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The botanical days of Samoëns, in the heart of the Haut-Giffre valley

28 March 2022

Botany in the spotlight in Samoëns For a weekend, the garden of Samoëns is transformed into a real open-air paradise for all botany lovers. Nestled in the heart of the Haut-Giffre valley, the Alpine botanical garden of Jaÿsinia offers a poetic stroll among the alpine plants and flowers of the five continents. During the summer [...]

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Books … and me ! The festival dedicated to children’s literature in Samoëns

Books ... and me ! The festival dedicated to children's literature in Samoëns In Samoëns, reading enthusiasts meet for an event dedicated to children's literature. During several days, writers and artists from the region offer young people to discover literature in all its forms. The meetings between authors, illustrators and the young public are at [...]

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The Vélo Vert Festival, the big mountain bike festival in Samoëns

Mountain biking has its festival in Samoëns! In the heart of the Haut-Giffre mountain range, mountain bike enthusiasts meet for an unmissable weekend of passion, adventure and discovery. All the disciplines are represented there as well as many brands on the show to make you discover the novelties thanks to tests in real conditions. A [...]

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10 things not to miss in Samoens in summer

4 March 2022

10 choses à faire à Samoëns l’été ! Patrimoine, plein air, randonnée ou encore découvertes culinaires : Samoëns regorge de surprises et d’activités. Voici 10 activités à partager en famille ou entre amis.

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This summer, Samoëns is on the move! Discover all the activities of August

31 January 2022

For the month of August, we have put together a complete program for young and old. Whether you prefer sports or cultural events, you will find all the possible outings and activities in Samoëns this summer. From the fireworks on August 15th, to the stone sculpture festival, to the Mégawatt and its electrically assisted mountain [...]

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Samoëns and its hamlets, the history of a Haut-Savoyard village

Around the village of Samoëns, under the foothills of the Giffre massif, are several hamlets. Historically grouped in sections, these hamlets were more or less independent from the village of Samoëns and lived from agriculture and agro-pastoralism. Today they are the guardians of a remarkable patrimonial and architectural wealth.   The village and the hamlets, [...]

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Activities for children in Samoëns

24 January 2022

Les pieds dans la neige, le sourire aux lèvres et la tête dans les nuages, c’est ce qu’offre le village de Samoëns et ses stations, aux plus petits d’entre nous. Entre activités sportives et ludiques, les enfants pourront jouer, s’amuser et découvrir les joies des montagnes et de ses grands espaces. Pendant leur séjour au cœur des Alpes, entre patinoire, luge, poney et même parapente, les enfants pourront s’occuper comme les grands ! 

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The 10 most beautiful hikes from Samoëns

Cet été, partez sur les chemins de randonnée autour de Samoëns. Venez-vous dépayser grâce aux décors inoubliables des montagnes autour de ce petit village historique de Haute-Savoie. Vous retrouverez les plus belles randonnées familiales et sportives de la vallée du Giffre sur la demi-journée, la journée entière, ou même sur plusieurs jours avec une nuit en refuge.

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What to do in Samoëns with your family this winter?

14 December 2021

Cet hiver, profitez en famille des joies de la montagne. Au cœur des Alpes et du domaine skiable du Grand Massif, le village de Samoëns accueille toute la famille pour vous faire passer un séjour mémorable. Activités, événements, animations, tout est en place pour votre arrivée et celle de vos enfants. Le programme que Samoëns vous a concocté, ravira les plus petits comme les plus grands !

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What to do at Christmas in Samoens?

Samoëns : top resort for a successful Christmas Christmas is fast approaching, the trees are starting to decorate the houses, letters to Father Christmas are being sent from all over, the Christmas markets are opening their doors, all you need to do is plan your Christmas in the mountains, in the heart of the village [...]

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A successful winter in Samoëns, 100% sensational!

Winter and the first snows are coming and Samoëns has concocted a sensational programme for sportsmen and women for your stay in Haute-Savoie. Since the mountains are also synonymous with discoveries and sensations, find out about all the activities on offer for a successful winter. Between skiing, snowboarding or ski touring, on or off-piste, and [...]

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Between terroir and discovery, Samoëns welcomes the contemplative in search of escape

19 November 2021

Lieu de détente et de repos par excellence, le village historique de Samoëns, ses hameaux avoisinants et sa large vallée à fond plat sont l’endroit idéal pour passer quelques jours loin des tumultes de la ville et de sa foule. Entre activités culturelles et activités sportives, le public sénior est accueilli chaleureusement pour profiter d’un séjour authentique réussi hors du quotidien.

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