Profile Samoens

Le Grand Massif

Mountain range Chablais Alpen
Vertical drop 900 - 2500 meters
Descent 1600 meters


Total slopes (n) 133
Total slopes (km) 266
  • novice118km
  • intermediate107km
  • expert41km


drag- chair- gondolas
Total lifts (n) 67
capacity: 85603 persons/hour


Currency: euro
Daycard adult 48.50
6-day card 255.00
Daycard child 36.40
6-day card 191.40


Low altitude 6%
Interm. altitude 70%
High altitude 24%
High alpine 0%


Bit steep 11%
Steep 7%
Very steep 4%
Extrem. steep 1%


North 41%
East 15%
South 13%
West 31%

Ski resort ratings

Ski resort ratings for Samoens compared to all other ski resorts. Based on 172 reviews.

Overall 68 Skiing 72Skiregion 71
6.6 6.97.7 7.67.3 7.76.3 7.17.3 7.0
6.7 7.68.3 7.87.3 6.78.0 7.77.7 7.0


Samoens is one of the prettiest villages on France's skiing circuit. Its strict conservation policy means that it has none of the ugly purpose-built high rises that spoil many of the modern resorts. Samoens has a community and life of its own, so visitors can enjoy a true flavour of Frances - particularly in its many good restaurants and bars. The skiing is abundant and varied. Linked to Flaine, Morillon, Les Carroz and Sixt, Samoens offers a vast domain of runs - from challenging blacks to gentle nursery slopes. For those with insatiable appetites, Les Gets and the Portes de Soleil can be reached in under 40 minutes by car. Although Samoens itself is at a modest 820 metres, a brand new gond
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Samoens Haute Savoie France

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