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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+

Family Hotel & Spa Desirée

Fun & Games for Kids

Monday is Kids' Day! For our little guests a day of extra fun with dinner followed by fun & games in the Alpine Sports Centre.
--- Every Monday, 5 p.m.

Activities+

Lifestyle & Spa Hotel Grächerhof

We take you into the world of Valais wines

We meet in the lounge of the Lifestyle & Spa Hotel Grächerhof and then learn more about the history of the winemaker of the decade in the Glacier Bar. Of course, we will also taste his wines in a " cosy " atmosphere.
--- Every Thursday, 5 - 6 pm

Activities+

North side of the Hannigalp mountain station

Snowbiking – sun, fun & more…

Swap your skis for a snowbike, get a short introduction and off you go! Olivier - host at the Aktiv Hotel & Spa Hannigalp - accompanies you for 2 hours sitting down through the ski area. Action & snow fun guaranteed!

Registration: by 10am on the same day
Equipment: warm winter clothes & ski or snowboard boots
--- Every Tuesday, noon - 2 p.m. Beginner
2 - 4 p.m. Repeater

Activities+

Tourism office

Guided village tour through Grächen

Here you go on an exciting journey through time into the history of your holiday destination! Let yourself be whisked away into the past on the one-hour tour, under expert guidance, and learn interesting and entertaining facts about the sunny plateau village.
--- Every Monday, 2 - 3 p.m.

Activities+

Nature Ice Field in the Sports Centre

Curling «Enjoy the ice»

Have you ever heard of curling? The Grächen Sports Centre will introduce you to the basics of this action-packed winter sport and show you a few tricks with which you can become a pro.
The training lasts 90 minutes and can be done with a number of 2-4 people.

Registration: until 10 am on the same day. Equipment: warm winter clothes and good shoes

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--- Every Tuesday, 5 - 7 p.m.

Activities+

Aktiv Hotel & Spa Hannigalp

Snowshoeing, pure nature...

Experience the unique winter world of Grächen! 2 hours into nature! Your efforts will be rewarded with a fantastic panoramic view. The hike can be done with a minimum of 2 people. Simply pure nature!

Registration: until 10 am on the same day. Equipment: Warm winter clothing and good shoes. Snowshoes & poles available
--- Every Thursday, 5 - 7 p.m.

Spa Around+

Spa Around+

Alpine Spa Lodge

Incoming. Feel good. Turn it off. Fill it up. This is the new Alpine SPA Lodge in the Hotel Grächerhof Gourmet&Spa. 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.

Spa Around+

Hannigspa

In the hotel's own 6x12m swimming pool with whirlpool of the Aktiv Hotel & Spa Hannigalp, by the way the only indoor pool in Grächen, you can relax and let the everyday life simply roll off! All guests of the Matterhorn Valley Hotels have access to the pool from 8 am to 8 pm and literally let yourself go!

Dine Around+

Dine Around+

Family Hotel & Spa Desirée

Desirée Menu

In the restaurant Le Chalet you will be treated to a delicious knuckle of lamb with a fine herb sauce. Served with Rahmpolenta Grächner-Art and buttered vegetables. The speciality is rounded off with a buffet of fine salads as a starter and an Apricot du Valais sorbet as a dessert.
Extra charge for half board: CHF 15.-
--- Sunday - Thursday, from 6 pm

Dine Around+

Aktiv Hotel & Spa Hannigalp

Châteaubriand "JULIUS" (from 2 p.)

A classic - beef fillet roasted in one piece with a Bearnaise sauce, served with side dishes of your choice and seasonal vegetables. A small green salad is included as a starter. Julius Andenmatten, the grandfather of today's host Olivier Andenmatten, had already served & flambéed this speciality in the Hannigalp Restaurant in the 1960s. (Reservation requested - THANK YOU)
Extra charge for half board: CHF 20.-
--- Sunday - Thursday, 6 - 9.30 pm

Dine Around+

Lifestyle & Spa Hotel Grächerhof

Flambée Menu

Flambé has always been served at the Grächerhof. What is new, however, is that an entire menu is offered that contains exclusively flambé dishes. Behind each recipe there are not only wonderful and special flavours, but also many exciting and interesting stories. Enjoy the cooking spectacle live with us at the Lifestyle & Spa Hotel Grächerhof and let it conjure up embers in your eyes.
Extra charge for half board: CHF 15.-
--- Sunday - Thursday, from 6 pm

Dine Around+

Aktiv Hotel & Spa Hannigalp

Meat skewer Tom Dooley (from 2 p.)

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. (Reservation desired - THANK YOU)
Extra charge for half board: CHF 15.-
--- Sunday - Thursday, 6 - 9.30 pm

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.
--- Sunday - Thursday, from 6 pm

MVH+

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, guided tours with rousing anecdotes or pizza baking for the little ones - let the Matterhorn Valley Hotels advise you and find the right supporting programme for the whole family.

