4 reasons to try an Alpine summer holiday in Samoëns
Winter in the French Alps is made for skiing, but come summer, this region pirouettes into a captivating world of fields and forests, wildflowers that cling to the mountains and a host of Alpine outdoor activities. Samoëns is one of the prettiest villages in the French Alps, so here are four reasons why its summertime appeal is so inviting.
1.) Hiking heaven
A paradise of outdoor activities, a family-friendly luxury holiday in Samoëns is made for walkers and hikers looking for a healthy dose of pure clean air and exceptional walking paths that take you through dreamy woods, waterfalls and lakes, all with breathtaking views. From the Bourgeoise to the Gorges des Tines, discover unspoiled hamlets, glaciers and cliffs amongst a huge display of vibrant flora and fauna.
2.) Gastronomical delights
Samoëns is renowned for its gorgeous wines and mountain cheeses and summer here is all about kicking back on the side of a mountain, glass in hand against a backdrop of sleepy scenery. Village restaurants have an outstanding reputation and you can expect to enjoy everything from raclette and fondue to local speciality tartiflette. At your Samoëns luxury chalet, you also have access to a private chef whipping up extraordinary meals all locally sourced and with the freshest of ingredients.
3.) Adrenalin-filled fun
The perfect combination of relaxing and thrilling, summer also opens up a world of adrenalin-filled adventures and more peaceful pursuits. Chairlifts and gondolas take you up to the highest mountain scenery, 18-hole golf courses offer blissful solitude, and gorges in the Giffre Valley are made for canyoning. There’s also white water rafting, open kayaking and water skiing as well as mountain biking, horseriding and lake swimming to enjoy.
4.) Luxury downtime
We cater to families, friends and children all year round and offer a big slice of luxury at our accommodation. From your personal chef and the cosiest of bedrooms to your chalet’s wraparound terrace and panoramic views, summer here is all about high living retreats and nights under the stars. Venture away from the chalet and you’re privy to one of the most beautiful villages in the Alps, home to pretty boutiques, rustic stonework farmhouses and traditional French bistros.
If you’re ready to enjoy a stunning summer in Samoëns, we’d love to hear from you today.