The hidden gems of Samoens
Samoens is one of the most popular ski destinations in Europe. Perfect for beginners and more experienced skiers, this snowy wonderland is the ideal place to enjoy the slopes. Beautifully convenient, this gorgeous destination is located just one hour from Geneva airport.
But if you need a little break from all that exercise, Samoens also boasts some hidden gems that not every visitor may know about. Perfect for those who want to pick up a souvenir, celebrate a special occasion in style, and get to know the heart of this gorgeous place. Read on to find out what treasures you could uncover in sensational Samoens.
L’Atelier de Puce
If you want to take a piece of your Samoens holiday home with you, this picturesque pottery studio near Mathonex is a must-visit. You will meet the uniquely talented potter, Cecile, and see her workspace – you can even watch a demonstration. Ideal for those who want to experience true local flavour and love to take home one-of-a-kind gifts.
La SepThemontaine Tea and Coffee House
Hailed by happy customers as the best tea and coffee shop in Samoens, this cosy spot is a wonderful choice if you need to relax after an outdoorsy day. With a selection of coffees, cakes and loose leaf teas, there are even gluten and dairy-free options. Enjoy a very literal taste of the area.
If you want a little change from skiing, snowshoeing is an excellent alternative. You can explore the marked trails around the area and even hire an expert guide so you can dive deep into the forests. With some guided tours, you will be able to go at night and can taste delicious local fondue in a yurt. One for the adventurous souls among your party.
Perhaps the greatest hidden gem in beautiful Samoens could be your very own Grand Massif luxury chalet. Staying here, you will be nestled in the French Alps with glorious views of Mont Blanc. You may enjoy the modern touches of luxury so much you’ll struggle to leave!
Don’t delay – your magical Samoens ski break awaits.