3 awesome spring activities to enjoy in Samoens

Although winter is lovely, there is nothing like the first flourish of spring to lift your spirits. This is a magical time of year anywhere but especially in Samoens. This charming town in Le Grand Massif really comes alive in spring – which makes it a great place to holiday in. Many people though think resorts like this are mainly geared up for winter activities and warmer months see them without much to offer. This is just not true! Samoens is just as exciting and thrilling in spring as it is during the rest of the year.

But what are some of the best spring activities to enjoy here?


One top activity around Samoens in spring is cycling. There really is nothing like hopping on a bike to enjoy some exercise in the beautiful surrounding landscape and get some fresh air in your lungs. The region in and around Samoens is well-known in France for offering some of the best cycling routes in the country. The major draw is the huge choice of routes to try – from mountain roads to paths that take you through forests or valleys. For the truly adventurous, the tough Col de Joux-Plane is a famous ride to check out in the region.


Once spring comes, then Samoens transforms from a winter wonderland into a hiker’s paradise. Samoens itself and the surrounding Le Grand Massif area have many fabulous trails to wander along. In the spring, these are especially inviting because you can revel in the warmer temperatures as you go. Of course, the scenery along these routes is also stunning, with the chance to see nature springing into life after winter. Whether you head into the Alps or walk along the banks of the Giffre, you will not be disappointed.

Explore Samoens and the surrounding area

Of course, not everyone wants to be overly active when they go on holiday! If you want to instead chill out and relax a little, Samoens is perfect. If you do fancy heading out for a wander around in the Spring weather, you will be sure to love the authentic feel of Samoens itself. It is also worth planning a few day trips when here to other places in the region. Evian, for example, is not far away and Geneva is close enough to pay a visit too.

Book your Samoens luxury chalet today

If the above has inspired you to visit Samoens in the spring, why not book online with Ferme du Ciel today? Our luxury chalet is the perfect Samoens accommodation and will give you the ideal base to enjoy spring in Le Grand Massif from. We also now have a fully flexible cancellation policy. Book online or message us at info@fermeduciel.com for more details.

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