Gstaad ski resort is located in South West Switzerland, surrounded by some of Switzerland's finest alpine scenery, about two hours' drive from Geneva or Zurich on the boundary between the Bernese Oberland and the Vaud Alpes.
Gstaad itself is a glamorous alpine ski village with fancy boutiques hotels, restourants...
Gstaad ski resort
In Gstaad you can choose from various ski areas with more than 62 cable cars and lifts and 250 km downhill ski slopes ready for your enjoyment. Valley stations are accessible by train, bus and car.
Gstaad Mountain Rides offers winter sports enthusiasts three large and several small ski areas. Anyone who wants a glacial feeling can experience it on the Glacier 3000. Fans of ski arenas will find plenty of space on the Rinderberg, Lengebrand, Saanerslochgrat, Hornberg and Horneggli.
For epicures it takes one’s leave to visit the region Eggli-La Videmanette. Families feel at home on the Rellerli or on the Wispile above Gstaad. The Tiger Run, the legendary steepest ski slope, is on the Wasserngrat. The longest descent in the ski area Gstaad is 10 kilometres long, starts at the mountain station La Videmanette and goes to Rougemont. Winter sports enthusiasts can discover the special aspects of the French-speaking part of Switzerland on La Videmanette and on La Braye above Château-d’Oex. Various fun parks and freestyle elements encourage people to take a jump.
This town is also home to various art galleries you can buy art from. Last but not least, you can visit the R Chocolate Boutique for some good quality, delicious Swiss chocolate.
What’s particularly nice here is that the village centre is a car-free zone.