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Alpine ski resort in Samoëns – Grand Massif

The ski resort in Samoëns

Discover one of the largest ski areas in Haute-Savoie by skiing down on the Samoëns, Grand Massif and Haut-Giffre ski areas in Haute-Savoie.

Alpine skiing or Nordic skiing enthusiast ? Thanks to the areas dedicated to these sporting activities in the mountains, enjoy skiing with family, friends, groups or couples.
Samoëns is part of the Grand Massif ski area, the fourth largest ski area in France and is linked to four other resorts: Flaine, Les Carroz, Morillon and Sixt-Fer-à-Cheval. At 700 meters above sea level, from the village, access to the Grand Massif easily, and in just eight minutes, with the Grand Massif Express cable car. Arriving at 1600 meters altitude, it is a ski area of ​​265 km of slide that awaits you!

Enjoy the fourth largest ski area during your winter holiday in Samoens in Haute-Savoie. Both modern, efficient and environmentally friendly, it is suitable for all skiers levels, solo, group or family.

Close by and accessible from Lyon, Annecy and Geneva, the Grand Massif combines several ski areas at 700 to 2500 meters above sea level in the Haute-Savoie. There are five ski areas: Samoens, Flaine, Les Carroz d’Araches, Morillon and Sixt-Fer-a-Cheval. In the heart of the Haute-Savoie and opposite the Mont Blanc, this incomparable ski area includes, in addition to classified sites, 23 green runs for beginners, 60 blue runs and 47 red runs for medium-sized skiers. The 12 black runs are dedicated to the most experienced skiers. In total more than 265 kilometers of runs, connected by a modern, efficient and comfortable network of ski lifts.

Le domaine skiable de Samoêns en Haute-Savoie

Ski areas are evolving for family and without stress

The Samoens 1600 area is accessible from the arrival of the Grand Massif Express. Suitable for children and adults who start skiing, it is very practical for parents and caregivers. The beginner’s area is a reassuring place to progress without stress. This is one of the largest beginner areas of the Haute-Savoie. Also discover the Haut-Giffre ski area in Haute-Savoie and its wild plateau. Enjoy plenty of parking and special rates for your cross-country passes.

Enjoy the slopes for all skiers levels with confidence, give your children to experienced instructors at the ski school, rent your ski equipment or take advantage of the ski bus shuttle. Everything is organized in such a way that you spend the best possible stay in the mountains in winter!

Train yourself to alpine skiing

Various ski schools, qualified instructors and service providers offer ski lessons in Samoëns. Practice this winter sport in the Alps with enthusiasts. These are private or group lessons. Depending on your needs or level, lessons are given on time, half day or day. Modern skiing techniques, pedagogy, advices and progress evaluation: you have all the elements to become an ace of the slope ! And to start with, the Samoëns 1600 domain offers one of the largest spaces in the Alps! Finally, skiers with limited mobility are not forgotten, far from it! Many providers offer training and support.Specific courses and activities are organized like dual-ski, handi-ski or handi-slide.