A VILLAGE OF HISTORIC CHALETS
AT 1,800 METERS
Close your eyes and imagine sleeping in an authentic, age-old Alpine location, enjoying the tasty local food and the silence of a stone village overlooking Monte Rosa, at an altitude of 2,000 meters. Now open your eyes and you’ll discover that the reality exceeds your imagination.
Life in the village is the real attraction for visitors, who become temporary inhabitants, discovering the way of life of our ancestors, with their everyday objects, their rural, pastoral life and the silent nature of the Alps.
Originally a Walser village, the local population settled here, in the Ayas Valley, in the 1300s. The common thread uniting every Walser village is the type of architecture, Rascard-style chalets now restored to accommodate guests wishing to soak in the history of the Alps.
Hotellerie de Mascognaz comprises 11 historic chalets offering hotel-style services and restored down to the smallest detail, while maintaining their original construction and authenticity.
While preserving its authentic identity, the village offers all the services of a hotel, such as a spa with swimming pool, whirlpool, sauna, Turkish bath and a wide range of treatments.
Discover the typical flavours of these valleys, such as the butter and Fontina cheese made from the milk of the village’s very own cows. Our chef and his extraordinary crew complement Mascognaz’s extraordinary allure with their exceptional hospitality.
To experience nature, our environmental hiking guide Nerinka is available for a weekly program of excursions or snowshoeing towards lakes, peaks, mountain pastures, historical trails, Walser routes, and hills.
Mascognaz is nestled in the Monte Rosa massif, the largest mountain range in the Alps: a dream for mountaineering enthusiasts, and a place of rare beauty for nature lovers.