We adhere to the guidelines of Hotellerie Suisse

FAMILY DESTINATION SEAL OF APPROVAL

WHO WE ARE

We are a Swiss holiday resort that is particularly well suited for family holidays. The tourism service providers gear their offers specifically to the needs of the "family" guest group. We continuously seek to improve the quality of, and pay special attention to the sustainability of our services.

WHAT WE WANT

Our aim is to offer children, together with their parents or accompanying adults, a stay that fully meets their wishes and needs. Family-friendliness is at the heart of our efforts and is supported by all signatory service providers as well as the local population.

HOW WE WANT TO ACHIEVE OUR GOAL

We recognise the quality criteria of the FAMILY DESTINATION label, which are binding for all awarded locations and are periodically reviewed by independent experts.

Activities+

Spa Around+

Dine Around+

Activities+

Activities+

Aktiv Hotel & Spa Hannigalp

E-Mountain Bike Tour - with Guide

To the summit by e-mountainbike? Via the Hannig Loop to the Wannihorn 2,669 metres above sea level or simply ride the fantastic flow trail from Hannigalp to Grächen. Our bike action with Olivier will inspire you and bring you closer to the Grächen mountain world on two wheels.

E-Bikes: 5 e-bikes are at your disposal
Equipment: Sporty clothes & trekking shoes.
Registration: until 11.00 a.m. on the same day
Participants: min. 2/max. 5 persons
Costs: Free of charge
--- Every Tuesday, 2 - 3.30 pm

Activities+

Aktiv Hotel & Spa Hannigalp

Winetasting «Valais»

Almost 60 grape varieties are cultivated in Switzerland's largest wine-growing region, some of them only here. Immerse yourself in the world of Valais wines and taste fine wines from special grape varieties.
We look forward to seeing you.

Registration: until 10.00 a.m. on the same day
Participants: min. 4 persons
Costs: Free of charge
--- Every Thursday, 4.00 - 5.00 p.m.

Activities+

Grächen

Village tour

The village tour is a unique experience for the whole family!

Follow the old village roads and embark on an adventure. You can enjoy this experience whenever you feel like it, because you are your own tour guide. The booklet for the tour also has QR codes that play the tour guide's stories as audio.

Registration: pick up the booklet at the reception
Costs: Free of charge
--- Daily

Activities+

Tourist Office Grächen

Tourist Office Grächen

Experience the heroes of the skies up close and gain an insight into the Air Zermatt base and rescue and transport missions.

Registration: until 17:00 on Tuesdays at the reception desk
Participants: min. 10/max. 20 persons
Meeting point: Air Zermatt base in Zermatt Costs: Free of charge
--- Every Thursday, 09:30h - 11:00h

Activities+

Grächen

Ravensburger Playroute

Discover the little box with the stamp at the huts and stations to fill your play pass!

There are 6 playhouses and 7 play stations dotted around the Grächen hiking area. The playhouses are small wooden chalets with a table and board games. There are various routes.

Costs: You can pick up your player backpack with the necessary game pieces and game pass free of charge at the Tourist Office (for a deposit).
--- Daily

Activities+

Mountainstation Hannigalp

Alpine Games

Play some great family games in the fresh air!

Have you always wanted to try out XXL Mikado, or KUBB Viking chess, cornhole or a LEIKKI throwing game? Various outdoor games are available at the Hannigalp mountain station.

Tip: Don't forget your mountain railway ticket
Costs: Free of charge
--- Daily

Activities+

Grächen

Treasure hunt

Go on a treasure hunt with your family!

Grächen has laid out trails for its guests, young and old, which are lined with all kinds of exciting puzzles and tricky tasks. With the help of a treasure map, you can follow all the clues to finally solve the puzzle.

Equipment: Pencil
Registration: pick up the booklet at the reception
Costs: Free of charge
--- Daily

Spa Around+

Spa Around+

Alpine Spa Lodge

Incoming. Feel good. Turn it off. Fill it up. This is the new Alpine SPA Lodge.

On more than 240 square meters, the visitor is offered an ideal oasis of peace and well-being to relax and recuperate - whether after a day of hiking or skiing or a strenuous day at work.

