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A world of first times and new discoveries: the Free Republic of Holidays, Saas-Fee.

The Free Republic of Holidays, Saas-Fee, isn't just for sports enthusiasts; it's for everyone who wants to discover new and unique experiences. Take a look behind the scenes of the Hohsaas AG mountain rail company, or check out the highest brewery in the world. Visit our dairy, or go trekking with llamas. Whatever you decide to do, we're sure you'll have lots of fun!

Ice Pavilion Swiss Glacier World Saas-Fee

Eispavillon

3,500 m above sea level and 5,500 m³ wide: on the Mittelallalin at the Free Republic of Holidays Saas-Fee, the eighth wonder of the world awaits you. Our famous Ice Pavilion has guarded the secrets of Saas glaciers for more than a millennium. Explore the world’s biggest ice grotto and learn something new on the way. Are there signs of life in the never-ending ice? And just how deep is a glacier crevasse?


The Ice Pavilion was completely revamped in spring 2016. Now, the story of the 2,000-year-old ice is being rewritten.

Further information on:

www.saas-fee.ch/en/eispavillon/
www.eispavillon-saasfee.ch/gb/

Information/Reservation
Saastal Bergbahnen AG
Tel. +41 27 958 11 00
bergbahnen@saas-fee.ch
www.saas-fee.ch

Dates/opening times
Daily from 09.30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
(see timetable Metro Alpin)

Prices
Adults CHF 20.-
Children (6-15.99 years) CHF 12.-
Adults with WinterCard Gold CHF 10.-
Children with WinterCard Gold (6-15.99 years) CHF 6.-

Good to know
Don’t forget to wrap up warm – bring your hat and gloves!

Dates/opening times
Daily from 09.30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
(see timetable Metro Alpin)

Prices
Adults CHF 20.-
Children (6-15.99 years) CHF 12.-
Adults with WinterCard Gold CHF 10.-
Children with WinterCard Gold (6-15.99 years) CHF 6.-

Good to know
Don’t forget to wrap up warm – bring your hat and gloves!

Summer market Shopping in the Free Republic of Holidays, Saas-Fee.

Every week throughout summer, Saas-Fee and Saas-Grund both host bustling markets. From hand-cut sculptures and pottery to flowers, clothes and Saaser meat and cheese specialities, you will find everything to gift you and your friends.

Information/Reservation
Saas-Fee/Saastal Tourismus, Tel. +41 27 958 18 58, info@saas-fee.ch, www.saas-fee.ch

The following Thursdays from 1.30 p.m. - 6 p.m. at the village street of Saas-Fee:

• 13 July 2017
• 20 July 2017
• 27 July 2017
• 03 August 2017
• 10 August 2017
• 17 August 2017
• 24 August 2017

On the following dates from 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. in the old village in Saas-Grund:
• 6 August 2017
• 3 September 2017

Village tour Sagenhaft informativ: Unsere Dorfrundgänge.

  • Dorfrundgang Saas-Fee
  • Dorfrundgang Saas-Fee
  • Village tour Saas-Fee
  • Village tour Saas-Fee

Whether you're enjoying the most beautiful time of year in Saas-Fee, Saas-Grund, Saas-Almagell, or Saas-Balen: join us on our hour-long village tour. Learn a wealth of interesting facts about your holiday destination as well as its rich history, folk traditions and the fascinating mythology of the Free Republic of Holidays Saas-Fee.

Information/Reservation
Saas-Fee
Saaser Museum, Damian Bumann, tel. +41 27 957 14 75, museum@3906.ch
Saas-Grund
Tourismusbüro Saas-Grund, tel. +41 27 958 18 55, info@saas-grund.ch
Saas-Almagell
Tourismusbüro Saas-Almagell, tel. +41 27 958 18 88, info@saas-almagell.ch

Saas-Fee
Dates/opening times
June until end of October
Every Montay at 5.15 p.m.
Prices
incl. aperitif CHF 12.-, with citicens' pass CHF 8.-

Saas-Grund
Dates/opening times
Every Monday at 4.45 p.m., registration until 12 a.m., min. 4 people
Prices
incl. aperitif CHF 12.-, with citicens' pass CHF 8.-

Saas-Almagell
Dates/opening times
untill mid of October
Every Monday at 4.30 p.m., registration until 12 a.m., min. 4 people
Prices
CHF 6.-

Saas-Fee
Dates/opening times
19.12. - 08.04.2018
Every Tuesday at 5.00 p.m.
Prices
incl. aperitif CHF 12.-, with citicens' pass CHF 8.-

Saas-Grund
Dates/opening times
Every Monday at 4.45 p.m., registration until 12 a.m., min. 4 people
Prices
incl. aperitif CHF 12.-, with citicens' pass CHF 8.-

Saas-Almagell
Dates/opening times
Every Monday at 4.30 p.m., registration until 12 a.m., min. 4 people
Prices
CHF 6.-

 

 

Wine tasting Valais: Switzerland's Napa Valley.

