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Great family holidays are child's play in Saas-Fee.
From rope courses to fairytale walks; from barbecues to petting zoos; from sledging to snowtubing; from scooter rides to swimming pools: children are never short of things to do in the Free Republic of Holidays, Saas-Fee. Have fun and go wild!
Hiking with prams Lovely Alpine hiking trails that are accessible to prams.
Saas-Fee - Saas-Almagell - Saas-Grund - Saas-Balen
Walk for 40 minutes along the woodland path from Saas-Fee to Saas-Almagell. From Saas-Almagell the path runs along the Vispa to Saas-Grund (1 hour) or to Saas-Balen (105 minutes.). You and your family can then take the Postauto bus back to your starting point.
Saas-Fee - Hannig - Melchboden - Bärenfalle (Fairytale Trail)
Start at the church in Saas-Fee and make the short climb up to Schäferstube restaurant. The path then continues above the village to Hohnegg. From there, it's not far to the idyllic forest clearing at Melchboden, where there is an ideal rest-stop with a picnic and barbecue area next to a small lake. Carry on along the Fairytale Trail and you might even bump into a Gotwergeni - or dwarf! After that it's just a few minutes to Bärenfalle. From there the trail takes you to the Wildi area and back to Saas-Fee.
Start at the church in Saas-Fee and climb up to Schäferstube restaurant. Then take the path to the left, where you'll soon come across barbecue areas, a small children's train made of wood and water games. To head back to the village, you can either head back along the same path or take the wilder, more open path via Felskinn.
Hinter den Zäunen
Start at Kalbermatten sports ground and walk towards the Felskinn cableway station. The path forks before the valley station, with one side leading to the Wolfsgrube and the other leading to the area known as Hinter den Zäunen - or "behind the fences". The Wolfsgrube is the perfect place for family barbecues, picnics and games. The paved road through the Hinter den Zäunen area leads back to the village. Along the way there are several rest stops close to the babbling mountain brook.
Woodland walk from Saas-Fee to Saas-Almagell
This beautiful wide woodland path leads from Saas-Fee (1,800 m) to Saas-Almagell (1,672 m). Bodmen restaurant at the halfway point is an ideal place for a rest stop. There is a small barn where chickens, rabbits and guinea pigs frolic. Another barn is home to alpacas and pigs. The animals love having visitors!
Duration: 40 minutes
A picturesque walk along the valley floor following the River Vispa
Saas-Balen to Saas-Grund: 1 hour 15 minutes
Saas-Grund to Saas-Almagell: 1 hour
Saas-Fee to Fletschhorn restaurant
Start at the hamlet of Wildi at the northern edge of Saas-Fee and take the flat forest path to Fletschhorn restaurant. Saas-Fee to Fletschhorn restaurant: 20 minutes
Snowtubing The latest in winter fun.
You might know skiing, snowboarding, and maybe even Telemark skiing. But do you know snowtubing? A special ski-lift takes you up the tubing track, where your smooth downhill glide on a huge rubber ring begins. Pure snowy enjoyment for young and old is waiting for you at Saas-Almagell, right at the border of the Free Republic of Holidays, Saas-Fee.
(Night)sledging Glide on down the slopes with us.
Whether in Saas-Grund (11 km from Kreuzboden), Saas-Fee (6 km from Hannig) or Saas-Almagell (3 km from Furggstalden), sledging in the Free Republic of Holidays, Saas-Fee is so much fun that you’d happily do it both day and night. And now you can! Simply borrow a headlight along with your sledge and you’ll be gliding down the moonlit slopes with us. It's a truly unforgettable experience, especially for families.
The sunny Hannig viewpoint is the starting point for the 5 km long sledging trail which takes you on a fun ride down to the village.
- Single ride: adults CHF 24.-, children CHF 12.- (50% discount with half-fare card).
- Day ticket: adults CHF 36.-, children CHF 22.-.
- Rental of sledges: CHF 6.-.
