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Jardin Botanique
La Jaysinia - a botanical garden in the heart of SamoŽns

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Lilium bulbiferum. One of the alpin flowers that can be seen in the botanical garden.

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Symposium International de Sculpture 2010

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'La Maison de Marie Louise' - a curiosity shop in the village

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Fireworks in the village - 14th July, 2012

SamoŽns
In the heart of the Grand Massif, the alpine market town of SamoŽns in France, has developed along the Giffre river. The village, well known for its stone masons, has greatly preserved a traditional architectural style. In and around the village you will find sculptured balconies; stone fountains; sundials; wooden chalets and even bread ovens beside old farmhouses.
SamoŽns offers the holidaymaker the very best summer and winter activities for all the family.

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The 100th anniversary of 'La Jaˇsinia'  botanical garden. Celebrated in 2006     

IN WINTER:
Over 270km of ski slopes within view of the Mont Blanc are available for the novice and experienced skiers’ to enjoy. Cross-country skiing slopes take you through pine forests and breathtaking scenery. You can walk through the snowfields and discover the area by wearing snowshoes or by taking a ride on a dog-sleigh.

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The 'Tete ŗ l'Ane' mountain (the Donkey's Head!)

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76 kilometers of cross country skiing in magnificent scenery

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The 'Grande Odyssťe' in SamoŽns - An international dog-sleigh race held last January (2012)

IN SUMMER:
In the summer, SamoŽns is a great place to practice mountain sports such as mountain climbing and walking. There are over 72km of track for mountain bikers’ with routes that twist and turn through the countryside and forests. You can take a raft or a canoe down the Giffre River or, if you prefer, follow the river on foot or on horseback. To enjoy real birds’-eye view of the mountains, you can take to the air with a delta-plane or a parachute.

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Paragliding in SamoŽns

CULTERAL SAMOENS:
SamoŽns is well known for its artistic and cultural heritage. You will discover tiny unspoilt villages around the town with their chapels and wayside shrines. The botanical garden "La Jaˇssinia" presents over 8000 mountain plants from all over the world amongst a magnificent woodland setting with waterfalls and fountains.

SAMOENS NATURE:
For nature lovers' SamoŽns is an un-spoilt, pollution-free Garden of Eden. The magnificent valley and mountains in and around SamoŽns are home for an immense variety of flora and fauna.

FOR SMALL CHILDREN
The nursery welcomes childreen years from January to June, even as early as 3 months. Tel.: 04 50 34 13 96.

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Address
Pascale Jaˇ
Chez Pascale
Plampraz
74340 SamoŽns
Haute Savoie, France


Tel.: +33 (0)4 50 34 97 67
Port.:
+33 (0)6  72 80 09 14
chezpascale@yahoo.fr
GPS:
Latitude: 46į5'31.18"N
Longitude: 6į42'28.24"E

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