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Bessans View of the Church
Maurienne valley, Savoy Alps

Bessans View of the Church

with its Scandinavian tunes and exceptional snow, is one of the favorite destinations for lovers of skiing. The village, built on the flat of a former lake prompts recollection, while large areas of virgin snow to invite long walks.

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Uploaded: 24/03/2009
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Tags: bessans; maurienne; savoie; alpes; montagne
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