5 Reasons for Visiting Saas Fee, Switzerland

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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!

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November 07, 2010

Haslinda

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!

November 05, 2010

Laurasinelle

I really love Switzerland! but in summer!

November 05, 2010

Pash2010

Hi Trottola!
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November 05, 2010

Haslinda

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!

November 05, 2010

Miele

Wow! It seams to be a very cold place..brrrr

November 04, 2010

smartview27

Great destination!

November 04, 2010

Haslinda

Hi Trottola! Thanks for dropping by. Saas Fee is so magical - great village atmosphere. I intend to return there in summer. Happy holidays! :)

November 04, 2010

Trottola

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.

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