Chalet Cresta is a detached cottage in the district Wiler in Fiesch. It is situated just above the village with stunning views on the Valais Alps. The Chalet enjoys a quiet and sunny position. It takes about a 10 minutes’ walk to the village center and trainstation and a 15 minutes’ walk to the cable car. In the district Wiler is the indoor pool (Hallenbad). Also, there is the Chapel of St. Augustine, where a nativity scene can be visited at Christmas time. The district Wiler is a great starting point for splendid walks in the beautiful mountain setting of Fiesch. The Chalet is situated beside a hiking path to the Fiescheralp and Eggishorn and the Laggeraweg (a hiking path between Fieschertal and Lax) is nearby. The Chalet is easily accessible via the access road and has modern facilities including Wi-Fi, Ipad / Iphone docking station. Furthermore, there is a large parking area, a garage, and a large lawn.
The middle floor has a large, nicely furnished living room with a spacious dining area. The kitchen is equipped with all necessary kitchenware, such as a ceramic cooker, electric oven with hot air circulation and grill, a large fridge with a large freezer and a dishwasher. The sitting area has a nice wood stove. There is a separate toilet and storeroom. This floor has a balcony on the south and southwest and a big terrace at the entrance.
On the upper floor are two bedrooms with twin beds with a length of 2.10 meters; one room has a washbasin. A third bedroom has a twin bed of 2 meters. All equipped with high quality mattresses. There is a bathroom with shower, sink and toilet.
The ground floor has a second living room with flat screen TV, connected to cable TV and Dutch satellite TV and DVD player. There is also a room with washer and dryer. On this floor there is the garage and two parking lots.
The whole Chalet has floor heating and free Wi-Fi.
The front of the Chalet has a spacious lawn.
Chalet Cresta is equipped for a maximum of six persons.
Advice from the ownerThe high-valley Goms belongs to the Wallis area and is an ideal destination for walkers. On 750 km of marked foodpaths you can enjoy the wonderful nature with their beautiful plants. In summer walkers can find everything they want: marked footpaths between the beautiful mountains of Goms for mountain-, glacier-, pass walks, or pleasant walks through the valley. From Fiesch you can go for nice walk routes in the Aletsch area, in the wonderful nature park Binntal and in whole Goms, which are all easy accessible.
Skiing / ski school / Child care
It keeps the opportunity for guests in Fiesch to store their ski equipment (skies, ski sticks, and ski boots) on the Fiescheralp for fee. When you rent skies in a sportsshop you do not have to pay a deposit.
The ski area is called after the heavy Aletsch glacier in the Alps of Switzerland. The Aletsch ski area is located to the south of the 20 km long ice river on a sunny place just above the Rhône valley. As soon as you enter the ski and cross-country ski area through the Furka-Lötschberg or Simplon subway, the landscape is lightened by bright white snow; even in months that the ski runs are still brown and the slopes still green in other places. Thanks to they highly located ski area of Aletsch there is snow untill the late spring. The Aletsch ski area consists of a hundred kilometer of pistes, of which mainly blue and red ones.
The Aletsch ski area, with 36 ski lifts and about 99 km pistes, is a versatile ski area for both beginners and experienced skiers. Those who love wintersport, are guarenteed that they will enjoy the comfort of this big ski area.
Obergoms is located between Niederwald and Oberwald at a height of about 1250 to 1350 meters, with a guarantee of snow. Goms belongs absolutely to one of the most impressive valleys, with an intact nature and intact fields. The cross-country ski season starts already in November and ends in the end of March. About 100 km of cross-country trails in various difficulties guarentee real cross-country ski pleasure! The cross-country route Goms attachs all 12 picturesque villages from Niederwald to Oberwald. It keeps a stop in almost every village for the Matterhorn Gotthard Bahn (MGBahn) just as direct access to the route. This is the reason that many cross-country skiers and winder walkers love the Goms route. Fiesch is a perfect starting point.
Various mountainbike trips are possible on natural cycle paths (26 km). There are perfect wood paths for cycling and to admire the beautiful forest area.
In this area there is a variety of paths: paths through the Alps, non-harden paths, mountain paths, and smoothed paths. There are about 300 km cycle paths with signs. Fast descent routes can be reached by train: for the real kick! Goms has all facilities you need for a cylce tour: cycle hotels, cycle shops and guided tours.
Schwimmen ist für den Menschen eine beliebte Freizeitbeschäftigung in natürlichen Gewässern wie Meeren, Seen und Flüssen sowie auch speziell dafür gebauten Schwimmbädern und Swimmingpools. Schwimmen im weiten Sinne und in der Alltagssprache umfasst auch das Baden und das Planschen, auch wenn dabei die Bodenhaftung (z. B. am Grund) beibehalten wird. In der Umgebung stehen verschiedene Anlagen für diese Freizeitbetätigung zur Verfügung.
Fiesch is a perfect starting place for different trips and nice tours on the mountain passes.
