Events & Lifestyle
12. June 2021 | Summer · Hiking Go high up with the cable car! As of 12 June, the Wispile will operate on a daily basis. Rinderberg, Horneggli and Sanetsch will open on 19 June. The Glacier 3000 is already in full operation. 25. May 2021 | Events & Lifestyle The Swiss Mountain Bike Championships 2021 in Gstaad On the 29 and 30 of May 2021, the who's who of the Swiss mountain bike scene will meet in Gstaad for the Swiss Mountain Bike Championships. Due to the COVID situation and in compliance with the BAG regulations, the race will unfortunately take place... 30. April 2021 | Summer Culinary Springtime in the Mountains Fresh wild garlic, herbs from the garden and strawberries from the field – spring brings refreshing colours onto our plates. Whether on the sun terrace or picnic blanket, you can really relax and enjoy the moment. 22. April 2021 | Events & Lifestyle Bergbahnen Destination Gstaad AG hires Martin Bieri The star chef will be the new head chef starting 1 July at BDG AG. Bieri will take over the management of the Golf Restaurant in summer and the Bergrestaurant Eggli and Eggli Lounge during the winter season. 19. April 2021 | Summer Spring Activities for Families Spring brings new energy into our everyday lives! Whether indoors or outdoors, on rainy days or when the sun is shining – there are a variety of activities for young and old in the destination Gstaad. 19. April 2021 | Summer Actively enjoy the spring in Gstaad While is already quite warm and green at lower altitudes, spring is now also coming to the higher altitudes. Birds are chirping, everything is in bloom and fragrant... time to enjoy the fresh air! Our favourite activities in spring are a leisurely... 14. April 2021 | Events & Lifestyle Eat and enjoy - information about the gastronomy offering Restaurants may reopen their outdoor areas as of 19 April 2021. Take-away services will continue to be offered. 23. March 2021 | Ski · Winter Easter Operating Hours: 2 to 5 April 2021 On Easter weekend, the cable cars in the St. Stephan area and the Ski Bus will be in operation. Rinderberg, Saanersloch & Horneggli will already open their doors at 8am. Glacier 3000 will be open daily until 2 May 2021. 18. March 2021 | Winter · Ski „Find your further“ – how will and passion can overcome limits «Find your further» – finding and overcoming your own limits. Flavia Frautschi had to master many obstacles after a serious accident. The destination partner Helly Hansen decided to use Flavia’s story in its campaign „Find your further“. This... 04. February 2021 | Winter Gstaad for Families Tobogganing fun, first time on the skis and the brand new Winter Wonderland – lots of fun experiences are awaiting young and old in the destination Gstaad. And since last year, families in the destination Gstaad also have a very special companion:... 29. January 2021 | Winter · Events & Lifestyle Gourmet Food Truck by The Alpina Gstaad Who says you cannot have some gourmet-inspired delights atop just after to dashing through the snow powdered slopes, taking in the incredible vistas of the Sannenland or just hanging out with friends on the slopes? Our Michelin-starred Chef Martin... 28. January 2021 | Winter · Ski Saanis Winter Wunderland with lots of action The attractive children’s offer “Saanis Winter Wunderland” combines fun and action in the snow and introduces youngsters to skiing in a playful manner. The kids can play around on half-pipe slides, snow skates and airbags and discover the fun of... 18. December 2020 | Winter · Ski Book with Guarantee This winter you can book your stay in Gstaad and remain flexible. All mountain railways and ski schools as well as a majority of the hotels in the destination are offering guests a return guarantee. 18. December 2020 | Ski · Winter Early Bird Start to your day of skiing Be the first to take advantage of the freshly prepared slopes and start your day of skiing at Rinderberg, Saanersloch, Horneggli, La Videmanette or Eggli-Saanen as early as 8.00 am during the high season (13.-21.02.2021) with an advanced ticket... 17. December 2020 | Winter Gstaad for Romantics The exhausting family celebrations are cancelled, as has the big New Year’s Eve party for once. This year, the holidays will be somewhat more quiet than usual for everyone. Romantics can look forward to a wonderful holiday – quietly falling snow,... 