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SAMOENS, FRANCE

Ski Holidays in Samoens, France

If you are looking for a relaxing break in wonderfully picturesque surroundings, the majestic Samoens village should be top of your list. Located in the fantastic Grand Massif ski area, visitors have plenty of incredible runs to choose from.

Along with the amazing routes and snow conditions, there are brilliant bars and restaurants to explore in a truly charming village environment.

Resort Statistics

samoens ski resort
Level Rating Runs
Beginners 68
Intermediates 49
Advanced 12
Snowboarders
Total Runs 129
Resort Statistics
Altitude 1600m
Km of Piste 265km
Directions of Slopes N, E, S
Longest Run 14km
Drag Lifts 45
Ski Lifts 77
Highest Lift 2500m
Uphill Capacity 77000
Chairlifts 26
Gondolas/Cable cars 6

Samoens ski resort

If you are searching for a resplendent and cosy atmosphere close to some of the best runs in Europe, the Samoens resort could be the pick of the bunch.

Many of the accommodations here are only a short walk away from chairlifts to the wider Le Grand Massif area, as well as connecting people to the Flaine, Les Carroz and Morillon villages. It is one of the largest ski areas in Europe and guarantees plenty of options for all kinds of abilities.

Skiing in Samoens

There is a fantastic array of runs available across the resort, with the 14km Les Cascades route being the most challenging for skiers. This stretches from Grandes Platieres to Sixt through the stunning Lac de Gers area. The Gers bowl is another stern challenge, offering 800m of terrain to explore.

What’s more, there are some excellent views available for skiers, overlooking the breathtaking French countryside. Take in the gorgeous landscapes and enjoy the thrills of skiing downhill in one of Europe’s leading skis areas.

Snow conditions in Samoens

The ski season at Samoens is scheduled from December to April, with all of the runs maintained perfectly to ensure the best possible skiing experience.

Apres ski, restaurants and other activities in Samoens

There are many incredible activities to choose from across Samoens, with options to suit all kinds of budgets.

As well as a phenomenal range of restaurants and bars to choose from including The Savoie Bar, Covey’s Pub, Melting Spot and Bar La Cheminee . There are some interesting options for those looking for something a little different, including snowshoeing, nordic walking, dog sledging and skijoring, where you are pulled on your skis by a horse!

Transfer time to Samoens

The closest airport to Samoens is Geneva, which is located around one hour away by car. Lyon is one hour and a half away.