The village of Samoëns is located in the Vallee du Giffre in the French Alps. It's the only resort in France to be listed as a "Land of Art and History"
At a Glance
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- Market day:
- Wednesdays (7a.m to 1p.m)
- Top 5 things to do:
- Tasting of cheese, wines, cooked and liqueur of Savoie
- An alpine walk up to one of the many lakes in the valley
- Nature trails in the forest
- Visit Samoens village: chapels, botanic garden, tourist train...or maybe in a horse-drawn carriage
- Stay or stop for a while in moutaine huts when you're hiking or walking around Samoens, either on a short-distance footpath or a long-distance waymarked trail (Dents Blanches trail, Fiz trail, Upper Giffre Valley trail...)
- Local currency:
- Time Difference from UK:
- + 1 hr
- Swimming pool:
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Summer Holidays in Samoëns
Discover all the charms and heritage of the authentic Savoyard village with its unchanged age-old atmosphere. There is real warmth about the village with traditional bars and restaurants abound in the "authentic french village". The spirit of the village and its surrounding landscape is still shaped by the artistry of its celebrated stonemasons.
The village carries the designation of "ville fleurie" distinguishing it as one of the most beautiful towns is France.
Around Samoëns, the most beautiful landscape and prestigious places of French Alps: Massif du Mont Blanc, Cirque du Fer a Cheval, Aiguille du Criou.
Samoëns offers to you a very wide choice of activities that it's a question of taking care of you in a well-deserved relaxing break, to take a good breath of fresh air during an easy ride in magic landscape or test your physical limits with the rafting, the climbing ans water-skiing.
There is NO place to change money in Samoëns (the closest are Annecy or Gaillard).
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