• Sport

VTT Walks in the mountain using the skilifts to Samoëns 1600

Thanks to the opening of skilifts this summer, you can go walking with your family and discover some different, breathtaking panoramic views with any strenuous effort beforehand.

Sport VTT Walks in the mountain using the skilifts to Samoëns 1600 Samoëns


Departing from Samoëns (74340)
Average length : 01h15
Total elevation gain : 174m
Distance : 6km
Signed walking trail
Animals allowed

When you want a chance to relax and get close to nature, take advantage of the skilifts and enjoy some easy walking in stunning scenery. Regain your sense of well-being in the serenity and peace of higher altitudes as you walk through alpine pastures and along the shores of lakes. In fact, why not do a spot of fishing while you're there?
Looking for ideas for easy walks in constantly-changing scenery? Leaving Samoëns behind, you can get a wonderful view of Mont-Blanc from the Tête des Saix. From there, head for La Combe de Gers with its lake and gîte-cum-restaurant, then return to Samoëns or Sixt Fer-à-Cheval.
Itinerary for guidance only.

Way and back
Total elevation gain : 174m
Altitude max : 720m


At the top of the Grand Massif Express gondola.

Map references

TOP25 IGN 3530 ET

Topoguides references

12 family walks from the Samoëns Tourist Office.

Further informations

Stone, Ground

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    New in 2010: take advantage of the opening of the Chariande Express twice a week this summer and explore some new areas on the slopes.


    Animals allowed
    Not adapted to strollers

    Allowed only.

    Period of practice

    From 03/06 to 28/08.

    • Pets welcome
    • Public WC


    Grand Massif Express 74340 Samoëns
    Departing from : Samoëns (74340)
    Latitude : 46.076327 - Longitude : 6.720371

    At the entrance to Samoëns, coming from Morillon.

    Moving across the city : Les Carroz-d'Arâches (74300), Sixt-Fer-à-Cheval (74740), Samoëns (74340), Morillon (74440)
    Information update on 07/05/2022 by Office de Tourisme de Samoëns