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    Best summer Alpine activities

    We might currently be in the depths of winter, but that doesn’t need to stop us planning for the more hospitable climes! With the sun out, the Alps offer a range of activities, some of which simply aren’t possible when […]

     
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    Samoëns isn’t just a winter wonderland

    When most people think about the French Alps, they envision snow-capped mountains, skiing by day and hot tubbing by night. In reality, this season only lasts from December until April. Once the snow melts and the region reveals its other […]

     
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    Ideal family excursions in the Samoëns

    Households holidaying in the French Alps can appreciate enviable vacations packed with activities and learning journeys for younger family members. At the luxurious Ferme du Ciel chalet, parents travelling with their children will find little ones are well catered for […]

     
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    Why cycling in Samoëns is so special

    France is famed for its cycling. The Tour de France is the world’s most famous two-wheeled event and it passes by Samoëns regularly. But it’s not just elite cyclists who take in the area’s beauty and stunning cycling routes. Samoëns […]

     
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    Ferme du Ciel: 4 Reasons to Stay at the Samoëns Luxury Chalet

    Choosing where to stay in the French Alps is simple when you uncover the Ferme du Ciel, our luxury catered chalet in Samoëns, Le Grand Massif. The Ferme du Ciel is a beautifully renovated Savoyard barn and is situated in […]

     
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    Slides, sledging and more – check out Grand Massif’s pleasure zones

    A stay in Samoëns opens up some of the best skiing in the Alps. Grand Massif is the fifth biggest ski destination in Europe, but you’ll find so much more than stunning ski slopes here. Not only are there 139 […]

     
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    Why Easter is the perfect time to ski at spectacular Samoëns

    Easter falls in early April in 2021 which is the perfect time to make the most of France’s most appealing ski resort. The picturesque old town of Samoëns makes a beautiful base from which to hit the 265 km of […]

     
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    Stunning Samoëns is the perfect Alpine retreat for non-skiers

    Samoëns is not just a ski resort. The beautiful commune, 710 metres above sea level in the Vallée du Giffre, is an ancient medieval town which just happens to offer a gateway to some of the best skiing in the […]

     
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    3 Le Grand Massif locations to check out when in Samoens

    Samoens is well-known to ski connoisseurs globally for its stunning views, awesome skiing and brilliant white snow. For this reason, more and more people are beginning to head to this part of the world for a holiday. It actually sits […]

     
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    Christmas in Samoens? 3 things you must experience

    If you are planning a Christmas break with family or friends, beautiful Samoens in the Grand Massif is a great choice. Known primarily for its safe feel, gorgeous architecture and superb skiing, it is a popular winter sports location. It […]