What's New? Samoens & The Grand Massif - Winter 2022
The 2021-22 winter season is underway here in Samoens! The lifts of the Grand Massif are open, and the many winter activities and events around the mountains and villages are taking place. We've been out and about to see what's new around the valley.
New! Restaurants/Cafes in Samoens
Le 45,8″, Samoens 1600
A brand-new restaurant at Samoens 1600, located directly opposite the Vercland gondola. Enjoy local favourites such as potato beignets, diots, and raclette, BBQ's as well as pizzas and local wine and beer. Or simply stop in for a drink and take in the fantastic views and sunshine from the outdoor seating area and listen to the DJ's playing everyday.
More info: le45-8barrestaurant.fr
Le 1600 Cafe, Samoens 1600
Located opposite the Grand Massif Express, and the nursery slopes of Samoens 1600, this new cafe is ideally located. Offerings include sandwiches, quiches, hot dogs, as well as coffee, beer and a sunny outdoor seating area offering excellent views over the pistes of Samoens.
More info: www.facebook.com/le1600cafe
Le Grand Crêt 17, Samoens
Open for it's first winter season, Le Grand Crêt 17 is a new restaurant located on the piste between Vercland and Samoens 1600. Excellent food, a warm and friendly atmosphere, a log fire, and great views over Samoens. As well as being accessible from the piste, it's also possible to walk/snowshoe from the hamlet of Vercland.
More info: www.grandcret.fr
Apéritif on the Vercland Gondola, Samoens
Enjoy an apéritif with friends and family while floating high up in the Vercland Gondola - a unique experience not to be missed!
More info: www.grand-massif.com
New! In the Grand Massif
The shiny new 10-seat Vercland gondola is open for business! Fast, efficient and comfortable it's an added bonus for all of our properties located in and around the hamlet of Vercland, Samoens.
More info: Vercland gondola
Six Marked Ski Touring Routes, Grand Massif
New this winter, the Grand Massif has 6 marked ski touring routes within the Grand Massif network itself. Perfect for those wishing to try out the discipline for the first time.
More info: Ski Touring
Vercland Ski Bus Service
Winter 2021-22 sees an expanded bus service between Samoens and Vercland, allowing you to take advantage of the brand new Vercland gondola and get on the mountain quicker than ever!
More info: Samoens In-Resort Transport
New! In the Local Area
Alta Lumina, Les Gets
An enchanted trail through the beautiful local landscape, combining light, sound and video to transport you to an imaginary world and take part in the adventures of a travelling music-maker.
More info: www.altalumina.com
New ! Chalet Falcon Has a Private Pool
For summer 2022, Chalet Falcon will feature a brand new private swimming pool offering incredible views over Samoens and the surrounding mountains. It will be available in summer only, from 12 June 2022 until 8 October 2022.