Samoëns is probably one of the most beautiful ski areas of France and has the unique brand 'Monument Historiques'. Samoëns is an old monumental village offering a broad variety of activities in nice surroundings. In the village there are no ski lifts situated, but can be found at 2.5 km in the village named Vercland.
The area of Samoëns (and Les Carroz) are very suitable for beginners, as they offer gentle blue and red slopes. The experienced skiers finds also some challenging mogul slopes on the Aigle Noir.
For snowboarders the area of Flaine is recommended, offering a half pipe and a boarder cross. Between Samoëns and Sixt there is also a great offer of cross-country trails and for hikers there is around 10 km of hiking paths available and 60 km for snowshoeing.