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Fiesch is a municipality in the district of Goms in the canton of Valais in Switzerland. The area around Fiescheralp is administered by Fiesch and is accessible by the Eggishorn lift. It has been designated a UNESCO World Heritage site for its view of the Jungfrau-Aletsch Protected Area. The main source of income of the village is tourism, especially hiking, mountain biking, paragliding, snowboarding and skiing, along with many other sports for which the village is an ideal starting point. Above Fiesch, in the Fiescheralp, there is a ski resort and a launch point for hang glider and paraglider pilots.
Fiesch is a ski resort with 45km of piste and altitudes ranging from 1050m to 2870m above sea level. This resort has direct access to 45km of downhill skiing, with 11 individual pistes, served by 10 ski lifts. With pistes above 2500 metres, skiing and snowboarding is assured throughout the season.
There is an airport within two hours drive, so short ski and snowboard breaks at Fiesch are perfect. Sion Airport is just one hours drive away, in good driving conditions, so you can be on the piste quickly.
The following airports link this resort to other parts of the world:
Train options to this resort are available as there is a train station in the village. Here are some public transport options:
While many people do use the public transport listed above they can sometimes be time consuming like some train journeys may take up a long time to reach the resort. You are much better off booking an airport transfer from the airport where you land especially if you are travelling as a group. You will benefit from a shorter journey time and a direct route. You also get the added bonus of travelling in comfort, and of a guaranteed journey that is pre-booked. Airport transfers are also the most cost-effective method of getting to this beautiful ski resort.