Costs: 50% discount = CHF 10 per person as a guest at the Aktiv Hotel & Spa Hannigalp

Spa Around+

Hannigspa

In the hotel's own 6x12m swimming pool with bubble bath at the Aktiv Hotel & Spa Hannigalp, incidentally the only indoor pool in Grächen, you can take a relaxing dip and simply let everyday life drift away!

Cost of indoor swimming pool: Free for all guests of the Matterhorn Valley Hotels: The pool is open from 8.00 to 16.00.

Spa costs: Local price CHF 35.- for all guests of the Matterhorn Valley Hotels.

Dine Around+

Dine Around+

Aktiv Hotel & Spa Hannigalp

Meat skewer «Tom Dooley»

This delicious meat skewer with flambéed beef fillet médaillons is served with a variety of cold sauces, fresh fruit, side dishes of your choice and a salad. This speciality has been a tradition in the Hotel-Restaurant Hannigalp for many years and is unique in Grächen.

When: Tuesday & Thursday to Sunday on reservation
Participants: min. 2 persons
Costs: CHF 20.- surcharge for half board
--- 6 - 9.30 p.m.

Dine Around+

Family Hotel & Spa Desirée

Les Trois Fondues

Three different fondues with various ingredients from a specially developed fondue pan patented by Donat Ruppen in the "Le Chalet" restaurant in the Family Hotel & Spa Desirée. Including aperitif and dessert. Super Guet! You simply have to try it.

When: On request
Costs: no surcharge on half board
--- Only upon request

Partners

With your Matterhorn Valley Guest Card you receive a 10% discount on your purchases. (Excluding already reduced items)
With your Matterhorn Valley Guest Card you receive a 10% discount on your purchases. (Excluding already reduced items)

MVH+ offers

We combine overnight stay, pleasure and experiences.

The hoteliers of the Matterhorn Valley Hotels are not only cordial hosts. They are also passionate adventurers who simply carry their guests away with their good humour and "adventurous" ideas and let them see the world of the mountains through their eyes. Let yourself be carried away into nature and let it inspire you to enjoy, learn a lot of interesting things and spend great holiday times with the "adventurous" hosts of the Matterhorn Valley Hotels!

Activities+

With its wide range of activities Grächen has a lot to offer its guests. Whether it's selected tastings or guided tours with rousing anecdotes - let the Matterhorn Valley Hotels advise you and find the right supporting programme for the whole family.

Activities+

Aktiv Hotel & Spa Hannigalp
--- Every Tuesday, 2 - 3.30 pm

E-Mountain Bike Tour - with Guide

To the summit by e-mountainbike? Via the Hannig Loop to the Wannihorn 2,669 metres above sea level or simply ride the fantastic flow trail from Hannigalp to Grächen. Our bike action with Olivier will inspire you and bring you closer to the Grächen mountain world on two wheels.

E-Bikes: 5 e-bikes are at your disposal
Equipment: Sporty clothes & trekking shoes.
Registration: until 11.00 a.m. on the same day
Participants: min. 2/max. 5 persons
Costs: Free of charge

Activities+

Aktiv Hotel & Spa Hannigalp
--- Every Thursday, 4.00 - 5.00 p.m.

Winetasting «Valais»

Almost 60 grape varieties are cultivated in Switzerland's largest wine-growing region, some of them only here. Immerse yourself in the world of Valais wines and taste fine wines from special grape varieties.
We look forward to seeing you.

Registration: until 10.00 a.m. on the same day
Participants: min. 4 persons
Costs: Free of charge

Activities+

Grächen
--- Daily

Village tour

The village tour is a unique experience for the whole family!

Follow the old village roads and embark on an adventure. You can enjoy this experience whenever you feel like it, because you are your own tour guide. The booklet for the tour also has QR codes that play the tour guide's stories as audio.

Registration: pick up the booklet at the reception
Costs: Free of charge

Activities+

Tourist Office Grächen
--- Every Thursday, 09:30h - 11:00h

Tourist Office Grächen

Experience the heroes of the skies up close and gain an insight into the Air Zermatt base and rescue and transport missions.

