Winter discovery of Samoëns

Activities for children in Samoëns

24 January 2022

Feet in the snow, a smile on your face and your head in the clouds, this is what the village of Samoëns and its resorts offer to the youngest among us. Between sports and fun activities, children will be able to play, have fun and discover the joys of the mountains ...

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What to do in Samoëns with your family this winter?

14 December 2021

This winter, enjoy the joys of the mountains with your family. In the heart of the Alps and the Grand Massif ski area, the village of Samoëns welcomes the whole family to make your stay memorable. Activities, events, entertainment, everything is in place for your ar...

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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 i...

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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 s...

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Samoëns, Grand-Massif area

26 October 2021

Descending the slopes of Samoëns-Grand Massif, the 4th largest ski area in France Located in the heart of Haute-Savoie (74) between Geneva and Chamonix, the Grand Massif is the 4th largest ski area in France. It covers 7,600 hectares and offers 139 ru...

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What’s new for this winter 2021 in Samoëns

21 September 2021

New facilities and activities this winter in Samoëns The Frozen Day trip: an extreme, icy adventure! Imagine skiing off-piste down the snowy slopes and then riding the rushing waters of the Giffre in the middle of winter. The Frozen Day is an adventur...

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Our tips for cross-country skiing beginners

29 June 2021

In the heart of the Haute-Savoie Alps, the village of Samoëns welcomes you this winter to fill up on fresh air. Come and discover cross-country skiing and the Nordic areas open to all levels in the Giffre valley, the Joux Plane pass, and the Cirque de Fer-à-Cheval. ...

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What to do in Samoëns 1600 ?

This winter, Samoëns 1600 is reinventing itself and offering you new activities just 12km from the village. Come and learn about ski touring and cross-country skiing, learn the basics of alpine skiing or even get your fill of sledging sensations on the Saix plateau....

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What to do in late winter / early spring in Samoëns?

18 March 2021

In Samoëns, the months of March and April have many surprises in store for you. The temperatures, which vary from still winter cold to spring mildness, allow locals and tourists to enjoy hybrid activities in the mountains. Sometimes in the snow, sometimes ve...

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The 4 best snowshoeing routes

4 March 2021

In the heart of the French Alps, the Haut Giffre valley offers spectacular landscapes. Come and discover this unspoilt area with a pair of snowshoes. This winter activity is an ideal way to explore the beautiful surrounding nature. You have the possibility to walk t...

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Nice transfer between the “eggs” of Vercland and the new gondola TC10

9 November 2020

They had become an emblem for winter sports regulars in the Grand Massif. The famous ‘eggs’ of the Vercland going up to Saix were at the time of their commissioning, in the early 1970s futuristic objects. They served one last time during the 2019-2...

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What’s new this winter in Samoëns

8 October 2020

This winter, head to the heart of the Giffre Valley, in Samoëns, a warm and authentic semi-pedestrian village-resort, for a holiday full of reunion and disconnection. Between skiing, off-ski activities, cultural heritage, gastronomy... In Samoëns, no time to get bor...

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Some exercises before starting on the ski slopes

10 December 2019

Are you going skiing this winter? Better, you go skiing in Samoens and in the Grand Massif in Haute-Savoie? Here are some tips to prepare you to hit the slopes despite you are not sporting at heart. The best is to begin this preparation a month before leaving ...

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A cultural and musical winter in Samoëns

Winter also rhymes with culture and music in Samoëns in Savoie. An enticing program is waiting for you between boulevard theater, concerts of classical music and jazz or carnival. Samoëns in recital: three free ...

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6 December 2019

Opening of the resort from December 14, 2019 to April 19, 2020. Station-village of Haute-Savoie, Samoëns is a true mountain village full of charm. This winter, enjoy the ski area, its 265 km of skiing and one of ...

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The countdown is launched before Christmas and the time is now in the preparations! Samoëns is a warm and authentic Haute-Savoie village-resort that promises to live the magic of Christmas in a unique setting. Because the Christmas holidays must be the most ma...

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5 December 2019

Ski resort opening from December 14th 2019 to April 19th 2020. Located in the heart of the Giffre Valley, Samoëns is a resort-village that has many features that make it the perfect place for family holidays: accessibility, beg...

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It’s time to think about the winter holidays and enjoy some good deals in Samoëns

27 November 2019

Time is running out and summer is already giving way to autumn ... The swimsuits are stored in the closet, and you can start dreaming about snow and slides! This is the time to book your next ski holidays: Samoëns, authentic resort-village of Haute-Savoie, ful...

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10 Good reasons to come to Samoëns this winter

25 November 2019

Opening of the station from December 14, 2019 to April 19, 2020 Samoëns is a village resort located in the heart of the Alps, in Haute-Savoie, just a few kilometers from ...

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A winter in Samoëns that promises to be rich in events

Holiday parties, festivals or sporting events: the Savoyard village-station is the scene of a myriad of activities. Here is an overview of events not to be missed. On December 14th, Samoëns took up Christmas time and put on its fairy...

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How to prepare your holiday in the Alps in Samoëns?

8 November 2019

Winter is fast approaching and you have decided to visit our Savoyard village. Here are some tips and good plans from the Tourist Office to enjoy and succeed your stay. What accommodation for your holidays? The village of the Alps of...

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Outdoor winter activities in Samoëns

20 August 2019

Samoëns does not only mean alpine skiing. In addition to this sport and cross-country skiing, this pearl of the Alps, in the Haute-Savoie, offers many outdoor activities during the winter. And if you enjoy a winter holiday to test new activities an...

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Alpine ski resort in Samoëns – Grand Massif

19 August 2019

The ski resort in Samoëns Discover one of the largest ski areas in Haute-Savoie by skiing down on the Samoëns, Grand Massif and Haut-Giffre ski areas in Haute-Savoie. Alpine skiing or Nordic skiing enthusiast ? Thanks to the areas dedicated to thes...

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