Budget-friendly activities in Samoëns
Samoëns may be renowned for its luxury and thrilling French Alps adventures, but that is no reason to shy away from experiencing the spectacular sites when visiting on a tight budget. Whether you prefer to amass yourself in the gastronomic heritage or participate in the cultural escapades, here are some activities to indulge in during your stay.
Swimming in the local lakes
Samoëns is home to numerous lakes in the region, many of which can be accessed from your Samoëns luxury chalet. Lac Bleu, Morillon is one example that offers free lifeguarded swimming and a welcoming sandy beach among a host of other activities. If you love beach volleyball and fishing, this is a must-see destination. Designed for a family-friendly luxury holiday, Lac Bleu also comes with a children’s playground, making it an excellent experience for your young ones. Other memorable lakes to consider visiting include Le Lac des Gouilles Rouges, Le Lac aux Dames and Le Lac de Chambres, Samoëns.
Hiking in the valleys
With the extensive network of walking trails located just a few minutes from your Grand Massif luxury chalet, hiking is another budget-friendly activity to participate in. The Grand Massif lift network makes it possible to access areas such as the Le Lac de Vernant, Samoëns, allowing you to take in the breathtaking views of the mountainside. If you prefer taking things a bit easy, cultural guided tours will also be ideal, giving you room to learn more about the local villages.
Indulging in local events
Samoëns also hosts numerous events throughout the year, with most of these providing free access for visitors. During your stay here, you can expect music concerts and festivals to celebrate the region’s heritage and international acts to suit different tastes. In addition to this, you can also take part in wine and cheese tasting tours to sample some of the region’s exquisite food and drinks. Other events to be on the lookout for include village treasure hunts, pottery demonstrations and well-deserved yoga sessions for a relaxing end to your trip.
To get the best of these activities, book a stay at Ferme du Ciel. Our Samoëns luxury chalet is located at the heart of the French Alps, giving you plenty to experience for the perfect family-friendly getaway.