Registration: until 17:00 on Tuesdays at the reception desk
Participants: min. 10/max. 20 persons
Meeting point: Air Zermatt base in Zermatt Costs: Free of charge

Activities+

Grächen
--- Daily

Ravensburger Playroute

Discover the little box with the stamp at the huts and stations to fill your play pass!

There are 6 playhouses and 7 play stations dotted around the Grächen hiking area. The playhouses are small wooden chalets with a table and board games. There are various routes.

Costs: You can pick up your player backpack with the necessary game pieces and game pass free of charge at the Tourist Office (for a deposit).

Activities+

Mountainstation Hannigalp
--- Daily

Alpine Games

Play some great family games in the fresh air!

Have you always wanted to try out XXL Mikado, or KUBB Viking chess, cornhole or a LEIKKI throwing game? Various outdoor games are available at the Hannigalp mountain station.

Tip: Don't forget your mountain railway ticket
Costs: Free of charge

Activities+

Grächen
--- Daily

Treasure hunt

Go on a treasure hunt with your family!

Grächen has laid out trails for its guests, young and old, which are lined with all kinds of exciting puzzles and tricky tasks. With the help of a treasure map, you can follow all the clues to finally solve the puzzle.

Equipment: Pencil
Registration: pick up the booklet at the reception
Costs: Free of charge

Spa Around+

The balance between relaxation and activity is sensitive and behaves individually. Find your personal zone of well-being in our spas. The wide range of massage and beauty treatments is perfectly complemented by the inviting wellness areas at the Alpine Spa Lodge and Hanningspa, allowing you to explore new forms of relaxation. The Family Hotel & Spa Desirée is connected by direct access to the new Alpine SPA Lodge.

Spa Around+

Alpine Spa Lodge

Incoming. Feel good. Turn it off. Fill it up. This is the new Alpine SPA Lodge.

On more than 240 square meters, the visitor is offered an ideal oasis of peace and well-being to relax and recuperate - whether after a day of hiking or skiing or a strenuous day at work.

Costs: 50% discount = CHF 10 per person as a guest at the Aktiv Hotel & Spa Hannigalp

Spa Around+

Hannigspa

In the hotel's own 6x12m swimming pool with bubble bath at the Aktiv Hotel & Spa Hannigalp, incidentally the only indoor pool in Grächen, you can take a relaxing dip and simply let everyday life drift away!

Cost of indoor swimming pool: Free for all guests of the Matterhorn Valley Hotels: The pool is open from 8.00 to 16.00.

Spa costs: Local price CHF 35.- for all guests of the Matterhorn Valley Hotels.

Dine Around+

Why try only one when you can taste them all? The selection of specialities in the Matterhorn Valley Hotels is large and above all very tempting! With "Dine Around+" you have the literally tasteful opportunity to get to know and love the highlights of each hotel! Whether as a fantastic fondue, flambéed or served ice-cold: Let variety melt on your tongue!

MVH+

Dine Around+

Aktiv Hotel & Spa Hannigalp --- 6 - 9.30 p.m.

Meat skewer «Tom Dooley»

This delicious meat skewer with flambéed beef fillet médaillons is served with a variety of cold sauces, fresh fruit, side dishes of your choice and a salad. This speciality has been a tradition in the Hotel-Restaurant Hannigalp for many years and is unique in Grächen.

When: Tuesday & Thursday to Sunday on reservation
Participants: min. 2 persons
Costs: CHF 20.- surcharge for half board

Dine Around+

Family Hotel & Spa Desirée --- Only upon request

Les Trois Fondues

Three different fondues with various ingredients from a specially developed fondue pan patented by Donat Ruppen in the "Le Chalet" restaurant in the Family Hotel & Spa Desirée. Including aperitif and dessert. Super Guet! You simply have to try it.

When: On request
Costs: no surcharge on half board

Partners

With your Matterhorn Valley Guest Card you receive a 10% discount on your purchases. (Excluding already reduced items)
With your Matterhorn Valley Guest Card you receive a 10% discount on your purchases. (Excluding already reduced items)
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