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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...