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The new Hannig cable car invites sports enthusiasts to take on a special challenge: Who can get to the top station faster than world-class skier Ramon Zenhäusern? The Hannig Mountain Running Challenge offers the opportunity to take on this challenge and win attractive prizes.

Throughout the summer season from 8 June to 27 October 2024, anyone interested has the opportunity to compete against Ramon Zenhäusern as often as they like. To take part, all you need is a GPS watch or an app on your mobile phone that can be used to record the GPS data of the run.

At the end of the summer season in November 2024, great prizes will be raffled off among the fastest and most diligent participants. This is the perfect opportunity to put your fitness to the test and compete with a top athlete.

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The annual Swiss Hotel Rating, presented by the SonntagsZeitung, has once again recognised outstanding achievements in the hotel industry. The rating is carried out by renowned business journalist, author and hotel tester Karl Wild.

This year, Esther and Fabian Zurbriggen from the Wellness & Spa Pirmin Zurbriggen in Saas-Almagell were named Hoteliers of the Year. This recognition reflects their exceptional contributions to the Swiss hotel industry and their commitment to the highest quality standards.

The Walliserhof Grand-Hotel & Spa in Saas-Fee also successfully asserted itself and was once again ranked among the top 20 best wellness hotels in Switzerland.

Awards in detail:

The 35 best Nice Price holiday hotels
2nd Wellness & Spa Pirmin Zurbriggen****(S) - Saas-Almagell

The 20 best wellness hotels
17th Walliserhof Grand-Hotel & Spa***** - Saas-Fee

The Walliserhof Grand-Hotel & Spa is pleased to announce that it has improved its sustainability certification from silver to gold. This significant achievement was confirmed by the Swiss sustainability label ibex fairstay, which independently assessed the hotel in five sustainability dimensions. In addition to the ibex fairstay certification, the hotel also remains Swisstainable Level 3 - leading.

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Saas-Fee joined the Climate Alliance on 26 April 2024.

True to the mission statement "For local answers to the global climate crisis", Saas-Fee, together with almost 2,000 member municipalities from more than 25 European countries, is now committed to comprehensive climate protection. Climate Alliance municipalities stand for a fair, nature-friendly, local, resource-conserving and diverse approach to climate protection. They are committed to climate justice in partnership with indigenous peoples of the rainforest and pledge to continuously reduce their greenhouse gas emissions with the aim of reducing them by at least 95% by 2050, in line with the demands of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.

Members of the Climate Alliance receive support in implementing climate protection measures and benefit from the network's many years of experience. The Climate Alliance also provides tools for CO2 monitoring and campaigns on topics such as mobility, renovation, climate justice and educational work. The network also promotes the interests of member municipalities at national and European level.

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On 20 and 21 April, the first test ride for locals and tourists took place, combined with the small opening of the new Hannig Restaurant. This event marked a significant moment for the region and gave guests the opportunity to experience both the latest gastronomic offerings and the improved transport options.

Find out more about the Hannig cable car and its latest developments in our blog.

Blog Hannigbahn


In a constant endeavour to expand the tourist offer and increase the attractiveness of the region, Saas-Fee/Saastal and Brig Simplon are pleased to announce an innovative addition to their hiking portfolio: the alpine hut hike from Saas-Fee through the Zwischbergental to Domodossola. 

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The 2022/23 financial year ended successfully with a total of 1.22 million overnight stays. However, the most significant result is due to the implementation of important projects such as securing the SaastalCard product for the next four years, the realisation of the e-bus concept and the further development of the mountain bike product.

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