The Giffre valley is at the heart of the
Haute Savoie, 30 minutes from Chamonix, Morzine, Geneva.
It's a touristic valley, which has succeeded
in keeping its Savoyard charm, suitable for
all the family, for those who love sport, or for those who need
peace and tranquility.
In summer, as well as winter, the valley
has an abundance of sporting, cultural and relaxing activities...
The old market town of Samoëns, with
its solid old buildings and the work of its famous stonemasons,
is labelled "th Home of Art and History".
In winter the ski resorts of the Grand Massif
will be open to you; resorts which offer 250 kms of slopes
for all levels and styles of ski-ing. .
For the non-skier, the valley
offers superb trekking on snowshoes or on cross-country skis.
You will be able to discover the valley thanks to the different
activities offered by the Tourist Office.
In summer the ski resort transforms itself
into a vast playground for all nature lovers.
Trekking in the forests, by bike or on foot, bathing in the swimming
pool or in the lakes, fishing or just relaxing.
Our valley is perfect for the sporty, for those who just want to
rest, for children or for those who thirst
for exploration and culture.
You can visit the Samoëns site: click