Lying in one of the most beautiful high valleys in Switzerland, the traffic-free, picturesque village of Saas-Fee has retained its traditional character with an abundance of charm. Your holiday needs are well catered for with a variety of shops, attractive bars, restaurants and narrow cobbled streets surrounded by spectacular scenery including the Dom - Switzerland’s highest mountain. The Metro Alpin, the world’s highest underground train, takes you up to the world’s highest revolving restaurant at 3,500m. There are a number of other cable cars and gondola rides to enjoy and when you step off, you will be rewarded with some of the finest views and the clearest air you can breathe. Welcome to the Pearl of the Alps!
The wider Saas Valley offers hikers over 350km of trails and with free use of most of the cable cars during the summer you can plan walks from many different mountain stations. Walks are well marked with average times also shown. Saas-Fee is an ideal base for some of the most beautiful tours of the region’s 4,000m peaks and there are many gentler walks to mountain restaurants ready to welcome you with a cool drink and authentic alpine fare. Hotel guests benefit from the FREE Saas-Fee Citizens' Pass during the summer months, allowing you to explore the nearby mountains.
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Where to stay in Saas-Fee
Choose from our handpicked Saas-Fee hotels
What to see and do from Saas-Fee
Saas-Fee is located in one of the most scenic regions you could hope to find. One of popular scenic mountain journeys is on the Alpine Express cable car to Felskinn, where you can relax on the sun terrace. From here, the highest undergound funicular takes you up to the the glacial world of the Allalin and unforgettable views.
Spielboden and Längfluh is another fabulous day out, where you will probably spot mountain dwelling marmots, and enjoy views over the village of Saas-Fee and across to the Dom, which at 4,545 is Switzerland's highest mountain. Why not try taking the cable car up to Hannig and then take a scenic walk back down to the village. During the summer months, most of your cable car journeys are free with complimentary Citizens' Pass. Please click here for more excursions in the region.
Visit a UNESCO World Heritage Site from Saas-Fee
From Saas-Fee, you can easily visit the Aletsch Arena side of the Jungfrau-Aletsch Glacier. You will be rewarded with stunning views and some memorable walks in this stunning region. Find more Swiss World Heritage Sites here.
Explore the Valais region with our great value travel passes
Our holidays include the Half Fare Card, which entitles you to a 50% discount on most rail, mountain railways, cable cars, boats and PostBuses across Switzerland.
If you are planning daily outings, the complimentary Citizens' Pass (during the summer months) will also save you a great deal of money - and help you avoid the queues at the ticket office! If you are travelling further afield, we recommend the Swiss Travel Pass. We will be delighted to guide you on the best pass for your holiday. Call us on 0800 619 1200 for more advice.
Scenic rail holidays from Saas-Fee
Enjoy a fantastic two or multi centre holiday, with a scenic rail journey connecting your resorts.
You can make the short transfer to Brig to to join the famous Glacier Express train, taking you over the Alps to St. Moritz or Pontresina. You can also travel via Visp to Montreux, where you can pick up the GoldenPass Line/Luzern-Interlaken Express (for Interlaken and Lucerne).
If you prefer to be based solely in Saas-Fee, there are many mountain journeys to be enjoyed locally. We can tailor make any itinerary you choose, please contact us for details on 0800 619 1200.