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Afternoon 21°c


At the heart of the Upper-Giffre, enter into the superb town with its stone houses.

Welcome to Samoëns, a village resort classified as a historical landmark, with its famous “Big Linden tree” which is over 570 years old!

In Samoëns, witness a vibrant and genuine Alpine culture, only 8 minutes from the Grand Massif’s hiking area and MTB trails.

Samoëns is home to the “Mourmé”, stonecutters and inventors of a unique language, whose works founded their reputation across Europe in the Middle Ages.  A heritage-listed ancestral town, Samoëns reveals its story to you through its streets, houses and sculptures.

For those interested, organised visits are organised by Savoy Heritage Tour Guides.

Another place of interest: the Botanic Garden…  In the centre of the village, make a detour through this timeless setting, full of history and a unique atmosphere.

Land of art and history…

The magnificent village of Samoëns is a listed site… You can discover all of the history-laden nooks and crannies on the guided visits organised by the Savoy Heritage Tour Guides ; you can also visit the botanic garden in the heart of the village for free ; or why not find out about the art of the village’s stone-cutters…

Get high…

Between an altitude of 700 and 2120 metres there is something for everyone, whether out for a gentle walk or a big hike !

Whilst on your walk, you will be amazed by incredible scenery and exceptional viewpoints over the whole of the Giffre valley or the Mont Blanc mountain range.


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