The heritage of Samoëns, what is our difference?

11 May 2021

Samoëns is much more than a vast ski area. It is also a traditional village of which the first writings mention it as far back as the 12th century. Like its Gros-Tilleul dating from 1435, the village has a very rich history and heritage. Many...

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The Notre-Dame-de-l’Assomption church

23 August 2019

Completed in 1555, the Notre-Dame de l'Assomption church in Samoëns is an architectural testimony to the work of the village's renowned stonecutters. The first mention of the church dates back to 1167. Former collegiate church of the Diocese of Gen...

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Alpine Botanical Garden Jaÿsinia

20 August 2019

The garden of the world Arranged as "Outstanding Garden of France", the Alpine Botanical Garden Jaÿsinia, with its 2400 species of plants, offers a poetic walk through the alpine flora and plants of the mountains of the 5 continents. Discovery. Str...

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From the milk to the plate, the paths of the ground

19 August 2019

Whether it is a cow or a goat, everything started with milk in this alpine resort with its age-old tradition. Over time, breeders have diversified their activities and are now open to the public to publish their professions and their...

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The Ecomueum

25 July 2019

For the curious of the agricultural past, go to the ecomuseum of Clos Parchet. Pierre and Simone Dechavassine wished to testify of their life and that of their ancestors. This farmhouse, furnished in the spirit of the 19th century...

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