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Ski Saas - Fee

Comprehensive Ski Resort Guide including; Accommodation, Apres Ski, Ski guides and other useful Saas - Fee Information.

Saas Fee ski resort has one of Europe’s highest ski areas – starting at almost the altitude that many other famous ski areas top out, yet still managing to offer a massive vertical above, topped by a glacier ski area open almost year round. Surrounded by thirteen 4,000m+ peaks the scenery is spectacular and the village relatively peaceful, as cars were banned from here the day a road first reached the resort in 1951.
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Saas - Fee facts

  • Village Height: 1800m
  • No. of lifts: 43
  • Season dates: Early July - Early May
  • Km of piste: 145km
  • Terrain parks: 1
  • Snow making: 24km of piste / 18% / 62 cannons
  • Distance to airports: Sion - 80km / Geneva - 234km
  • Runs: 152615

Saas - Fee Snow report

insider's guide
2°c
Sun

Weather
Light clouds dotting the sky

25cm

last snowfall

Piste conditions

Piste conditions
The best conditions can be found on the upper slopes

5/21

lifts open

Piste conditions

Piste: Good
Off-piste: Hard
Runs to resort: Closed

28/255cm

lower/upper snow depth

Piste conditions

Last snowed: 16th Nov
Report date: 20th Nov

Beginner

4 stars

Intermediate

5 stars

Advanced

3 stars

Snowboard / Freestyle Skiing

4 stars

Families

5 stars

Aprés Ski

4 stars

Mountain Restaurants

4 stars

Resort Charm

5 stars

Overview of Saas-Fee Ski Resort

One of the world’s top ski areas in several respects, on your Saas Fee ski holiday you’ll find this is one of Europe’s highest traditional resorts, located in spectacular scenery surrounded by 4,000m peaks. It has many interesting assets for holiday makers year round, including both the fact that it has always been car-free, so is delightfully peaceful and atmospheric and an abundance of accommodation on offer, including several five star hotels such as the Ferienart. 

The ski area is one of the world’s highest, stretching for nearly 2,000m above the village to 3,600m – quite an achievement when you consider many ski areas stop only a few hundred metres higher than Saas Fee village, which is at the bottom of the slopes here. The top of the ski area is actually a glacier which is open for snow sports for more than 10 months a year (it closes for a few weeks in mid-Spring). The glacier is particularly well known for its summer terrain park and half pipe which attract World Cup competition in early November each year. In winter the area pass covers the nearby ski areas of Saas Almagell and Saas Grund ski areas as well.

The lift system is impressive too, including an underground funicular railway up the mountain, and attractions include the world’s highest revolving restaurant on Mittelallin at 3,500 metres (just under 11,500 feet).

Despite being called the 'Pearl of the Alps' it is still possible to get a reasonable prices in Saas Fee. Have a look at our deals page to see some of the best offers and latest prices. 

Skiing Guide

Saas-Fee is a popular choice for intermediate skiers with its long and cruising blue and red ski runs

Après Ski

Saas Fee has a selection of bustling and lively bars to try which start filling up in the afternoon and party on into the night

Families

Families will not be disappointed in Saas-Fee, there’s ample activities in the evenings and great ski school facilities

Off the Slopes

You could spend your whole holiday off the slopes there’s so many activities in Saas-Fee!

Restaurants & Dining

There’s no worry of going hungry in Saas-Fee with its fantastic selection of restaurants, both on and off the slopes

Spa Guide

Spa facilities are good in Saas-Fee with the Public Centre providing an impressive number of beauty and wellness services