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The countdown is launched before Christmas and the time is now in the preparations! Samoëns is a warm and authentic Haute-Savoie village-resort that promises to live the magic of Christmas in a unique setting. Because the Christmas holidays must be the most magical, Samoens resort concocts a rich program to enjoy, in the best way, a Christmas family in the heart of the snowy mountain.

Vacances de Noël en famille à Samoëns


A large Christmas village is organized in the resort on the weekend of 14 and 15 December and 20 to 26 December!

Celebrate Christmas in a magical setting where artisans and associations make every effort to offer a magical Christmas to holidaymakers. The village will be adorned with decorations made of wool, entirely created by the collective “Tricote me Christmas” at the initiative of Marie-Aude Veisy, creator of accessories worked with felt and wool.

Every day from 4pm, many activities will be offered: Ice sculpture demonstrations, concerts, Christmas storytelling workshops, snowman making workshops, a big raffle, a fire show, magic demonstrations, and the youngest can even write their letter to Father Christmas !

And before leaving for his tour on December 24th, Santa Claus on his sleigh will parade through the village during a big parade, followed by a Christmas ball and fireworks … An evening full of magic in perspective!

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A timeless moment in family-friendly snowshoeing

For those wishing to escape, dive into the heart of nature with a snowshoe hike specifically designed for families. On the program: discovery of fauna and flora (traces of animals, botany …), a little pedagogy (study of snow, geology …), safety with avalanche prevention and a sparkling touch Fun for an unforgettable walk!

Rates: Adult: from 22 to 32 € (1/2 day and day). Child: from 19 €. More information here.

Discover the Giffre valley through a new slide, ski-joëring: get pulled by a horse while being on your skis. Walking, trotting or galloping, the activity does not require any particular level, just be guided by the horse … Meanwhile, the little ones discover their first feelings of sliding sitting quietly in a sledge pulled by a pony … Simple and fun, the activity will delight your children!

Prices: Ski-joëring: from €38 // Pony sledge: €10 /30 min / pers. More information about the Ski-joëring. More information about the Pony sledge.

Discover the Fat Bike in Culture version

A novelty not to be missed this winter, the release “Fat Bike Heritage”! In Samoëns, the Fat Bike is now practiced in cultural version: get on your bike and pedal to discover the heritage and wealth of the resort.

A unique outing offered by Mountain Spirit, supervised by an instructor who will bring you, in a friendly atmosphere, with knowledges and anecdotes about the history of the valley.

Prices: from €49  (All-inclusive package including: Fat Electric Bike & Helmet). More information here.

And many other activities to discover with family: gliding moments to live on dedicated toboggan runs or in the ice garden or creative workshops, the choice is wide and the days promise to be well filled!


Come live the magic of Christmas in Samoëns by booking your stay now and spend memorable moments of fun with family or friends! Enjoy 15% off your stay, it’s already Christmas! Without further more, schuss and discover the ski area of ​​the Grand Massif and the many activities offered throughout the winter.

From € 243 / adult and € 205 / child

Your stay includes:

– your accommodation 8 days / 7 nights (excluding meals)

– Grand Massif ski pass 6 days

Optional: rental of sheets, delivery of meals at home, rental of equipment