Downhill skiing in Samoëns

Downhill skiing in Samoëns, Grand Massif resort

The village resort of Samoëns enjoys a prime location and exceptional panoramic views, in the heart of the French Alps. As part of the Grand Massif ski area, the resort is linked to four other resorts: Flaine, Les Carroz, Morillon and Sixt-Fer-à-Cheval.

What are the different ski passes for the Samoëns/Grand Massif ski area?

  • The Samoëns beginner ski pass: This gives access to Samoëns 1600 and use of the lifts in the beginner sector: 2 return Grand Massif Express or Vercland gondolas – Pendant, Château, Babuches and Plateau lifts – Damoiseaux and Demoiselles chairlifts. Beginner skiing is free on the Oratoire carpet.
  • Vill4ges ski pass: with this pass you can ski on the slopes of Samoëns, Morillon, Les Carroz and Sixt Fer à Cheval.
  • Grand Massif ski pass: includes the Vill4ges ski pass and the Flaine slopes.
Skiing in Samoëns, in brief :

Skiing in Samoëns, in brief :

  • 4th largest ski area in France, covering 7,600 hectares
  • 265 km of skiing
  • 1,800 metres of vertical drop
  • 139 runs: 23 green, 61 blue, 44 red and 11 black
  • 700 to 2,500 metres altitude and 67 ski lifts
  • Nearly 14 fun zones spread across the 5 resorts, for all abilities
  • 1 infinite number of exceptional panoramic views

Frequently asked questions

Where can I find lift times and piste weather information?
Click here for the day’s news.
Where can I find the piste map?
Click on this link to access the interactive map of the Grand Massif.
What are the different skipass?
Discover all the packages on this page and find the one that suits you best.
Buy your skipass online
Simplify your stay and buy your packages in advance. Click here to buy! 
Are children under 8 free?
Yes, skiing is free for children under 8 and seniors over 75.

All you need to do is show proof of age (identity card, health insurance card, etc.) when you book your ski pass online or at the checkout.

When you place your order, select the skier’s age in your basket to see the free pass appear, then follow the instructions online.


Samoëns Tourist Office

66, place de l’Office de Tourisme – 74340 SAMOËNS

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