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Samoëns : Michelin's recommendations

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Set amid magnificent mountains, Samoëns offers a multitude of sports activities in winter and summer alike (skiing, hiking, hanggliding, paragliding). This village on the chalky slopes of the upper Faucigny was the birthplace of Louise Jay who, with Ernest Cognacq, were the founders of the Samaritaine department stores in Paris. However, Samoëns is also well known as the headquarters of the Masons and Stonecutters Guild since 1659. This is why the village is composed of solid, stone houses.

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Tourist attractions Samoëns : Things to see and do

  • Place du Gros-Tilleul Interesting

    pl. du Gros-Tilleul F - 74340 Samoëns

    A large tree marks the centre of the village of Samoëns, a lime tree planted in 1438. Not far away is a fountain with bronze spouts in the form of faces. The château de la Tour stands on the north side of the square.

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  • La Jaÿsinia Alpine Botanical Garden Interesting

    Le Bourg F - 74340 Samoëns

    Created in 1906, this garden is named after its founder and local patron, Mme Cognacq. Covering 3ha, it has 4 500 alpine species laid out in an informative way. On the slopes of the mountain, a little chapel blends unpretentiously into its surroundin..

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  • Church

    Place du Gros-Tilleul F - 74340 Samoëns

    This church was rebuilt in the 16 and 17C. Its attractive bell-tower dates from the 12C. The interior was redecorated with plaster by Mme Cognacq-Jay in the late 19C and then redone in the 1970s. The stained-glass windows were added in 1982. In the b..

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Hotels Samoëns

  • LOGIS Hôtel la Boule de Neige

    Vercland. F - 74340 SAMOENS

    "Just 2km from the centre of Samoëns, on the eastern slopes of the Giffre valley, the hotel & restaurant ""Boule de Neige"" welcomes you to the high alpine pastures of Savoie. Warm family atmosphere, whatever the season. Just..

  • Neige et Roc Hôtels-Chalets de Tradition

    Route de Taninges F - 74340 Samoëns

    Situated on the edge of the village, Hotel Neige et Roc offers the opportunity to sample French village life, with the centre and its shops only a short walk away. Owners Françoise & Olivier Deffaugt take pride in welcoming guests to their charming ..

  • Les Glaciers Three stars Three stars Three stars

    Grande Rue F - 74340 Samoëns

    Prix Prices from : 85 €

    The hotel is a tastefully decorated in white wood and Giffre stone building, ideally situated in Samoëns, a small mountain village nestled in the French Alps. The hotel has 2 swimming pools, one indoor and one outdoor, a tennis court and a solarium. ..

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