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Skiing in Saas Tal

General information

The Saas Tal valley always has plenty of snow due to the high altitude of the slopes. There are excellent hiking and cross-country ski routes, and the experienced skier is also drawn to here, especially as the Saas Fee ski area is also close by. The whole Saas Valley ski area consists of four mountain villages: Saas-Fee, Saas-Grund, Saas-Almagell and Saas-Balen.

 

The Saas Tal offers approximately 137 kilometers of ski runs with a good distribution of blue, red and black runs.

For the true sports enthusiast, there are ski trips (with guide) to the Alphubel (4106 m) and the Strahlhorn (4190 m). In addition to fantastic ski slopes the area has more to offer including hiking, cross-country skiing and a snowboard park with half pipes, quarter pipes, a boardercross and a high jump. Saas-Fee is proudly called "the pearl of the Alps"!

Travel information relating to the Coronavirus 

Everything closes at 19:00

This information has been carefully compiled by Sunweb based on information provided by the local authorities. Since the measures mentioned are subject to constant change, no rights can be derived from this and Sunweb accepts no liability for any damage resulting from the use of this information.

Regulations per region

Distance required in public areas (in metres)
Yes
1.5 metres distance.
Mouth mask
Yes
A mask is mandatory from the age of 12 and onwards, on public transport, shops, restaurants, bars and for all the public indoor spaces. This also applies to private meetings when social distance cannot be kept.
Required documentation before arrival
Yes
You can enter Switzerland by using the EU digital certificate for Covid-19. If you arrive by air you need proof of a full vaccination against COVID-19 (validity: 1 year from last dose); proof of recovery from COVID-19 (validity: from 11 days after a positive test result, and within 6 months from the end of the isolation period); a pre-departure negative COVID-19 test. Accepted tests: PCR taken within 72 hours prior to arrival. Antigenic test taken within 48 hours prior to arrival. Children under 12 years old are never required to provide proof of a negative test for Covid-19 when entering Switzerland. They are exempt from the test requirement on boarding and from the test requirement at the Swiss border. For young people aged between 12 and 16, the same applies as for children, as long as they are not travelling from a country that is on the FOPH list of risk countries due to a variant of concern.
Covid test on destination at arrival
Yes
When you cross the border, a check is made for corona symptoms.
Required documentation on destination to return home (measure destination)
N/A
Required documentation on destination to return home (measure home country)
N/A
Quarantaine after arrival on destination
Depends
Only travelers from high-risk countries, with an indication ratio that is 60 higher than in Switzerland, will have to be quarantined on arrival. They are obliged to observe a quarantine of 10 days.
Max persons together outdoors
Yes
Spontaneous gatherings is permitted for maximum 30 persons indoor and 50 outdoor.
Allowed to share a room with someone outside your household?
Yes
Max. 10 people including children
Curfew (hours not allowed outside)
No
Restaurants
Depends
Max. 4 people per table.
Bars
Open
Outside seating areas are open, maximum of 4 people per table
Club / Nightlife
Closed
Supermarkets and pharmacies
Open
Activities, attractions and sights
Events outdoors or indoor
Yes
Events with a maximum of 100 people (indoors) or 300 people (outdoors) are permitted. Dance events not allowed.
Transfer
Yes
Public transport / taxi / skibus
Yes
Slopes
Open
Skilifts
Open
Ski rental
Open
Ski lessons
Yes
Wellness facilities
Open
Additional measures per ski region
No
Good to know
Yes

Increased restrictions for international travel, due to identification of a new variant of the virus Covid-19. The rules differ between England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. Please visit GOV.UK for more information.

In some cases, the contact details of travelers will be collected upon their arrival in Switzerland. The collection of contact details affects all airline passengers, as well as coach passengers, from countries with an increased risk of infection.

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