3 indoor tennis-courts - 2 outdoor tennis-courts
For rent, there are 3 synthetic indoor tennis-courts and 2 outdoor tennis-courts on sand. It is therefore guaranteed that you can play tennis in summer (open game or training), even when the wether is bad. Tennis Center Fiesch is the meeting point for enthusiastic tennis players in the area of Goms and has excellent facilities including a nice restaurant and tennis school. For advice and for a tighten service you can go to the sportshop.
From Fiesch you can go for many day trips by car or by public transport.
Snow-boot walking / Winter walking
Winter walking! Experience the magic of winter in a beautiful snow covered landscape and feel the attractiveness of nature in the cold season. Many walks are possible.
Snow-boot walking! Deep snow covered forests, shining icicles, and a fantastic mountain smell will give you an unforgettable experience. An experience in nature and pure relaxation. Take a deep breath in the snow covered area and enjoy the tremendous nature in Goms! During snow-boot walking you can expect a pure snow covered winter landscape, powder snow and silence. Especially recommended for those who do not ski and persons who want to enjoy the nature in winter. When the wether and snow are perfect, you will absolutely become a snow lover!
Do you love toboggan? Long, steep, fast and easy descents are waiting for real toboggan fans in Goms by day and night. It is also possible to combine a toboggan trip with a romantic winter walk. Enjoy a good dinner in a restaurant or cosy café. It is for sure that you never tasted a better raclette or fondue.
There are several toboggan trails and descents in Goms.
There are things that are hard to describe. The personal experience, by adolescents and adults, of the victory of the climb to the Eggishorn is such a thing. However, for a climb without risks you certainly need a good equipment. It is possible for those who are not experienced climbers, to charter a guide.
Golf in Goms or Riederalp
The golf course is located on the bank of the Rhône, fully integrated in the beautiful landscape. The golf course is one of the longest of Switserland with a length of 6040 meters, moreover it is one of the most beautiful golf places because of the wonderful landscape. There is a fantastic view on the snow covered Galenstock and Rhône valley at each hole. Trees, shrubs, cane, and water such as the Rhône and the natural area define the fairways and enforce a dogleg sometimes. A tactical game is required because of the strategical placed bunkers, outlines, forest and strenuous flowing greens. Because of the length of the fairways a long shot is often required.
The highest golf course of Europe; golf course Riederalp is a real attraction with a 9-holes course in the centre of the Aletsch area. The area around the Aletsch glacier, de biggest and longest glacier of the Alps, belongs to an UNESCO World inheritance since 2001. You can reach the entrance of the golf course only by the cable-railway. The golf course is located on a height above 2000 meters, and is therefore the highest golf course of Europe. Off course you can enjoy the fantastic view on the Rhône valley and Alps during the game.
They should have lived once, mostly often in caves. The Gogwärgini were realy tall, wild, unshaved and actife. Often they helpen people in the villages with their work. Therefore the name Gogwärgini is derived from "guet wärchu" (good workers). Finally they leaved the Oberwallis. However, many stories exist about the Gogwärgini untill the day of today. Ten of those stories can be found on theme paths on the Eggishorn.
Hang gliding and paragliding
Who does not have the dream to fly: to float in the air under the open sky? Forgetting the daily stress and stopping the time? In Fiesch your dream will become true. Fiesch is the familiar Mekka for hang gliding and paragliding in Switzerland.
Going out / highlights
IThere are some vere good restaurants where you can taste all local specialities in Fiesch and area. Even a chef of the Swiss cooking team will prepare youre dinner in one of those restaurants. You will certainly enjoy your holiday with a culinar dinner a la Ritz, Gommer and specialities of Wallis.
The bars in the village are open in the evening for those who want to have a pleasent night. Special attention goes to the just opened bar “Talstation" and the renewed "Time out". Emulewebcounter free counter
Ground floor: (recreation room(TV(satellite), DVD player))
On 1st floor: (Livingroom(hearth(wood), radio, CD player, oven, washbasin, toilet), Open plan kitchen(ceramic hob, oven, dishwasher, fridge freezer), Bathroom(washbasin, toilet), balcony, garden furniture)
On 2nd floor: (Bedroom(Double bed, washbasin), Bedroom(trundle bed (2 pers.)), Bedroom(2x Single bed), Bathroom(shower, 2x washbasin, toilet))
ski-storage, garage, tumble dryer, washing machine, heating(Floor heating), patio, garden, garden furniture, 3x parking
SituationIn the mountains > 1000 m.
Property facilitiesNumber of bedrooms 3
Number of bathrooms 2
Costs on siteDeposit: (CHF 500 (On arrival, you must pay the security deposit in cash))
Bath towels: (Bring your own)
Tourist tax: (Mandatory, indication CHF 2,50 /person/night)
Distancescity 0.8 km
Forest 0.2 km
Grocery shop 0.8 km
restaurant 0.8 km
Nightlife 0.8 km
public transport 0.8 km
Public pool covered 0.6 km
Ski lift 1.3 km
Ski bus service 0.8 km
Tourist information 0.8 km