5 Reasons for Visiting Saas Fee, Switzerland

posted on 4th of november, 2010

I love making lists and I hope you enjoy reading them.

One of the main reason for visiting Switzerland is the beautiful mountains scenery. In winter, the snowy landscape takes on a special glow and everywhere here is simply spectacular. While many things have been said about famous winter resorts in Switzerland like Zermatt, Grindelwald, Venier and San Moritz, let's focus on somewhere much overlooked - Saas Fee.

Saas Fee - The Pearl of the Alps - is located in the Valais region. 1800 metres above sea level and surrounded by 13 four thousand meter peaks around the village.

While it takes more effort to come here, by bus from Visp, the view along the way is simply worth your time.

The 5 reasons for staying in Saas Fee for your winter holiday in Switzerland :

1. The mountain tops are so close it feels like you can almost touch them.
2. Saas Fee is car free. Leave your cars at the car park. The only source of transportation within the village are the golf-like car and train run by electricity.
3. There is lesser crowd here compared to Zermatt. More space for you to run around. You can always go to Zermatt on a day trip. Yes , Zermatt and Saas Fee are both located in the Valais region and makes for a great day trip from one location to another.
4. Beautiful chalet architechture. Looking so cosy and inviting.
5. Spectacular winter landscape. With 22 lifts and 100km of prepared pistes, it is fun time for skiiers and snowboarders. There is also the 11 km long toboggan - fun for the whole family.

Come to Saas Fee, Switzerland, a wonderful winter resort for the whole family. Happy journey!

Comments (8)

Posted by Haslinda on November 07, 2010
Hi Pash2010 and Laurasinelle. Thanks to everyone for reading this article. Didn't write this to entice more views or purchase. This article was originally posted on my travel blog and I simply wish to share because Switzerland is such a beautiful place. New to blogging and microstock - obviously there is so much to learn. Looking forward to much learning. Have a great Sunday!
Posted by Laurasinelle on November 05, 2010
I really love Switzerland! but in summer!
Posted by Pash2010 on November 05, 2010
Hi Trottola!
Модули, шаблоны, советы и хаки для DataLife Engine 9.0
Posted by Haslinda on November 05, 2010
To smartview27 and Miele : This is a great place discovered when I couldn't find accommodation in Zermatt. As for the temperature, it was minus 3 degree celsius in Saas Fee and minus 10 degree celsius in Zermatt. Keep warm!
Posted by Miele on November 05, 2010
Wow! It seams to be a very cold place..brrrr
Posted by smartview27 on November 04, 2010
Great destination!
Posted by Haslinda on November 04, 2010
Hi Trottola! Thanks for dropping by. Saas Fee is so magical - great village atmosphere. I intend to return there in summer. Happy holidays! :)
Posted by Trottola on November 04, 2010
It seems to be a beautiful place where to' spend xmas holidays and summer too! I think i can go to' visit it one day. Thank you for your interesting blog and nice suggestion.

Comments (8)

This article has been read 1260 times. 1 readers have found this article useful.
Photo credits: Haslinda.

About me

I have many diverse interests in photography. Primarily I look for bold bright colors and other times simple colors are just as dynamic. Would be happy to know where my images are being used. Thank you for viewing!

confidential info

Blogs Exclusive user
July (1)
June (2)
April (3)
February (1)

Stock Photography that BLOGS!

Interact, make friends, share tips and techniques, have fun. Dreamstime wants your ideas and thoughts whether you are a photographer, designer or regular user. Create a blog to tell your story, promote favorite images and photographers, post tutorials or simply exchange opinions with your with fellow dreamstimers.

Don't forget words and pictures go great together so make sure you choose some Dreamstime favorite pics to brighten your article. For inspiration, check out the hottest or the most useful blogs on the left.

Create a blog to tell your story, promote favorite stock images and photographers

Create your blog

My favorite articles


More favorite articles

Related image searches

switzerland saas-fee winter travel

Switzerland related stock images