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Christmas week

14 - 25 December 2017

Year after year....

We are almost there: the advent time is just around the corner and ensures coziness, contemplativeness and joy in this cold time of the year.  In the glacier village Saas-Fee, a lot of different animations and Christmas specials are waiting for you, so that also you will fully get into the spirit of Christmas. During a "Christmas week" both young and old will be inspired for the "celebration of love".


for Christmassy moments

Note: The program will be expanded continuously. Click on the program title to get further information.


Animations & activities

Christmas Specials

Christmas market - 15 - 16 December 2017

The program of the Christmas market can be found here: Program Christmas market

Baking for children - 19 December 2017

The children will bake something out of the new „Globi“ book. 1.5 hours later, the self-made goodies can be picked up at the Bakery Imseng in Saas-Fee.

Time: 9.00 - 9.30 a.m.
Place: Bakery Imseng, Saas-Fee
Price: CHF 8.- / child

Note: no inscription required

Bäckerei Imseng
tel. 027 958 12 58

On the tracks of the Christ Child - 19 December 2017

No one has ever seen it and it visits us at home just once a year: the Christ Child. Together we go out in search of it and surprise ourselves of what is waiting for us in the woods.

Time: 5 p.m. (duration ca. 1.5h)
Meeting point: Tourist office Saas-Fee
Price: free of charge
Language: German

Note: This activity takes place outdoors. We therefore recommend to dress up warm.

Inscription untill 18.12.2017 (max. 30 kids)
Tourist office Saas-Fee
Tel. +41 27 958 18 76

Baking for children - 20 December 2017

The children will bake something out of the new „Globi“ book. 1.5 hours later, the self-made goodies can be picked up at the Bakery Imseng in Saas-Fee.

Time: 3.00 - 3.30 p.m.
Place: Bakery Imseng, Saas-Fee
Price: CHF 8.- / child

Note: no inscription required

Bäckerei Imseng
tel. 027 958 12 58

Snowli on Ice - 20 December 2017

Ice skating in a different way: an ice disco with Snowli- the mascot from the Swiss ski school- is taking place on the ice skating rink Kalbermatten. Hot wine and punch will be provided to warm you up.

Time: 5.00 - 7.00 p.m.
Place: sports ground Kalbermatten, Saas-Fee
Price: free of charge

Note: no inscription required

Schweizer Skischule Saas-Fee
tel. 027 957 23 48

Torch light tour- 21 December 2017

Let your holiday awaken your senses. Take a fabulous walk above Saas-Fee followed by sampling 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.

Time: 6.00 p.m.
Meeting point: Tourist office Saas-Fee
Price: 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.-

Inscription: until Wednesday, 20.12.17, 6 p.m.

Information / Reservation
Tourist office Saas-Fee
tel. +41 27 958 18 58

Afternoon cinema (Santa Clause) - 22 December 2017

The Santa Clause
A beautiful story from the North Pole which will get you into the spirit of Christmas. The film will be shown in German with English subtitles.

Time: 4.30 - 6.00 p.m.
Place: Cinmea Rex, Saas-Fee
Price: free of charge

Tourist Office Saas-Fee
Tel. +41 27 958 18 58

Christmas mass - 24 December 2017

Celebrate a contemplative Christmas mass with us which is co-designed by the children of the primary school Saas-Fee.

Time: 5 p.m.
Place: parish church, Saas-Fee

Christmas reading by Christoph Gysel - 25 December 2017

Our tourism priest Christoph Gysel invites to his Christmas story evening to celebrate the contemplative festive days between Christmas and New Year's Day. 

Time: 8.30 p.m.
Place: Reformed church, Saas-Fee
Language: German

Ferienart Resort & Spa - Christmas menu

24 December 2017
Pumpkin crème bruee with celery-pear-salad
Cream of Jerusalem artichoke soup with truffles
Fried codfish with cocoa bean fragmenta on savoy cabbage and mashed potatoes
Tenderloin of beef with Risotto of pearl barley, dark beer sauce and parsnip chips
Baked pear with white chocolate-Brandy sauce

Price per person: CHF 95.-
Reservation: required

25 December 2017
Fried tuna with cilantro-shallot oil and Chili threads
Mushroom consommé with old Sherry
Pan fried foie gras of duck with celery, pine nuts and onions
Roasted rack of lamb with herb crust, Edamame beans and savoy cabbage
Plum variation with butterscotch ice cream

Price per person: CHF 115.-
Reservation: required

Information / Reservation

Ferienart Resort & Spa
Dorfweg 1
3906 Saas-Fee
tel. +41 27 958 19 00

Hotel-Apart La Gorge - Christmas menu

23 December 2017
Salmon crepe rolls
Ginger cream soup
Stewed veal cheeks with red wine shallots and williams potatoes
Home-made cinnamon parfait with glazed apples

- CHF 55.- / person (complete menu)
- CHF 46.- / person (menu without first course)
- CHF 40.- / person (menu plate)

Hotel-Apart La Gorge
Biomattenweg 2
3906 Saas-Fee
tel. +41 27 958 16 80

Hotel Marmotte - Christmassy aperitif

20 December 2017
A Christmassy aperitif "à la Stube" will be served to every guest in the restaurant Essstube.

Hotel Marmotte
Hannigstrasse 47
Tel.  +41 27 957 00 22

Hotel Metropol - Stay 5 nights, ski 1 winter for free

17 - 22 Dezember 2017
Book a Preminum Panorama Double Room incl. half-board for 5 nights in our hotel for CHF 1'800.- and you will be given a ski pass (one per person) for the whole winter season.

