Who doesn’t know the sad folk song of «Vreneli ab em Guggisbärg» and her ill-fated love? But anyone choosing Guggisberg in the Bernese pre-Alps region of Gantrisch as a holiday or excursion destination will have absolutely no reason to sound sad!
The village of Täsch is 1,449 metres above sea level and is home to around 998 people. It is situated 6 km from the world-famous tourist region of Zermatt and its majestic landmark - the Matterhorn. Täsch is effectively the gateway to this huge and amazing mountain range.
Saas-Balen, the “Pearl of Serenity”, is perfect for hiking, relaxing and enjoying the peace and quiet, while Mother Nature treats you to the most breathtaking views. Time seems to stand still up here - and yet there are plenty of opportunities to recharge your batteries by being active.