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Saas-Fee, Switzer­land

Pre­vi­ously you couldn’t rec­om­mend Saas-Fee for a short break as the near­est air­ports used by air­lines were Zurich or Geneva, three-hour rail trans­fers away. How­ever, this win­ter you can cut this to just 70 min­utes by fly­ing with the new air­line Powdair to Sion from ei­ther Bris­tol, Ed­in­burgh, Lu­ton, Manch­ester, Southamp­ton or Southend. Saas-Fee is a pretty vil­lage and there are 93 miles of piste sur­rounded by an in­cred­i­ble 18 peaks of more than 4,000m. The glacier is open for ski­ing nine months of the year and when­ever you choose to go,

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