15. December 2020 | Winter Free Luggage Transport to the Destination Gstaad You can reach us easily by public transport and protect the climate. And so you don’t have to haul your luggage around, we offer an attractive luggage service in cooperation with SBB: your bags and suitcases are picked up at your home and brought to... 09. December 2020 | Winter · Ski Destination Gstaad mountain railways begin the ski season Winter sports enthusiasts can look forward to a great time: From Saturday 12 December, Saanenmöser - Saanerslochgrat, Hornberg, Schönried - Horneggli as well as Hornfluh and Zückerli will be open daily. The Eggli - La Videmanette area, including the... 07. December 2020 | Winter Enjoy wonderful alpine air while cross-country skiing The first trails on the Sparenmoos, in Schönried-Saanenmöser, Gstaad and Gsteig are now open. Well-prepared trails of varying levels of difficulty and a winter landscape promise wonderful cross-country skiing moments. 02. December 2020 | Winter · Events & Lifestyle A winter team excursion to Gstaad The year is coming to a close, yet the traditional company dinner has been cancelled in many places. It would be too bad to cancel this chance to come together, as there are so many wonderful alternatives. 16. November 2020 | Winter · Ski Information concerning COVID-19 measures - for a safety stay Here you will find an overview of the measures for a safe stay in Gstaad. The entire range of activities is available this winter - combined with the necessary safety precautions. 16. November 2020 | Winter · Ski Further protective measures for safe winter enjoyment in Gstaad Gstaad's winter sport area consists of numerous slopes and mountain railways with several points of access. The individual installations and mountains in the destination have always offered more space than other places. So that guests can continue to... 10. November 2020 | Summer · Hiking Wispile cable car operating on November 14th & 15th Good news for all autumn lovers: the Wispile cable car is extending is operations and will open on Saturday, November 14th and Sunday, November 15th from 9.00 am to 4.30 pm. Enjoy the sunny late autumn with a coffee on the sun terrace during a hike... 14. October 2020 | Hiking · Summer Autumnal Moments of Well-being The first snow has already fallen and it’s time to give body and soul some time off. From the scent of a forest to a visit in a wellness center, autumn in Gstaad is full of relaxing moments of well-being. 10. September 2020 | Summer By Bike Through the Saanenland and Simmental With over 500 kilometers of GPS tours, the destination Gstaad is a paradise for bikers. Whether with a racing bike or mountain bike – here everyone gets their money’s worth. But which ones are the most beautiful tours? We reveal our favorites! 28. August 2020 | Hiking · Summer · Events & Lifestyle The Culinary Bucket List for Fall Not only the leaves on the trees change colors in fall, the menu also has a new look. Seasonal game specialties and mushrooms of all kinds – we will let you know which delicacies are a must for the culinary bucket list in fall. 15. August 2020 | Alpine authenticity · Events & Lifestyle · Summer · Hiking Gstaad Family Experience Days In order to truly enjoy the mountain summer, the destination Gstaad has set up the Gstaad Family Experience Days. On July 4th and 26th, as well as on August 22nd, visitors on the Wispile will discover details and stories around this local specialty... 14. August 2020 | Events & Lifestyle · Hiking · Summer CANCELLED: Music and Nature by Gstaad Menuhin Festival The promenade concert "Musique et Nature" on Saturday, 29 August / Sunday, 30 August has to be cancelled without substitution due to bad weather forecast. 