It’s no coincidence that celebrities from all over the world flock to Gstaad. Since the 1960’s when Time labelled it ‘the place’ Gstaad has been one of the world’s most decadent getaways. A glitzy lifestyle, top international events, tree lined slopes providing a skiing experience reminiscent of the American west and just about any activity you could hope for - including night time skiing – are all available here. Classic Alpine in style with unspoilt wooden chalets the centre of the village’s is completely traffic free and has a carefree welcoming atmosphere with a lively mix of restaurants, shops, hotels and bars, particularly good for après-ski.
At a Glance
Snow: good snow fall, generally a short but intense season Lift system: funiculars and chair lifts are configured into a system that serves about six resorts scattered across four valleys Apres Ski: bars, discos, cinemas, concerts and fine dining make for a lively après ski scene Families: Gstaad has a special park especially for children learning to ski Other activities: snowboarding, tobogganing, heli-skating, sleigh rides and mountaineering