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Fairy tale week
Fairy tale week

Fairy tale week

18 - 23 July 2021

Fairy tales are one of the oldest forms of literature in the world and have been delighting readers of all ages for centuries. The Saas Valley’s Fairy-Tale Week is dedicated entirely to this phenomenon. Immerse yourself in enchanting worlds of wonder, sorcery, heroes and heroines.

Family activities in summer

This summer the "Saas Valley Fairy tale week" will be staged

Our guests should be reminded of the fairy tale theme throughout the valley this week and thus immerse themselves all the more in this world.

Countless myths and stories entwine themselves around the origin of our village name Saas-Fee. Could it have something to do with the fairies that supposedly romp about in our forests? We are not quite sure. Anyone who has ever taken a short walk here in the quiet morning or evening hours will find this idea not entirely undecided. Get involved in this and other wondrous stories.

Program 2021

18. - 21.07.2021 | Fairytale Train "Allalino" | Saas-Fee
Go on tour with our beautiful red train "Allalino" and listen to a great fairy tale while you cruise trough the glacier village Saas-Fee.
Tour: Post Place - Gletscherbrücke - Village Square - Alphitta - Post Place
Zeit: 5.15 - 6 p.m.
Prices: Adults: CHF 6.- | Children (6 - 16 years): CHF 4.- | Children (up to 6 years): Free of charge
Note: Day off Thursday & Friday
Language: In German

18 - 23.07.2021 | Fairy tale Pit-Pat Hotel Tenne | Saas-Fee
Answer the fairy tale questions which are attached to each Pit-Pat table & throw the talon into the box at the end. At the end of the week the Hotel Tenne will announce 3 winners.
Note: Pit-Pat at the Hotel Tenne is free of charge during the Fairy tale week.

18. - 23.07.2021 | Aqua Allalin | Saas-Fee
With a regular admission to the indoor pool you can fish a duck or a fish in the baby pool with a rod and get a voucher for an ice cream. The ice cream is available in Bistro4000

18. - 23.07.2021 | Weissmieshütte | Saas-Grund
Find all 5 Dwarves on the hiking trail from Kreuzboden to the Weissmieshütte, note the individual letters and name the solution word at the Weissmieshütte.  Afterwards enjoy a delicious dwarf tea.

18. - 23.07.2021 | Swiss Ski School Saas-Fee | Saas-Fee
Find Snowli from the Swiss Ski School Saas-Fee. Search for Snowli and his friends on a scavenger hunt, with a small reward at the end.
Location: Buvette Sportplatz Kalbermatten, Saas-Fee
Opening hours: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Price: free of charge 

18 - 23.07.2021 | Dwarf gondolas | Saas-Grund
Ride each of the 7 dwarf gondolas, scan the QR code & listen carefully to the exciting stories.
Be careful because there is a solution word hidden in each story. Find all 7 solution words to complete the gap and enter the prize draw.
Location: Bergbahnen Hohsaas
Opening hours: According to the timetable of the Bergbahnen Hohsaas.
Price: Free of charge with the SaatalCard
Notes: The Dwarf stories last approx. 7-8 minutes.

18.07.2021 | Magic show with Jovi | Saas-Grund
Come along & start the Saas Valley Fairy tale week with us. Jovi, the versatile magician & balloon artist, will make children's eyes sparkle.
Time: 2 p.m. (approx. 2h)
Location: Kreuzboden | Saas-Grund
Arrival: Bergbahnen Hohsaas (Kreuzboden Station)
Prices: Children CHF 10.- per day (adults free of charge)
Language: German

19.07.2021 | Story time with Jolanda Steiner | Saas-Fee
Voice, facial expressions and gestures are her instruments. Jolanda Steiner has been a professional storyteller for about 25 years. She slips vocally into countless roles and stages fairy tales as events.
Time: 11 a.m. & 2.30 p.m.
Location: Wolfsgrube | Saas-Fee
Arrival: On foot or with cable car Spielboden (Felskinn Station)
Prices: Children CHF 10.- per day (adults free of charge)
Language: German
Note: Barbecue areas are available | Please bring your own food

