Samoëns and its surroundings
The village of Samoëns
: Samoëns is both a listed Area of Art and History, and an historical monument in its own right. Guided tours are a great way of delving into the history of the village and its surroundings. La Bourgeoise
: this ultra-accessible hiking route is a good choice for the whole family (including kids and elderly visitors), and offers sweeping views over the Mont Blanc on clear days. The Alpin de la Jaysinia botanical garden
: deep in the heart of Samoëns, this garden stretches over 3.7 hectares and is broken down into themed regional areas (Alps, Mediterranean, Americas, China, Japan, Siberia, etc.) and ecological settings (peat bogs, marshes, by the water’s edge, etc.).Désert de Platé
: A 1,980-hectare limestone plateau, mostly comprised of lapies carved out by glaciers and snowmelt. Renowned as one of Europe’s biggest lapies, this plateau is only accessible on foot, hence the ‘desert’ in its name.
The Samoëns skiing area
Elevation of 1,418 m – 2,355 m • 25 km of ski runs • 16 ski lifts • 24 ski runs (9 green, 4 blue, 7 red, 4 black) Nordic skiing
26 km of cross-country skiing runs.
Winter activities in Samoëns
Samoëns, a super sporty resort
Take your pick from the many activities on offer here: downhill skiing, dog-sledding, snowshoe hiking, ski skins, heliskiing, hang-gliding, speed-riding, ice waterfall, ski biking, tobogganing, 3 snow parks (for beginners and experienced athletes), and more.Samoëns, a leisure-focused resort
There’s something for everyone here, from fitness centres and gyms to ice-rinks and beyond.
Summer activities in Samoëns
Samoëns, a super sporty resort
Whatever takes your fancy: rock climbing, mountain biking, mountain hiking (450 km of sign-posted trails), hang-gliding, adventure trails, tennis, archery, via ferrata, rafting, canoeing, white water sports, waterside golfing, and more.Samoëns, a leisure-focused resort
Explore the "Des Lacs aux Dames” leisure base during your stay: the perfect spot for hanging out as a family, fishing, walking and dozing. A tennis court, outdoor pool and pétanque playing ground are also on hand to use.
Sweet treats & regional delicacies
Savoyard omelette, polenta and raclette, and Chevrotin des Aravis and Reblochon cheese are just some of the tempting specialities that await in Samoëns.
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