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Samoens Ski Resort Guide

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Samoëns is a beautiful, traditional, unspoilt village in the Northern Alps. The panoramic views encompassing Mont Blanc are fantastic and the village centre retains its historical focus with some newer developments on the outskirts.

Other Facilities

There are local tours, a library, cinema, massages, paragliding, ice skating, helicopter rides, dog sledging and snow shoeing.

Facilities for Children

Les Loupiots” nursery is open everyday for children from 3 months to 6 years.  ESF is available for all starting from 3 years old.

Mountain Information for Samoens


Resort Altitude: 1600m
Summit Elevation: 2500m
Vertical Drop: 900m
Total Piste: 145km
17 67 46 14
Number of Lifts: 67
Snowmaking: 218
Snow Parks: 0

Samoëns links in to the Grand Massif ski domain which offers a highly diverse ski experience.  There is a beginner area in Samoëns and intermediate and advanced skiers will enjoy the extensive area further afield.  It is noted by some to be “the best kept secret in the Alps” as there are reputedly hardly any lift queues.

 

Samoens Map


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Samoens Piste Map


Samoens piste map
 

Ski Passes for Samoens


Please note the following prices are based on Winter 2013/14.

Grand Massif Adults (16-64 yrs) Children (5-15 yrs) Senior (65-74 yrs)
6 Days £198 £151 £191
7 Days £234 £176 £222
8 Days £267 £201 £254
13 Days £432 £325 £411
 

Ski Rental for Samoens


You can pre-book your ski equipment rental online through our preferred partner, Skiset. With over 700 rental locations throughout Europe and discounts of 20-40% on walk-in rates, Skiset is the ideal choice for your ski rental package.

If you have already booked your ski accommodation with Erna Low, please contact us directly to book your ski equipment, to ensure that you get the best price.

For more information on the equipment types available, please go to our main ski rental information page.

  6 days hire 8 days hire 11 days hire
  7th day free   12th, 13th & 
14th days free
 Adult Packages
 Excellence Package
 Skis/Snowboard & boots £123 £113 £144 £132 £205 £189
 Skis/Snowboard only £93 £85  £108 £99 £154 £142
 
 Performance Package
 Skis/snowboard & boots £98 £88 £114 £103 £163 £146 
 Skis/snowboard only £74 £66 £86 £77 £122 £110 
 
 Evolution Package
 Skis/snowboard & boots £79 £68 £92 £80 £131 £114
 Skis/snowboard only £59 £51 £69 £60 £98 £123
 
 Eco Package
 Skis & boots £59 £49 £69 £57 £98 £81
 Skis only £44 £37 £52 £43 £74 £61
 
 Child Packages
 Champion Package (6-11yrs)
 Skis/snowboard & boots £59 £49 £69 £57 £98 £81
 Skis/snowboard only £44 £37 £52 £43 £74 £61
 
 Espoir Package (6-11yrs)
 Skis & boots £32 £21 £37 £25 £53 £36
 Skis only £24 £16 £28 £19 £40 £27
 
 Mini-kid Package (-5yrs)
 Skis & boots £26 £30 £44
 Skis only £20 £23 £32
 
 Child Helmets (-11yrs) £14 £17 £24

 

The following resorts offer further reductions on our normal prices. The above prices include discounts on our standard rates, from 8% off adult Excellence equipment to 31% off child Espoir ski hire (excluding helmets and mini-kids equipment).

Flaine, Samoens, Morillon, Les Carroz, Chatel, Le Grand Bornand, Les Orres, Chamrousse, La Norma, Val Cenis, Valfrejus, Termignon La Vanoise, Le Corbier, St Jean d'Arves, St Sorlin d'Arves, La Toussuire, Oz en Oisans, Vars, Superdevoluy, St Francois Longchamp, Puy St Vincent, Montgenevre.

 

Ski Schools for Samoens


Ski school 360
Phone +33 (0)4 50 53 38 92
Fax +33 (0)4 50 47 93 25
resasamoens@ecoledeski360.com


French ski school ESF
Phone +33 (0)4 50 34 43 12
Phone +33 (0)4 50 34 40 86
Fax +33 (0)4 50 34 17 22
info@esfsamoens.com


ZigZag International ski school
Phone +33 (0)6 86 66 07 21
info@zigzagski.com

 

 

 

Travel information for Samoens


Approx. distance from Calais: 875 km
Driving time from Calais: 8 hrs 10 mins
Approx tolls from Calais: €71 ea. way
Gateway airports: Geneva - 64 km
Lyon - 195 km
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