Between the chapel in Gstaad and the church in Saanen you will come across 12 boards containing quotations by Lord Yehudi Menuhin (1916 - 1999). In 1957 this great musician, violinist, humanist, philanthropist and honorary citizen of the Municipality of Saanen founded the now world-famous Menuhin Festival.
Note(s) A leaflet is available at the tourist offices of the region.
Highlight: Menuhin Center in Saanen
See also Gstaad Saanenland Tourismus Haus des Gastes Promenade 41 CH- 3780 Gstaad Tel.: +41 (0)33 748 81 81 Fax: +41 (0)33 748 81 83 E- Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Internet: www.gstaad.ch
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.