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Every first Sunday of August, the guides of Samoëns are celebrated, during the Samoëns guides festival. On the place du gros tilleul, in the center of the Haute-Savoie village, presentations, music, blessing of the ice axe, activities, municipal harmony with parade of the guides and many surprises dedicated to the mountain, are waiting for you.
This festive day is an opportunity for young and old to discover the range of outdoor activities offered throughout the year by the guides of Samoëns. During one afternoon, in the middle of the Haute-Savoie village, children and adults are introduced to climbing, slackline, ice axe pulling, abseiling or even the cognac pole. Workshops on the mountain are also on the program.
The purpose of this day is to pay tribute to the work and dedication of all the guides of Samoëns. This very festive day is also an opportunity to create vocations thanks to the apprehension by the youngest, of outdoor activities always very entertaining. The older ones will take advantage of this day to collect precious advice from the professionals of our mountains. One thing is sure, after this beautiful day, children and adults will have only one desire: to discover the nature which surrounds them, in a completely different way.
Samoëns Tourist Office
66, place de l’Office de Tourisme – 74340 SAMOËNS
Tél. : 04.50.34.40.28
Mail : firstname.lastname@example.org
Open every day from 9am to 12pm and from 2.30pm to 6.30pm