Gstaad is a little village part of the Saanen municipality perched at an altitude of 1050m. It’s a luxurious place that attracts everyone, including families, friends, the rich, famous, and nature lovers. The town is known for its feature of a picturesque situated on a hill point across the village. There are many activities to do here, such as Skiing, Hiking to peaceable Lakes, dining with famous people, exploring many storybook villages, and attending several events. You can also participate in gourmet festivals.
Gstaad is known as one of the most popular ski areas in the alps. It’s one of the largest and most distinct regions with many winter sports and endless snow games. Gstaad region’s ski season is usually from October to May that is generally through the winter season.
Gstaad has different events for different seasons. The Gstaad holiday destination comes with an offering of cultural and sporting events. Visitors have more than 100 various events they may attend: The Menuhin festival, the ATP Suisse open tennis tournament, Hublot Polo Gold Cup, and many others.
Aside from the events, Skiing and snowboarding are the major activities carried out in the Gstaad area. People can ski the entire area, known as the super ski region, which contains six parts with around seventy lifts and one hundred and fifty miles of trails.
Gstaad has a ski-cross activity which covers cross-country skiers and skating, which is the best in Switzerland. Gstaad also offers night skiing events for those who wish to continue with Skiing during the night with enough security and floodlight casting beautiful glows on the Wispily and Rinderberg mountains. Winter bike is also available in the Gstaad environs. It’s suitable for those wishing to participate in a sports challenge. Winter biking is provided on most walking trails, Sparenmoos, and above Zweisimmen.
Despite the ever-presence of tourists in the area, Gstaad’s community has worked to preserve their everyday practices and traditions: The alpine lifestyle. Most of the houses here are constructed with a chalet architectural style, which is part of their long-standing way of life—some of the cozy buildings found in Gstaad date back to the 15th century. Visit the Gstaad region to see such houses and to appreciate their way of life.
Aside from the traditionally built houses and agricultural products, one can get a chance to interact with Switzerland’s German and French speakers. Being an International Tourist destination, English is widely spoken.
The Gstaad resort offers live entertainment at different bars and dancing at the famous Green Go Nightclub. Aside from this, there is also a Health Spa Club with an indoor and outdoor pool and squash courts. Many other activities, such as hot air ballooning and others, are offered not far from the Hotel. The rooms provided have been well equipped with the latest standards of life, including wireless internet access.
Aside from Skiing, other sites to visit and activities to do in Gstaad include visiting lakes and others. We recommend Lake Leunen for the best lake hiking experience. Located just outside Gstaad is one of the regular sites visited for hiking activities.
The region has more than a hundred restaurants for food lovers. There are all kinds of food from almost every part of the world. More than one hundred restaurants could accommodate you, ranging from a cozy raclette restaurant to a gourmet restaurant depending on your choice and budget. There is also the event of Davidoff’s Saveurs Gourmet Festival, where you get to appreciate celebrity chefs.
There are fancy, fashionable boutiques with designer labels such as Vuitton, Hermes, and Prada, located on the Gstaads international shopping scene and idyllic promenade.
Many excellent hotels offer accommodation with the best services in this village near the Gstaad Ski Resort. Your Ski Package will include accommodation in 4* Boutique or 5* Luxury Hotels providing access to the slopes via lifts.
How to get to Gstaad
The nearest International airport to Crans Montana is Geneva Airport (GVA). As part of your Ski Package, Italy Luxury Tours will provide you with a Private Transfer to and from your Hotel.
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