Winter or summer, Saas-Fee is the ideal base for your Swiss mountains activity holiday. There are many different winter sports and cultural activities for all ages on offer in the villages and mountains surrounding Saas-Fee. They can be easily accessed using the Saas Valley’s excellent network of buses and cableways.
The SaasPass is described as the “Citizen’s Passport of the Free Republic of Holidays”, giving winter visitors helpful discounts on ski passes, night sledging, ski school courses, mountain cableways, bus travel, and local restaurants.
Snow is always guaranteed in the Saas Valley, thanks to its high altitude. Arriving in Saas-Fee village you will find stunning mountain scenery and a winter wonderland of activities. Saas-Fee was named Best Swiss Ski Resort in 2012 so, both on the slopes and off, you are guaranteed a memorable and magical vacation.
Challenging Downhill Slopes in Saas-Fee
Skiers will be spoilt for choice among Saas-Fee’s 22 lifts and 100 km of prepared pistes. Because Chalet-Alpenhof is only 30 metres from the Alpine Express ski lift, you can jump out of bed and set out on your ski adventure every morning without delay. Just 5 minutes away by bus in Saas-Grund you will find additional ski runs. Whether you are an amateur or an expert, you will have fun on the exciting and challenging slopes of Saas-Fee!
Ski Schools in Saas-Fee
If you or any of your party need lessons, Saas-Fee has its own Eskimo ski school and the Saas-Almagell Ski School in the next village offers private and group lessons in skiing, snowboarding, big foot skiing and cross-country skiing.
Kids’ Skiing in Saas-Fee
Saas-Fee has gentle, sunny ski slopes that are great for children to develop their skiing skills, with beginner rails and roller kickers so that they can try out freestyling. The kids’ fun park in Saas-Fee includes a magic carpet to take skiers back up the hill, a slalom run where kids can practice alongside comical characters, and even a snow carousel. In Saas-Grund, the Hohsi Snowland is a snow kingdom designed for children, and there is also the Furggstalden children’s park in Saas-Almagell.
Equipment Hire in Saas-Fee
You can rent or buy skis, boots and clothing in Saas-Fee at a number or stores, including:
Cross-Country Skiing or Nordic Walking in Saas-Fee
With their excellent cross-country ski trails, Saas-Fee and Saas-Grund are the ideal places to try out this alternative to Alpine skiing.
Unlimited Winter Hiking in Saas-Fee
There are 60 km of well-maintained winter hiking paths throughout the Saas Valley. The Saas-Fee winter hiking pass offers winter hikers freedom to explore the stunning mountain scenery for six consecutive days, including free use of all the cableways in the Saas Valley. It is also fun to walk around the village, which is a car-free zone.
Freestyle & Snowboarding in Saas-Fee
The Hohsaas Winter Paradise offers fun for freestyle skiers, while the Fun Park located below the Kreuzboden is a great place for snowboarders and free-skiers to try out new jumps and tricks.
Sledging & Tobogganing in Saas-Fee
As an alternative to downhill skiing, why not try the the 11-km-long toboggan run from Kreuzboden to Saas-Grund, or the nail-biting sledge route from Hannig. Night sledging offers an additional thrill!
Fabulous Aprés Ski in Saas-Fee
Check out the local restaurants, spas, dance clubs and bars in Saas-Fee village.
To be sure of your memorable winter vacation in Saas-Fee, reserve your dates at the resort’s premier luxury apartment Chalet Alpenhof – book with us today!