Activities+

Family Hotel & Spa Desirée
--- Every Monday, 5 p.m.

Fun & Games for Kids

Monday is Kids' Day! For our little guests a day of extra fun with dinner followed by fun & games in the Alpine Sports Centre.

Activities+

Lifestyle & Spa Hotel Grächerhof
--- Every Thursday, 5 - 6 pm

We take you into the world of Valais wines

We meet in the lounge of the Lifestyle & Spa Hotel Grächerhof and then learn more about the history of the winemaker of the decade in the Glacier Bar. Of course, we will also taste his wines in a " cosy " atmosphere.

Activities+

North side of the Hannigalp mountain station
--- Every Tuesday, noon - 2 p.m. Beginner
2 - 4 p.m. Repeater

Snowbiking – sun, fun & more…

Swap your skis for a snowbike, get a short introduction and off you go! Olivier - host at the Aktiv Hotel & Spa Hannigalp - accompanies you for 2 hours sitting down through the ski area. Action & snow fun guaranteed!

Registration: by 10am on the same day
Equipment: warm winter clothes & ski or snowboard boots

Activities+

Tourism office
--- Every Monday, 2 - 3 p.m.

Guided village tour through Grächen

Here you go on an exciting journey through time into the history of your holiday destination! Let yourself be whisked away into the past on the one-hour tour, under expert guidance, and learn interesting and entertaining facts about the sunny plateau village.

Activities+

Nature Ice Field in the Sports Centre
--- Every Tuesday, 5 - 7 p.m.

Curling «Enjoy the ice»

Have you ever heard of curling? The Grächen Sports Centre will introduce you to the basics of this action-packed winter sport and show you a few tricks with which you can become a pro.
The training lasts 90 minutes and can be done with a number of 2-4 people.

Registration: until 10 am on the same day. Equipment: warm winter clothes and good shoes

.

Activities+

Aktiv Hotel & Spa Hannigalp
--- Every Thursday, 5 - 7 p.m.

Snowshoeing, pure nature...

Experience the unique winter world of Grächen! 2 hours into nature! Your efforts will be rewarded with a fantastic panoramic view. The hike can be done with a minimum of 2 people. Simply pure nature!

Registration: until 10 am on the same day. Equipment: Warm winter clothing and good shoes. Snowshoes & poles available

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. As a guest of the Matterhorn Valley Hotels, both wellness oases are available to you for free use. 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 in the Hotel Grächerhof Gourmet&Spa. 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.

Spa Around+

Hannigspa

In the hotel's own 6x12m swimming pool with whirlpool of the Aktiv Hotel & Spa Hannigalp, by the way the only indoor pool in Grächen, you can relax and let the everyday life simply roll off! All guests of the Matterhorn Valley Hotels have access to the pool from 8 am to 8 pm and literally let yourself go!

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+

Family Hotel & Spa Desirée --- Sunday - Thursday, from 6 pm

Desirée Menu

In the restaurant Le Chalet you will be treated to a delicious knuckle of lamb with a fine herb sauce. Served with Rahmpolenta Grächner-Art and buttered vegetables. The speciality is rounded off with a buffet of fine salads as a starter and an Apricot du Valais sorbet as a dessert.
Extra charge for half board: CHF 15.-

Dine Around+

Aktiv Hotel & Spa Hannigalp --- Sunday - Thursday, 6 - 9.30 pm

Châteaubriand "JULIUS" (from 2 p.)

A classic - beef fillet roasted in one piece with a Bearnaise sauce, served with side dishes of your choice and seasonal vegetables. A small green salad is included as a starter. Julius Andenmatten, the grandfather of today's host Olivier Andenmatten, had already served & flambéed this speciality in the Hannigalp Restaurant in the 1960s. (Reservation requested - THANK YOU)
Extra charge for half board: CHF 20.-

Dine Around+

Lifestyle & Spa Hotel Grächerhof --- Sunday - Thursday, from 6 pm

Flambée Menu

Flambé has always been served at the Grächerhof. What is new, however, is that an entire menu is offered that contains exclusively flambé dishes. Behind each recipe there are not only wonderful and special flavours, but also many exciting and interesting stories. Enjoy the cooking spectacle live with us at the Lifestyle & Spa Hotel Grächerhof and let it conjure up embers in your eyes.
Extra charge for half board: CHF 15.-

Dine Around+

Aktiv Hotel & Spa Hannigalp --- Sunday - Thursday, 6 - 9.30 pm

Meat skewer Tom Dooley (from 2 p.)

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. (Reservation desired - THANK YOU)
Extra charge for half board: CHF 15.-

Dine Around+

Family Hotel & Spa Desirée --- Sunday - Thursday, from 6 pm

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.