Feel like reaching for the sky and getting to see the Rhône Valley from the mountain peaks? Would you like to get a little closer to the glaciers and the many 4,000-metre peaks in the canton? Or enjoy the incomparable alpine setting that Valais has to offer? To help you gain altitude effortlessly, there are several ski lifts to make your trip comfortable. All you have to do is enjoy the scenery during the trip.
On foot or by mountain bike: admire the great Aletsch glacier from every angle from the Eggishorn, Bettmerhorn, Hohfluh or Moosfluh viewpoints. Not to mention discovering many other of the region’s highlights, such as suspension bridges, huts, a protected forest and an exceptional environment for all kinds of activities, summer and winter alike.
Board one of Switzerland's most famous trains and discover the Zermatt region and its famous landmark, the Matterhorn.
Visit the highest revolving restaurant, the highest metro and the largest ice cave in the world, watch marmots nibble directly into your hands and admire the region's many 4,000-metre mountains – all in this region. Dams, mountain huts, via ferrata, mountain bike and hiking routes: the Pearl of the Alps is a paradise for every heart’s desire.
From Saas-Grund, nature lovers can easily reach the sunny Kreuzboden/Hohsaas ski area by means of several ski lifts. The area offers a wealth of opportunities for adventure in both summer and winter. In summer, Kreuzboden and Hohsaas are particularly popular with mountain bikers, hikers and families, while 35 kilometres of ski runs and a funslope await winter sports enthusiasts.
In winter, Belalp offers a wide range of snow sports for all ages, including skiing, snowboarding, tobogganing, snowtubing, winter walking and snowshoe trekking, but the destination is also the starting point for a host of summer activities. Discover the great Aletsch glacier, hike along the bisses, whizz down mountain bike trails or discover the world of rock climbing with a guide.