Fondueland Gstaad

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The perfect mix

With its gentle topography and varied speciality cheeses, the Destination Gstaad offers the perfect mix for sophisticated bons vivants. In Fondueland Gstaad, there is nothing more natural than enjoying a delicious fondue surrounded by the mountain landscape. In a place where fresh air, lush pastures and herbs provide the best possible foundation for outstanding cheese.

Four inordinately large fondue pots and two specially designated huts, each with enough room for up to eight people, provide the perfect backdrop for dining, socialising and marvelling at the unparalleled panoramic views. Whether you travel on foot, by bike, by sledge or on snowshoes, or even if you would like to choose your very own outdoor relaxation spot – anything is possible in Fondueland Gstaad. By the way: this fondue is the perfect mix at any time of year.

The Fondue Backpack

This is made possible thanks to the fondue backpack in a nostalgic design. It contains all of the ingredients needed for the irresistible outdoor experience: a full set of preparation equipment, either a traditional thick fondue or a particularly flavoursome truffle fondue made by the local dairies, as well as crusty fondue bread supplied by the local bakeries, spices, fondue pot, warmer, plates and forks.

The fondue backpack is available from 2 people.

How it works

Order the fondue backpack the day before during the opening hours of any of the following dairies (online orders possible until 2 days before):


Orders in Gstaad, Saanen and Schönried can also be placed on Sundays if ordered the day before (online up to 2 days before).

After enjoying the fondue: collect your rubbish and return the backpack to the place you got it from. Please discuss in advance the possibility of returning it after the shop closes with the staff where you obtained it from.

In the mountain lodge Wispile, the Fondue Backpack can be purchased during the opening times of the cable car Wispile. The backpack may be returned at the restaurant or at the valley station Wispile (until 04.30 p.m.). Order on the previous day necessary.

The hotels in the destination offer their guests a reservation and delivery service. Please contact reception.

Two fondue varieties to choose from

Traditional house mixture

CHF 18.00 per person

Truffle house mixture

CHF 21.00 per person

The price includes rental of the full fondue equipment set, the desired cheese mixture, bread and spices. Suitable wine, for example a light and fruity Chasselas, is available from the dairies. 

Plan of site and GPS-Tour

Schlittmoos fondue pot (1)

Room for up to 8 people

Schlittmoosstrasse, 15 min. from the centre of the village of Schönried. Follow the sign "Fondue Caquelon Schlittmoos" (no access by car).

Vorderi Wispile fondue pot (2)

Room for up to 8 people

Approx. 40 min. from the mountain station Wispile, on the hiking trail Wispile-Chrine-lake of Lauenen and Wispile-Chrine-Gsteig. On the winter hiking and sled trail direction Gsteig.

Cheese Grotto fondue pot (3)

Room for up to 8 people

Access by car
From Gstaad direction Wasserngrat, turn left at the sign “Käsegrotte”.
To enter at the navigation system: Bissenstrasse 83, 3780 Gstaad

Access by public transport
Postal bus route 182 from the train station Gstaad – Turbach, get off at the bus stop “Bissenegg”

Access on foot
Hiking trail Gstaad – Bissen – Turbach, hiking time approx. 1.00-1.20 h

Chessler fondue hut (4)

One weatherproof hut with room for up to 8 people.

Situated on the hiking trail Schönried-Wittere-Saanenmöser, the fondue hut is reachable in 30 minutes from Saanenmöser or 45 minutes from Schönried via Schlittmoos on foot.

Bodmen fondue hut (5)

One weatherproof hut with room for up to 8 people.

20 minutes from Schönried direction Rellerli on foot. The fondue hut is situated on the Bodmen street.

Grossi Vorschess fondue pot (6)

Room for up to 8 people

Approx. 1 hour and 15 min from Town Center Schönried via Hubelstrasse and Bergmatte, at the hiking trail Schönried-Rellerli-Grossi Vorschess-Bergmatte-Schönried (no access by car).

The fondue pots and fondue huts cannot be reserved.

The fondue carriage

The Fondueland Gstaad is now mobile. Johann von Grünigen's carriage will be going on tour with a covered, heated fondue carriage for a maximum of 20 people. Michel's Stallbeizli will be supplying the fondue mixture. The carriage can be used during the whole year.