Charming Swiss chalet villages adorn the entrances to the various ski areas: Family-friendly ski lifts, kilometres of downhill runs and the only glacier ski area in the Bernese Oberland, where winter sports can be enjoyed from the end of October to the beginning of May.
Numerous cosy mountain inns with inviting sun terraces, Alpine charm and views of fantastic mountain panoramas increase the feel good factor and thus provide additional highlights in the wonderful diversity of Gstaad.
This ski resort combines elegance and charm with quality and variety. Located in the Bernese Oberland region of Switzerland, Gstaad offers a stunning alpine scenery, a rich history, and a vibrant culture. Whether you are looking for a relaxing or an adventurous ski holiday, Gstaad has something for everyone.
Gstaad is part of the Gstaad Mountain Rides ski area, which covers six sectors and 200km of slopes. The ski area is suitable for all levels of skiers and snowboarders, from beginners to experts. You can enjoy the wide and gentle slopes of Saanen, the challenging and varied terrain of Schönried, the scenic and sunny runs of Zweisimmen, the family-friendly and fun slopes of Saanenmöser, the high-altitude and snow-sure glacier skiing of Glacier 3000, and the secluded and tranquil trails of Lauenen. You can also explore the off-piste areas, the snow parks, and the cross-country trails. The ski area is well-connected by modern lifts, buses, and trains. You can also use the same ski pass to access other nearby ski resorts, such as Les Diablerets, Villars, and Leysin
Gstaad is not only a great place for skiing, but also for other activities and experiences. It is a charming and historic village that has preserved its traditional architecture and atmosphere. It is also a cosmopolitan and fashionable destination that attracts celebrities and royalty. There are a range of shops, restaurants, bars, and clubs in Gstaad, catering to different tastes and budgets. Explore the cultural events, such as the Gstaad Music Festival, the Snow Bike Festival, and the Snow Polo World Cup. You can also relax and rejuvenate in the wellness facilities, such as the Gstaad Palace Spa, the Alpina Spa, and the Ermitage Spa.
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