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  • Saas-Fee
  • Saas-Grund
  • Saas-Almagell
  • Saas-Balen
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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.-

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:

• 12 July 2018
• 19 July 2018
• 26 July 2018
• 02 August 2018
• 09 August 2018
• 16 August 2018
• 23 August 2018

On the following dates from 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. in the old village in Saas-Grund:
• 29 July 2018
• 12 August 2018

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.

"Summer concert"

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

12.07.2018
Alphorn Friends from the Glacier Village / Folkloristic Dance Group

19.07.2018
Concert Swing that Music - Big Bandfestival

26.07.2018
Yodelling Club Gletscherecho / Historical Music Band / Folkloristic Dance Group

09.08.2018
Historical Music Band / Wind Orchestra Alpenrösli

16.08.2018
Wind Orchestra Alpenrösli / Alphorn Friends from the Glacier Village / Folkloristic Dance Group

23.08.2018
Yodelling Club Gletscherecho / Alphorn Friends from the Glacier Village

30.08.2018
Historical Music Band / Wind Orchestra Alpenrösli

06.09.2018
Folkloristic Dance Group / Yodelling Club Gletschercho

 

Time / Place
Thursday at 8.30 p.m. at the post square, incl. aperitif
In case of bad weather at the cinema rex.

Prices
Free of charge

05.07.2018
Wind orchestra Eintracht / Quattro Amici / Walter Keller

24.07.2018
Hunting horn blowers / Brothers and Sisters Lorenz / Valentino

07.08.2018
Hunting horn blowers / Brothers and Sisters Lorenz / Walter Keller

21.08.2018
Church choir Saas-Grund / Wind orchestra Enzian / Walter Keller

28.08.2018
TPV Triftalp / Lea Cina / Walter Keller

04.09.2018
Wind orchestra Eintracht / Wind orchestra Enzian / Quattro Amici

 

Time / Place
Tuesdays at 8.30 p.m., in the old village in Saas-Grund
Food and beverages provided against purchase

Prices

free of charge

25.06.2018
Wind orchestra Mattmark

04.07.2018
Heinz Kropf

11.07.2018
Heinz Kropf

25.07.2018
Yodelling club Antrona

08.08.2018
Yodelling Antrona

22.08.2018
Fanfare Mattmark

29.08.2018
Church choir Saas-Almagell

05.09.2018
Historical music band / Luschtigu Saasär

 

Time / Place
Every Wednesday at 8.30 p.m. on the village square, incl. aperitif

Prices
Free of charge

12.07.2018
Mountain Line Dancers

09.08.2018
Folkloristic Dance Group Saas-Fee

16.08.2018
Mountain Line Dancers

06.09.2018
Mountain Line Dancers

Time / Place
Thursdays at 8.30 p.m. on the village square Saas-Almagell

Price
Free of charge

23.08.2018
Yodelling club / Crazy Potatoes (changes reserved)

 

Time / Place
At 8.30 p.m. next to the round church, incl. aperitif

Price
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 2018

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.

Day trip Zermatt The village at the foot of the Matterhorn, one of the most iconic Alpine peaks.

Day trip Zermatt

Only an hour drive away from the Saas Valley, you can reach the world-renowned destination of Zermatt at the majestic Matterhorn.

Informationen/Reservation
Pauli Reisen, tel. +41 27 957 17 57, info@paulireisen.ch, www.paulireisen.ch

Dates/Opening hours
Pauli Reisen
Every friday from 8 a.m. 

Price
Adults CHF 40.-
Children CHF 30.-
Group tariffs from 9 people.

Reservation until previous day 5 p.m.

Dates/Opening hours
Every friday from 8 a.m. 

Price
Adults CHF 40.-
Children CHF 30.-
Group tariffs from 9 people.

Reservation until previous day 5 p.m.

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
Alpe Hannig
Tel. +41 78 678 81 11 / +41 79 358 55 57
www.alphannig.ch

Dates / Opening hours
Every Tuesday from the beginning of July until the third week of September
Meeting point: 10 a.m. at the lower alp cottage

Inscription: required until previous evening at 7 p.m., max. 10 people

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

The Hannigalp is closed in winter.

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-Fee
Dates/opening times
June 18th - October 14th, 2018
Tuesday, 5.00 p.m. (no inscription required), or on request.

Prices incl. aperitif
Adults CHF 12.-, with Citizens' pass CHF 8.-
Children CHF 6.-, with Citizen's pass CHF 4.-

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 Citizens' pass CHF 8.-

 

 

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.-

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

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 10 a.m. - ca. 1 p.m. (from 19.07. - 01.09.2018)

Our marmots sleep in wintertime.

Info cinema Mattmark Here you go on an exciting and informative Mattmark history journey.

The construction of Europe's largest natural dam has shaped the Saas Valley. In the info cinema Mattmark you can now go on a time travel through the history of Mattmark. This includes a 30-minute documentary film, historical milestones on the dam crest, a water management game and not least the current key figures of the production of the Mattmark power plants.

Language: German, with subtitles

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

Dates / Opening hours
Daily if road Saas-Almagell - Mattmark is open.

Price
Free of charge

In winter the info cinema Mattmark is closed.

Guided Power station tour On the trail of the electricity

Guided tour of Kraftwerke Mattmark AG in Zermeiggern. It is a hydropower plant for the generation of electrical energy, which is fed by the Mattmark reservoir. You will be guided through the various stages of the operation and receive interesting information.

Language: only in German

Information / Reservation
Tourist office Saas-Almagell
Tel. +41 27 958 18 88
info@saas-almagell.ch

Dates / Opening hours
On request for groups only.

Reservation at least 14 days in advance at the tourist office Saas-Almagell.

Price
Free of charge

No tours in winter.

Open air cinema Saas-Almagell Stars below 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!

Information
Tourist office Saas-Almagell
tel. +41 27 958 18 88
info@saas-almagell.ch
www.saas-fee.ch

09.07.2018: Der grosse Sommer
16.07.2018: Papa Moll
23.07.2018: Der grosse Sommer
30.07.2018: Papa Moll
06.08.2018: Der grosse Sommer
13.08.2018: Papa Moll

Time / Place
Every monday, 8.30 p.m., Village square, Saas-Almagell
Note: The movies will be shown in German with English subtitles.

Price
free of charge

Open air cinema Saas-Grund Stars below stars

"Open air cinema Saas-Grund"

What could be better than a great movie? A great movie enjoyed in the great outdoors of course!

Information
Tourist office Saas-Grund
tel. +41 27 958 18 55
info@saas-grund.ch
www.saas-fee.ch

13.07.2018, 20:30 Uhr, "Wunder"
17.07.2018, 17:00 Uhr, "Heidi
27.07.2018, 20:30 Uhr,
"Wunder"
03.08.2018, 17:00 Uhr, "Schellenursli"
10.08.2018, 20:30 Uhr, "Wunder"
16.08.2018, 20:30 Uhr, "Star Wars - Krieg der Sterne"
17.08.2018, 20:30 Uhr,
"The Dark Knight"
18.08.2018, 20:30 Uhr,
"Tristan und Isolde"
07.09.2018, 20:30 Uhr,
"Die Hütte"

Place
Kulturbühne Saas-Grund

Price
Free of charge

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