Destination guide

Explore the majestic setting in Samoens

The waterfalls and mountains provide a pleasant backdrop to your vacation 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-sees in the area. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Samoens

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

  • 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)
Weather

Seasonal weather in Samoens

Travelers 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 27°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 vacation in Samoens. These are some of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • 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)
Transport

Transportation to and around Samoens

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

Where to stay around Samoëns?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 6,602 holiday lettings near Samoëns. From 1,580 Chalets to 4,532 Condos/Apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Samoëns is on HomeAway.

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 accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Samoëns:

  • Avoriaz: 527 holiday homes
  • Le Bettex: 497 holiday homes
  • Flaine: 321 holiday homes
  • Villars-sur-Ollon: 241 holiday homes
  • Bisanne 1500: 107 holiday homes

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

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

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

  • Chariande Express: 9,323 holiday lettings
  • Demoiselles Ski Lift: 9,358 holiday lettings
  • Gers Ski Lift: 9,364 holiday lettings
  • Jaysinia Alpine Botanical Gardens: 8,918 holiday lettings
  • Soleil Ski Lift: 9,272 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Samoëns listed on HomeAway 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. HomeAway offers 1,580 Chalets in Samoëns. Our other popular types of Samoëns holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 4,532 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 201 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 9 self catering accommodations

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 1,014 holiday homes with pool available in Samoëns. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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