14. August 2020 | Events & Lifestyle PROFFIX Swiss Bike Cup Gstaad Livestream The 3rd stage of the PROFFIX Swiss Bike Cup 2020 will take place from 21 to 23 August. This is a premiere in the destination Gstaad and is part of the Cross Country Series. Unfortunately no spectators are allowed on the event. Those who still want to... 10. August 2020 | Summer · Hiking On foot through the golden season Colorful leaves under your feet, the clear mountain air in your hair and a beautiful panorama all around you – during a leisurely hike you can really enjoy the Indian summer. Slowly the temperatures are getting cooler, the air is clear and dry – and... 26. June 2020 | Hiking · Summer · Events & Lifestyle New Fairytale Trail in Gsteig The new family trail in Gsteig is a special kind of fairytale trail. The trail goes along the Saane and across green meadows towards the mountains of Gsteig. There are 10 interactive stations related to fairytales on this trail. The goal is to find... 17. June 2020 | Summer Mountain Railways Summer Promotions 2020 You can get good deals on mountain railway rides through our various partner offers. Look up the information before your visit and take advantage of the great prices. 16. June 2020 | Alpine authenticity · Hiking · Summer · Events & Lifestyle Discover the Top 5 “Schürli" Locations in Gstaad The “schürlis” characterize the Gstaad region and these traditional huts are regarded as special retreat places. Five such treasures, all distributed at different places in the region, invite you to slow down this summer. You can enjoy the peace and... 15. June 2020 | Events & Lifestyle Varied Event Summer in Gstaad The event calendar of the destination Gstaad is offering a varied program for the coming months. Alternatives to the top events have been put together over the last few weeks and offer our guests a wide range of cultural and sporting highlights this... 06. June 2020 | Hiking · Summer Opening of the Gstaad Summer Cable Cars The long wait finally has an end - in compliance with the protection and hygiene measures of the government, the destination Gstaad will open its summer mountain railways on Saturday, June 6, 2020. Enjoyable hiking trails along crystal clear... 27. May 2020 | Events & Lifestyle · Summer · Hiking The Scent of Summer in Gstaad The soft rippling of a mountain stream, the smell of a blooming summer meadow embedded in green forests and imposing mountain ranges – one can literally feel the gentle wind and warming rays of sunshine on the skin. 20. May 2020 | Summer · Events & Lifestyle The Gstaad Hotels are ready for guests The hotels in the destination Gstaad look forward to being able to welcome their guests soon. They will be opening their doors for the coming season, some just in time for Ascension and Whitsun. 04. May 2020 | Events & Lifestyle · Summer · Hiking Pampered with Culinary Delights After an intensive time of cooking for yourself and having to come up with ideas for lunch and dinner, the desire to enjoy culinary pampering and excellent service is big. This is what many people are wishing for with all their hearts. 30. April 2020 | Summer Season opening hotels summer 2020 The hotels in the destination Gstaad will soon be welcoming their guests and opening their doors for the upcoming season. Information regarding the openings and the start of the summer season 2020 are listed on the following. Additional details can... 23. April 2020 | Events & Lifestyle · Summer Schönried Leg of Lamb with White Asparagus Our culinary journey with Peter Dosot from the Ermitage Schönried continues. This time we cook Lamb with Asparagus. 14. April 2020 | Events & Lifestyle · Summer Asparagus-Lime-Risotto with Roasted Prawns Go on a culinary journey with our star chef Peter Dosot from the Ermitage Schönried. 09. April 2020 | Summer · Events & Lifestyle Inspiration through Marcus G. Lindner for Easter Marcus G. Lindner, the renowned chef, is famous for his superb dishes and selected specialties. Allow yourself to be inspired by his way of cooking and spoil your loved ones for Easter with Gstaad delicacies. His secret lies in the local and fresh... 16. March 2020 Further public restrictions as of 16th March from midnight Due to the updated decree of the Federal Council, all shops, restaurants, bars and entertainment and leisure facilities in Switzerland will be closed from Monday, 16th March 2020 from midnight. Not affected by the new ruling are food stores, hotels... 15. March 2020 Abruptly end of the ski season Dear Guests and Partners,The ski season 2019/20 ended abruptly for obvious reasons. The first priority is the well-being of our guests and staff as well as the protection of the population. We, and we hope you too, can look back on some beautiful,... 