Tel. +41 27 957 26 15.
The 11 km long sledging trail from Kreuzboden to Saas-Grund porvides almost endless fun!
- Single ride : adults CHF 25.-, children CHF 12.50
- Day ticket: adults CHF 39.-. children CHF 24.-.
- Rental of sledges: CHF 10.-. (Identity card as a deposit)
A beautiful 3 km long sledging trail from the Furggstalden ski area to Saas-Almagell awaits you.
- Single ride: adults CHF 10.-. children CHF 6.-.
- Day ticket: adults CHF 20.-. children CHF 12.-.
- Rental of sledges: CHF 6.- (Identity card as a deposit).
Rope park Me Tarzan, you Jane.
With the right safety gear (included in the entry price), there's a whole forest of climbing fun to be had in the rope park of Saas-Fee. Even our smaller visitors can have a go on the discovery obstacle course, swinging from tree to tree. This ever-popular large obstacle course has been extended and now guarantees two hours of thrills and spills. The highlight: Europe's longest Tyrolean zip-line across the Fee gorge – 280m there, 210m back. Just don't lose your cool!
Tel. +41 (0)27 957 44 64
Kians' Adventureland Treasured by parents, adored by kids.
Just next to the beginners' piste on Furggstalden above Saas-Almagell, a snowy paradise that's full of surprises is waiting for children to arrive... Kian's Adventureland is a sunny place where the little ones can ski in the company of dragons, penguins, lions and a variety of friends from the animal kingdom. There are countless other exciting activities too, such as riding Ski-Doo snowmobiles, snowtubing, Kids carousel, Cinema Igloo and Indian tipi.
Saastal Bergbahnen AG
Hohsi-Land A world for kids in the Republic of Holidays.
The whole of the Free Republic of Holidays, Saas-Fee is like an adventure playground for children. But we take the fun even further at Kreuzboden, above Saas-Grund. This day-trip hot spot, easily reached by gondola, is not only a starting point for numerous wonderful hikes; it's also home to a little something for our youngest citizens, too: Hohsi-Land. The park includes a playground, farm animals, a water park, a themed walkway and a climbing frame with a 13m-long slide.
Kreuzboden above Saas-Grund offers the perfect sunlit spot for skiing and snowboarding ‒ and not just for grown-ups. Kids can discover all the fun of winter sports here too in their very own piste area, with a magic carpet conveyor, racetrack, seesaws, obstacle course, and much more! The offering for the world champions and Olympic gold medallists of tomorrow is topped off by a kid's hut with bathroom facilities where they can stay and play.
Aqua Allalin The Free Republic of Holidays Saas-Fee is making waves.
It's THE flagship project amongst Swiss hostels and yet another reason to pay a visit to the Free Republic of Holidays, Saas-Fee. The 168-bed wellnessHostel4000 opened in September 2014 and is in a prime location in Saas-Fee. Along with its iconic architecture, the 1900m2 spa and gym area of Aqua Allalin really set the standard here. A range of saunas and baths, incredible 'feature showers', relaxation rooms, a 25-metre indoor pool – all this and more ensures that you can unwind better than ever in the Free Republic of Holidays, Saas-Fee .
Playgrounds There's always room to play in Saas-Fee.
In reality, the Free Republic of Holidays, Saas-Fee, is just one big playground. But, as a particularly family-friendly holiday resort, we've also set up a whole host of extra play areas. These are places where kids can find the space to run wild, and discover the Saas valley in their own special way.
Barbecues Cook up a storm in the Free Republic of Holidays, Saas-Fee!
Whether it's bratwurst on the beach by our glittering mountain lakes, or "Schlangenbrot" – bread twists toasted on the campfire – in a peaceful forest clearing: the Free Republic of Holidays, Saas-Fee offers countless locations for the perfect barbecue. Included with your meal: a view of our many breathtaking 4000-metre peaks, absolutely free.
Fairytale trail No, it's not make-believe: we have a fairytale trail.
