bataille de boule de neige Grand Massif @Tristan Shu GMDS

The station will be open from 23 December 2023 to 21 April 2024.

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, beginner’s area, activities, special family offers … The resort is connected to the Grand Massif, a ski area suitable for all levels, which has one of the largest beginner areas in France, to enjoy the best of the pleasures of skiing before indulging in the thousand and one other possibilities offered by the resort.


At the arrival of the Grand Massif Express, the young skiers engage in the play area Ze Septisnake. On a green track with a gentle slope, beginners will be able to make their first turns safely. For those who are afraid of ski lifts, do not panic because now, it is a treadmill that goes back to the top of the track. 120 meters long, this installation topped by a transparent and panoramic gallery will delight young and old.

The Forêt Myztérieuze de ZiZiPanPan,

A fun ride in a natural path in the undergrowth where children must open their paths by moving the 5 foam walls placed by the tootizz … The ride ends in beauty by a small zipline!

More information here.

Free entertainment is offered on the Septisnake area:

A Quiz with the animals of the Grand Massif: to test the knowledge of the animals that populate our mountains with the Tootizz, the guardians of the Grand Massif.

Tootizz course: to show off your skiing skills. Speed ​​and agility will help skiers to take the turns of the Septisnake like pros!

Shoot in the target: Take a snowball and throw it into the target.

Paret & Snowball Battle: Discover the paret, a traditional Alpine sledge and its modern version, the yooner. Also participate in a snowball fight where agility is needed to win the game!

Treasure hunt on the ZiZiPanPan trail: it is organized to solve the riddle of the Tootizz in the mysterious forest!

> Animations accessible with the ski pass


A timeless moment in family snowshoeing

For those who wishing to escape, dive into the heart of nature with a snowshoe hike specifically designed for families. On the program: discovery of fauna and flora (traces of animals, botany …), a little pedagogy (study of snow, geology …), safety with avalanche prevention and a sparkling touch ! Have fun in an unforgettable walk!


An ice garden reserved for the youngest and beginners

Because there is no age to try ice skating, the ice rink of Samoëns offers the youngest to take their first steps on ice in the ice garden, thanks to the loan of fun equipment and pedagogy ( skates, chairs, cones, penguin …). The space is reserved for beginners and toddlers every school holidays.

New slides to test with the “sledge pony”

Meanwhile, the little ones discover their first feelings of sliding sitting quietly in a sledge pulled by a pony. Simple and fun, the activity will delight your children!


In the footsteps of the French champions, come and test the biathlon and discover this unique discipline: effort and precision will be required when shooting laser rifle on electronic target lying or standing, combined with cross-country skiing.

There are also rink, toboggan or fat bike day and night, the choice is wide and the days promise to be well filled!

Children can enjoy the tandem paragliding

The little ones can also live the magic dream of flying! Pegase Air offers a baptism to children from 5 years. Accompanied by a professional, state-certified instructor, the youngest discover the sky of Samoëns, its thermal and the inevitable Criou. A discovery flight of 10 to 15 minutes at 1000 meters altitude difference in the morning.


Animations for the family entertainement in the village

A treasure hunt to discover Samoens: Discover the resort and its secrets in a fun and fun way by participating in the treasure hunt.

Free. Download our entertainement programme here.