An almost Mediterranean microclimate, unique flora, and plenty of destinations for day trips - no place is lovelier in the summer than the Saas Valley, with its stunning views of glaciers and eighteen majestic, 4000 m mountain peaks. But don’t worry - Saas - Fee is not just for mountaineers. With 350 km of hiking trails to explore, Alpine golf to play, folklore evenings to enjoy and tame marmots to feed - you’ll forget your everyday touring in no time! And if you love sun, the Saas Valley is the place for you! Our unique microclimate means we have fabulous sunny weather on four days out of five. And there are so many ways to enjoy the sun, too - dining in the world’s highest revolving restaurant, strolling alongside idyllic Kreuzboden Lake, or just marveling at the most spectacular landscape in all of the Alps.
The winters in Saas Valley are real winters - and the summers are real summers! on four days out of five the sun smiles down on the valley, and thanks to the cableways - which you can ride fro free in summer - the 4000 m mountains peaks surrounding the valley seem almost close enough to touch.
With every breath you take, you can feel the pure mountain air, and enjoy the delicate fragrance of the rare flowers that grow here even at 4500 m altitude thanks to our sheltered microclimate. This unique climate is also the reason why our larch forests - famous for their lush green in summer and their lovely gold in autumn - extend higher up than any other forests in the Alps.
Whether you want action of relaxation - discover a refreshingly different kind of summer in the the „Pearl of the Alps“!
The „Families Welcome“ quality seal confirms what kids have always known. Holidays don’t get any better than in the Free Republic of Holidays Saas-Fee.
There’s the enormous ice grotto, the petting zoo in Waldhüs Bodmen and our Fairytale Trail, which brings to life exciting stories from the Saas-Valley, Little ones love the Hannig play area and the big Hohsi expedition with its many handicraft bases. Hohsiland offers kids plenty of active fun with suspension bridges and climbing walls. For even more thrills there’s the adventure forest, for kids and adults, where they can swing from three to tree like Tarzan! But the highlight ti to be found a whole 650 m higher: In Spielboden you can feed our free roaming marmots with peanuts and carrots. These cure little critters will stock up on food for winter whilst you stock up on great family moments for your photo album - you’ll treasure you memories of your holidays in Saas-Fee.
Saas Fee piloted the "Alliance in the Alps" project back in 1996. Now over 200 Alpine municipalities have signed up to the alliance. Toghether the work to ensure that the Alpine Convention’s objectives for sustainable development in the Alpine region are accomplished. www.alpinallianz.org
In June 2002, Saas-Fee was warded with prestigious „Energy Town“ status. The accolade is reserved for communities that make an outstanding contribution towards sustainability and has been given to Saas-Fee for its energy and transport policy. Saas-Fee takes the environmental protection very seriously. Particle filters on wood-burning fireplaces have made Saas-Fee virtually finde dust-free and 100 percent of the community’s electricity - even fro the lifts and cableways - comes from hydropower erected in the Valais. No other Swiss residential area and tourist destination makes such around use of green electricity. ww.energiestadt.ch
1. Guaranteed snow and therefore guaranteed skiing and snowboarding in summer and in winter
2. One of the most charming und authentic villages in the Alpes with breathtaking views of eighteen four thousand meter peaks
3. The world’s highest revolving restaurant
4. The world’s biggest ice grotto
5. 350 km hiking trails in summer
6. Historical hamlets with up to 500-year old wooden houses
7. View point for the eighteen 4000 meter peaks
8. First community in Switzerland with 100 % green electricity
9. The highest underground train in the world
10. Europe’s most impressive zip line
Four more information about Saas-Fee, Events, Skilifts and much more visit www.saa-fee.ch