How to Find Us

Getting to Samoens and Chez Michelle

Chez Michelle is located in the small hamlet of Vallon d’en Bas, 900m from the centre of Samoens in the French Alpine region of Haute-Savoie. Samoens is only an hour’s drive (50km) from Geneva.

What’s the best way to get to Samoens?

By Air:

To Geneva-Cointrin Airport. British Airways, Swiss Air and low cost EasyJet all fly from London to Geneva with flight times approximately 75 minutes. Flights from many of the regional airports in the UK to Geneva airport are also available.

When you arrive at Geneva Airport you can either hire a car or we can arrange a car transfer service to Chez Michelle for you.

By Road

Follow the A40 motorway from Geneva to Chamonix. Exit No.18 to Cluses. Samoens is then only 20 minutes away (17km).

Samoens is about a 9-hour drive (545 miles) from Calais on peage motorways for most of the way. To work out a direct itinerary from Calais visit:

Road traffic information for Haute-Savoie: Tel. +33 (0)4 50 66 10 74

By Train

There are trains from Geneva, Lyon and Paris to Cluses SNCF railway station. You then need to get a coach, bus or taxi to Samoens.

For train information visit:

For coach and bus information visit:


Use the plus (+) symbol in the top left of the map below to get a close-up of the Grand Massif, Giffre Valley, Samoens and Chez Michelle. To move the page, click once and drag.