This is one fairytale that your kids won't forget in a hurry. In the middle of an enchanting larch wood, experience the sights and sounds of the story of little Pia, who one day wanders into the land of the dwarves and learns all the tales of the Saas valley. The trail lasts around one hour.
Scooter Fun You'll be happily exhausted after a go on our scooter tracks.
With not one, not two, but three scooter tracks, the Free Republic of Holidays, Saas-Fee guarantees super speedy descents and unbridled action. A 3.5km-long paved road, wide and easy to ride on, runs from Furggstalden down to Saas-Almagell. From Hannig, you can hop on your scooter for 5.5km on a natural track, whizzing through the glorious scenery to Saas-Fee. Finally, the ultimate downhill kick awaits on the 11km track from Kreuzboden to Saas-Grund on dirt scooters!
Scooter-bike rides from Hannig to Saas-Fee (5.5 km)
The 5.5 km trail through beautiful landscape from Hannig to Saas-Fee is along an unpaved road. A great ride for athletic types
- Price per ride: CHF 10.-, with Citizens' Pass CHF 8.-.
- Information: Talstation Hannig, Tel. +41 27 957 26 15.
Monster scooter-bike ride to Saas-Grund (11 km)
Take the gondola lift to the Kreuzboden and enjoy a very special 11 km run down to Saas-Grund.
- Price per ride: Adults: CHF 18.-, Children: CHF 12.-
- Reservation: Bergbahnen Hohsaas, Tel. +41 27 958 15 80.
Scooter-bike ride from Furggstalden to Saas-Almagell (3.5 km)
The 3.5 km long scooter trail from Furggstalden mountain station to Saas-Almagell is particularly suitable for beginners and families as the wide tarmaced road is easy to ride on.
- Price per ride: CHF 6.50, with Citizens' Pass CHF 5.-.
- Information: Bergbahnen Saas-Almagell, Tel. +41 27 957 23 26.
Marmots These Saas valley residents will be eating out of the palm of your hand!
While you are enjoying the beautiful winter terrain of the Spielboden ski resort (2450 metres above sea level), these cute little characters are fast asleep in their burrows. In spring however, our marmots liven up, and love to be fed with carrots and nuts. It's an unforgettable experience!
Petting zoo The Free Republic of Holidays, Saas-Fee: the cutest place on earth.
It's not just people who feel at ease in the Free Republic of Holidays, Saas-Fee: the Saas Valley is a paradise for animals too. Young animal lovers can befriend mountain chamois, hand-feed tame marmots and pet the pot-bellied pigs and pygmy goats.
Kian’s journey of discovery Come along on an exciting journey and find Kian.
Kian, the dragon from Mittaghorn, is one of the last three remaining dragons in Saas-Almagell. He spends his winters in Kian’s Adventure World in Furggstalden but as he is an adventurous and curious creature, this year he decided to spend his summer roaming the valley, discovering all there is to see and do.
Now young adventurers can take Kian’s hiking map, strap on their walking boots and rucksack, and go in search of him. There are ten places in Saas-Almagell – in picturesque hamlets and rugged valleys – where you’ll find Kian waiting to regale you with his stories.
Each time you come across him, you’ll also find a number. Note all the numbers down on your map (available from the tourist office) and add them up. If you get the right answer, you can look forward to a special reward at the tourist office.
Climbing gardens Ideal for first tests or safe practice of large and small climbers.
The climbing garden for children and beginners in mildly steep terrain. Rappelling and climbing first trains can be learned through play. Sport Climbing Guide can be booked in the tourist offices or at the climbing schools.
- Climbing garden "Feechi", Saas-Fee (Plan)
- Climbing garden "Zur Kapelle", Saas-Grund (Plan)
- Climbing garden "Furggstalden", Saas-Almagell
Obere Dorfstrasse 2
Tel. +41 (0)27 958 18 58
Tel. +41 (0)27 958 18 55
Tel. +41 (0)27 958 18 88