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Skiing & ski rental in Samoëns

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Samoëns: a winter sports paradise in Le Grand Massif

Skiing for everyone – families, advanced snow sports pros or gold medallists

Samoëns is a charming mountain village in the French Alps, in the heart of the Haut-Giffre region. Situated at the foot of Aiguille de Criou (2,207 metres above sea level), the village offers an impressive mountain panorama – and it’s only 45 minutes by car from the city of Geneva.

Samoëns ski resort also boasts great offers for families: In addition to six very easy and eight easy and medium-difficulty slopes, 14 lifts quickly take you up into the ski resort and to your next descent.

By the way: Samoëns ski resort, together with the winter sports resorts of Morillon, Les Carroz, Sixt, Fer à Cheval and Flaine, forms the Le Grand Massif ski region – one of the largest and most beautiful ski areas in France. Another exciting piece of information: French gold medalist Antoine Deneriaz practised his turns in Le Grand Massif for many years.

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INTERSPORT Rent shops in Samoëns

You’ll find our INTERSPORT Rent shop in the heart of Samoëns ski resort – or more specifically, at La Grande Rue. And our range of first-rate winter sports equipment is grand as well! Whether you need skis, snowboards, touring skis or ski helmets and avalanche equipment: Our RENTertainers have got you covered.

Do you already know which skis you need or which ski helmet you would like to get? Then you can conveniently book your equipment online. With just a few clicks, you can easily select and reserve the desired items. When you arrive in Samoëns, all you have to do is pick up your gear!

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More about the ski resort

Samoëns ski resort is known for its family-friendly offers. In the immediate vicinity of the village, very easy and slightly more challenging slopes invite families to enjoy relaxed days of skiing. No wonder that young beginner skiers feel right at home in Samoëns. Those who still need a little support can take advantage of the extensive range of ski schools on site – and have the pros teach them how to master a perfect turn!

Listen up, freeriders! Samoëns is also known for its beautiful off-piste descents. You’ll have numerous opportunities to slash the pow at the resort. For the perfect off-piste experience, we recommend lighter, wider skis that help you smoothly glide through the fresh powder snow.


What’s waiting for you in Samoëns?

  • a total of 265 km of ski runs (including the slopes of Morillon, Les Carroz, Sixt Fer à Cheval and Flaine)
  • 14 lifts, plus other cable cars in the Le Grand Massif ski area
  • 2 sledging runs for a change from skiing
  • numerous winter hiking trails and snowshoe trails
  • 1 ice rink in the village centre
  • diverse winter sports activities you can do off the slopes – among them, dog sledding, cross-country skiing, fat biking and skijoring
  • 6 designated freeride zones and 18 fun areas

Skiing in Samoëns is right for you if ...

… you are looking for a ski area that is suitable for seasoned skiers as well as beginners and children.

… you love freeriding. Six designated off-piste slopes offer pure powder joy and, on sunny days, impressive scenic views of the French mountains in Le Grand Massif.

… you crave variety when skiing or snowboarding: Thanks to the merger of the ski areas Morillon, Les Carroz, Sixt Fer à Cheval, Flaine and Samoëns, there are 265 kilometres of ski runs for you to explore.

… you want to enjoy relaxing moments in nature on a winter hike in the French Alps.

… you would like to brush up on your freestyle skills. At the various snow parks and fun areas, you’ll have numerous opportunities to do so. Give the jumps, rails and pipes a try – it’s worth it!

© Christian Martelet


Our RENTertainers recommend

Budding freestyle pros can try their hand at the obstacles at Ze SeptiSnake beginner area near Samoëns. The Grand Massif Express cable car takes you up the mountain. In the middle section of the descent, you will find the action-packed fun area for youngsters.

Good to know: A drag lift was installed in this area so that little park rats won’t lose any time practising their "tricks" and jumps.

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