Samoens is conveniently located in the Grand Massif mountain range, which is made up of some other beautiful villages, including Morillon just 5 minutes away, the fascinating village of Sixt and Les Carroz on the way to Flaine. Check out our Samoens news articles here.
There are over 25 restaurants in Samoens and there are more restaurants in Morillon and the surrounding villages. These include bistros, gourmet, traditional French Savoyard and Pizzerias. A range of cafes and bars and numerous shops cater for all your needs, many of which are located around the historic squares.
Both Morillon and Samoens hold weekly typically French markets for locals and tourists alike - further details on Samoens' market. Samoens has a beautiful church, a few chocolatiers, health spas and beauty parlours, 3 banks and cash points, doctors, 8 sports hire shops, a chemist, about a dozen bars, over 40 shops, a cinema, bowling alley, an ice skating rink, creche, swimming pools in the summer, 3 amazing bakeries, 3 supermarkets and everything else you would expect from well equipped mountain resorts are all here. The Tourist Office puts on various entertainments in the village square ranging from kids' events and live music concerts to antique and crafts fairs throughout the year.
Click here for a PDF map of Samoens village.