Thanks to its variety of soils, habitats and microclimates, Valais offers the ideal conditions for numerous breeds of grape to develop. Come and learn some fascinating and practical facts about Valais wines at one of our wine-tasting nights and taste local tipples in a relaxed, ambient setting.

Dates/opening times
Every Tuesday* at 5 p.m., min. 8 people.
Groups daily on request.

*According opening hours Hotel Schweizerhof

Prices
CHF 35.-, with Citizens' pass CHF 30.-

Information/Reservation
Hotel Schweizerhof Gourmet & Spa, Saas-Fee
www.dr-rebe.ch/
info@schweizerhof-saasfee.ch

+41 (0) 27 958 75 75

Registration until Monday evening.

Dates/opening times
Every Tuesday* at 5 p.m., min. 8 people
Groups daily on request

*According opening hours Hotel Schweizerhof
(ca. mid of December  - mid of April)

Prices
CHF 35.-, with Citizens' pass CHF 30.-

Information/Reservation
Hotel Schweizerhof Gourmet & Spa, Saas-Fee
www.dr-rebe.ch/
info@schweizerhof-saasfee.ch

+41 (0) 27 958 75 75

Registration until Monday evening

Brewing beer Raise a glass to the Free Republic of Holidays Saas-Fee!

As if the Free Republic of Holidays, Saas-Fee hadn't broken enough records, there's something else worth toasting: we're also home to the highest brewery in Europe! An expert in the amber nectar will give you and your friends an introduction to the fine art of brewing. And then, of course, you can sample our Saas "Glacier Beer" for yourself! Cheers!

Information/Reservation
Bäckerei/Tea-Room Imseng
Tel. +41 27 958 12 58
info@hotel-imseng.ch
www.hotel-imseng.ch

Dates/opening times
On request. Min. 6, max. 12 people

Price
CHF 40.- without citizen's pass / CHF 36.- with citizen's pass

Dates/opening times
On request. Min. 6, max. 12 people.

Price
CHF 40.- without citizen's pass / CHF 36.- with citizen's pass

Photo orienteering/Photo clue hunt Here are some photos that will really get you travelling!

Get to know the Free Republic of Holidays, Saas-Fee, in a whole new way. In Saas-Fee, a photo orienteering challenge awaits you. Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is quite straightforward: you must find each of the 20 locations where the photos were taken, and answer each of the respective questions about Saas-Fee and the Saas valley. Perhaps a friendly local will help you out – just as long as you're fluent in Saas dialect! Our photo quest takes you even further: you'll have to find photo locations in Saas-Balen, Saas-Grund and Saas-Almagell too. Godspeed – and good hunting!

Information/Reservation
Tourismusbüros des Saastals, tel. +41 27 958 18 58, info@saas-fee.ch, www.saas-fee.ch

Dates/opening times
daily

Prices
CHF 5.-

Good to know
In Saas-Fee it is the photo orienteering and for the Saas valley it's the photo clue hunt.

Dates/opening times
daily

Prices
CHF 5.-

Good to know
In Saas-Fee it is the photo orienteering
In the Saas valley it's the photo clue hunt

Magic of the Valais Mountain Huts A romantic torch light tour followed by a delicous Swiss cheese fondue

Let your holiday awaken your senses. First, take a fairytale walk above Saas-Fee, and then sample a delicous cheese fondue in the glacier village Saas-Fee. What could be more romantic? The Swiss national dish surely tastes even better in this atmospheric setting.

Information/Reservation
Saas-Fee/Saastal Tourismus, tel. +41 27 958 18 58, info@saas-fee.ch, www.saas-fee.ch

No Magic of the Valais Mountain Huts in summer.

Dates/opening times
Every Thursday. Please consult Allalin News for the start time.
For groups from 6 people on request.

Prices
Price includes fondue, one drink (soft drink, tea, coffee)
Adults CHF 40.-, with citicens' pass CHF 35.-
children CHF 25.-, with citicens' pass CHF 20.-

Good to know:
At least 6 people
Registration until Wednesday 6 p.m.

Summer concerts The sound of the Free Republic of Holidays, Saas-Fee.

Whether in Saas-Fee, Saas-Grund, Saas-Almagell or Saas-Balen and whether it's folk music, country dancing, alp horns, or yodelling, the frequent outings of our traditional folk performers give you a glimpse of the unique culture and diversity of the Free Republic of Holidays, Saas-Fee.

