Les Samoens Carroz Ski Resort
As the traditional home of the Haute Savoie’s stone mason trade, Samoens has now established itself as a leader in ski resort excellence. The ski town has a great ski area that joins into the larger Grand Massif and a beautiful, authentic Savoyard village. The 8 person Grand Massif Express gondola departs from the village, in only 8 minutes skiers reach the 1600 metre high alpine plateau which is the doorway to the Grand Massif and one of the finest and well preserved ski areas in France with 265 km of marked ski runs. The ski slopes of Samoëns, situated within the Grand Massif ski area, are characterised by – Black slopes up high, reserved for established skiers – Intermediate Freestyle Zone open to the general public with is made up of different runs for all abilities and also an welcoming chalet. – A newly redesigned beginners area. For the less adventurous skiers there is the legendary Cascades run. At 14km long, novices can ski from the summit of the Grandes Platières at 2500m down to the village of Sixt Fer à Cheval, 1700m lower down. The ski run is a veritable journey through the high alpine pastures and ancient forests. It is also one of the most beautiful ski runs in the whole of the Alps. Don’t be surprised to run into the local Chamois along the way!
Season Start/End: 16/12/2017 – 20/04/2018
ALTITUDE: 700m – 2500m
PISTES: 15%|42%| 33%| 10%
LIFT TICKETS: from €31.70 to €47.00