That Old Autumn Embrace

Sun, 28. Aug. 2016

Letter from the Editor


After spending my first year in Switzerland 15 years ago, I was convinced the country was lovely, but just too sterile and tightly regimented for my taste.

GSTAADLIFE Final Summer Issue Out Now

Fri, 26. Aug. 2016

In this issue, GSTAADLIFE features articles on the Saanen Church renovation and local politics in addition to an interview with Corinne Evens and obituary of Dr Ivo Pitanguy. You'll also find articles on the latest events and exhibitions in the region. Subscribe to our print edition or digital ereader to read GSTAADLIFE in its entirety.

Saanen Village -- Sanona House

Wed, 24. Aug. 2016

Sanona House is a residential building from 1853, simply designed, with the gable facing the Mittelgässli. Many buildings in the village of Saanen are quite simple, with few decorative elements and apparently no notable features. However, even such houses have a story to tll and provide insight into the history of daily life of our ancestors. 

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Calder Heats Up Gstaad Landscapes

You may have noticed intriguing outdoor art gracing the Gstaad region, from the garden of Le Grand Bellevue to Saanen church. The sculptures are part of a remarkable body of work by famed American sculptor Alexander Calder, and represent the first time his works have been shown in Switzerland. The scuptures are on view until late September.