A couple hiking on a mountain, with the Saanenland and mountain scenery in the background. ©  CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 Yannick Romagnoli / ©Gstaad Saanenland Tourismus

Hike in glorious weather with wonderful views.



Diverse hiking region with over 300 kilometres of hiking trails

The hiking trails in the holiday region Gstaad take you through some very varied scenery. Along the way you will discover moorlands, deep gorges, Alpine valleys, high mountain peaks and, of course, the beautifully located Alpine restaurants. With more than 300 km of signposted and well maintained trails and paths, the holiday region of Gstaad is a veritable paradise for hikers. The dense and expansive network of routes, which is ideally accessible thanks to the many lifts, cable cars and different modes of public transport, is sure to offer something for everyone.

Hiking region of Gstaad at a glance

A family atop a hill, with a mountainous landscape in the background.

Hikes in summery Gstaad

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Hiking routes

In the Gstaad holiday region, there are hiking trails for every taste. Whether alpine tours, multi-day routes, family hikes, themed trails or strolls - there is a wide range on offer. Most of the starting points for the hikes are easy to reach by train and bus, free of charge with the Gstaad Card.


For the most beautiful round-trips in the Destination Gstaad, round-trip tickets are available, in which all the necessary means of transport are included. Enjoy careless and nice hikes.

Fondueland Gstaad

In Fondueland Gstaad, there's nothing better than savouring a delicious fondue in the heart of the mountains. Two specially equipped huts and five oversized caquelons provide a convivial setting for savouring the fondue with an incomparable panoramic view. All the necessary ingredients are packed in the fondue rucksack and can be ordered from the dairies in the region, from Berghaus Wispile and from the hotels.

Cultural and themed trails

Get moving, enjoy nature and learn and experience interesting facts about a topic. This is what the various cultural and themed trails in the Gstaad holiday region offer. Themes such as nature, local traditions, architecture and history can be discovered on the trails.

A boy plays with bells on a themed path.

Various activities on the Saaniland sound trail.

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On the right-hand side, the narrow hiking trail winds its way forwards along the slope. Far below in the valley you can see Lake Lauenen in a blue/green colour. Behind it, the Lauenenhorn and the Wasserngrat with its green flanks rise up on the right. The long ridge towards Wispile can be seen on the left. The sky is blue with a few white cumulus clouds.

View of Lauenensee

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Long-distance hikes

Discover unspoilt nature and remote places up close and spend the night in special places - this is what makes long-distance hiking a special experience. Three different multi-stage tours lead through the Gstaad holiday region.