Your venue to Saas-Fee
The venue: Saas-Fee, Canton of Valais, Switzerland
Saas-Fee is summer and winter village located at the end of the Saas Valley. Nicknamed the Pearl of the Alps, the village is surrounded by 14 peaks above 4,000 meters, including the Dom (4,545 m) and the Allalinhorn (4,027 m). It is one of about 14 Swiss resorts that are free of all road traffic. The village is located at close to 1,800 m altitude above sea level, and August is usually a good time of the year for hiking and to discover famous Swiss summits.
Traveling to Saas-Fee upon arrival in Switzerland
The resort is at equal distance (roughly three hours by train) from Geneva, Zurich and Milan (Malpensa) Airports. You can book your travel online within Switzerland using the Swiss Federal Railroads website, from your point of arrival in Switzerland (e.g., Geneva or Zurich Airports) to your destination, which is the arrival station of the Saas-Fee bus-station (“Saas-Fee, Busterminal”). The website is easy to use, so once you have typed in your departure station (e.g., Geneva Airport) and arrival station (“Saas-Fee, Busterminal”), you can select your ticket options. Please note that return tickets are only available for same-day travel in Switzerland! If you are using a travel agency to plan your trip, it is likely that the entire travel from your home to Saas-Fee may be booked simultaneously (this depends on the travel agency…).
Conference Hotel and Booking Instructions
The meeting will take place at the Schweizerhof Hotel, where a block of rooms has been set aside for the meeting. All meals, coffee breaks, plenary sessions and possible breakout meetings will take place in the hotel. Based on the 4 nights/4 days of the meeting, prices at the hotel range from CHF 850.- (shared double room) to CHF 990.- (single rooms), which include the room, half-board (breakfast and evening meal), taxes, and all coffee breaks. Furthermore, a registration fee of CHF 100.- will be charged for the full event, payable (cash only) upon arrival at the venue.