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Airport Geneva international airport 60 km
Train station Cluses 17 km
Car Car advised

Activities near Grand Massif

Sports Tennis in town, Water sports, Horse riding, Skiing – property near ski resort
Great for Walking holidays, Rural or countryside holidays, Nightlife, Cycling holidays, Winter sun

How to get there

By Air:

* Geneva International Airport (GVA) is the closest at 45 mins from Samoens.

* There are frequent flights from UK airports - on Easyjet, Swiss Air and British Airways.

* Chambery Airport (CMF) and Lyon Airport (LYS) are two hours from Samoens.

By Rail:

* www.sncf.com +33 (0) 8 92 35 35 35

* There are regular high speed trains from Geneva to Cluses Railway station - St Gervais/Le Fayet line (which is 17km from Samoens).

* From there, buses are available to Samoens, at a cost of approximately €16.20 return. Alternatively, a taxi journey from Cluses to Samoens would be approximately €50.

* Another option is to travel on a TGV from Annecy to Cluses, then to Samoens using the above modes of transport.

By Road from Geneva:

* Follow the A40 Motorway to France. Exit at Junction 18, Signposted Cluses.

* Travel through Cluses, following signs for Taninges/Chatillon.

* Approximately 2km after passing Chatillon, the road bends and splits. Turn right, signposted Samoens.

* Continue on this road, through the village of Morillon. IGNORE the signs to Samoens, (as it is a longer route) and instead continue on the same road.

* At the end of the road, turn Left, crossing the bridge over Giffre River.

* Go straight at the roundabout, entering Samoens.

Other transport options:

* Hire a car from Geneva Airport (from experience, always hire from the Swiss side for ease, not the French side!).

*embark on scheduled SAT bus service to Samoens, at approximately €68 return, per person.

+33 (0) 4 50 34 40 09 or +33 (0) 4 50 37 22 13

Alternatively, use www.altibus.com. This service makes 4 departures daily.

+33 (0) 4 79 68 32 96

*use a taxi or a private transfer.

Taxi du Grand Massif + 33 (0) 50 34 90 90

€38 per adult (minimum of 2 persons).