Nicknamed “The Pearl of the Alps”, the alpine resort of Saas-Fee is located in Saas valley, in Valais, Switzerland. Dominated by a cirque of thirteen peaks over 4000 metres, it is situated at 1800 meters altitude. It has the distinction of being a village without a car. A shuttle service regular transfer to and from the TGV train station of Visp. With a rate of sunshine than 80% and almost 100% snow coverage in winter and in summer guaranteed, it attracts all lovers of snow 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.
The indoor activities are not lacking, cultural or sporting. The museum of Saas and the museum of the Bakery delight small and large. You can practice climbing in the cellar and the leisure centre Bielen is home to a tennis hall, a badminton court, a swimming pool, a sauna and a steam bath, ping-pong tables and a pool table. You can also go bowling or go watch a movie in a swimming pool in one of the luxurious hotels in the village. Saas-Fee, knowing preserve its traditions and its buildings in the typical charm of the region can also offer modern infrastructure and top of the range.
It is a place you must see during your stay in Saas-Fee : the largest ice cave in the world under the glacier Allalin, accessible with the Metro Alpin.
The resort has over a hundred restaurants where you can taste the local specialities such as rösti, raclette, assiette valaisanne, “gsottus” or “cholera”.
For a holiday with the family or in a group, consider the ski resort of Saas-Fee, you will also cherish the wonderful memories.