Slope Clean-Up: Every Gram Matters

CleanUp Day Event Report. Hiking, collecting trash, chatting, and contributing to a cleaner environment—all in a day's work. Saturday, a fortnight ago, the Simme-Saane Climate Group and the Destination Gstaad Cable Car Company teamed up for their third annual effort to clean the region's ski ...

Slope Clean-Up: Every Gram Matters

CleanUp Day Event Report. Hiking, collecting trash, chatting, and contributing to a cleaner environment—all in a day's work. Saturday, a fortnight ago, the Simme-Saane Climate Group and the Destination Gstaad Cable Car Company teamed up for their third annual effort to clean the region's ski ...

Perfect weather conditions for the opening of Gstaads newest gem - The Mansard

Charming: The Mansard Gstaad

After three years of construction, The Mansard boutique hotel opened its doors to the public last Friday. Interest was pleasingly high, which is exactly how it should always be, according to co-owner Michel Wichman.

Perfect weather conditions for the opening of Gstaads newest gem - The Mansard

Charming: The Mansard Gstaad

After three years of construction, The Mansard boutique hotel opened its doors to the public last Friday. Interest was pleasingly high, which is exactly how it should always be, according to co-owner Michel Wichman.


Foto Kenny Oehrli, Gstaad

A Spectacular Solar Storm Brought Aurora to Our Skies!"

Last weekend's stunning display of the northern lights illuminated our skies and captured the attention of photographers across the region. Enjoy these spectacular images showcasing the ethereal beauty of nature's light show!

Foto Kenny Oehrli, Gstaad

A Spectacular Solar Storm Brought Aurora to Our Skies!"

Last weekend's stunning display of the northern lights illuminated our skies and captured the attention of photographers across the region. Enjoy these spectacular images showcasing the ethereal beauty of nature's light show!


Start of the Tour de Romandie 2024 in Château-d'Oex

Get ready for an adrenaline-charged 77th edition of the Tour de Romandie, kicking off on April 23rd with professional cyclists battling it out over nearly 665 kilometers as well as icy winds.

Start of the Tour de Romandie 2024 in Château-d'Oex

Get ready for an adrenaline-charged 77th edition of the Tour de Romandie, kicking off on April 23rd with professional cyclists battling it out over nearly 665 kilometers as well as icy winds.


Changes in Medication Costs: What You Need to Know

If you rely on certain original medications, be prepared for potential cost increases this year.

Changes in Medication Costs: What You Need to Know

If you rely on certain original medications, be prepared for potential cost increases this year.


What if you could have your cake and eat it too ?

Bridging healthcare in Saanenland

A glimmer of hope shines through for the residents of Saanenland as plans for a collaborative healthcare initiative take shape. The establishment of SarinaMed AG, a group practice located within the former Saanen hospital, marks a promising joint venture between the Saanen municipality and Gstaad International ...
What if you could have your cake and eat it too ?

Bridging healthcare in Saanenland

A glimmer of hope shines through for the residents of Saanenland as plans for a collaborative healthcare initiative take shape. The establishment of SarinaMed AG, a group practice located within the former Saanen hospital, marks a promising joint venture between the Saanen municipality and Gstaad International ...

When The Mansard opens in May, it will be the only hotel in the valley with a 360* roof top terrace

Sneak Peek: Gstaad's newest gem

The Mansard Hotel, Promises Luxe and Views to Match

When The Mansard opens in May, it will be the only hotel in the valley with a 360* roof top terrace

Sneak Peek: Gstaad's newest gem

The Mansard Hotel, Promises Luxe and Views to Match


Rougemont interiors move to Saanen

As we sit down in Pascale’s corner office, it’s easy to see why you would be touched by a bit of nostalgia at the thought of leaving after a decade as the interior shop on the Promenade in Gstaad. It’s very elegant and cosy at the same time, the perfect mix of showroom and office that ...

Rougemont interiors move to Saanen

As we sit down in Pascale’s corner office, it’s easy to see why you would be touched by a bit of nostalgia at the thought of leaving after a decade as the interior shop on the Promenade in Gstaad. It’s very elegant and cosy at the same time, the perfect mix of showroom and office that ...

Barry Humphries 1934 – 2023

In the gentle twilight of another Gstaad day, we assembled to honour Barry Humphries, a man whose brilliance eclipsed even the celestial skies. Seventeen years ago, I wrote an article for Gstaad Life about my friend Dame Edna, entitled “The Dame Falls for Gstaad.” And I find myself contemplating ...

Barry Humphries 1934 – 2023

In the gentle twilight of another Gstaad day, we assembled to honour Barry Humphries, a man whose brilliance eclipsed even the celestial skies. Seventeen years ago, I wrote an article for Gstaad Life about my friend Dame Edna, entitled “The Dame Falls for Gstaad.” And I find myself contemplating ...

The Ebnitmatte project for a future Saanenland

In response to the pressing need for affordable housing, a new initiative has emerged with a focus on compact, economically designed rental flats. The project, spearheaded by Hanspeter Reichenbach and the Ebnitmatte team, provides accessible living spaces for households seeking affordability. Emphasising ...

The Ebnitmatte project for a future Saanenland

In response to the pressing need for affordable housing, a new initiative has emerged with a focus on compact, economically designed rental flats. The project, spearheaded by Hanspeter Reichenbach and the Ebnitmatte team, provides accessible living spaces for households seeking affordability. Emphasising ...

