                      • 2 BR
                                                      • 1 BA
                                                      • Sleeps 5
                                                      Chalet #890237a
                                                      12
                                                      Viewed 22 times in the last 48 hours
                                                        Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                        (17 reviews)
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                                                        • 1 BR
                                                        • 1 BA
                                                        • Separate Toilet
                                                        • Sleeps 6
                                                        Apartment #1139002a
                                                        17
                                                        Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
                                                          • 3 BR
                                                          • 2 BA
                                                          • Sleeps 8
                                                          Apartment #1396699a
                                                          4
                                                          Viewed 22 times in the last 48 hours
                                                            Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                            (8 reviews)
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                                                            • 2 BR
                                                            • 2 BA
                                                            • Separate Toilet
                                                            • Sleeps 6
                                                            Apartment #631616a
                                                            8
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                                                              • 1 BR
                                                              • 1 BA
                                                              • Sleeps 5
                                                              Apartment #6828698
                                                              3
                                                              Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                Excellent! 4.4/5
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                                                                • 1 BA
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                                                                Studio #6332668
                                                                8
                                                                Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                  Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                  (29 reviews)
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                                                                  • 2 BR
                                                                  • 1 BA
                                                                  • Separate Toilet
                                                                  • Sleeps 6
                                                                  Apartment #6346177
                                                                  29
                                                                  Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                    • 5 BR
                                                                    • 3 BA
                                                                    • Sleeps 10
                                                                    Chalet #6583244
                                                                    2
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                                                                      • 2 BR
                                                                      • 1 BA
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                                                                      Apartment #6854946
                                                                      3
                                                                      Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                        Excellent! 4.7/5
                                                                        (6 reviews)
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                                                                        • 3 BR
                                                                        • 1 BA
                                                                        • Sleeps 6
                                                                        Apartment #918602a
                                                                        6
                                                                        Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                          Very Good! 4.2/5
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                                                                          • 4 BR
                                                                          • 2 BA
                                                                          • Sleeps 10
                                                                          Apartment #1083122
                                                                          10
                                                                          Viewed 30 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                            Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                            (11 reviews)
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                                                                            • 2 BR
                                                                            • 2 BA
                                                                            • Sleeps 6
                                                                            Chalet #468775
                                                                            11
                                                                            Viewed 26 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                              • 3 BR
                                                                              • 2 BA
                                                                              • Sleeps 9
                                                                              Apartment #1392420a
                                                                              2
                                                                              Viewed 19 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                Excellent! 4.7/5
                                                                                (36 reviews)
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                                                                                • Studio
                                                                                • 1 BA
                                                                                • Sleeps 3
                                                                                Studio #6070235
                                                                                36
                                                                                Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                  Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                                  (18 reviews)
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                                                                                  Studio #6430249
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                                                                                  Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                    Excellent! 4.4/5
                                                                                    (16 reviews)
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                                                                                    • 1 BR
                                                                                    • 1 BA
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                                                                                    Apartment #6662108
                                                                                    16
                                                                                    Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                      Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                                      (48 reviews)
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                                                                                      • 3 BR
                                                                                      • 3 BA
                                                                                      • Sleeps 8
                                                                                      Apartment #409981
                                                                                      48
                                                                                      Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                        Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                        (7 reviews)
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                                                                                        • 4 BR
                                                                                        • 3 BA
                                                                                        • Separate Toilets
                                                                                        • Sleeps 10
                                                                                        Chalet #6352159
                                                                                        7
                                                                                        Viewed 50 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                          Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                          (16 reviews)
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                                                                                          • 2 BR
                                                                                          • 2 BA
                                                                                          • Sleeps 5
                                                                                          Multiple rentals Apartment #1158354a
                                                                                          16
                                                                                          Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                            Excellent! 4.5/5
                                                                                            (11 reviews)
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                                                                                            • 4 BR
                                                                                            • 3 BA
                                                                                            • Sleeps 12
                                                                                            Apartment #1614125
                                                                                            11
                                                                                            Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                              Very Good! 4.1/5
                                                                                              (10 reviews)
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                                                                                              • 1 BR
                                                                                              • 1 BA
                                                                                              • Sleeps 5
                                                                                              Apartment #1386865a
                                                                                              10
                                                                                                Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                                (17 reviews)
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                                                                                                • 4 BR
                                                                                                • 4 BA
                                                                                                • Sleeps 10
                                                                                                Apartment #1389550a
                                                                                                17
                                                                                                Viewed 22 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                  Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                                  (9 reviews)
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                                                                                                  • 2 BR
                                                                                                  • 1 BA
                                                                                                  • Sleeps 5
                                                                                                  Apartment #1419722a
                                                                                                  9
                                                                                                  Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                    • 1 BR
                                                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                                                    • Sleeps 4
                                                                                                    Apartment #1486406a
                                                                                                    2
                                                                                                      Excellent! 4.7/5
                                                                                                      (39 reviews)
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                                                                                                      • Studio
                                                                                                      • 1 BA
                                                                                                      • Sleeps 4
                                                                                                      Studio #622007a
                                                                                                      39
                                                                                                      Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours

                                                                                                      Bessans Holiday Apartments & Chalets (300+)

                                                                                                       

                                                                                                      Recent Reviews

                                                                                                      Mountain chalet

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      Had a lovely week staying at le trappeur. The cottage has everything you need and very peaceful with great mountain views
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Jun 06, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: May 2017

                                                                                                      A superb well equiped apartment with a lovely view - Helpful and friendly owner - I will return !

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      A superb and well equipped apartment with a lovely view Jean Francois the owner, is helpful and friendly and will respond to any messages or queries promptly. The apartment is well equipped with a truly lovely view from the balcony The kitchenette area is well equipped with a dishwasher and microve/cooker with an excellent number of plates, cups glasses etc. Very comfortable sofa and 2 excellent club chairs with built in foot stools which were very well received by my 2 sons ! Clean and tidy and a decent shower. Will definitely return in the skiing season Thank you Jean Francois !
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Jun 06, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Mar 2017