13. March 2020 FAQ about coronavirus in the Destination Gstaad There are currently no travel restrictions in the Destination Gstaad due to the coronavirus. Below you will find answers on the most frequently asked questions. 29. January 2020 | Winter · Events & Lifestyle Tobogganing Fun by Full Moon White crystals fill the air. A light layer of powder snow on your face. Tobogganing - whether racing or relaxing downhill - gives snow fans a chance to truly experience nature. This winter for the first time, the mountain railways in the destination... 23. January 2020 | Events & Lifestyle · Alpine authenticity · Winter Your successful business event Our region provides the ideal setting for your meetings, incentives, conferences and events. It is this blend of luxury and tradition that makes Gstaad the perfect environment for your business event. 20. January 2020 | Events & Lifestyle Free Luggage Transport to the Destination Gstaad Different studies have clearly shown, that taking luggage on public transport for vacation is difficult. 50% of the people who take their car for vacation do this simply because it’s easier to take their luggage by car. 20. December 2019 Magical Trail - let yourself be enchanted At the gateway to the beautiful Saanenland, a new trail is being made that will lead you on a magical trip through the winter forest. A short magical hike will take you to an extraordinary place. The hike starts at the ski and snowboard rental... 20. December 2019 | Events & Lifestyle · Winter Igloo village: A fairytale castle of snow and ice In the middle of Gstaad's winter wonderland, we encounter the Igloo Village. But what does it actually take to build a village measuring 400 by 400 metres? 10. December 2019 | Events & Lifestyle · Ski · Winter Opening of the new Eggli Gondola in the Porsche Design With the opening of the first panoramic gondola with room for ten people, in the exceptional Porsche design, Gstaad has come up with one of the biggest innovations in the Swiss ski market for the 2019/20 winter season. The elegant cable car offers a... 28. November 2019 | Winter Snowmaking for Cross-Country Ski Trail in the Test Phase Cross-country skiing is also becoming more popular in the destination Gstaad and is appealing to an ever-growing audience. In order to meet the demand and expand the current offer, the destination is testing snowmaking for the first cross-country ski... 11. November 2019 Walter Reichenbach – a local hero Very few, if any, of the snowsports fans who relish winter on the slopes have any idea what it takes to make everything run smoothly at a ski resort. But at the Gstaad resort, Walter Reichenbach is the man who makes it all happen. 11. October 2019 | Ski · Winter It now pays for skiers to book early Gstaad is introducing a new dynamic pricing system for its ski pass offers. So now it certainly pays to book early when buying one-day and multi-day passes. Advance sales for the season tickets will end on 15 December. 10. October 2019 | Events & Lifestyle · Ski · Winter Gstaad Wins the Condé Nast Traveller Award The destination Gstaad is proud and honored to win this year’s Readers’ Choice Award from Condé Nast Traveller in the category “Best Ski Resorts”. With this award the destination has secured one of the most important prizes in the tourism industry.... 29. July 2019 | Winter · Events & Lifestyle Gstaad Supports Young Ski Stars from the Region The destination Gstaad has two new brand ambassadors: the up-and-coming skiing talents Lars Rösti from St. Stephan and Noel von Grünigen from Schönried. In future, they will carry the Gstaad ski destination and the Gstaad brand out into the world -... 19. July 2019 | Summer · Events & Lifestyle The Rinderberg and Wispile Playgrounds are Officially Open The Wispile playground was inaugurated amidst a big celebration. The highlight was the concert from Ueli Schmezer's Chinderland. The first kids on the playground really enjoyed the many activities from the supporting programme. In addition to slides,... 06. February 2019 | Events & Lifestyle Mirage Gstaad - Elevation 1049: Frequencies Elevation 1049: Frequencies set up the outdoor sculpture “Mirage Gstaad”, designed by the Los Angeles-based artist Doug Aitken, in February 2019 on the hiking trail between Schönried and Gstaad. It was the first time that the outdoor sculpture...