Destination guide

Explore the majestic setting in Samoens

The waterfalls and mountains provide a pleasant backdrop to your holiday home in Samoens. Renowned for its skiing, rock climbing and rafting, this city welcomes all visitors. Mont Blanc and Planpraz Tram are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in Samoens

Are you looking for top things to see and do while you're in town? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Samoens a fun place to get away to. These are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Planpraz Tram (12.8 mi / 20.5 km)
  • Planards Adventure Park (13.1 mi / 21.1 km)
  • Aiguille du Midi Cable Car (13.3 mi / 21.4 km)
  • Sea of Ice (13.9 mi / 22.3 km)
  • Bellevue Cable Car (13.9 mi / 22.4 km)
  • Grand Massif Express Gondola (1.2 mi / 2 km)

Seasonal weather in Samoens

Travellers enjoy Samoens for its skiing. To make the most of the cold weather activities, you might consider visiting in July, February, January or December, when snowfall averages 0 inches and temperatures average -3°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Samoens

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Samoens. These are some of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Mont Blanc (18.4 mi / 29.7 km)
  • Parc de Merlet (13 mi / 21 km)
  • Aiguille du Midi (16 mi / 25.8 km)
  • Jaysinia Alpine Botanical Gardens (0.8 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Base de Loisir des Lacs Aux Dames (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Lac de Joux Plane (3.3 mi / 5.2 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Samoens

Fly into Geneva (GVA-Cointrin Intl.), the closest airport, located 31.8 mi (51.2 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Samoëns?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 6,358 holiday rentals around Samoëns. From 1,517 Chalets to 4,339 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Samoëns is on Stayz.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Samoëns?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Samoëns:

  • Avoriaz: 513 holiday homes
  • les Carroz-d'Araches: 237 holiday homes
  • Le Praz de Lys: 29 holiday homes
  • Les Bossons: 1,654 holiday homes
  • Chamonix City Centre: 1,183 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Samoëns?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Samoëns. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Chariande Express: 9,024 holiday rentals
  • Base de Loisir des Lacs Aux Dames: 8,795 holiday rentals
  • Demoiselles Ski Lift: 9,023 holiday rentals
  • Gers Ski Lift: 9,039 holiday rentals
  • Jaysinia Alpine Botanical Gardens: 8,666 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Samoëns listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Chalets in Samoëns?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 1,517 Chalets in Samoëns. Our other popular types of Samoëns holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 4,339 holiday houses
  • Houses: 199 holiday houses
  • Villas: 22 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Samoëns?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 1,007 holiday homes with pool available in Samoëns. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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