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Art and ice in a 30min visit.

We had a foggy day while visiting Allalin, so we went in the Ice Pavilion - therefore it was... read more

Reviewed October 6, 2018
An D
Very nice, quite a few steps CHF20

Well worth a visit if in Saas Fee, nicely done but it is expensive. Good footing everywhere but... read more

Reviewed February 6, 2018
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Reviewed October 6, 2018

We had a foggy day while visiting Allalin, so we went in the Ice Pavilion - therefore it was unplanned, had no expectations, and it was a really lovely surprise. We had Citizen Pass so we payed no entrance fee. The gallery was great, the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank An D
Reviewed September 3, 2018

You will find this Ice Pavilion at the top of the Allalin Horn (I think) mountain after a trip on 2 gondolas, past beautiful scenery, and the world's highest funicular railway! So, if that wasn't a big enough treat, you can then enjoy thoroughly this...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 27, 2018

A MUST Do - in The Alps, a wee bit below The Matterhorn - you will experience Life in the Ice. You will only need a jacket - BUT, my Filipino wife - required a coat. The beauty and construction is guaranteed to amaze ALL!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Charles S
Reviewed February 6, 2018

Well worth a visit if in Saas Fee, nicely done but it is expensive. Good footing everywhere but not slippery. Quite of few steps so no good for disabled or if you get short of breath (the air is thin). Some nice Ice sculptures.

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed October 18, 2017

The ice passage as some lovely ice carvings and its fantastic lightening system but you may need to be quite fit as the stairs to come out are quite steep

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Shaun A
Reviewed September 20, 2017

When we visited the revolving restaurant at Metro Alpin we visited the ice pavilion. The pavilion is constructed underneath the glacier. It is very interesting to descend the steps whilst reading the notices regarding the age of the glacier at various points, highlighting notable dates...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank grubgobbler
Reviewed August 28, 2017

This ice pavilion is worth a visit. Don't forget to push on the green button but ... it will make a lot of noise !

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank erwinvanaken
Reviewed March 1, 2017

A definite must do for the family, even with the extra cost CHF10 charged. Some pleasant surprises within the glacier and not too cold! Well worth doing if there is a need for a rest day or the weather isn't clear.

Date of experience: February 2017
1  Thank Mr_PI999
Reviewed February 7, 2017

If you're in Saas Fee then I think you need to take the cable cars & train up to the revolving restaurant and check out the ice pavilion. It was certainly better than we expected and our kids loved it.

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Grm69
Reviewed January 3, 2017

Well we made a special trip up with the kids on the last half-day of our ski holiday. Our season ski pass did not get us into the pavilion and we had to buy additional tickets. Once inside I remember how breathless I was up...More

Date of experience: December 2016
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mechiuor
December 21, 2016|
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A day in Saas Fee is well worth doing but the time and money spent on the ice palace can be used for much better options .
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Travelling first time to Lausanne (2 Replies)
I know it's last minute, but i will be leaving to go to Lausanne for friday for 8 days. I would like to know what are the top things to do near lausanne, i don't mind travelling. Unfortunately i won't be able to ski this time, but i was recommened to go Gelmer Cable car, Trümmelbach Falls, Trift Bridge, the Salt Mines, Chillon Castle, Labyrinth Adventure – Nature Labyrinth in Lower Valais, or Ice Pavilion. I would like to know which is closest, open and the most recommend if i am short for...More
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I can't comment on all of these, but: - Trümmelbach Falls - will be closed at this time of year. -Trift Bridge - not accessible at this time of year as it's high up in an isolated part of the mountains. If ever you are back here in high summer and are an experienced mountain hiker, it's definitely worth a visit ! - Labyrinth Adventure - is for children. If you are travelling with children (approximately aged between 7 and 11), they will enjoy it. Not sure if it's open at this time of...More