Traditional Trades and Crafts

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Traditions are lovingly upheld in the holiday region of Gstaad. They include ancient trades and crafts, which have contributed a great deal towards shaping the region's character. Highlights include Saanen Craft Centre, the Zweisimmen Craft Centre and Hand-loom, paper-cutting, carvings, rustic art and sledge manufacturing.

List of suppliers of traditional trades and crafts

Alphornatelier Fritz Frautschi Waldmattenstrasse 12, 3778 Schönried
today closed

Tel. +41 33 744 58 36
Atelier Lilian Lampart Bellerivestrasse 12, 3780 Gstaad
today closed
Atelier Lampart 1
Poya paintings (cattle drive toAlpine pastures) Peasant-style painting You’re looking for that perfect gift (painting) or thinking of having small pieces of furniture or other objects decorated with peasant-style motifs? I am happy to paint the pie...

Beatrice Straubhaar Scherenschnitte
today closed
With my paper-cuttings I would like to make pleasure to everybody and preserve an old art and craft in the Saanenland and the Pays d’Enhaut. The view out of my window in Lauenen, a little village near Gstaad shows me a perfect nature where I find mos...

Tel. +41 33 765 34 71   Mobile +41 79 650 64 71
ds Cadenöli, the little Cadonau's Kirchstrasse 7, 3780 Gstaad
today closed
ds Cadenöli
Folklore & Innovation - established since 1939 Papercut Exposition Dirndls, alpine fashion for boys and girls, souvenirs, gifts

Galerie Buchs Gschwendmatteweg 23, 3780 Gstaad
today closed
Galerie Buchs 1
contemporary art: art at the building site, wooden reliefs, adviseing. contemporary art: oil and gouache paintings, woodblock prints , wooden reliefs. Permanent exhibition. Opening hours on request.

Tel. +41 33 744 19 48
Giovanella Kunstglaserei Oberdorfstrasse 15, 3792 Saanen
today closed

Tel. +41 33 744 25 26
Michael Villiger Scherenschnitte Gsteigstrasse 32, 3780 Gstaad
today closed
Michael Villiger
Tel. +41 78 620 37 08   Mobile +41 79 615 37 42
Regina Martin Scherenschnitte Saanenmöserstrasse 51, 3778 Schönried
today closed
Regina Martin Scherenschnitte
Papercutting - my passionMore than 35 years ago my interest in papercutting was awakened. It was my love for drawing which led me to the silhouette art. Since I was a child, a horse painting from Christian Schwizgebel is always by my side. To...

Tel. +41 33 744 60 72   Mobile +41 79 537 95 48
Restaurant Galerie Hüsy Lenkstrasse, 3771 Blankenburg
today closed

Tel. +41 33 722 10 56
Stiftung Alpenruhe Alpenruhstrasse 26, 3792 Saanen
today closed
The Foundation Alpenruhe offers a place to live and/or work for people in the region who have physical, mental or psychiatric disabilities and disorders. Men and women from the age of 18 upwards receive the support they need to achieve fulfilment and...

Tel. +41 33 748 72 11
Ueli Hauswirth Scherenschnitte Bolgengasse 14, 3770 Zweisimmen
today closed
Scherenschnitt Ueli Hauswirth
Tel. +41 33 722 34 93


The region has a further 9 chalet villages alongside Gstaad, located at an altitude of between 1,000 and 1,400 metres. Yet despite its style and class, Gstaad has remained genuinely Alpine and down-to-earth. It is proud of its tradition and lives and breathes it every day.

Over a thousand cultural and sporting events are available to visitors every year, including top events with an international reputation. In addition, visitors will find first-class hotels, outstanding shopping facilities along the traffic-free promenade and an airport in Saanen.


Gstaad Saanenland Tourismus
Promenade 41
CH - 3780 Gstaad
Tel +41 33 748 81 81
Fax +41 33 748 81 83

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