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 Samoens?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 6,298 holiday rentals around Samoens. From 1,459 chalets to 4,241 flats & 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 Samoens is on Stayz.

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

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 Samoens:

  • Chamonix City Centre: 1,185 holiday homes
  • Les Bossons: 1,627 holiday homes
  • Flaine: 229 holiday homes
  • Le Tour: 108 holiday homes
  • Montroc: 91 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 Samoens?

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

  • Grand Massif Express Gondola: 8,309 holiday rentals
  • Indiana'Ventures: 8,574 holiday rentals
  • Gers Ski Lift: 8,789 holiday rentals
  • Lac de Gers: 8,620 holiday rentals
  • Gouilles Ski Lift: 8,835 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Samoens 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 Samoens?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 1,459 Chalets in Samoens. Our other popular types of Samoens holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 4,241 holiday houses
  • Houses: 196 holiday houses
  • Villas: 36 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 Samoens?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 794 holiday homes with pool available in Samoens. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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