The luxury ski resort of Gstaad is known for its luxury ski chalets and hotels, shopping, excellent service, and international stars, as well as being one of the largest ski areas in Europe. The town is located at the intersection of two valleys in the Bernese Oberland. A picturesque and glamorous resort, surrounded by 220 kilometres of skiable terrain, the village is traditional in style with charming exclusive alpine ski chalets, and the surrounding mountain scenery is stunning.
A resort that is completely pedestrianised, the town's prominent picturesque castle sits on a hill overlooking the village. At night, the Palace Hotel is lit by spotlights and the eves of every chalet in the village are illuminated by strings of small white lights. The ski slopes by the town centre are excellent for beginners and intermediates, also for those looking for variety and more challenging runs will want to take advantage of Gstaad Mountain Rides which covers the ski areas of Gstaad, Saanen, Schönried, Saanenmöser, Zweisimmen, Château-d'Oex, Rougemont and the Glacier 3000, offering more than enough terrain to keep everyone happy!
RegionGstaad Mountain Rides
Highest PeakWeissfluh 2,844m
Ski TerrainThe Gstaad Mountain Rides area consists of 220km of marked runs.
Number of runs in the full area;
41 Blue runs
27 Red runs
14 Black runs
Cross Country: 165km