Snowshoeing, ski touring, dog-sledging, ice-climbing, Via Ferrata climbing (depending on the weather)…
2 sledging tracks are available:-
Sledging track of the Cirque du Fer a Cheval:
In the heart of the great site of the Cirque du Fer aCheval, come enjoy a securely laid out sledging track for unparalleled family fun. Great laughter and wonderful scenery are awaiting you!
- Sledging track of Salvagny:
Located at the edge of the beginner's slope of fontaines, in the hamlet of Salvagny, below the Kindergarten, this track is also securely laid out for small children. You can keep an eye on the older ones skiing on the fontaines ski run while the smallest are having great fun sledging!
Samoens Dog sledding
Information on the rides (20 to 30 mn long)
Before the winter season :
During the winter (since december 22nd):
Tel: 0033 4 50 96 64 19
Reservation at the nordic area's reception of the Samoëns tourist office.
Adult 40 €
Children (from 4 to 10 years of age, accompanied by an adult) 20 €
Children under 4 years of age, accompanied by an adult Free
Sixt Mountain activities
Ski touring, Vallée Blanche, rock climbing, ice climbing, via ferrata ...
Bureau des Guides et Accompagnateurs de la Vallée du Giffre
Tel : +33 (0)4 50 34 43 12
Internet : www.guidesmontagnes.com
Samoens Parapente / Paragliding
Les Tontons Volants
Opposite Grand Massif Express - Samoëns
Tel : +33 (0)4 50 89 82 30
Over 100 km of signposted footpaths providing access to 5 mountain huts and conservation areas: “Cirque du Fer a Cheval”, the Cascade “du Rouget”, the “Gorges des Tines”
Sixt Fer à Cheval is one of France's main icefalls site. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced sportsman, you will find around 60 routes from 40 to 500 m awaiting you. It is strongly recommended to go with a mountain guide who knows this uncommon, extremely weather-dependent activity well. The area of the small valley of Sales is perfect for initiation. The scenery is spectacular and the conditions perfect. The area of the Cirque du Fer à Cheval is more athletic and offers ascents up to grade 7.
Le Bureau des Guides de Sixt Fer à Cheval
Tél: 0033 4 30 07 66 63
Library in Sixt Fer à Cheval is open all year long.
Outside school holidays - Every Wednesday and Saturday from 5.30pm to 6.30pm.
During school holidays: Every evening from Monday to Friday from 5.30pm to 6.30pm
0,70€ per book
Every Wednesday morning (from 8am to 13H), year round, will wander about the market in Samoëns Savoie. You will find all products of our region as well as numerous articles and household textiles, and accessories.
Wednesday evening, from 16H.
Sixt Guided tours
The various guided tours for both individual and for groups, by the Heritage Guides for Pays de Savoie Sixt Fer à Cheval you will discover much of this history and enter the abbey. A circuit of the chapels can tour the nine small buildings of which two are in the mountains, one in the village d’alpage des fonts, the other in l’alpage de Sales.
Most activities take place in the nearby villages of Samoens and Morillon
Sixt Tourist Office
Tel +33 450 34 49 36
www.sixtferacheval.com or check www.samoens.com
All the above information is for information only. For the most up-to-date information please visit the resort tourist office website. All prices for activities are in local currency (€ Euros) and are bookable and payable locally in resort.
Out of season opening hours:
Open everyday from 9.30 to 12.30 a.m. and 2 to 5.30 p.m. (except on Sundays and Mondays and bank holidays).
In season opening hours:
Open everyday from 9.30 to 12.30 a.m. and 3 to 6 p.m.