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Samoens, France

Samoens

Altitude1600m
Highest Lift2500m
Longest Run14km
Kms of Piste265km
Snowboard Parks1
Snow CannonsYes
Total Runs126
Beginner Runs65
Intermediate Runs49
Advanced Runs12
Total Lifts77
Chair Lifts26
Gondolas6

Located in the Alps, in Haute-Savoie, Samo├źns is a ski resort linked directly to France’s fourth largest ski area - the Grand Massif. There is always plenty of snow here throughout the season, providing the very best conditions for skiing and board sports. Enjoy the charming atmosphere of a typical French, Haute-Savoie mountain village !

Located in the Alps, in Haute-Savoie, Samoëns is a ski resort linked directly to France's fourth largest ski area - the Grand Massif. There is always plenty of snow here throughout the season, providing the very best conditions for skiing and board sports. Enjoy the charming atmosphere of a typical French, Haute-Savoie mountain village!

There are also two nordic ski domains in Samoëns :
The nordic skiing domain of the Giffre Valley, from Morillon to Sixt-Fer-à-Cheval.
The nordic skiing domain of the col de Joux Plane.

Le Grand Massif

 

265 km of pistes and 5 interlinked resorts (Morillon, Samoëns, Les Carroz, Sixt Fer à Cheval and Flaine). For a long time, they were used as a training ground by Antoine Deneriaz, the gold medal winner in the downhill event at the 2006 Winter Olympics.

7 reasons to come to Samoëns:
Its heritage architecture and controlled urban development.
The 8-minute link between the village and the4th largest skiing area (the Grand Massif - 265 kms of pistes).
Its accent on holidays for families and children thanks to the 'Famille Plus' quality label.
Its 46 kms of cross-country skiing in the valley and 30 kms higher up the slopes (Col Joux Plane - Alt. 1700 metres), its 15 signposted snowshoe trails and special-interest outings.
Its quality of life: take time to enjoy every moment.
Its wide sun-drenched valley with flat floor.
Its ease of access (motorway to Cluses, then a mere 20-minute drive to Samoëns at any time of year).

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Win A Ski Holiday for Two to the French Alps with Ski Amis

Win a catered chalet ski holiday for two in one of the world’s largest ski areas! Indulge on a full English breakfast, homemade cakes and 3 course meals with unlimited wine for 7 nights in the French Alps! You could be staying in Les Menuires, La Tania or La Plagne – all great resorts with skiing heights up to 2850m and plenty of après ski, bars and restaurants on your doorstep. Catered Chalets that are ski in/ski out, traditional, big enough for the whole family or in a peaceful beautiful location – the choice is yours if you win. With a large list to choose from, there will be a chalet to suit you! 

 

You can choose from:

 

Les Menuries, Three Valleys

Chalets de Bruyeres– This perfect ski in/ski out location is right at the bottom of the piste. The gondola at the backdoor will take your straight up to 2850m! Whilst your there, have a go on speed mountain (suitable for children and adults), dine out for one night and try some traditional French cuisine and maybe even treat yourself to a spa day at the wellness centre next door. 

La Tania, Three Valleys

Chalet Christine, Titania or Morgane– Ski through the trees in this great south facing resort with great access to the whole of the Three Valleys. These chalets are close to everything. La Tania is a pedestrianised resort so you are only 5 minutes away from the piste, a lift or a bar! 

La Plagne, Montchavin – Paradiski 

Chalet Dolomites– this chalet is quirky but in a great location, only 2 minutes away from the lift that takes you straight up to the Vanoise Express. This gives you great access to 425km of piste. Watch your little ones learn to ski in the snow garden from the balcony and enjoy a soak in the hot tub of an evening. This traditional village has everything you need for a perfect ski holiday!  

 

Holiday Details 

Ski Holiday for 2 people in the French Alps

One week in January or March 2020 (subject to availability) 

Transfer from Geneva included 

Standard Service Chalet (subject to availability) 

Les Menuires: Chalets de Bruyeres, Katerina or Lorraine

La Tania: Titania, Morgane or Christine 

La Plagne, Montchavin: Dolomites

Flights, ski passes, ski hire and ski lessons are not included, Altitude Holidays general competiton terms here