Duty-free shopping experience Samnaun

Top brands at attractive prices - that's what awaits you in the Alpine brand paradise of Samnaun. Probably the highest shopping mall in Europe, it offers something for every taste, from jewelry to edibles to tobacco. Thanks to the duty-free zone, best prices are guaranteed.
In Samnaun zollfrei Parfum und Kosmetik einkaufen.
Shoppen Sie in Samnaun zollfrei Uhren und Schmuck.
In Samnaun können Sie zollfrei Sport- und Modeartikel kaufen.
Erwerben Sie in Samnaun zollfrei Spirituosen.
Profitieren Sie im zollfreien Samnaun von vergünstigten Tabakprodukten.
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Perfume & Cosmetics

You can buy all this duty-free in Samnaun - and much more!

Dior, Hugo Boss, Estee Lauder - the list of perfume and cosmetic brands you can get in Samnaun is long. In search of a new fragrance or the right lipstick? You will find it here.
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Watches & Jewellery

Whether an unusual showpiece or an elegant classic - in the Samnaun shops you will find traditional brands such as IWC Schaffhausen, Rolex or Omega as well as trendy labels like Thomas Sabo.
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Boutiques. Sports & Fashion

Equip yourself with the perfect skiwear or browse through the chic fashion boutiques. The attractive prices make the heart of every fashion fan beat faster.
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You will certainly find fine wines in Samnaun. About 20 shops offer beer, wine or spirits in a variety of variations.
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Tobacco and Cigarettes

In Samnaun you can buy the best cigars in the world. From brands such as Davidoff or Don Pepin My Father to Flor de Selva there is the right option for every preference. Also available: cigarettes.
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Useful downloads

Here you can find our shopping guide and restaurant guide

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Beachten Sie in Samnaun die Zollbedingungen.

Customs regulations

Even though Samnaun is duty free, there are still some legal regulations to be observed. Here you will find the most important information summarised for a carefree shopping experience.
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Duty-free paradise since 1892

Until 1912 Samnaun was only accessible via the only access road via Austria. This led to the fact that the Samnauner traded goods with the neighbouring Tyrol. This changed abruptly with the introduction of customs in 1848. Now all goods which were transported across the border had to be cleared through customs. The Samnauner defended themselves against this - with success. The Federal Council decided in 1892 that Samnaun would be duty-free. This status was also retained on Swiss territory in 1912 with the opening of the Samnaun road from Martina to Samnaun; the village in Graubünden still enjoys this status today - as the only region in Switzerland.

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In Samnaun zollfrei einkaufen ist seit 1892 möglich.

From the history of Samnaun

Duty free - how does a village get this status? Historical reasons are responsible for this. Further historical facts about Samnaun can be found under the following link:
More about the history
Einkaufen in Samnaun
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Opening hours shops

Duty-free shopping is possible in Samnaun 7 days a week. The high alpine shopping paradise leaves nothing to be desired.

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Travelling by car

Did you come to Samnaun by car? This is worth twice as much for you:

Einkaufen in Samnaun

Perhaps the highest customs office in Europe.

Crossing borders on skis

The border between Switzerland and Austria runs right through the middle of the Silvretta Ski Arena Samnaun/Ischgl. The customs office is located directly on the slopes at 2756 meters above sea level - making it probably the highest customs office in Europe. Via the two duty-free runs, as the valley runs are called in Samnaun, one reaches the approximately 40 duty-free stores in the Samnaun valley on a direct route. The duty-free paradise Samnaun records up to 5,000 winter sports enthusiasts who make the valley descent from Ischgl to Samnaun every day during the winter high season. Those who comply with the customs regulations do not have to fear the control of customs operations manager Patrick Wolf and team.  

«Smuggling» can also be done playfully and completely legally in the ski area: There are three different «smuggler rounds» across the entire ski area - this is the name of the tracking competition with attractive prizes. 

Zollfrei einkaufen in Samnaun, Schweiz.

People and stories

Mathias Leipold in seinem Reich
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If Samnaun were a fragrance

Perfumer Mathias Leipold

In addition to watches, jewelry and cigarettes, Samnaun has made a name for itself with exclusive perfumes. A portrait of perfumer Mathias Leipold.

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Lovers of pleasures

Sommelier Christian Heis

A portrait of one of Switzerland's first sake sommeliers: Christian Heis.

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