This route is part of the national route number 9 from Montreux to Rorschach. From Saanen it follows the course of the Saane river to Gstaad. From there the road passes Gruben and leads through the villages of Schönried and Saanenmöser. Further, the street follows on the right side of the valley via Oeschseite with is stunning views of the Obersimmental towards Zweisimmen.
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.