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Discover charming Samoens in the French Alps this summer

19th June 2017 Print

Located in the serenely beautiful French Alps, the charming village of Samoens is an idyllic summer holiday destination. Brimming with outdoor pursuits and abundant in stunning alpine views, those looking to explore untrodden and beautiful territory this summer won't find a better match. What is more, being just an hour's drive from Geneva – a short flight from the UK - makes Samoens the ideal location for a stress-free, high-culture break.

For adrenalin-junkie families and couples, the destination offers a broad range of adventurous outdoor activities. Travellers can take to the water with white-water rafting and water skiing, or explore the region's terrain with quad-biking and the latest activity to hit Samoens - E-fat biking. Allowing cyclists to take to the challenging mountains smoothly, the E-fat bikes are equipped with extra wide and durable tyres to ensure riders traverse the mountain terrain with ease. To get the most out of the bikes and the stunning scenery, book a fun session with a guide and tour the mountains like a pro!

Samoens isn't all about the fast-paced sports adventures though, since the destination's calm mountain provides the perfect setting for more relaxed pursuits too. Whether travellers are passionate about hiking, golfing, horse riding or playing classic French boules, Samoens has something to suit.  What is more, visitors can explore the relaxing offerings of the village after a day of fresh mountain air by indulging in a massage, enjoying a warming glass of local speciality Grolle after a delicious meal, or cosying up at the village's art deco cinema.

With 188 km of trails, 28 downhill slopes and 600 km of hiking tracks, Samoens is a paradise for outdoor enthusiasts.

For those looking to visit Samoens this summer, tour operator packages include:

Seven-Night, Self-Catering Package at La Reine Des Pres, From £184 Per Person

Peak Retreats is offering a seven-night self-catering break at La Reine des Pres from £184.00 per person. The luxury 4-star self-catered apartments can be found in the heart of Samoens and boast access to a private indoor heated swimming pool with Jacuzzis, saunas, steam room and fitness room. Price is based on four sharing a two-bedroom apartment and includes a standard midweek ferry crossing for one car with P&O from Dover to Calais, travelling from the UK on 1 July. 

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