Information/Reservation
Saas-Fee/Saastal Tourismus, tel. +41 27 958 18 58, info@saas-fee.ch, www.saas-fee.ch

Dates

13.07.2017
Alphorn friends from the glacier village / Yodelling club „Gletscherecho“

20.07.2017
Concert Swing that Music - Big Bandfestival

27.07.2017
Folkloristic Dance Group / Alphorn friends from the glacier village / Historical Music Band

10.08.2017
Historical Music Band / The wind orchestra "Alpenrösli" / Folkloristic Dance Group

17.08.2017
The wind orchestra "Alpenrösli" / Yodelling club „Gletscherecho“

24.08.2017
Folkloristic Dance Group / Historical Music Band

31.08.2017
The wind orchestra "Alpenrösli" / Alphorn friends from the glacier village

07.09.2017
Yodelling club „Gletscherecho“ / Folkloristic Dance Group

 

time / place
Thursday at 8.30 p.m. at the post square, inkl. aperitif
in case of bad weather in the gym hall of Saas-Fee.

Prices
free of charge

Dates
20.06.2017
27.06.2017
04.07.2017
11.07.2017
18.07.2017
25.07.2017
08.08.2017
22.08.2017
29.08.2017
05.09.2017

time / place
Tuesdays at 8.30 p.m., in the old village in Saas-Grund

Prices

free of charge

Dates
21.06.2017
28.06.2017
05.07.2017
12.07.2017
19.07.2017
26.07.2017
09.08.2017
16.08.2017
23.08.2017
30.08.2017

time / place
Every wednesday at 8.30 p.m. on the village square, incl. aperitif

Prices
free of charge

Dates
06.07.2017
13.07.2017
03.08.2017

time / place
Thursdays at 8.30 p.m. on the village square Saas-Almagell

Prices
free of charge

Dates
Thursday, 20.07.2017, Crazy Potatoes / Jodlerklub Grubenalp
Thursday, 17.08.2017, Tambouren- und Pfeiferverein Saas-Balen / Kirchenchor Saas-Balen

time / place
at 8.30 p.m. next to the round church, incl. aperitif

Prices
free of charge

Allalino village tour All aboard: take a ride on the Saas-Fee Express!

Although you won't find the tracks anywhere in the village, there is a train in Saas-Fee: the Allalino. Adorned in the colours of the Free Republic of Holidays, Saas-Fee, the electric train has a locomotive engine and two passenger carriages holding up to 56 adults. In the summer, the Allalino offers guided tours, and outside normal hours, it can be booked for special group trips. All aboard!

Information/Reservation
Saas-Fee/Saastal Tourismus, tel. +41 27 958 18 58, inf@saas-fee.ch, www.saas-fee.ch

Dates/opening times
Daily
Allalino timetable

Prices
Adult CHF 6.-
Children (6-16 years old): CHF 4.-

The Allalino village tour is not offered in Winter.
The Allalino drives as a village bus.

Live music in the Free Republik of Holiday Saas-Fee Enjoy live music

Whether rocking sounds, classical or folk music. We've got something for everybody.

Live Music summer 2017

Information
Tourist office Saas-Fee, tel. +41 27 958 18 58, info@saas-fee.ch

Panning for gold / Fishing "Goldfinger" could have been filmed up here

Gold. Still precious, still steeped in legend –  and still to be found in Valais! Spend a day of adventure panning for gold in a stream, and you can keep everything that stays in your pan. The same goes for anything you catch fishing with us. Whether a first-timer or a seasoned pro: we'll show you where and how to start prospecting in the Free Republic of holidays, Saas-Fee.

Find more information here.

Cheese making on the Hannigalp Who knew learning could be so delicious?

Here's a secret tip for all cheese lovers and aspiring connoisseurs:
Come to the Hannigalp above Saas-Fee, take a look over the shoulder of the local alpteam cheese makers as they go about their work and learn a lot of interesting about life on the Alp. Different pure goat's cheese are produced under traditional conditions with love and devoting. The Alpteam answers all your questions in German, French, Italian or English. At this cheese making you can, of course, taste and buy cheese and other dairy product.

Goats sponsorship
There are produced under traditional conditions, and sample a little alpine snack at the same time. If you like, you can also take part in the unique goat adoption scheme on the Hannigalp: find your very own goat to sponsor and you can visit it any time you like! In return for making a valuable and lasting contribution to sustainable Alpine farming, you'll also receive a block of aromatic cheese and a certificate.The acquisition of a sponsorship at any time, ie possible throughout the alp season. The cost of a goat sponsorship amount to CHF 40.-.

