About the Samoens
If you’re looking for a true traditional family-friendly resort with lots of history behind it, Samoëns in France is the ski resort for you. Found right in the heart of a huge glacial valley, you’ve got full access to the 265km Samoëns piste map which makes up the Grand Massif ski area.
As part of the Grand Massif, Samoëns is just one of the five resorts of the lift-linked piste map, featuring more than 160 miles of fabulous ski runs. If you’re a beginner, you’ll need to take the gondola up their superb beginners’ zone at Samoëns 1600. Read More
When it comes to Samoëns ski accommodation, you’ll find that just over half of the places to stay are apartments. Read More
As for the Samoëns weather, you’ll find the best time to visit is March, with an average of 287cm of snow at the top. Read More
We like Samoëns as it’s a lovely historic village. With its traffic-free centre and weekly market, it’s a great location for visitors who want to make the most of a quieter resort and aren’t so worried about the nightlife. Read More
Samoëns has lots of history beyond its wonderful Alpine charm. It’s actually known as a national monument by the Cassie Nationale des Monuments Historiques. You can find the town centre’s infamous big lime tree – or Le Gros Tilleul, which has stood here since 1438. Read More
+Beautiful, Historic Village and Traffic free.
+Part of a large varied ski area, the Grand Massif.
+Family Friendly Resort
Things to think about
-Samoens village itself is very low, so can have very little snow later in the season
These prices are for the Vill4ges ski pass and gives you access to slopes across, Samoens, Sixt, Morrillon and Les Carroz.
For access to Flaine as well you need to pay for the Grand Massif ski pass which costs more.
Child Ski Pass price 5-15 Years.
882km 8hr 37min
Travel from Calais
Geneva Airport 1hr 21min 81km