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Celebrate Christmas in the fairytale atmosphere of the Christmas chalets in the heart of the village of Samoëns. Experience the magic of the festive season and meet Santa Claus.
Celebrate Christmas in a magical setting where craftsmen, associations and artists will be delighted to welcome you.
Every evening, local associations and craftsmen will welcome you in chalets, installed in the heart of the village, for a place of life which will allow you to taste doughnuts, Savoyard bread, wine and hot chocolates.
Come and enjoy the strolls made by artists from various backgrounds, offering magic, juggling, humour. Note the highlights of this Christmas village for a great Christmas: the arrival of Father Christmas and the fireworks on December 24th!
Traffic will be restricted in the centre of the village and we recommend that you park on the outskirts.
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The Pompon and Tipsy elves have a mission to accomplish: they have found a lost toy: Patou the bear and more! A teddy bear full of resources: when you press it, it makes music. Will you come to meet him in the village?
Come celebrate Christmas by dancing to music of all styles and for all generations, following the Santa Claus parade and the fireworks.
L'Oiseau de Passage offers you a magic session in the streets of the village as close as possible to the magician, who will be there to impress you with his illusions!
The participants of the Great Trader Tombola will be able to try to win many prizes during the draws on December 17th and 23th.
With "Macabane", the children will be happy to come and build, with the advice of the parents, real wooden chalets!
The Tourist Office invites you to the award ceremony for treasure hunts and competitions of the week, accompanied by a quiz on Samoëns and on Christmas which will allow you to win Haribo sweets.
Accustomed to staying in the gardens in front of the houses, the garden gnomes, straight from Germany from the Zebra company, come to meet you with a smile. Warning: these gnomes are tall!
The shopkeepers of Samoëns offer you a treasure hunt where children can try to win prizes by finding the mystery phrase of the elves.
Samoëns needs you to finish decorating Santa's tree! Come and make Christmas decorations that you can hang on the Christmas tree in Santa's chalet.
1st edition of the world gift package wrapping championship, open to all, where you will have to impress the jury on your talent for making gift packages worthy of those made by Santa's elves.
Beautiful and bright high moons come your way in the streets of the Christmas village in Samoëns, with the Ladies Moon.
Attend the performances of an artist who will amaze you with his juggling composed of luminous or flaming objects, with somes passages in different places in the village.
Many traditional games are available to you everywhere in the main streets of the center of Samoëns.
Carmine Creation, caricature artist will draw you the portrait in an offbeat way and offer you its realization in the heart of the Christmas village.
Come and make your gift list, a letter or a beautiful drawing to Santa Claus and Mrs. Claus.
To the sound of the drum and the whistle, cackling, the flock of geese marches through the Christmas village. This unique and surprising combination of man, music and geese will delight children, adults and anyone with a heart open to fairy tales.
The CEN Montagne du Giffre association offers you a miniaturized version of Samoëns and its little train that you can admire in the chalet on the main pedestrian street opposite the Jaÿsinia pastry shop.
The Municipal Wind Section will delight us with Savoyard sounds in the Christmas village.
Participate at the lottery with your family and leave with local products and vouchers offered by our merchants as well as prizes from the Samoëns Tourist Office.
Two great lovers give us the pleasure of strolling through the streets of Samoëns, alternating visual and juggling performances, for the pleasure of all!
Come and put your colorful touch on the large Christmas fresco in Samoëns.
As part of the Christmas Village, Equita Passion offers you a pony ride in the heart of the village.
The Municipal Wind Section of Samoëns invites you to celebrate Christmas with a concert of music specially selected for the occasion.
The Orgos, a couple of gigantic and affectionate ogres, straight from Spain, come to meet new people and discover new places.
Accompanied by his elves, Father Christmas gives us the pleasure of coming to the streets of the village, before launching his gift distribution campaign. It will be followed by the torchlight procession of instructors from the International Ski Schools and ZigZag.
Come and meet Father Christmas during his walk in the village and in his chalet where you can spend some time with him, pick up a foil and give him your list of gifts. Mrs. Claus will also come with her.
Throughout this festive period, find the Christmas atmosphere with these luminous decorations, its gondolas, Santa Claus' chalet, as well as games and other activities to be found during your walk in Samoëns.
The small farm animals accompany the characters of the Nativity in the living Christmas nativity scene under the hall of the grenette
Challenge yourself as a family during quirky Christmas-themed activities. On the program: blind tree decoration and much more..
Introduce other generations to the games of your childhood, alternate games of marbles and games of Mario Kart!
The professionals of the Samoëns guide office offer you a climbing session on a special wall for the benefit of the emergency office of the guide office.
Come and live the story written by Criou Livre, in the tales of the Gros Tilleul: "The Giant of Criou who disappeared". An animated show with comedians who will introduce you to the life of Samoëns in this story.
Mikaël will introduce you to traditional Savoyard music with his accordion and his good humor.
Every day, collect raffle tickets when you shop at participating merchants. Many prizes to be won. Prize draw on December 17th and 23rd
Write your letter to Santa Claus and put it in the letterbox left by his elves at the Tourist Office. You will find attached a sample letter.
Santa's elves come to have fun with you after they have finished preparing the gifts, with their juggling, their songs, their laughter... You can find them at several times in the Samoëns Christmas village.
Let's celebrate Christmas by lighting up the sky over Samoëns, with fireworks fired from the top of the Botanical Garden, visible in Avenue Cognacq Jaÿ and on Place du Gros Tilleul.
The singers of the Satin Doll Sisters will perform Christmas carols for you in magical Christmas outfits and superb vintage coats. You will come across them during your walks in the Christmas village, as well as under the Halle de la Grenette.