At the foot of the Vanoise National Park and at an altitude of 1750m, Bessans offers a healthy and protected environment.
In the mountain pastures, as you walk, you will come across herds of cows that give the milk used to make Beaufort PDO.
The wild valleys that start from the plateau are home to an exceptional fauna and flora. You will come across the mischievous marmots and hear the whistling of the chamois above the magnificent forest of larches with its characteristic smell.