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Extension Hotel The Capra

The Capra is currently improving the facilities and building a third and final chalet on the property. The rooms and suites will be expanded, as well as a newly improved wellness offer. In addition, the existing restaurant and lounge bar will be enlarged. Some minor improvements to the existing rooms are also planned to ensure that all guests receive the best possible service.

Hotel The Capra

Expansion of the biking offer at Kreuzboden

The biking continues. The Bergbahnen Hohsaas present an extended bike offer with the new flow trail between Kreuzboden and Trift and on to Saas-Grund. So you can enjoy a bike route from Hohsaas 3,200 m above sea level to Saas-Grund, overcoming 1,600 metres in altitude. Here you can find the press release.

To the Flowtrail

50% discount on parking at the train station

Park the car at one of around 600 P+Rail stations and travel quickly and relaxed by car and train to Saas-Fee. Simply pay for the parking process without cash using the P+Rail app. As a thank you, SBB will give away half the parking fee.

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An electric cargo bike for Saas-Fee

The carvelo2go sharing service of the TCS Mobility Academy AG is now available in the municipality of Saas-Fee. The electric cargo bike was financed by Raiffeisenbank Mischabel-Matterhorn.

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Two hotels among the best in Switzerland

The Walliserhof Grand-Hotel & Spa and the Wellness Spa Pirmin Zurbriggen Hotel among the best in Karl Wild's hotel rating.

The Walliserhof Grand-Hotel & Spa took 15th place in the TOP 20 in the Wellness Hotels category.

The Wellness Spa Pirmin Zurbriggen Hotel reaches 2nd place in the Swiss Hotel Rating in the category Best and Best-Occupied Nice-Price Hotel in the Alps.

To the hotel rating

New Sales Director at the Walliserhof Grand-Hotel & Spa

Laura Anthamatten takes over the sales department at the Walliserhof

With local knowledge and many years of experience in the Saas hotel industry, the native Austrian takes over from Barbara Schiesser as Director of Sales.

Walliserhof 

SaasFeestival

From 16 July to 12 August, the Saas Valley is transformed into a large open-air stage. Five concert moments promise unforgettable experiences. An exuberant atmosphere, a varied music programme and breathtaking backdrops: The Saas Valley will be enriched by a unique event with local character and national charisma. Baschi, Anna Rossinelli Trio, Baba Shrimps and the other acts promise carefree hours of live music amidst the 4000-metre mountains of the Saas Valley.

To the SaasFeestival page

Walliserhof Grand-Hotel& Spa awarded with ibex fairstay

The 5-star Walliserhof Grand-Hotel & Spa in Saas-Fee can be pleased about the ibex fairstay recertification in silver. The team made a big leap during the certification process.

Sustainability in the Saas Valley 

Sustainibility - ProKilowatt - SFOE promotion programme

Saastal Bergbahnen AG have submitted an application to ProKilowatt for subsidies for the shaft heating project for the snowmaking system.

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Treasure hunt Wallis

Summer 2022

In collaboration with Valais/Wallis Promotion and SPICK, a new treasure hunt for families has been created from Furggstalden to Saas-Almagell. Along the way, many interesting facts and information about the forest habitat await the young and old treasure hunters.

Treasure hunt in the Saas Valley

New staging of the terrace Mittelallalin

Summer 2022

The station at 3,500 m above sea level is being developed this year as a leisure, adventure and sightseeing venue. Thanks to the partner Cupra, the large terrace at the foot of the Allalin (4'027m) will be set in scene with bobbycars. The youngest visitors can let off steam on the bouncy castle and the slackline and experience the preparation of the slopes from the perspective of our employees in the snow groomer with VR glasses.  Existing highlights include the highest revolving restaurant, the highest underground railway in the world and the large ice grotto.

Allalin

Playground Kreuzboden 2022

Summer 2022

A new, modern playground for children of different age groups is planned for the summer of 2022. It will be built from natural materials and is characterised by its size and spectacular installations such as towers, climbing elements, water games and much more. Of course, everything with the breathtaking view of the four-thousand-metre peaks of Saas.

Playgrounds

Bike trail Kreuzboden - Trift

Spring 2022

In spring 2022, the approximately five-kilometre-long Flow Trail will be built between Kreuzboden and Trift. This will complement the Bike Skills Park, which was built in summer 2021, from summer 2022. This trail is a sub-project for positioning the Saas-Grund - Kreuzboden - Hohsaas mountain route as an ideal place for mountain biking.

Bike Skills Park

These 10 things should definitely be experienced in the Saas Valley!

Winter 2021/2022

Looking for unique and great experiences for your winter? Then come to the right place! We have compiled a list of adventures and must-sees in the Saas Valley. Have fun discovering them.

Bucket List

Winter-Opening 2021

30 & 31 October 2021 - The long wait is over! From 30 October 2021, the Saas-Fee/Saas Valley holiday region will be back in action with the official start of winter. Enjoy the fresh mountain air, marvel at the snow-covered four-thousand-metre peaks and let off steam on the slopes. We are ready! - Are you too?

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Best Tourism Villages by UNWTO

Saas-Fee, 3 September 2021 - Switzerland has selected three destinations to represent it in the nomination for the "Best Tourism Villages" of the World Tourism Organization. Saas-Fee, Valposchiavo and Gruyères will represent Switzerland in autumn 2021 at the 24th session of the UNWTO General Assembly in Marrakech, Morocco.

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Saastal Tourismus AG
Obere Dorfstrasse 2
CH-3906 Saas-Fee
E-Mail: media@saas-fee.ch

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