The snow groomer carries the hydrogen-filled tanks on its back.

Shaping tomorrow's slopes: Hydrogen's promise for snow grooming

A glance into the crystal ball of eco-friendly snow grooming. This summary highlights the possibilities of Bergbahnen Destination Gstaad AG’s alpine journey towards a more sustainable future.

The snow groomer carries the hydrogen-filled tanks on its back.

Shaping tomorrow's slopes: Hydrogen's promise for snow grooming

A glance into the crystal ball of eco-friendly snow grooming. This summary highlights the possibilities of Bergbahnen Destination Gstaad AG’s alpine journey towards a more sustainable future.


Visualizations: Jaggi Architektur und Innenarchitektur/Snoehetta

These are the plans for the new Campus Village

Institut Le Rosey needs more space, and after a long planning phase and various projects, they have now found their location next to Gstaad railway station. The public consultation for the Campus Village is over, and mostly positive reactions have delighted the institute’s owners, Christophe and ...
Visualizations: Jaggi Architektur und Innenarchitektur/Snoehetta

These are the plans for the new Campus Village

Institut Le Rosey needs more space, and after a long planning phase and various projects, they have now found their location next to Gstaad railway station. The public consultation for the Campus Village is over, and mostly positive reactions have delighted the institute’s owners, Christophe and ...

Julie's Bar in Saanen

Under the shadowy veil of a misty November evening, I encountered Julie as she meticulously affixed the logo to the door, prompting me to inquire about what "bar" she was opening.

Julie's Bar in Saanen

Under the shadowy veil of a misty November evening, I encountered Julie as she meticulously affixed the logo to the door, prompting me to inquire about what "bar" she was opening.


Steak Café de Paris at 1350 m.a.s.l. at the Sunne Stübli

What's cooking

Lunch suggestions for both skiers and non-skiers.

Steak Café de Paris at 1350 m.a.s.l. at the Sunne Stübli

What's cooking

Lunch suggestions for both skiers and non-skiers.


Sip some mulled wine or hot soup while you explore the Christmas market | (c)Kevin Lehtla-unsplash

Christmas Markets

With snow and weather like this, the season has begun perfectly, and it is hard not to get into a Christmas mood. The Saanen Christmas market was last Wednesday, 6 December, and this upcoming weekend, there are more markets.

Sip some mulled wine or hot soup while you explore the Christmas market | (c)Kevin Lehtla-unsplash

Christmas Markets

With snow and weather like this, the season has begun perfectly, and it is hard not to get into a Christmas mood. The Saanen Christmas market was last Wednesday, 6 December, and this upcoming weekend, there are more markets.


Preserving health and hospitality: Innovative Pop-Up Emergency Centre aims to attract GPS

Gstaad is gearing up for a proactive winter as the Saanenland region unveils plans for a pop-up emergency centre, offering an incentive for General Practitioners (GPs). This innovative solution, initiated by Gesundheit Simme Saane AG, aims to alleviate the burden on local doctors during the winter influx ...

Preserving health and hospitality: Innovative Pop-Up Emergency Centre aims to attract GPS

Gstaad is gearing up for a proactive winter as the Saanenland region unveils plans for a pop-up emergency centre, offering an incentive for General Practitioners (GPs). This innovative solution, initiated by Gesundheit Simme Saane AG, aims to alleviate the burden on local doctors during the winter influx ...

Photograph: Destination Gstaad / Melanie Uhkoetter

Mountain Top News:

Gstaad’s Crown Jewel: Unrivalled Ski Excellence and Culinary Innovation

Photograph: Destination Gstaad / Melanie Uhkoetter

Mountain Top News:

Gstaad’s Crown Jewel: Unrivalled Ski Excellence and Culinary Innovation


Nadine Friedli is new General Manager of The Alpina Gstaad form 1 March 2024 | Photo: Alpina

Hotel News & Names

The latest updates on the people and hotel scene from Saanenland

Nadine Friedli is new General Manager of The Alpina Gstaad form 1 March 2024 | Photo: Alpina

Hotel News & Names

The latest updates on the people and hotel scene from Saanenland


SKI KIT | (c) SEASE

Sease - it's all about the details

It feels as if a fresh breeze has blown into town with the arrival of SEASE in Gstaad. If you’re on the lookout for a contemporary wardrobe for an active lifestyle – look no further. Elegance, design, performance: The brand new shop on Suterstrasse in Gstaad provides the essentials for every ...
SKI KIT | (c) SEASE

Sease - it's all about the details

It feels as if a fresh breeze has blown into town with the arrival of SEASE in Gstaad. If you’re on the lookout for a contemporary wardrobe for an active lifestyle – look no further. Elegance, design, performance: The brand new shop on Suterstrasse in Gstaad provides the essentials for every ...

Photographs: Sven Pieren

Smith & Smith - Sip & Savour

In the heart of Gstaad, where tradition meets a burst of youthfulness, S&S is not just another shop – it’s more like a vibe. Picture this: a place that’s as fresh as a mountain breeze, a mix of company and camaraderie, spirits and style. Welcome to a haven where it’s all ...
Photographs: Sven Pieren

Smith & Smith - Sip & Savour

In the heart of Gstaad, where tradition meets a burst of youthfulness, S&S is not just another shop – it’s more like a vibe. Picture this: a place that’s as fresh as a mountain breeze, a mix of company and camaraderie, spirits and style. Welcome to a haven where it’s all ...

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