20.07.2021  | Street chalk painting & Bouncy Castle
Paint the floor with street chalk or jump, romp & play on our Saas bouncy castle.
Time: 2 - 5 p.m. 
Location: Village Square | Saas-Fee
Prices: Free of charge 

19. & 20.07.2021 | Face painting & handicrafts for children | Saas-Grund
On Monday, Erika from the Boutique Sun-Flower conjures up various motifs on the faces of the little guests with paint & brushes.
On Tuesday, you can do handicrafts with her and get some craft suggestions.
Time: 1 - 4 p.m.
Location: Hut at the Kreuzbodensee
Arrival: Bergbahnen Hohsaas (Kreuzboden station)
Prices: Face painting: CHF 5.- per child & children's handicrafts: CHF 10.- per child

 21. & 22.07.2021 | Forest exhibition | Saas-Fee
Protecting the forest, maintaining landscapes, guiding classes through the forest, these are the many tasks of the forester.
At the heart of the exhibition is an informative game designed by professionals so that the curious can learn & have fun.
Time: All day
Location: Village Square | Saas-Fee
Prices: Free of charge

21. & 22.07.2021 | Circus Harlekin | Saas-Grund
A mixture of world-class acrobatics, entertaining entertainment, endearing animal performances and outstanding circus orchestra.
Time: Wednesday: 8 p.m. | Thursday: 4 & 8 p.m.
Location: Car park Bergbahnen Hohsaas | Saas-Grund
Prices: According to prices Circus Harlekin

23.07.2021 | Warm-up dance with Kian | Saas-Almagell
Dance in with Kian our dragon for the exciting show of Ismael & Tanja.
Time: 10.45 a.m.
Location: At "Waldegg" junction Furggstalden | Saas-Almagell
Arrival: On foot or by bus to Saas-Almagell (bus stop Waldegg)
Prices: Free of charge
Note: Barbecue areas are available | Please bring your own food 

23.07.2021 | Story time with Astrid Anthamatten | Saas-Almagell
Astrid Anthamatten the storyteller with passion.
Time: 11 a.m. & 2.30 p.m.
Location: At "Waldegg" junction Furggstalden | Saas-Almagell
Arrival: On foot or by bus to Saas-Almagell (bus stop Waldegg)
Prices: Children CHF 10.- per day (adults free)
Note: Barbecue areas are available | Please bring your own food
Language: German

23.07.2021 | Dragon crafting and flying | Saas-Almagell
Paint your own dragon and let it fly high into the air.
Time: All day
Location: At "Waldegg" junction Furggstalden | Saas-Almagell
Arrival: On foot or by bus to Saas-Almagell (bus stop Waldegg)
Prices: Free of charge
Note: Barbecue areas are available | Please bring your own food

Legendary ideas for a magical holiday

A short walk along the Fairy-Tale Trail close to the fire place Melchboden is a real treat for all fans of fabulous tales. The trail is open year-round and signs placed along the path will tell you why, for example, no more serpents can be found by the road from Saas-Almagell to Saas-Fee.

There are also plenty of mystical and spectacular experiences to be had at the Ice Pavilion. Journey deep into a secret and beautiful ice palace at an altitude of 3,500 m. Discover the rich and glittering treasures hidden beneath the thick ice of the Fee Glacier, guarded by giant ice dragons, spiders and bears. Welcome to a very magical place!

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Fairytale Pass

Fairytale Pass (4-17.9 Years): CHF 20.-
Valid for the performances of: Jovi | Jolanda Steiner | Astrid Anthamatten

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Day Pass (4-17.9 Years): CHF 10.-
Valid for the performance of your choice. Not bookable online

Both passes can also be purchased on site (see programme).
Parents can accompany their children free of charge.