Nicknamed "The Pearl of the Alps", the Saas-Fee ski resort is located in the Saas Valley, in the Valais, in Switzerland. Dominated by a circus of thirteen peaks of more than 4000 metres, it is located at 1,800 meters altitude. She has the distinction of being a car-free village. A regular shuttle service ensures the transfer to and from the train station TGV of Visp. With a rate of 80% sunshine and almost 100% snow guaranteed winter or summer, it attracts lovers of winter sports.
Its ski area extends over 150 kilometers of pistes, of which 32 kilometers dedicated to cross-country skiing between 1800 and 3600 metres altitude. Nearly 22 ski lifts allow to connect, including the famous Metro Alpine underground funicular, the highest in the world, which leads to a revolving restaurant where you can enjoy a magnificent panorama. It is also possible to ski in the summer on the 20 km of pistes of the glacier.
The tracks are suitable both for beginners, amateurs and seasoned children can very easily learn to ski in the Snow Park dedicated to them. A Freestyle park for beginners and professionals is located at 2500 meters of altitude. It is moved on the glacier in summer and autumn.
You can also enjoy the bobsleigh, luge, snowshoeing, snowboarding, ice climbing or go hiking.
There is also no shortage of indoor activities, cultural or sporting. The Saas Museum and the Bakery Museum will delight young and old alike. Climbing can be practiced in the cellar and the Bielen leisure centre houses a covered tennis court, badminton court, swimming pool, sauna and hammam, table tennis tables and a pool table. You can also go bowling or watch a movie in a swimming pool in one of the village's luxurious hotels. Saas-Fee, while preserving its traditions and buildings with the typical charm of the region, can also offer modern and top-of-the-range infrastructures.
It is a must see place during your stay in Saas-Fee: the largest ice cave in the world under the Allalin Glacier, accessible by the Alpine Metro.
The station has more than one hundred restaurants where you can enjoy local specialities such as the Rösti, raclette, Valaisan plate, the "gsottus" or the "cholera".
For family or group holidays, think of Saas-Fee ski resort, you will have wonderful memories.