Information / Reservation
Hotel Metropol
Untere Dorfstrasse 35
3906 Saas-Fee
tel. +41 27 958 58 58

ESKIMOS - Get your own Christmas ball

22 December 2017

The ESKIMOS Christmas ball cannot be missing on your Christmas tree. Come and get it here for free!
If you book private lessons of at least 3 hours on the date mentioned above you'll get the ESKIMOS Christmas ball for free and you'll be ready for Christmas!

Price for 3 hours of private lessons for 1-2 people: from CHF 252.-

Obere Dorfstrasse 62
3906 Saas-Fee
Tel. +41 78 612 81 24

Aqua Allalin - Relaxation before the Christmas rush

18 and 21 December

Enjoy some relaxing hours in pairs in the Aqua Allalin including its spa area. To round off your visit, a glass of prosecco will be served.

Opening hours: 10.00 a.m. - 9.30 p.m.
Price: 2 for 1, CHF 27.50 (for two people)

Panoramastrasse 1
CH - 3906 Saas-Fee
tel.: +41 27 958 50 50


Hotel Mistral - Advent special

10 - 22 December 2017

Relax and enjoy the first snow...

  • 4 overnight stays in a Basic Style or Top Style Double Room for the price of 3
  • Rich breakfast buffet
  • 4 course menu for dinner
  • WinterCARD 2017/18 (enjoy the slopes in Saas-Fee, Saas-Grund and Saas-Almagell)
  • Welcome hot wine at "Rudi's Snow Bar"
  • Citizen's pass with several discounts locally
  • Ski boot dryer in the ski room
  • Wifi in the whole hotel
  • Transfer parking – hotel – parking
  • 10% discount in various sports outfitters

Price per person CHF 665.- in a Basic Style Double Room (CHF 445.- without WinterCARD 17/18)
Price per person CHF 725.- in a Top Style Double Room Jacuzzi (CHF 505.- without WinterCARD 17/18)

This offer is valid during the period from the 10 - 22 December 2017.

Information / Reservation
Hotel Mistral
Gletscherstrasse 1
3906 Saas-Fee
tel. +41 27 958 92 10

Hotel Saaserhof - Christmas menu

15 December 2017
Rich first course buffet
Fondue Chinoise buffet with more than 50 different spices

Live music with René Bisang (out of the treasure chest of ChueLee)

Price per person: CHF 58.-
Reservation: recommended

18 and 21 December 2017
Christman aperitif
A choice of "Flambée"
Christmassy dessert

Price per person: CHF 69.-
Reservation: required / company dinners welcome

Information / Reservation

Hotel Saaserhof
Lehnstrasse 1
3906 Saas-Fee
tel. +41 27 958 98 98

Restaurant Swiss Chalet - Festive advent menu

14 December 2017
"Amuse bouche"
Fried scallops, Verjus, Leek
Angus beef served two ways, Maggia pepper, onion marmelade, vegetables, Sprinz, Risotto
Dessert variations
Coffee & pralines

Price per person: CHF 55.-

Information / Reservation
Restaurant Swiss Chalet
Lomattenstrasse 35
3906 Saas-Fee
tel. +41 27 957 00 00

Restaurant Vieux Chalet - Christmassy aperitif

18 - 21 December 2017
During the mentioned period, a Christmassy aperitif will be offered to our dining guests.

Restaurant Vieux Chalet
Untere Dorfstrasse 30
3906 Saas-Fee
Tel. +41 27 957 28 92

Saas-Fee Guides - Pre-Christmas special

15 - 24 December 2017
The Saas-Fee Guides are looking forward to the festive days. As a special, we offer you 10% discount on all our activities. Furthermore, together with every tour an aperitif will be offered.

Information / Reservation
Saas-Fee Guides
Obere Dorfstrasse 53
3906 Saas-Fee
tel. +41 27 957 44 64

Schweizer Skischule Saas-Fee - Test our ski instructors!

16 December 2017

You can put our ski instructors to the test at over 80 Swiss Ski Schools, completely free of charge!

The Swiss Ski Schools have come up with something really special for the opening of the Winter 2017/2018 season. Keen to add to the overall visitor experience, the Swiss Ski Schools will be offering their guests a special experience and tangible added value on 16 December. For one day only, our guests will be able to put our ski instructors to the test for free at over 80 Swiss Ski Schools, ski a few runs with them, ask them for some skiing tips and generally see how good they are at what they do.

Schweizer Skischule Saas-Fee
tel. 027 957 23 48

Skipoint Mittschdri - Indoor skiing

16 - 17 December 2017 und 23 - 24 December 2017

The first and only indoor skiing facility in Switzerland!

Our special: Come in a threesome, pay for two only!

Time: 12.00 - 6.00 p.m.
Reservation recommended.

Information / Reservation
Mittschdri - Skipoint Saas-Fee
Untere Dorfstrasse 35
3906 Saas-Fee
tel. +41 27 958 58 58

UBS - Christmas aperitif

14 December 2017
We offer you a delicious Christmas aperitif with hot wine and a small gift from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. and in the afternoon from 2.30 p.m.

We are looking forward to your visit.

UBS Saas-Fee
CH - 3906 Saas-Fee
Tel.: +41 (0)27 958 99 01