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Saas Fee A popular Swiss ski resort, Saas-Fee is often called “a diamond of the Alps”. This is a marvelously beautiful place with many attractions and traditional high quality service. Despite the fact that the majority of guests of the resort are alpine ski fans, it is worth spending several days there for absolutely everyone. Saas-Fee will be a great choice for travelers with kids. The resort works all year round, so it is possible to spend an unforgettable holiday in this magnificent place despite of the season.
Almost all the interesting events in Saas-Fee are related to sports. This is not surprising, because this is one of the few places in Switzerland where you can ski on a glacier all year … Open
Just like many other Alpine resorts, Saas-Fee appeared on a site of once a small historic village. It is worth mentioning that even nowadays the resort cannot be called big, but that is an advantage rather than a drawback as hordes of tourists don’t ruin the harmony of this beautiful place. Moreover, despite the size, the infrastructure of Saas-Fee is simply perfect. The local metro is known as the most high-mountain one in the world; it connects stations that are located 3,000 and 5,000 metres above the sea level. The absence of transport is one more advantage of the resort as because of this peculiarity the air is always fresh and clean there.
When it comes to describing infrastructure for winter sports, the resort deserves highest praise. The total length of routes for skiing is over 10 kilometres, the ski zone is conventionally divided into several parts that are served by a system of chairlifts, making skiing very comfortable. There are also some landmarks in the resort, so fans of excursions will not be bored or disappointed. Copyright
The Saas Valley was settled many centuries ago even though hardly more than two thousand people live in Saas-Fee today. It was mentioned in literary sources in the middle of the 13th century … Open
The top of Mittelallalin is the location of a magnificent ice grotto that occupies the area of 5,500 sq. kilometres. This man-made grotto is the biggest in the world and has been added to the Guinness World Records. This place is a mix of an interesting museum and an entertainment complex. Visitors are welcome to walk in spacious halls and observe marvelous, skillfully lighted ice statues. Children will enjoy the complex as there are several interesting attractions and rides, the most favorite of which being a labyrinth. There is even an ice chapel in the grotto, where couples are welcome to organize a wedding ceremony.
Saas Fee One more outstanding attraction of the area is located not far away from the grotto. This is the highest revolving mountain restaurant Allalin. While dining or resting in cozy atmosphere, guests will enjoy a 360 degree panorama of Switzerland as the restaurant makes one full rotation every hour. Numerous high class hotels with developed infrastructure are another advantage of the resort. Many hotels offer spa treatments and revitalizing techniques. The highest metro in the world, the biggest ice grotto in the world and the highest revolving mountain restaurant – even one of these attractions is enough to make a resort really popular. Finally, harmonious atmosphere and ideal conditions for active rest make Saas-Fee a must visit destination.
You should keep in mind that the movement of personal cars is completely prohibited in the village. Keep this in mind when choosing a hotel in Saas-Fee. The settlement occupies a rather … Open
As Saas Fe is a relatively small resort, it is very comfortable to explore its historical landmarks on foot. The Museum of Saas Fe is the best place to get acquainted with the history of the resort village. The museum is located in the southern part of the village where it occupies a very beautiful historical building. The venue exhibits a rich collection of historical artifacts including old photographs of the resort and trophies connected with its rich sports life. A significant part of the exhibition is dedicated to the culture and life of the indigenous people and the most famous residents of Saas Fe. There is a gorgeous church not far from the museum that has also kept the inimitable atmosphere of the past.
Saas Fee In warm months, guests of the resort are welcome to explore its picturesque mountain regions, admire gorgeous landscapes, and see interesting historical landmarks. Some mountain areas still have old water mills, many of which are still working. Every year, Saas Fe hosts numerous cultural and sports events that traditionally attract numerous visitors to the resort. In October, the resort welcomes annual snowboarding competitions, and the best sportsmen from all over the world come to Saas Fe to participate. December is the time for free riding competitions. This is also the time for the traditional ice sculpture festival.
Saas-Fee attracts travelers not only because of its top class ski routes, but also because of magnificent resort hotels, a stay in which will be truly unforgettable. Ferienart Resort & Spa … Open
Numerous sports competitions last in Saas Fe until the end of March, and April is the time for an interesting music festival. Fans of event tourism will find it particularly exciting to visit the resort during the Christmas holidays. This time of the year is always rich in various thematic events and sports competitions, colorful trade fairs, and interesting entertainment programs for children.
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Map of all castles
Survived castles around Saas-Fee
♥   Castle 'Savoy Castle' Gressoney-Saint-Jean, 39.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Graines Castle' Brusson, 43.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Tourbillon Castle Sion' Switzerland, 44.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Valère Basilica Switzerland' , 44.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Ussel Castle' Châtillon, 47.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all parks
National and city parks around Saas-Fee
♥   National Park 'Parco nazionale della Val Grande' , 41.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   World Heritage Site 'Swiss Alps Jungfrau-Aletsch' , 41.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'Parco nazionale del Gran Paradiso' , 80.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   World Heritage Site 'Monte San Giorgio' , 82.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Sights around Saas-Fee from our guide 'Extreme places on Earth'

Eiger Run Ski Slope

From the series “Top 13 Furious Ski Resorts and Pistes”
At present, the dangerous runway under the leadership of the Jungfrau Railroad, whose specialists claim that there are enough warning signs on the ski slope. The skiers, who are skiing for the first time on Eiger Run, should do the best with the guide. Here one can literally stumble on flat ground and be seriously injured. And the reason for this is not slippery ice, but the old railroad tracks. … Read further

Wengen Resort

From the series “Top 13 Furious Ski Resorts and Pistes”
One of the most attractive features of Wengen is its unique ecology. There is no traffic on the health resort, so the air is always very fresh. Usually, the ski season starts in the middle of December and lasts until the end of April. The guests of the spa resort have a great choice of entertainment, which is not limited to skiing. All year round, the special curling hall and ice rink are open. And in the summer, the tennis courts and the Minigolf fields are available to the health resort guests. Wengen also has the typical entertainment infrastructure and is a location for restaurants, colorful bars and discos, a cinema and even a concert hall. … Read further

Tortin Ski Slope

From the series “Top 13 Furious Ski Resorts and Pistes”
For this reason, the extreme sports fans prefer to visit the health resort in the spring when the snow begins to melt or in autumn, when it has not yet hidden all the special features of the 'black' slopes. The health resort Verbier also offers many opportunities for freeriding. However Verbier was known worldwide precisely because of the 'Torin' runway. … Read further
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It will welcome its first guests in 2024. 313 rooms of various categories will be available, the interior of rooms and hotel spaces will become one of the main features of the high-class hotel. When decorating the rooms, it is planned to use local textiles, which are famous for their high quality and are considered to be one of the best in the world. Read this


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