Hiking from Samoens in Haute-Savoie

Taking a walk in Haute-Savoie from Samoëns is: enjoy an exceptional panorama of the Alps and Mont Blanc, discover the facets of the Haut-Giffre valley, climb to the top of the Criou mountain and enjoy a breathtaking view on the village of Savoyard …

The advantage of the mountain in Samoens? It is not necessary to be a great athlete to take “full eyes”. Indeed, the beautiful landscapes of the Savoy are revealed to you, close by and accessible for easy walks. But that adventurers and other regulars of the mountain hike are reassured: they will also find challenges of their length!

Mont-Blanc offers itself to you!

Do you want to discover the GR5 – Alps? Samoëns is the leg of the hiking trail in 40 stages. We offer two ideas for route stays, praised by GTA, Grande Traversée des Alpes: hiking and canyon in Haute-Savoie. Mont-Blanc and all the richness and biodiversity of the Alps are here for you! The tour of Haut-Giffre on foot is realized by small steps. This course, decorated with mountain huts, lets you discover all facets of this jewel of the Alps: the valley, the forest, the mountain meadows, the mountain paths, the lakes …

Hiking in the Alps with your family

Another idea for a route: the hike of the Lacs aux Dames at Lac Bleu. This walk is ideal for families. It takes you along the banks of the Giffre between Samoens and Morillon in a wide forest path. Finally enjoy the exceptional panoramas of the Alpine massif, thanks to the opening of the ski lifts in the summer at Samoens 1600. Another idea for a family outing. A ride that also offers you a wonderful view of Mont Blanc, since the Tête-des-Saix.

Hiking routes

Walking at the end of the world

Guided walks