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Samoens Ski Resort Guide

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Le Criou, Samoens photo


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Sun set on the mountains, Samoens photo


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Rainbow over the Criou Mountain, Samoens photo


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Off piste in the Combe Gers, Samoens photo


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Latest Snow Report

Issued: 17 Apr

  • Last Snowfall: 5 April 2015
  • Snow Depth (upper): 145 cm
  • Snow Depth (lower): 27 cm
  • Piste: Wet
  • Off-piste: Patchy

Today’s Weather (1469 m)

rain showers
10 N10
9 °C F-Level
rain showers
0 NNE0
7 °C F-Level
5 N5
6 °C F-Level

Samoens, together with Morillion, Sixt and Les Carroz comprise the Massif ski area. The area offers a total of 125 km of slopes and 42 ski lifts. This smaller Massif ski area excludes Flaine. The area that includes Flaine is known as the Grand Massif. Samoens itself has 16 lifts and 22 groomed ski trails. The runs are most suitable for beginners and intermediates. There is a terrain park and cross country skiing. The nearest airport to Samoens is Geneva.

Resorts close to Samoens include: Morillon (4 km), Sixt (5 km), Flaine (9 km), Les Carroz (9 km), Les Gets (10 km),

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Samoens Location Maps

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All Samoens Resort Stats

Piste info

  • Trails (Pistes): 22
  • Beginner: 52%
  • Intermediate: 37%
  • Advanced: 11%
  • Cross-country: 90 km
  • Snowmaking: -
  • Acres of ski: -
  • Terrain Parks: 1
  • Halfpipes: -


  • Restaurants: 18
  • Bars: 4
  • Slopeside accommodation: Y

Mountain info

  • Vertical Drop: 1302 m


  • Gondolas / Cable Cars: 3
  • Toplift: m


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Information supplied 25 Mar 2011

Visitor Reviews of Samoens

Jo Faithfull from United Kingdom writes:

We have just spent New Year in Samoens; booked through Alps Accommodation. One day, the Sunday before NY was really busy (probably due to fresh snow and a lot of people from Geneva). The next day was also fairly busy and then the rest of the week there wasn't really any queuing to get on the lifts and if there was it was very quick. New Year's day seemed empty. The lift passes were reasonable as were the restaurants to eat out. We have been in the summer and that is fantastic too. It is a 'chocolate box' village and was a better kept secret until the article in the Telegraph. We are going back in March.

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City Forecasts
Closest to Samoens

city forecasts
Thonon-les-Bains, France 37 km
Annemasse, France 40 km
Geneva, Switzerland 48 km
Lancy, Switzerland 49 km
Lausanne, Switzerland 50 km

Surf Breaks
Closest to Samoens

surf forecast
Acque-Calde (Savona), Italy 241 km
Cogoleto, Italy 241 km
Varazze, Italy 241 km
Voltri, Italy 242 km
Multido (Genoa), Italy 247 km

Resorts and Mountain Peaks Surrounding Samoens

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Mountain Peaks
Closest to Samoens

mountain forecasts
Pointe de Nyon, France 7 km
Grenier de Commune, France 9 km
Dents Blanches, France 10 km
Le Cheval Blanc (mountain), France 11 km
Hauts-Forts, France 11 km