Information/Reservation
www.alphannig.ch
tel. +41 (0)78 678 81 11

Dates/opening times
From 1st of July until September 20 on request

Inscription required: Tel. +41 78 678 81 11 Tel. +41 79 358 55 57
More information: www.alphannig.ch

Prices
Cheese making adults CHF 23.-, with citicens' pass CHF 21.-
Cheese making CHF 8.-, with citicens' pass CHF 7.-
Goat adoption CHF 40.-

The Hannigalp is closed in winter.

Open air cinema Stars under the stars.

Openair Kino in der Freien Ferienrepublik

What could be better than a great movie? A great movie enjoyed in the great outdoors of course! In Saas-Almagell during the summer months you can come to the event pavilion every Monday to enjoy a film- al fresco. This summer we present you as a special highlight the new Heidi film from 2015.

Information/Reservation
Saas-Fee/Saastal Tourismus
tel. +41 27 958 18 55
info@saas-grund.ch
www.saas-fee.ch

Dates/program

03.07.2017, Heidi (2015)
10.07.2017, Schellenursli (2015)
17.07.2017, Heidi (2015)
24.07.2017, Schellenursli (2015)
07.08.2017, Heidi (2015)
14.08.2017, Schellenursli (2015)

Time / place
Every monday, 8.30 p.m., Village square, Saas-Almagell

Price
free of charge

In winter there is no openair cinema.

Kraftwerk Besichtigung Auf den Spuren des Stroms, bevor er aus der Steckdose kommt.

Kraftwerk Besichtigung in der Freien Ferienrepublik Saas-Fee

Geführte Besichtigung der Kraftwerke Mattmark AG in Zermeiggern. Es handelt sich um eine Wasserkraftanlage zur Erzeugung elektrischer Energie, welche vom Mattmark-Stausee gespeist wird. Sie werden durch die verschiedenen Stationen des Betriebsablaufs geführt und erhalten interessante Informationen.

Informationen/Reservation
Tourismusbüro Saas-Almagell
Tel. +41 27 958 18 88
info@saas-fee.ch

Daten/Öffnungszeiten
From June 27 to September 19, 2017
Every Tuesday at 2.15 p.m.

Reservation until Monday 4 p.m. at the tourism office Saas-Almagell is required.
Tel. +41 (0)27 958 18 88

Price
Free of charge

No tours in wintertime

Infokino Mattmark Hier gehen Sie auf eine spannende und informative Mattmark-Geschichts-Reise.

Infokino Mattmark in der Freien Ferienrepublik Saas-Fee

Der Bau des grössten Naturstaudammes Europas hat das Saastal geprägt. Im Infokino Mattmark-Staudamm kann man jetzt auf eine Zeitreise durch die Mattmark-Geschichte gehen. Dazu gehören ein 30-minütiger Dok-Film, historische Meilensteine auf der Dammkrone, ein Wasserwirtschaftsspiel und nicht zuletzt die aktuellen Kennzahlen der Produktion der Kraftwerke Mattmark.

Informationen/Reservation
Tourismusbüro Saas-Almagell
Tel. +41 27 958 18 88
info@saas-fee.ch

[Translate to English:] Daten/Öffnungszeiten
Täglich ab Öffnung der Strasse Saas-Almagell - Mattmark.

Preis
Kostenlos

[Translate to English:] Im Winter bleibt das Infokino Mattmark geschlossen.

Marmot watching They will eat straight out of your hand

"Murmeltierführung"

The Saas Valley is home to many marmots. Although they live hidden away in spacious underground burrows, they can be spotted in many parts of Saas-Fee and are relatively tame. After a short walk, we visit those cute little animals, watch them, feed them and with some luck we can even pet them.

After we enjoy a little barbecue at a nearby barbecue spot.

Price (incl. 1 sausage.): CHF 38.—
Familiyhit (incl. 1 sausage per person): CHF 80.00 2 adults and 2 children(children up to 12 years)

Inscription: untill Sunday evening

Lori Bigler-Bumann, professional hiking guide
Tel. +41 (0)79 613 44 19 or +41 (0)27 958 60 00

Dates / Opening hours

Every Monday (19 July - 25 September 2017) 10 a.m. - ca. 1 p.m.

Our marmots sleep in wintertime.

Horse riding Get ON your high horse.

Enjoy the beautiful Saas region on the back of horse. No matter if you are a total beginner or a pro. We will make sure you have a great time in nature. Discover the alpine surroundings with one of our guides or learn to ride a horse step by step. You tell us what you want and we will offer a package according to your wishes.

All tours and further information on: bb-riding.ch

B&B RIDING
Saas-Grund
Tel. +41 78 844 03 46
E-Mail: box@bb-riding.ch

Different tours and horse riding classes on: bb-riding.ch

Different tours and horse riding classes on: bb-riding.ch

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