Saas-Fee is a Swiss ski resort and is a part of the Saastal ski is. It is located close to the glaciers of the Dom and the Allalinhorn, providing winter sports opportunities throughout the year. Also, snow conditions in this area are usually first class.
Saas-Fee is also known as “the pearl of the Alps” having an original alpine charm. This is an old, quaint and traffic free resort and is also recognized as one of Swiss family friendly ski resorts. Because of its altitude and aspect, Saas-Fee has a long ski season and there's also skiing on the glacier in summer, so you can enjoy the winter all year through.
Getting here is very easy by using Saas-Fee transfer from the airport – you will get here in just two hours.
Saas-Fee ski area is one of Europe's highest – max vertical altitude is 1700 meters. There are three main ski areas in Saas-Fee resort – Felskinn, the Platten and the Längfluh. Resort has 100 km of piste ski runs with 35 individual runs:
- 5 black pistes;
- 14 red pistes;
- 13 blue pistes.
The ski area is more suitable form intermediate and advanced skiers, but beginners can use a large plateau right next to the village, where they can learn technique and become better skiers.
For cross-country skiers there are 8 km of trails around Saas-Fee, also having further 26 km of trails in the Saas valley below. Snowboarders will have a lot of fun too. There is a huge Freestyle Park at Morenia and also a part for beginners at Stafelwald, also here is a park in summer – Allain Freestyle Park. In summers, Eskimo Snowboarding School, which is a member of the Swiss snowboard associations, organizes camps with great and qualified snowboarding instructors.
Accommodation and other activities
There are about 57 hotels - one 5 star hotel, seven 4 star hotels. Most of hotels have 3 stars and there are also a lot of bed and breakfast chalets and self-catering apartments. The accommodation is suitable for every taste and pocket.
Saas-Fee has a lively nightlife, despite the fact that this is quite a peaceful resort. There are numerous restaurants, ten bars and four night clubs. For relaxation after skiing, there is a sports and leisure complex. Winter holidaymakers have plenty other activities:
- Snowshoe trekking;
- Canyon climbing;
- Ice climbing;
- Hang gliding;
A good thing about Saas-Fee is also its distance from surrounding airports. The best way for getting here is by using Saas-Fee transfer, which will take you straight to the resort. For the fastest Saas-Fee transfer, we recommend these airports:
- Sion Airport (1h15min)
- Geneva Airport (2h 45min)
- Berne Airport (2h 45min)
As you can see, these airports are in approximately 2 hours’ drive to the resort with Saas-Fee transfer, so ski weekends, snowboard breaks and short ski holidays to Saas-Fee are perfectly feasible. Use our provided private or shared Saas-Fee transfer and you will receive a qualitative service for a good price. Book now and enjoy your trip!