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The Original Ski Holiday Since 1932

Samoens

Resort features: 
Beginner skiers
Intermediate skiers
Advanced skiers
Family resort
Traditional village

Overview

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.

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.

Accommodation in this resort

4
  • Pet Friendly
  • Close to Facilities
  • Swimming Pool
  • Family Friendly
  • Spa Facilities
3
  • Close to Facilities
  • Spa Facilities
  • Pet Friendly
  • Swimming Pool
  • Family Friendly
3
  • Spa Facilities
  • Swimming Pool
  • Family Friendly
  • Pet Friendly
4
  • Close to Facilities
  • Family Friendly
  • Swimming Pool
  • Spa Facilities

Webcams

Click on any of the below links to take a look at this resort.

Webcam of Chariand Express

Webcam of Zizipanpan

Webcam of Plateau de Saix

Webcam of Chariand 2

Advice & Guides

Joanna and Richard from the Erna Low team learnt a new French expression last week. "La neige du cinema". When questioning our ski guide, Raymond, on a classic blue-sky-fair-weather ski day, he smiled and said it means the "perfect snow like the... Read more
TAKING THE HASSLE OUT OF HALF TERM SKIING IN 2017 February is one of the best months for skiing and snowboarding in the French Alps. Here at Erna Low we know a ski holiday is a popular option during the half-term holidays so we've put together a... Read more
The James Bond 007 film ‘Tomorrow Never Dies’ was released in 1997 and next year marks the 20thanniversary of its release. Part of the film was filmed in Peyragudes, a ski resort in the French Pyrenees. The area is celebrating 20 Years since the... Read more
Last night, Joanna, John, Richard and Lars from the Erna Low team had a great time hearing all about the new projects happening in Les Arcs this winter. We were lucky enough to be treated to a sumptuous Alpine buffet by, Eric Samson, Michelin... Read more
The Erna Low team were recently treated to a behind the scenes tour of the Channel Tunnel. This allowed us as travel advisors to find out a lot more about the services that we offer to our clients. We were taken on a full guided tour of the... Read more

Special offers

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Mountain info

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.

Mountain stats

Resort Altitude: 1600m

Summit Elevation: 2500m

Vertical Drop: 900m

Total Pistes: 145km

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Number of Lifts: 67

Snow Parks: 1

Piste map

Ski passes

Save hassle by pre-booking your Samoëns ski passes with Erna Low before you travel.


Why pre-book your Samoëns ski passes with Erna Low?

Value

We offer a price match guarantee, so you know you're getting the best deal.

Convenience

Receive your passes before you go, meaning less queuing and more time skiing.

Knowledge

We can advise you on the best pass to suit your skiing style and ability.

 


Samoëns ski pass special offers

We often have ski pass offers available, including early booking discounts, free upgrades and free child passes. Our ski pass offers change throughout the season, so please see the Special Offers tab above for information on our latest ski pass special offers.


You will be given the option to add ski passes during the online booking process; however, if you have already booked your ski accommodation with Erna Low, please contact us directly to book your ski passes, or use the search option below to find ski pass rates for this resort.

 

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Ski rental

Pre-book your ski equipment rental through Erna Low for the ultimate in value and convenience.  We carefully choose our rental partners to ensure that you get the best equipment, the best value and, with multiple rental locations in most of our resorts, the most convenient location to ensure you get to spend less time sorting out your gear and more time on the slopes.

Samoëns Ski Rental Locations

Samoens ski rental locations

Why book your ski hire through Erna Low?

Value

We offer a price match guarantee, so you know you're getting the best deal.

Convenience

Several rental locations in most of our resorts for your convenience.

Choice

We offer a range of equipment options for all standards of skier & rider.

Knowledge

We can advise you on the best equipment to suit your skiing style.


You will be given the option to add ski rental during the online booking process; however, if you have already booked your ski accommodation with Erna Low, please contact us directly to book your ski equipment, or use the search option below to find rental rates for your preferred destination.

 


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Ski school

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 ESFPhone +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 info

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 kmLyon - 195 km

Current weather

Snow data

Temperature:

Piste data

Piste information: Resort is closed for the season

Lower snow depth: 0cm

Upper snow depth: 0cm

Lift information

Lifts in total: 13

Data last updated on 2017-04-21

Snow report information from SkiClub.

Historic weather

Snow forecast

Date

Snow

Monday 27th Feb

0.0cm

Tuesday 28th Feb

33.09cm

Wednesday 1st Mar

15.73cm

Thursday 2nd Mar

13.68cm

Friday 3rd Mar

6.68cm

Saturday 4th Mar

6.1cm

Sunday 5th Mar

18.01cm

Monday 6th Mar

8.32cm

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