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Amenities Saas-Almagell

last updated: December 6, 2012

Resort information / access  
Altitude Town / Resort 1670 m
Inhabitants - total: 400
In the mountains  X 
Accessible by public bus  X 
Accessible by private car  X 
Distance to Intl. Airport  
max. 3 h  
Lodging all year round  
Hotels / Pensions - total number of establishments: 13
Hotels / Pensions - total number of beds: 570
Holiday apartments and chalets - total beds: 1000
Group lodging - total beds: 300
Bed-and-Breakfast  X 
Mountain hut / Alpine hut  X 
Sport and Wellness all year round  
Beauty farm / beauty hotel  X 
Culture / Entertainment all year round  
Permanent exhibition  X 
Concerts, regularly organized  X 
City-tour, organized, on foot  X 
Families / children - all year round  
Quality label 'Families Welcome'  X 
Other information all year round  
Good to Know Saas-Almagell is the mos southerly community in the Saas Valley.It is the home of Olympic skiers Heidi,Pirmin and Silvan Zurbriggen,and is an idyllic holiday resort,perfect for families with children.This village is a real insiders'tip among the many regular visitors who appreciate its homely atmosphere.The village offers an attractive range of sports activities:pistes with guaranted snow,downhill course,snowtubing,ice rink,unique walking paths in the direction of the Mattmark dam and much more!
Mountain railways - info phone: 027 957 23 26
Highlight / Special offers Summer:  
Top News / Special offers summer The new trail Antrona For early peoples was the Saas valley with the connecting roads to Italy. The Romans took advantage before the year 500 AD, for trade with the, who served as a transition into the Valais. Today, more than 1,500 years later it is again possible to tackle this road on foot. The trail offers special scenic impressions, a diverse flora, recreation and a beautiful view of the Monte Rosa massif and the Mischabelkette. Walking time: 2-5 - 3 hours, Difficulty: 2 of 4
Resort area / Transport installations in summer  
Altitude of tourist region from 1670 m
Altitude of tourist region, up to 2400 m
Local transport installations in summer - total: 2
Highest point reached via transport installations in summer 2400 m
Chairlifts in summer - total: 2
Sports and Wellness in summer  
Hiking trails in summer 350 km marked
Walking trails, flat (wheelchair, pushchair) 7 km
Mountainbike slopes 70 km marked
Climbing wall, marked / Via Ferrata  X 
Freestanding rock-climbing facilities  X 
"""Other """"in"""" sports (summer):""" Trottinettplausch für Jung und alt auf der Strasse (Asphalt) von Furggstalden nach Saas Almagell
Families / children - in summer  
Children's animation, organized  X 
Other information for summer  
Natural sights: - Naturerlebnispfad Almagellerbach - Suonenwanderung - Wasserfall
Technical sights: Kraftwerk Mattmark, grösster Erddamm Europas
Nature / adventure trails on the theme: Waldlehrpfad Furggstalden - Saas Almagell und Erlebnisweg Almagellerhorn
Interesting Link - additional summer info - URL
Top News / New infrastructure winter  
Top News winter: Day nursery "Kyan" at Saas-Almagell The Swiss ski and snowboard school Saas-Almagell offers new baby sitting for children from 18 months up to 6 years. Located in the school house next to the mountain railways.
Live Cams  
Live Cam 1
Live Cam 2
Detailed local Weather Link
Winter sports area / Transport installations in winter  
Name of winter sports area: Furggstalden - Heidbodme
Altitude of alpine ski area, from 1670 m
Altitude of alpine ski area, up to 2400 m
Price one day pass adult 41 CHF
Price one day pass children 26 CHF
Snow sports school (phone.) 027 957 24 06
Ski bus  X 
Local transport installations in winter - total: 8
Subregional transport installations - total: 34
Highest point reached via transport installations in winter 2400 m
Chairlifts - total: 2
Skilifts - total: 4
Babylift - Number: 1
Alpine Skiing  
Snow - info phone: 027 957 23 26
Name mesurepoint Station Dörfli
Point of measure ski area bottom 1870 m
Point of measure ski area top 2400 m
Number of slopes: 7
Local ski slopes 12 km marked
Downhill slopes in local ski area with snow canons 12 km
Alpine ski area with skipass subregion 140 km
Slopes for night skiing, illuminated 0.3 km
Level of difficulty of slopes 33 % beginners
Level of difficulty of slopes 67 % intermediates
Alpine ski area surface 500000 m2:
Race course with automatic timing  X 
Cross-country skiing / winter hiking  
Cross country comments 26km lange Langlaufloipe!
Cross-country skiing - info phone: 027 958 66 44
Altitude of cross-country ski area, from 1471 m
Altitude of cross-country ski area, up to 1871 m
Cross-country skiing slopes, classic 26 km local
Cross-country skiing slopes 26 km subregion
Skating slopes 26 km
Skating trails 5 km marked
Winter hiking trails 25 km marked and prepared
Highest winter hiking trail 2197 m
Snowshoe trail 30 km marked
Tobogganing - Info phone: 027 957 23 26
Tobogganing installations - total: 1
Tobogganing installations - total length:m 3000
Total difference in altitude of all installations 220 m
Tobogganing slopes (toboggans only) total 3000 m maintained
Tobogganing trails total 3000 m marked
Tobogganing by night, illuminated 3000
Snow canons for tobogganing installation  X 
Public transportation to tobogganing installation  X 
Toboggan rental possible  X 
Families / children - in winter  
Children's snowpark, maintained  X 
Children's animation, public  X 
Children's day-care, organized  X 
Other information for winter  
Curling rinks number 1
Bavarian Curling rink: 1
Number of Snowtube slopes (Tire-tobogganing) 1
Interesting Link - additional winter info - URL
Data as announced by the local station responsible for all the updates and are without warranty of any kind.