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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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