The snow-sure resort of Saas Fee, open for skiing and boarding more than 10 months of the year thanks to it's high-altitude glacier, has released some special package deals for April, after the Easter fortnight.

Between April 10 and 30, you can book two nights in a hotel including half-board and a two-day lift ticket from CHF 293 (€189) if you want a short end-of-season break. 

Alternatively a full week, including a six-day lift ticket, costs from CHF 878 (€566) in a hotel or from CHF 486 (€314) in a holiday apartment without meals.

These deals offer a reduced price on buying your accommodation and lift passes separately.  

The Swiss village of Saas-Fee remains popular throughout the year, and with its 20 kilometres (almost 13 miles) of summer trails on the glacier, and a vertical of up to 800 metres (2630 feet), its a popular summer training ground for the national teams of the US, Canada, Switzerland, Germany, Sweden, and others. 

The area is quickly accessed by the underground railway and a cable car (tram) - one of the fastest ski lifts in the world moving at 10 metres per second and completing the ascent in only two minutes, 30 seconds. There are up to five T-bar lifts operational in the summer serving the ski area itself. 

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